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R McKitterick NIPGBL President 2016

Mr Ronnie McKitterick

It is with considerable sadness that we record the passing of Mr Ronnie McKitterick (Forth River Bowling Club, NIPGBL President 2016). On behalf of the Officers and Members of the Northern Ireland Private Greens Bowling League, we extend our deepest sympathies to the family circle and to Ronnie’s many friends throughout the bowling community.

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Looking forward, Looking back

With only 50 days to go now until the first round of NIPGBL league fixtures, we offer another snapshot of our history, 50 years ago in 1970. President: JW Boyce (Comber) Hon Secretary: JR Stirling MBE (Belfast) Hon Treasurer: H Lutton (Cavehill) Competitions Secretary: J Scott (Belmont) The NIPGBL also provided the IBA President, JR […]

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GP Committee Meeting 19th February

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 […]

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Looking forward, Looking back

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 […]

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GP Committee Meeting 19th December

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 […]

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GP Committee 20th November

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 […]