Unfurling of VBL Flag 2023

President Michael Bunting unfurled the NI Veterans’ Bowling League flag at Hilden BC today Friday 28 April, thereby officially opening the 2023 veterans’ season in the presence of Northern Ireland Bowling Association (NIBA) President Tom Evans, and accompanied by VBL Assistant Treasurer Kenneth McCord. On a warm and surprisingly sunny afternoon those participating in the Opening Tournament game enjoyed a pleasant afternoon of bowling. Afterwards, light refreshments was provided before the prize ceremony.

The winner of this years Opening Day Tournament was Robert Dorman (Lurgan), with joint runners-up Eric Ashton (Finaghy) & Eddie Evans (Old Bleach) and the recipient of the consolation prize was awarded to Gary Stubbs of Finaghy BC.

The President thanked Hilden BC for use of their premises and the caterer for providing the delicious buffet and finally closed the day by wishing all Clubs and players a very successful season.

Some Pictures of  Opening Day 2023