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Ni Private Greens BC-01

Looking forward, looking back

With only 50 days to go now until the first round of NIPGBL league fixtures, we offer another snapshot of our history, 50 years ago in 1969. President: TD Sutton (Cavehill) Hon Secretary: WS McVeigh C de G (Salisbury) Hon Treasurer: H Lutton (Cavehill) Competitions Sec: J Scott (Belmont) Falls completed the treble of IBA […]

Ni Private Greens BC-01

GP Committee Meeting 27 February

High Performance Coach Neil Booth delivered a detailed and informative presentation on the plans for the Bowls Ireland Regional Academies. Committee agreed to make a financial contribution towards the initial set-up cost of this ambitious project which aims to secure the future development of Irish bowls. After 26 years of dedicated service in office, Davy Irvine […]

Ni Private Greens BC-01

Looking forward, Looking back

Looking forward to the start of the NIPGBL league fixtures in 75 days, we take the opportunity to look back and offer a snapshot of our organisation 75 years ago in 1944. President: J MacBride (Belfast) Hon Sec: T Lemon (Willowfield) Hon Treas: W Montgomery (Knock) IBA President: PT Watson (Ewarts) No association championships were […]

Ni Private Greens BC-01

League Fixtures 2019

All clubs are advised that there is still work ongoing to complete the league fixtures for 2019. As soon as they are available, they will be published on this website. Please note that, because of the timing of the Easter holiday, the first round of fixtures in Divisions 1-5 will be played on Saturday 27th […]

Ni Private Greens BC-01

GP Committee Meeting 15 January

The Treasurer, League Secretary and PRO presented reports. As well as hearing updates on IBA matters, Committee discussed funding for regional academies and the calendar of events for 2019. The next Management Committee meeting will be held on Thursday 28th March (details to be confirmed) and the Annual Dinner will be on Friday 18th October. […]

Derek Forsythe IBA Pres

Honorary Membership

At our AGM in November 2018, Derek Forsythe was elected as an Honorary Member of the NIPGBL. After initially becoming involved in bowls through his local church in 1961, Derek was a member of 13th Old Boys for 2 years before joining Belfast BC, where he quickly assumed a role in administration as the club’s Match Secretary […]