Congratulations to the NIPGBL players selected for the IBA High Performance Squads for 2019. Included on the 10 player Elite Squad are S Bennett, A Kyle, S Martin, A McKeown and N Mulholland. The 15 player Emerging Squad includes S Barkley, R Cavan, R Kirkwood, S Kirkwood, R McElroy, D Mills and A Paul.
Details of the draws for the NIPGBL Cups and of all league fixtures have now been forwarded to clubs. They will be uploaded to this website as soon as possible. Update issued on behalf of Mr Terry McIlroy, League Secretary.
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.