Congratulations to the Ladies

Congratulations to our ladies who today defeated Leinster Bowling Club to win the Open Challenge Cup. This was a first for Dun Laoghaire.

Well done to the team led by Captain Margaret Woods. Below are some photos of the team and the presentation.   The President of the ILB attended for the full match



The members of Dun Laoghaire Bowling Club congratulate Rita Saunders on receiving “The Bowler of the Tournament Award” in the recent Crumlin / Leinster Tournament, in which many of the best bowlers in the ILB participated.
As well as receiving this prestigious reward, Rita won the Ladies’ Singles Competition and got to the final of the Mixed Pairs. Her many friends are very proud of her achievements.
Below are 2 photographs of Rita with her trophies.

Dunlop Tankard

56 members of the club turned up to play for the Dunlop Tankard on bank holiday Monday the 7th of August.  I very entertaining afternoon was had by all with some very tight matches.  Of the 7 matches played,  in 5 of them the differential was 5 or less, in fact on 2 rinks the differential was 1 shot. The other 2 rinks decided who was second and who were the champions.

In second place were

Carol Lyons, Ian Quinn, Catherine Hackett & skip John Jowett.

The champions were

Billy Tomkins, Carmel Groarke, Tom Byrne &  skipTess Wyeth.

It was great to see some new players on the podium.

After the match Albert supplied the refreshments for the players doing his usual excellent job.

Below are some photos of the day.


Some of the 56 players who took part
Enjoying the refreshments
The Organisers – Men’s Captain Paul Kingston, President Ian Flood, Ladies Competition Secretary Hazel Higgins.
Runners Up with Paul and Ian, Carol Lyons, Ian Quinn, Catherine Hackett & John Jowett
The winners with Paul and Ian, Tom Byrne, Tess Wyeth, Carmel Groarke & Billy Tomkins.


Congratulations to Gay Greene, Rita Saunders, & Vivienne Beattie on winning the Rhona Eager trophy at the inaugural ILB Championships in Bray on Friday the 4th of August,  This win means that they will be off to Ballymena next weekend to play in the IWBA National Championships at Ballymena Bowling Club.  We wish them all the best next weekend and hope they bring home the Dora Nickel Cup,