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PRO snippet – AGM report

The NIPGBL AGM was held in the Ballymena BC this afternoon, was well attended and dealt with numerous notices of motion. The outgoing President Sam Cunningham opened the meeting with a moments silence for those members who passed away this year including Hon Members Tom Sutton and Ronnie Harper. Following the receipt of reports J […]

Ronnie Harper

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Ronnie Harper. Ronnie was a character and great ambassador for bowls which he reported on for many years. He was a stalwart of Pickie BC  and was acknowledged for his contribution to bowls by being awarded honorary membership of  both the NIPGBL and IBA. […]

Pro snippet – Dinner and AGM

Reminder of two important events approaching quickly to end the 2018 year. Friday 19th October – Falls BC will host the Annual Dinner and Presentation of prizes. Saturday 24th  November – Ballymena BC will host the Annual General Meeting. There has been much discussion of issues this year from the structure of Division 5 and […]

Pro snippet – 4 IBA finalists

After a long days play in Dun Laoghaire yesterday the Private Greens will have representatives in four of today‚Äôs finals. Stephen Coleman will take on Gary McCloy from Portrush in the Open Singles after defeating Ian Gillen (BLI) in a tense semi final clash on the synthetic surface last evening. Coleman took an early lead […]

Pro snippet – IBA Finals

All eyes will be on the Irish Finals next weekend at Dun Laoghaire Dublin as the four Association winners take on each other on the synthetic surface. All the draws and timings can be viewed on the IBA website. Stevie Coleman (Ballymena) takes on Ian Gillen (CYM) in the Senior Singles. Belmonts Ryan Cavan takes […]