Guide to this website
If you are having problems finding your way around this website hopefully the guide below will help you find what you are looking for.
IRISH LAWN BOWLS
Welcome to the official site of the Bowling League of Ireland and the Ladies Bowling League of Ireland.
Irish Lawn Bowls is the combination of the Bowling League of Ireland (BLI) and the Ladies Bowling League of Ireland (LBLI), the governing body for Lawn Bowls in the Republic of Ireland. The game is fast growing with clubs now in the following counties: Cork, Dublin, Kildare, Limerick, Meath, Offaly, Sligo, Waterford, and Wicklow. There are however many other counties where clubs are in the process of being formed.
Lawn bowls is a sport for all ages with competitors aged from under 10 to almost 100 currently playing in BLI/LBLI affiliated clubs.
If you are new to the sport of bowls and want to find out how to play the game have a look at the following link which will help you find out how to play.
Map of Bowling Clubs within the BLI / LBLI
Click on the “view larger map” button at the top right of picture for more details. Note the details are what the individual club has put on Google and may not always be a 100% correct.
A full list of BLI Member clubs together with their website details can be found at
For club addresses and Secretary Details see
Welcome to the BLI / LBLI BlogHere will be posted various notice that we want to bring to your attention
The website was hacked last Monday morning and hence could not be updated for the week. It has now been cleaned by a professional company and additional security steps taken to help avoid future hacks.
Congratulations to Josh Whitney of the Leinster Lions selected for the Ireland team to play in the upcoming Tri-nations Series against Scotland and Wales at Belmont Bowling Club on the Tuesday the 20th and Wednesday the 21st of August.
Congratulation also to Amy Carruth who has been selected as one of the reserves.
BLI Ranking Points table has been updated to reflect the results of the BLI Championships.
Below is a link to some photographs taken at the BLI Championship Finals of 2019 in Blackrock Bowling Club. My thanks to Michael Keegan of Blackrock for the photos on the green and Eamonn Carruth of Crumlin for the photos of the presentations.
Congratulations to Noeleen Kelly and John Leonard on winning the inaugural Millane Cup in Blackrock last night. Commiserations to the runners up Amy Carruth and Richard Leonard. The next step now is to make this part of an all Ireland mixed pairs competition.
The Draw for the above tournament is now on the website and can be viewed from the Club Tournaments Page