Following recent announcements by NI Executive and Sport NI, General Purposes Sub-Committee met to consider what competitive play and in what format, may be feasible for 2021 Season. Although Outdoor Sports, which includes bowls, has been released (with restrictions) as of 1 April, the return to Competitive Activities (between Teams / Clubs) has been placed […]
It is with great sadness that we record the passing of our Honorary Member, William (Billy) Moreland. Billy will be remembered for his unselfish and dedicated service to our Association, holding the position of President in 1974 and 19 years as Honorary League Secretary (1992-2011). He was IBA President in 1982 and an Honorary Member […]
The Irish Bowls Federation (IBF) have just published updated Guidelines on the ‘Return to Bowls’. Please refer to Return to Bowls – Updated IBF Guidelines. – IBF (irishbowlsfederation.co.uk) for details, in particular, those highlighted in yellow. The Competitions Committee will now consider what Competitions / Play will be possible considering these Guidelines and Clubs will […]
It is with great sadness that we record the passing of our Honorary Member, Jim Humphreys. President of our Association in 2010, Jim was a former member of the 13th Old Boys, held many positions within Irish Bowls, including Honorary Secretary and President (2008) and was elected as President of the British Isles Bowls Council […]
Update posted on IBF website regarding the positioning of Outdoor Sports, which includes outdoor bowls, within Phase 2 of NI Executive’s ‘Pathway to Recovery’. NI Executive update for movement out of COVID restrictions – IBF (irishbowlsfederation.co.uk)
McQuiston Memorial Bowling Club have withdrawn from the League. Division 5 will be amended accordingly.
It is with great sadness that we record the passing of our Honorary Member, Alec Murray. Alec will be fondly remembered for his enthusiasm, dedication and his unselfish service to our Association, holding the position of President in 1989, Honorary League Secretary (1985-1991), and 18 years as Honorary Treasurer (1992- 2010). He was IBA President […]
Due to the Public Health restrictions currently in place, the General Purposes Committee has no alternative but to cancel the Management Committee Meeting, which was scheduled for 19 January 2021 in Sydenham Bowling.
The General Purposes Committee met recently to discuss the forthcoming 2021 Season and the potential impact the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may have. Our intention is to schedule the League, Cup and Championships programmes as normal and, if necessary, adjust to comply with such Health regulations in force. Additionally, the 2020 AGM has been deferred […]
The NIBA Management Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday 20 October 2020 at 7pm in Sydenham BC has been CANCELLED due to ongoing restrictions pertaining to COVID-19 pandemic. A decision regarding AGM will be taken at November GP Committee meeting. But be assured, the GPC will be planning for Season 2021 as if normal. In the […]