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Irish Bowls Federation (IBF)

Welcome to the Web Resource for the Irish Bowls Federation (IBF)

The Irish Bowls Federation (IBF) is a federated organisation incorporating the 4 bowling governing bodies of Northern Ireland namely:

  • The Irish Bowling Association (IBA);
  • The Association of Irish Indoor Bowling (AIIB)
  • The Irish Women’s Bowling Association (IWBA)
  • The Irish Women’s Indoor Bowling Association (IWIBA).


This organisation was set up in late 2013 with the primary aim of developing all disciplines of the sport of bowls in Northern Ireland.

The IBF strategy outlines our plan to help develop bowls in Northern Ireland.

Development Officers, Ian McClure and Chris Mulholland are tasked with implementing this Talent strategy

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Chloe Watson is up against an Angler & Sailor for a female sports comp . Please click the link and like the status to vote for chloe . Votes will be counter after 5pm Tuesday 24th May

ACTIVE FEMALE COMPETITION Active Female Nomination for April 2017 in association with O'Neills Sportswear​. The winner who receives a £50 O'Neills voucher, will be chosen by public vote on our social media channels. TO VOTE FOR CHLOE LIKE this status You can also vote via: Twitter: @FemSportsForum Voting closes: Tuesday 23rd May at 5pm Reason for nomination: Became Women’s Indoor Bowls Association World Champion in April 2017 Chloe won the 2017 WIBC Senior World Championship in Swansea defeating Scotland’s Claire Johnston in a keenly fought match with good bowls being played by both ladies. The final score was Set 1 7 – 5, Set 2 7 – 7, 2 – 0 in sets to Chloe.

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