The 2017 European Championships will take place in Jersey starting this Sunday. Ireland will be represented by Mark Wilson and Andy Kyle in the Men’s Pairs. Catherine Beattie and Megan Wilson will play in the Ladies Pairs. All four will then combine in the Mixed Fours. The teams competing in the 11th European Team Championships […]
What a great series for Ireland in this years Junior International series in Wales. After a close first game against host country Wales the Ireland team triumphed with a 126 to 113 victory. A great start to the weekend, which was blighted with lots of rain especially on the Saturday. The second game was […]
Mandy Cunningham of Ewarts BC was awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queens Honours list published this morning, for services to Bowling. Congratulations on a well deserved honour.
Two Coaching courses are planned as follows: 21st / 22nd October 2017 at a Belfast venue 18th & 19th November 2017 at a Dublin venue These courses are open to anyone who has already completed the IBCA assistant coach course and is actively coaching ( indoor, outdoor or short mat). There will be a maximum […]
Today saw the launch of Every Body Active 2020 by Belfast City Council in the Belfast City Hall The aim of Every Body Active 2020 encourages everyone to be more active, more often. We want to increase the number of people taking part in sport and physical activity, especially among: women and girls people with […]
Congratulations to our new world champion Chloe Watson. Chloe defeated Claire Johnston of Scotland 7-5, 7-7 in a close fought final of the World Indoor Bowls Senior Championships. Details of final are below.
CO. ANTRIM INDOOR BC – INTER PRIMARY SCHOOLS EVENT After 3 weeks of NEW AGE BOWLS taster sessions in school (55 pupils), teams from Parkgate, Doagh and Tir Na Nog primary schools came together at the Jim Baker stadium for FINALS DAY. A fun morning was had by all pupils and this initiative was viewed […]
Irish Bowling Association (IBA) Treasurer David Graham, as mentioned at the 2016 IBA AGM, intends to step down from the role of IBA Treasurer, a post he has held since 2009. The IBA would like to thank David for carrying out the role so efficiently over the last 8 years. The IBA […]
INTER SCHOOLS BOWLS CUP – BELFAST St Joseph’s were the winners of the inaugural Belfast Schools Cup (sponsored by Belfast City Council and in conjunction with the IBF) after a very close contest with teams from Dundonald HS, Malone College and St Rose’s Dominican College. Teams of 8 were selected by each school from around […]
DUNBARTON BC – JUNIOR PROGRAMME 4 local Primary Schools equating to 120 pupils (Moyallen, St Colman’s, St John’s and Gilford) participated in a programme of NEW AGE BOWLS over 4 weeks, culminating in a FINALS EVENT held at Dunbarton bowling club. The winning school on the day was Moyallen. However, all the pupils went home […]