Among the matters discussed at the latest meeting were: the arrangements for the NIPGBL dinner on Friday 18th, potential Notices of Motion for the NIPGBL AGM on Saturday 30th November, the venues for future inter-association series, sanctions for teams who forfeited league matches last August, participation levels for starred players and lady players during the […]
A Management Committee meeting was held on Tuesday 24th September. Delegates heard reports from the NIPGBL Treasurer and an update on IBA matters. Details were given of Notices of Motion which will be proposed at the AGM and some discussion took place on these.
The annual Minnis Trophy match between the NIPGBL and Kenilworth Bowling Club was held at Larne yesterday afternoon. In ideal conditions the NIPGBL regained the trophy after a closely contested game. Among the members of the winning side was NIPGBL Honorary Member Hugh Montgomery who was celebrating his 91st birthday on the day.
Congratulations to Jack Kidd from Dunbarton, Ronnie Talbot, Robert Kirkwood and Michael Nutt from Old Bleach and Darren Atkinson, Robin Horner, Ryan Cavan and Simon Martin from Belmont who won the IBA Youth Singles, Triples and Fours respectively. By winning three championships and finishing runners up in two more, the NIPGBL also won the Translink […]
Congratulations to Belmont A, Belmont B and Dunbarton B on winning the IBA Senior, Intermediate and Junior Cups respectively. This is the first time since the inception of the Intermediate Cup that NIPGBL clubs have won all three in the same season.
Committee heard reports from the Treasurer, League Secretary, Competitions Secretary and PRO. A number of issues were discussed in relation to possible changes to the rules governing league competitions. Thanks were recorded for clubs which hosted cup and championship semi finals and finals and also for umpires who officiated at these occasions. Congratulations were expressed […]
Please note the following arrangements for the finals of the PGL Cup competitions. Junior Cup Final at Ballymena BC on 8th August at 6.30pm Old Bleach B v Mossley B Midweek Cup Final at Ulster Transport BC on 15th August at 6.30pm Larne v Falls B or Ewarts Senior Cup Final at Old Bleach BC […]
The following NIPGBL players have been selected to represent Ireland in the BIBC junior international series in September. S Barkley, A Booth, R Cavan, R Kirkwood, S Kirkwood, J McBride, R McElroy, A McKeown, D Mills, M Petticrew, J Watson Congratulations to all those selected. Hopefully they can emulate the senior team’s recent success at […]
Best wishes to the NIPGBL Under 25 team as they begin the 2019 series against the BLI at CYM BC.
At the latest GP Committee meeting, members heard reports from the Treasurer, League Secretary, Competitions Secretary and PRO. Congratulations were expressed to the international team on its recent success at Northfield and to our BIBC Pairs runners up, Terry and Gary, Arrangements for the junior inter-association series in Dublin and for all the PGL Cup […]