Irish Indoor Bowling Association Irish Indoor Bowling Association

Short Mat Bowls Serving The Whole Community

Welcome to the web site for the Irish Indoor Bowling Association which is the controlling body for the game of short mat bowls across the island of Ireland. The web site is designed to provide up-to-date information about the IIBA. We hope that you will find the site interesting and informative.

British Isles Championships


Ireland won both the International and 'A' Series competition and came away with 4 individual titles and two runners up. The outstanding achievement was the winning of the Singles competition by Ryan O'Neill who became the first player to win Irish singles, pairs, triples and rinks titles along with the British Isles singles, pairs, triples and rinks titles. Full results are in Competitions under British Isles. Pics are being loaded in gallery (more to follow)

Irish Club Championship

The Irish Club Championship will be held in Shaw's Bridge on Sat 8 and Sat 22 November. The IIBA are delighted that the Galway Bay Hotel have agreed to continue their sponsorship of Ireland's premier team competition. Day 1 / 2 results are in the Competition Section.

December  Tournaments

1 - 5 Ballinderry B.C. Pairs LIS
1 - 5 Upper Cumber Pairs FOY
1 - 10 Cooley Pairs OR
8  - 12 Earlsgift Eagles Triples FO
29,30, 1, 2 Edengrove Pairs MD
10 - 13 Mid Tyrone Zone Singles MT
15 - 19 Duneane Singles MA
16 - 20 Killinchy Pairs MD
29, 30 ,1, 2 Christchurch Pairs WES
29-5 Jan Magheramason Pairs FO
Dec Tullysaran Singles AR
Dec/Jan Ballybrakes Pairs NOR
Dec/Jan Ballybrakes Singles NOR


Tournaments will be listed for current month. Details of tournaments can be found in competition section. Please forward winners as soon as the event has been completed. Those which are taking place and are not on the list can be added to when the relevant details are forwarded. Winners can enter 2 competitions in the Champion of Champ.




Year Book & Licence Forms

Year Book Form.doc
Microsoft Word document [29.5 KB]
Microsoft Word document [30.5 KB]

Download and forward to the local Zone Convenor


A number of clubs have not paid their affiliation fee which means they could now be excluded from inter zone, tournaments and leagues. Fees must therefore be forwarded to the Hon treasurer immediately.

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