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PRO IBA snippets

Irish finals day at Whitehead brought 4 titles and great heartache to PGL bowlers on a blustery September Saturday. The title rush started in the morning as the Belmont Rink ran out comfortable 25-14 winners over B Kane (PT). The victory was built on a fantastic front end performance from S Cavan and S Martin. […]

PRO Snippets. PGL finals

Forth River was blessed with fine weather for finals day and it hosted the usual mix of drama, great bowls and heartache before the various titles were decided. Open Singles. Mark McPeak (Belmont) 21 Alistair Coleman ( Ballymena) 19 Coleman opened up a 10-6 lead but McPeak came back to square the game at 14-14. […]

Late July PRO snippets

Congratulations are due to several PGL players on their selection to various teams. Simon Martin (Belmont) and Neil Mulholland (Old Bleach) join I McClure, M McHugh and G Kelly in the World Cup squad for New Zealand. Andy Kyle (Larne) joins A Tennant for a trip to the Hong Kong Classic. Following their runner up […]

PRO July Snippets

At a time when many clubs cannot field teams due to members not wishing to travel to away games congratulations to Ali Coleman (Ballymena) who flew home from GAWA duties in Paris to play his Singles QF and then returned the next morning in time for the next N Ireland match – and his reward? […]

PRO Snippets

Congratulations to Falls BC who have made the Internet. Featured on BBC Get inspired section for their bowls taster development days. Get your friends along to Falls on 21st or 28th and “Get inspired”. Early leaders in the various leagues feature a nice mix from across the association – Pickie A , Ards A, Belmont […]

Pro thoughts 1

A couple of weeks into the new season and already there is much to comment upon – world championship success, a shock exit in singles and a stalwart retirement. Congratulations to Larne’s Andy Kyle who followed his runners up spot in the World Cup in Warilla, Australia with victory in the WIBC singles event in […]

PRO intro

I was delighted to take on the role of Public Relations Officer for the PGL this season and look forward to linking with the press and attempting to raise the profile of our association. While I would not even attempt to follow my friend Bryan’s unique and extensive style I do hope to occasionally make […]