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Unfurling of VBL Flag 2022

President Billy Clinghan unfurled the Veterans’ Bowling League flag at Balmoral BC on Friday 6 May thereby officially opening the 2022 veterans season. On a damp afternoon those who participated in the Opening Tournament game of bowls should be commended on their enthusiasm in making this event a success. Afterwards, light refreshments, which included a […]


League Results and Dress Code

Fellow bowlers, Most Clubs will have played their first match of the season and this is just to make you aware of a new online eResult option we are trialing this year for you to use to submit your weekly League results. It is straightforward to follow and will allow us to publish results and […]

Charity Appeal

Charity Appeal

We are delighted to confirm that the VBL intend to continue raising funds this season for the Children’s Cancer Fund NI. You may recall at last year’s AGM a cheque for £5,000 was handed over to Cormac McMullan of  the Children’s Cancer Fund NI and this goes a long way to helping those children and […]

Deadline extended for Opening Day Tournament

Deadline extended for Opening Day Tournament

Please note we have extended the deadline for receipt of Entries for the Opening Day Tournament at Balmoral BC on Friday 6th May. We can accept Entries up to Tuesday 3rd May and would appreciate prior notice of your Club’s participation to facilitate Catering purposes rather than simply arriving on the day. Entries can be […]

NIBA v PGL 2021

Reminder – Opening Day Tournament & Unfurling of Flag

Fellow Bowlers just a reminder of our Opening Day Tournament on Friday 6th May at Balmoral BC. Unfortunately, only 48 bowlers will be able to play (6 rinks x 8 per rink) and places are filling up quickly. If you have members of your own Club wishing to participate please complete and return entry form […]

Opening Day Tournament & Flag Unfurling 2022

Opening Day Tournament & Flag Unfurling 2022

President, Billy Clinghan (Dromore BC) invites all Clubs registered with the Veterans’ Bowling League to send representatives to the Opening Day Tournament and Ceremonial Unfurling of our Flag. Balmoral Bowling Club have very kindly offered to host this special event. A Rinks Tournament will be held amongst the first 48 players registered and light refreshments will […]

Sympathy Card

Sympathy to Harold Gilmour

The Officers and Members extend their deepest sympathies to Past President, Harold Gilmour on the recent passing of his beloved wife, Helen. Our thoughts and prayers are with Harold and his family in this sad time.     

Charity Cheque Presentation 2021 AGM

Charity Cheque Presentation AGM 2021

President Billy Clinghan presented a cheque for £5,000 to Cormac McMullan of the Cancer Fund for Children NI at the Veterans’ Bowling League AGM on 15 November. Cormac thanked the VBL and all those Veteran bowlers that contributed for the extremely generous donation and confirmed this brought total donations from ourselves to over £36,000.

AGM - Monday 15th November

AGM – Monday 15th November

Fellow bowlers just a reminder that this season’s AGM will be held at Balmoral BC, commencing at 1.00pm sharp. Some of you will be aware that a fair amount of work has been recently undertaken at the Club and a temporary entrance was in use. These works have now been completed and and the Main […]

VBL AGM Agenda 2021

AGM Agenda 2021

We have just dispatched a mail pack to your Club Secretary that contains details of our forthcoming AGM on Monday 15th November at 1.00pm at Balmoral BC. Please find attached the Agenda for this year’s AGM and the Minutes of our last AGM in 2019 can also be found in another post on this website.

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