The NIPGBL GP Committee met last night via Zoom. Committee has agreed to undertake a consultation process with clubs as it continues to consider options for a gradual return to bowling. A short consultation document will be issued to clubs in the coming days. In the meantime clubs are reminded of the statement posted by […]
Return to Bowls – Updated IBF Guidelines. The Irish Bowls Federation has published updated guidance relating to a gradual return to bowls. The NIPGBL GP Committee is scheduled to meet on Wednesday 24th March and will consider the implications of this guidance.
A meeting of the NIPGBL General Purposes Committee will take place on Wednesday 10th March. Among the matters to be discussed will be plans for the forthcoming season and the potential impact of the ongoing pandemic on these plans. Immediately after the meeting, an update will be posted here regarding the issues discussed and the […]
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.
The GP Committee met via Zoom on Wednesday 2nd September. The Competitions Secretary and League Secretary provided updates on the progress of the competitions which had been put in place to provide some form of competitive play this season. Arrangements for the semi finals and finals of the individual competitions at Pickie on Monday 7th, […]
The General Purposes Committee met remotely on Wednesday 1st July. It was agreed to undertake a consultation with clubs about the possibility of introducing some limited form of competitive bowls within the NIPGBL in the second half of the season. Details will be published and circulated to clubs as soon as possible and a prompt […]
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 […]
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