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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Players, officials and supporters are asked to note the revised date for the 2019 Senior Inter-Association series. To avoid a clash with the Atlantic Rim championships in Cardiff, this event will now be held on Friday 31st May and Saturday 1st June, at venues to be determined by the NIPBA.
The General Purposes Committee invites expressions of interest for the position of Webmaster. The post holder will be responsible for the ongoing development of the NIPGBL website and will act as moderator on the Forum. The regular updating of League tables, Cups and Championships results will be part of the post holder’s duties. The Webmaster […]
It is with considerable sadness that we record the passing of Mr Harding McDonald (Malone Bowling Club, NIPGBL President 1990). We extend sympathy to the family circle and to his many friends in the wider bowling fraternity.
Before the meeting began, committee members observed a minute’s silence in memory of Mr Harding McDonald (Malone BC, NIPGBL President 1990) and Mr Pat Butler (Falls BC, NIPGBL President 2014). The Treasurer, PRO and League Secretary presented reports. Entry forms from 13 clubs have not yet been submitted and must be received by 31st December […]
It is with considerable sadness that we record the passing of Mr Pat Butler (Falls Bowling Club, NIPGBL President 2014). We extend sympathy to the family circle and to his many friends in the wider bowling fraternity.
The newly appointed NIPGBL President, John Nicholl (Ballymena BC), served as our PRO between 2016 and 2018 and has been a member of our selection committee since 2017. Having begun his involvement with bowls in the short mat game at the age of 10, John had to wait until 1976, when he was 18, to […]
On behalf of the NIPGBL, congratulations to David McCloy who, at today’s IBA AGM, was elected IBA President 2019. We extend to David our best wishes for an enjoyable and successful year in office.