The ILB wish to express their appreciation to Cronin Movers Group who have been extremely generous sponsors of the score cards for the ILB. This sponsorship is available to all clubs. They are also the main sponsor for our regional youth academy, The Leinster Lions.
You can access their website at
Following last Saturday’s Council meeting the latest and hopefully the final draft of the Competition Rules can be accessed with the link below.
The draft rules will be on the agenda for approval for the 2024 season at the Annual General Meeting scheduled for Thursday 21st March in Crumlin B.C. at 7.30p.m.
History was made when Ireland played England in the first Para Bowls Test. The Irish side consisting of bowlers from North and South lost by 3 matches to 2. For their inaugural international trial this was an excellent result. The future is bright for Irish Para Bowls.
Above is a photo of the team and their officials and carers. Included from the ILB are :-
Paul Smyth Leinster
Glenn Klufmann Leinster
Shane Barker Sportslink
Margaret McNevin and Nicky Smyth who travelled as the teams coaches
Anne O Herlihy as ILB Vice President and finally Shane’s dad Nick Barker as his carer
The ILB wish to thank Michael McAleer from Sportslink who sponsored the the tops for both the players and officials, this is much appreciated.
We regret to report the death of Sally McAuley, a member of Ewarts B.C. in Belfast, a former Irish champion and for many years an international player.
Map of Bowling Clubs within the ILB
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.