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.
Can we remind all clubs that League and League Cup entries must be completed and returned by 31st December 2018. Thank you.
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 […]
As we approach the AGM and the end of the 2018 PGL year just a few photos from a very successful season.
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. […]
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 […]
The curtain came down on the NIPGBL 2018 season on the green yesterday in Dublin when a select team took on Kenilworth in the annual Minnis Trophy match. The game was the 75th in the series and it was a great contest in which the PGL came back from an early deficit to establish a […]
Congratulations go to Dunbarton who held their nerve to take the Division 1 title in a night of drama for teams at each end of the league table. Going into the final fixture the top three could have snatched the trophy while only half a point separated Falls and Ards for the second relegation spot. […]
The Private Greens continued their fantastic season with two titles and a share of the team trophy at sunny Dun Laoghaire this afternoon in the Irish Championship Finals day. First to cross the line was the Salisbury pair of Terry Crawford and Gary Eaton Jun who won a high quality contest against home association representative […]