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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 […]

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GP Committee Meeting 16th October

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 […]

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Minnis Trophy

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.

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IBA Championships

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 […]

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