Archive | July, 2019

10 Player Team Competition

10 Player Team Competition

The NIBA Competitions Committee are pleased to announce a new 10 Player Team Competition to be played starting in early August. Closing date 31 July. Entry Form and Rules will be emailed to those Club Secretaries with an email address, those with no email will receive a printed Entry Form and Rules by next post. […]

Junior I/A Runners-up

Junior I/A Runners-up

The NIBA U25 squad, after valiant endeavours, just failed to lift the Junior U25 Inter-Association trophy in Dublin. Although, both NIBA & NIPGBL finished on 15 points apiece, the Shot Average Rule unfortunately dropped them into the runners-up position. NIPGBL 2.01, NIBA 1.45. Nonetheless, the players should be proud of their excellent individual and rink […]

Junior International Team

Junior International Team

The following NIBA players have been selected to represent Ireland in the BIBC Junior Series, to be held in England at the Essex County BC, Westcliff-on-Sea on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September 2019. Congratulations to Mitchell Albert, Cameron Gaw, Matthew Hastings, Ryan McKeown, Jack Moffett and especially to Sam Wallace on gaining his first […]

Travel arrangements for Junior Inter-Associations

Travel arrangements for Junior Inter-Associations

Would all Players, Officials and Supporters travelling by coach to Dublin for the Junior Inter-Associations on Friday 19th July please report to Belmont Bowling Club by 10:45pm, departing at 11:00am sharp. Permission has been granted for cars to be left overnight in Belmont car park. The coach will stop at Carrickdale Hotel for lunch, which will […]

Championships- Finals

Championships- Finals

The 2019 Championships Semi-Finals and Finals will be hosted at Balmoral Bowling Club commencing Monday 29 July, through to Saturday 3 August. Competitors are requested to be in attendance and ready for play before scheduled start time for inspection of bowls. Playing schedule available as per link below. [Championships – Finals 2019]  

Whitehead B - Junior Cup Winners

Whitehead B – Junior Cup Winners

Congratulations to Whitehead ‘B’ on lifting the Junior Cup with a comprehensive win over Rathfriland ‘B’ by 110-58. Although Whitehead dominated on three rinks, the match was keenly contested throughout, and played in the best traditions of bowls. Congratulations to Whitehead ‘B’ and well done to Rathfriland ‘B’.  

Bangor - Senior Cup Winners

Bangor – Senior Cup Winners

Congratulations to Bangor on lifting the Senior Cup with a convincing victory over Whitehead by 75-39. With both sides finding the conditions somewhat unfamiliar, as the green was set opposite to that which they would normally have played in their League games against the hosting Club Balmoral, it was the Bangor players who settled the […]

Holywood – Intermediate Cup Winners

Congratulations to Holywood on lifting the Intermediate Cup in a closely contested final against Finaghy by 94-79. A match, very much in the balance throughout, until a late sprint by the Holywood players saw them secure the title. A game played in the finest traditions of bowls, with mutual appreciation and respect for their opponents […]

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Ireland – BIBC Senior Champions

Congratulations to Team Ireland on winning the British Isles Senior International Series at Ayr. Wins over Wales and England on Saturday set up a ‘winner takes all’ nail biting match against Scotland on Sunday morning with the Ireland guys sealing the title with a 1 shot victory, right down to the last bowl. Fantastic performance […]

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