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Annual General Meeting 2021

Annual General Meeting 2021

The 111th Annual General Meeting of the Association will be held in Sydenham Bowling Club, Inverary Avenue, Belfast on Saturday 27 November 2021 at 2pm. Only ONE Representative from each Member Club and General Purposes Committee invited to attend. Agreed at October Management Committee Meeting that only ONE Representative from each Club need attend AGM this […]


President’s Charity

President Jim McConnell presented a cheque for £1,900 to Mourne Stimulus Day Centre in Kilkeel. The centre provides adults with varying degrees of learning difficulties the opportunity to maximise their potential through community based activities. Karl Biggerstaff (top right) thanked all the NIBA Clubs for this very generous donation and Jim for nominating the centre […]

Management Meeting – October 2021

A meeting of the NIBA Management Committee will be held on Tuesday 19 October in Sydenham Bowling Club, Inverary Avenue, Belfast at 7pm. One Representative from each Member Club and General Purposes Committee invited to attend. Club Secretaries will receive Agenda and Minutes of previous Management Committee Meeting, via email or post in due course. […]


SportNI Funding Opportunity

Sport NI launches funding opportunity with Building Better Sports Facilities programme. Individual grants of up to £25k available. This particular programme is designed to cover improvements to changing rooms, toilets, carparks, pathways and ancillary facilities for the benefit of all users.  Details via link, Build Better Sport Facilities


Championships Finals Roundup 2021

Congratulations to Aaran O’Keefe on lifting his first Open Singles title at Balmoral this afternoon after an intriguing tussle with Bangor’s Matthew Hastings, (21-11). The Banbridge man has now added the blue ribbon Singles trophy to his already impressive collection, barring the Open Pairs. Aaran commented later that he “over the moon with his victory” […]


Gilnahirk Great Lads lift Super 6’s title, (Divs 3,4&5)

Congratulations to the Gilnahirk Great Lads on securing the Super 6’s (Divisions 3,4&5) title at Holywood tonight. The winning margin of 7-2 doesn’t do justice nor reflect just how close a contest this was, with Finaghy Falcons winning 2 of the 3 first sets played. Great Lads responded, taking all 3 second set points by […]


Banbridge Mommas retain Super 6’s title, (Divs 1&2)

Congratulations to Banbridge Mommas on retaining the Super 6’s (Divisions 1&2) title after a very close and enthralling contest against a determined Dee Dynamite six by a margin of 5.5 to 3.5 points.  This match was only finally decided by the last bowl delivered by each side in the 3rd tiebreak end by the last […]


Senior Cup success for Whitehead

Congratulations to Whitehead on their cup success tonight, lifting the Senior Challenge Cup against a strong Balmoral side at Carrickfergus. (91-58) Commiserations and well done to the Balmoral guys on reaching the final. This win tops off a superb Cup campaign by the Whitehead club, bagging both the Senior & Junior Challenge Cups. Well done […]


Intermediate Cup success for Gilnahirk

In a very hotly contested game, on a very hot evening at Grove Park, Gilnahirk secured the Intermediate Cup over a very worthy adversary Holywood. After 18 ends the scores were  65 apiece and with Gilnahirk having a slight 2 shot advantage, with all 4 rinks playing their last end at the same time, they […]


Junior Cup success for Whitehead B

Whitehead B side have recorded their fifth consecutive NIBA Junior Cup success with a convincing win over Lurgan B at Banbridge bowling club last night. Congratulations to the Whitehead B players and very well done to the Lurgan B side on reaching the final. Many thanks to Banbridge BC for hosting this event.     […]

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