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9th May 2017

Senior Inter Association Ranking Points


CYM Premier Rinks Draw posted see   General / Club Tournaments

8th May 2017

Senior Inter Association Ranking Points


The first set of ranking points for next years Senior Inter Association Team have been posted see Men's Section / BLI Handbook / BLI Documents.  These will be updated from time to time, but I will not be placing an entry here for each update, so be sure to check them out from time to time.

Message from IBA International Team Manager



U-18 Trial Matches


The following players have been selected to take part in the following 2 International Trial Games


Sunday 21st May at 11.00 am at Old Bleach Bowling Club

Sunday 28th May at 11.30 am at Dunbarton Bowling Club


It is anticipated that a team will be chosen from these players to represent Ireland against a 'Young Scotland' side in Glasgow on the 19th July.


Bowling League of Ireland

Colm O’Brien - CYM

Cathal Gillen – Dun Laoghaire


NIBA                                            Private Greens                             Provincial Towns

Peter Haughey - Rathfriland         Adam McKeown - Mossley          Adam Stratten

Jack Moffett - Banbridge              William Orr - Comber                  Shea Martin

Jamie Craig - Balmoral                Carter Sloan - Belmont                 Rhys Hutchinson

Daniel Donnan - Donaghadee       Jonny Hedley - Willowfield         Brad Hutchinson

Alex Cromie - Lisnagarvey          Andrew Conley - Mossley            Andrew Evans

Dale Bodles - Carrickfergus         Jayden Kyle - Larne                      Adam Rankin

James Burns Jnr - Whitehead       Shane Miller - Ballymena             Jordan Rankin

Rory Ruddock - Whitehead          Callum Moore - Falls                    Oisin McNally



Dress for these games is Greys and Club Tops.


Anyone who is unavailable please let me know as soon as possible on Mob 00447834958136.


Neil Booth

International Team Manager


2nd May 2017

Webmaster is back


The webmaster is back from his holidays and normal service will resume.  My thanks to the BLI PRO - Shay Carberry who has being doing an excellent job updating the BLI league results and tables.  My apologies to the LBLI but I was unable to get someone to update your league details in my absence, but they have now been updated,

Message from the BLI Competition Secretary / BLI Senior Inter Association Team


Hi all


The closing date for the Bank of Ireland (under 18’s singles) is Friday May 12th  5pm. Please encourage our younger bowlers to enter.


Stephen Millane

BLI Competition Sec


The Senior Inter Association  team has been posted - see

13th April 2017



We are delighted to welcome Sligo Lawn Bowls Club to the BLI, our newest member.  A number of us together with the LBLI had a most enjoyable day in the club at their official opening last September.  We wish them all the best for the future.

12th April 2017



Links to new BLI Facebook page now on site.  Click on the facebook symbol on the top of this page or on the top on the start page.

11th April 2017

LBLI and BLI Championship Draws


The round 1 BLI & LBLI Championship Draws are now on the website.

Also included are the full draws up to but not including the semi final stages.

10th April 2017

Some photos of the BLI unfurling


This link allows you to view some photos of the BLI unfurling in Crumlin Bowling Club.  Photos are courtesy of John Lee, Crumlin Bowling Club.


 9th April 2017

BLI Registered Players


BLI Registered Players posted - see Registerd Players

2nd April 2017

J. Gilmour Byrne RIP


See Link for IBA Obituary to J. Gilmore Byrne
31st March 2017

CYM Premier Rinks
22nd March 2017

Message from International Team Manager



The International Team manager has posted a message on the IBA website.  You can see same by clicking on this Link


17h March 2017

Website Updates



The following pages have been updated over the last day or two.

PAGE                                                LINK

LBLI Championship Calendar 2017  Closing Dates

LBLI League Fixtures                          Various pages see leagues tab




8th March 2017

Website Updates



The following pages have been updated over the last day or two.

PAGE                                                LINK

IBCA page with BLI / LBLI details    Coaches

LBLI Officers and Committees         Officers and Committees

LBLI Club Secretaries                        Secretaries

IWBA Draws for 2017                        Draws

IBUA page with BLI / LBLI details      Umpires


24th February 2017

BLI League Fixtures



The league fixtures have been revised by the League Secretary and are now available on the website.  The revisions are

1.  Additional matches in Division 6.

2.  Slight error on Vets where the date 22nd June was used twice in Division 2 and 3.  Second occurrence changed to 29th June.

Any questions or queries re the fixtures should be directed to the League Secretary Pat Wall. Mobile 086-8150043 or email


16th February 2017

Senior Inter Association Trials


The first trial will be held in CYM bowling club on Sunday the 23rd of April.
starting at 10:30am consisting of 18 ends. We then stop for lunch soup and sandwiches.

Second trial. Starting at 2pm also 18 ends.

There will be another trial again in CYM bowling club on Sunday 30th of April 10:30.
The team to represent the BLI in the upcoming inter association will be selected that afternoon.

Shay Tyrell

11th February 2017

Championship Closing Dates


There has been a mix up in the dates I was given for the CYM tournament. See  Championship Dates for the adjusted dates so there is no clash. The dates highlighted in red are the only changes.

Stephen Millane - Competition Secretary


11th January 2017

Club Secretaries and Delegates


I have started updating the Club Secretaries and Delegates details for 2017 - see below.

I cannot complete this task until all club secretaries confirm that the details are correct.  As I receive confirmation from a secretary I change that clubs name from Black to Red.


11h January 2017

Bowling Green Approval Form


This form which under rule 15 must be  returned to the Honorary BLI Secretary before the commencement of play in any League, Cup or BLI Championship matches has been updated to comply with The Laws of the Sport of Bowls, Crystal Mark Third Edition.  The updated form can be accessed on the website at :-




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