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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.     […]


Super 6’s – Quarter Finals

The final round-robin matches in the Super 6’s competitions have now been completed, with the Quarter Final ties, to be played on Friday 2 July at 6:30pm, as shown below; Divisions 1&2 competition Divisions 3,4&5 competition The very best to all the Teams involved.

IBA Team Championships Draws

IBA Team Championships Draws

The draws for the 1st phase of the IBA Team Championships are now available under the IBA Team Championships menu option on website. This 1st phase will be played within our own Association, with the two finalists in each competition proceeding to the IBA Quarter Final 2nd stage, to meet the qualifiers from the NIPGBL, […]

Flag Unfurling Annalong B

Official Opening

Finally, the 2021 season was officially opened yesterday, with the unfurling of our Association Flag at Annalong Bowling Club, on a beautiful sunny afternoon. President Jim McConnell received the flag from Honorary Secretary Henry McFarland, with IBA President Dan Dempsey in social distance attendance.  Although, a somewhat lower key affair than usual, Jim was nonetheless […]

NIBA 5-Man Team

NIBA 5-Man Team

The following players will represent the NIBA, in a 5-man team event, to be held on Sunday 4th July 2021 against the Elite A & B squads, and Emerging squads. Nigel Beggs  (Whitehead) Barry Browne (Whitehead) Matthew Crawford (Bangor) Jack Montgomery (Whitehead) Aaron O’Keefe (Banbridge) Full details will be made available in due course. This […]

Competitions 2021

Competitions 2021

Clubs are reminded to notify League Secretary of their Club’s intention to participate in and their preferred option reference League format within their Division by Saturday 1 May. Competitors are also reminded and encouraged to complete & return their Championships Entries. Entry Form can be completed online under Championships menu on website or return forms […]

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