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Entries are invited for all NIBU Leagues. The Premier Leagues Div 1 and Div 2, plus the Senior League are OPEN to all NIBU members.
Intermediate A, Intermediate B and Novice Leagues are only open to players of the relevant grade.
The last date for entry is Sunday 10th September, but can made from today onwards. Teams must have at least 4 and no more than 6 members.
Entries on the appropriate form to:- Ian Hamilton, NIBU Leagues Organiser. Alternatively, Pat Johnston can take entries for Intermediate and Novice Leagues.

For details of and entry to our 3 Knockout Cups, Kelvin, Mackinnon and Millership click here

See details of 2018 IBU trials

Kelvin Malone Open Handicapped Pairs Wed 26th July   K M
Aug-17      
Gala Pairs Inter A,B,Novice Sun 06   La Mon
NIBU-v-CBAI see NIBU team Sat 12 Sun 13th   La Mon

Please note – this is NOT an official notice of any forthcoming trial
The Selection Committee is considering whether to hold a Teams Trial in place of the more customary Pairs Trial for the 2018 Camrose series.One factor in determining which format to employ would be the potential level of entry to such a trial.Before making a decision, it would be helpful if the committee could compare how many players would be interested in playing in a Teams Trial against those likely to enter a Pairs Trial.
Please email Michael if you would consider playing in:
a)      A Teams Trial
b)      A Pairs Trial
c)       Either format – though your preference would be useful to know.
Note that you do not need to consult with any potential team-mates (or partner) before expressing what is a personal view.
If interested in a,b or c, please reply to Michael by the end of July. The usual ‘Notice of Trial’ inviting entries,will be issued in August.

 

Photos of some of our prize winners with Anne Hassan at our AGM
Inter B league:John Forsythe, Richard Coulter and Tom McGarry Premier 2 league: Drew Lindsay, May Brennan and Margaret Bleakley Premier 1 league: David Greenwood, Rex Anderson and Paul Tranmer
Millership Cup: Tom McKeever, Anne was also on the team Mackinnon Cup; Ian Hamilton Kelvin Cup: David Greenwood, Paul Tranmer and Rex Anderson

Our Calendar now includes next season's draft dates.

So sad to report the tragic loss of Ciara Burns.
See her obituary and Anne Hassan's comments .

Lady Milne team in Wrexham have us on the edge of our seats. We could have won up until the very last set.
Full results here
From left; Helen Hall,Helen Cole,Rosarie Heatherington,Sandie Millership,Norma Irwin,Clare Watson,Diane Greenwood,Heather Hill

Cass O'Donnell and Ian Hamilton winners of the NI Provincial Mixed Pairs
Final results
NIProvMixed

Very well done to Helen Cole, Tyrone Currie, David Leeman and Ken Ginn on winning the NI Teams for the second year in succession. See full results here

Congratulations to all selected for the Junior Camrose
John William Carey & Ridwan Farouki
Ryan Lightowler & Craig Smylie
Lucy Kinnear & Phil Adams
NPC - Sandie Millership

Tom Young and Ken Hammond win the Northern Ireland Pairs
Full results
NIPairs
Ulster Intermediates win Interprovincials in Athlone
Full results here
From left; Philsie Mulholland Dean Bradley Betty O'Neill Patrick Murdock Kathleen Cassidy Angela Murdock Barbara Ewart Geri Henry (hidden Joan Baird )Diane Patterson Norma Irwin NPC receiving trophy from Fearghal O'Boyle Marjorie Jennings Liz Thomas.

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