The GP Committee met at Belmont Bowling Club on Wednesday 19th February. The Honorary Treasurer provided an update on accommodation and anticipated expenditure for the 2020 Senior Inter-Association series to be held in Dublin on 8th and 9th May. In addition to reports from the League Secretary, Competitions Secretary and PRO, other matters discussed included […]
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 1945. President: J Ritchie (Cliftonville) Hon Sec: T Lemon (Willowfield) Hon Treas: W Montgomery (Knock) No association championships were played because of the ongoing […]
Players, officials and supporters are advised that the IBA Senior Inter-Association series will be contested on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th May, hosted by the Bowling League of Ireland at CYM and Crumlin. The adjustment to the usual schedule was made because of a clash with the 2020 World Bowls Championships in Australia
The Chairman of the NIPGBL Selectors, Robin Horner, presented his report on the 2019 season, the highlight of which was the Under 25 team retaining the Junior Inter-Association title. Committee heard reports from the Honorary Treasurer, Competitions Secretary and League Secretary and the PRO. A calendar of fixtures and events for 2020 was discussed and […]
President William Angus chaired the first meeting of the GP Committee since the recent AGM and welcomed, in particular, newly-elected members, Junior Vice President John Millar (Old Bleach), Gareth McKee (Ards) and David Graham OBE (Dunbarton). Matters discussed included proposed rules governing the new Junior Championships and issues related to the rules concerning the registration […]
President JR Nicholl began the recent GP Committee by acknowledging the care and concern shown towards him by the NIPGBL family and the wider bowling fraternity during recent days and weeks. The last GP Committee meeting before the NIPGBL AGM at Pickie BC on Saturday 30th November at 130pm heard a positive review of the […]
Best wishes to Stephen Coleman who is competing in the World Bowls Champion of Champions event in Australia. http://www.burnsidebowlingclub.com/WorldBowlsResults/2019ChampofChampsMenSection2ResultsWithPlacings.html
Among the matters discussed at the latest meeting were: the arrangements for the NIPGBL dinner on Friday 18th, potential Notices of Motion for the NIPGBL AGM on Saturday 30th November, the venues for future inter-association series, sanctions for teams who forfeited league matches last August, participation levels for starred players and lady players during the […]
A Management Committee meeting was held on Tuesday 24th September. Delegates heard reports from the NIPGBL Treasurer and an update on IBA matters. Details were given of Notices of Motion which will be proposed at the AGM and some discussion took place on these.
The annual Minnis Trophy match between the NIPGBL and Kenilworth Bowling Club was held at Larne yesterday afternoon. In ideal conditions the NIPGBL regained the trophy after a closely contested game. Among the members of the winning side was NIPGBL Honorary Member Hugh Montgomery who was celebrating his 91st birthday on the day.