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]
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’.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Cameron Gaw was crowned British Isles U25 Champion at Ayr this afternoon after a marathon game against Danny Mills of England. Cameron trailed 14-20 after 23 ends but staged a fantastic comeback over the next 5 ends, winning the title 21-20. Congratulations Cameron from everyone at NIBA and Donaghadee BC. Congratulations also to Colm O’Brien, […]
Senior Cup – Thursday 4 July at 6pm Whitehead vs Bangor at Balmoral BC Intermediate Cup – Wednesday 3 July at 6pm Holywood vs Finaghy at Sydenham BC Junior Cup – Friday 5 July at 6pm Whitehead B vs Rathfriland B at Dromore BC Your support would be most welcome at any of these matches.
Cameron Gaw, Matthew Hastings and Jack Moffett were presented with the ‘first’ International Cap for Ireland after their first practice session at Belmont yesterday. Everyone from NIBA wish all three players a very successful and enjoyable series. Presentation photos courtesy of IBA [Presentation of Caps]
IBA Junior Inter-Association Series 2019 The following players have been selected to represent the NIBA in the above series on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 July, to be hosted by the BLI at CYM BC and Kenilworth BC in Dublin. Players to confirm availability to Michael Crooks on 07702305989 or Tommy Cheevers on 07542179202 Travel […]
Congratulations to Cameron Gaw, Matthew Hastings and Jack Moffett on gaining thier first Caps for Ireland. Well deserved and hopefully the first of many. We wish you and all the players selected to represent Ireland at the Senior International Series in Northfield, Scotland on Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 June, the very best. The NIBA […]