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Youth Commonwealth Games Update

Congratulations to Stephen Kirkwood who in the early hours of this morning our time won a bronze medal at the Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa beating his Malaysian opposition 21-15. Good luck to both Stephen and Chloe who now kick off their mixes pairs campaign at 8am local time Wednesday – wishing you both all […]


Castleton Bowling Club

The recent closure of Castleton Bowling Club came as a shock to the bowling fraternity as a much respected club name would suddenly disappear after a long association with both the Irish Bowling Association and the Northern Ireland Private Greens Bowling League. The General Purposes Committee in particular was saddened by the news as it […]


POV 12 The Run In

All the opinions below are my own. I have deliberately not sat on the fence and made a prediction about everything athough quite a few are marginal. Don’t take it as a personal slight against your club if I have picked against them. PG Senior Cup Dunbarton face Willowfield at Ulster Transport on Thursday 20th […]


PGL Championship Finals 2015 Report

PGL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS AND FINALS 2015 REPORT The Northern Ireland Private Green’s League Championships drew to their conclusion when Old Bleach Bowling Club hosted the semi-finals on Monday and Tuesday 27th and 28th July and the finals on Saturday 1st August. Having started with upwards of 450 entries across all competitions it was now down […]


BIBC Championships 2015

Just an update on the results from Eddlewood in Scotland in the Championships. Ireland has picked up the Natwest trophy as the most successful country overall for the first time since 2003. In the Fours (Michael Higgins, Andy Hughes, DJ Wilson and Myles Greenfield agonisingly lost the final in the last end by one shot. […]


Commonwealth Youth Games 2015

At long last we can confirm the official announcement – Chloe Watson (Pickie Bowling Club) will team up with Stephen Kirkwood (Old Bleach Bowling Club) as they attempt to emulate their elders who have picked up medals at every senior Commonwealth Games since 1982. Singles and a mixed pairs competitions are on offer in the […]


POV 10 Mid-season report

PG Senior Cup Larne repeated their weekend win over Ards however the scoreline was much closer than Saturday’s. Dunbarton showed the gulf between Divisions 1 and 2 when they beat Falls heavily. Pickie welcomed Old Bleach and recorded an excellent win to advance to the semis where they will meet Willowfield who overcame visiting Ewarts. […]