Lisburn have tough task in Monaghan

Mary McQuillan bowling for Eglantine. US1550-504cd  Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Mary McQuillan bowling for Eglantine. US1550-504cd Picture: Cliff Donaldson

Lisburn will have a tough task away to Monaghan in the second round of the IIBA Inter Zone Competition on Saturday, January 9.

A bus will leave Sprucefield turning circle at 12 midday for the match.

Lisburn Team

1, Michael Reid, Paul Cairnduff, Sid Heazley, Roy Kennedy.

2, John Connolly, Trevor Hill, John Mackey, Chris Connolly.

3, Stephen Mulholland, Stephen Irwin, Connor Wilkinson, Con Mulholland.

4, Jim Harvey, Michael Fell, David Verner, Michael Beattie.

5, Andy Riley, David Lee, Gabriel Brankin, Nick Haire.

6,Frank Cunningham, David Carser, Brian Kerr, Nathan Haire.

Reserves: Johnston Dunlop, Colwyn Elwood, Trevor Heasley, Victor McCarthy, Adrian McNevison.

The ladies travel to Foyle in the IIBA Inter Zone Plate Competition on Saturday, January 16.


The ladies travel to Foyle in the IIBA Inter Zone Plate Competition on Saturday, January 16.

If you are named (includes reserves) please contact Zone convenor, Tom Haire, as soon as possible if not available to play.

Bus leaves the turning circle at Marks and Spencers, Sprucefield promptly at 11.45 am.

Jennifer Nimmon Derriaghy, Julie Marsden Ballinderry, Carol Kirkwood Lambeg Parish, Thelma Irwin Sloan Street.

Ann Farr Eglantine, Jean Cairns Annahilt Parish, Ruth Neely Eglantine, Mary Holmes St Paul’s.

Annie O’Brien St Clare’s, Laura Foote British Legion, Sally Cushnahan Rock, Marie Corey Aghagallon.

Marie Cushnahan Rock, Muriel McCandless Pond Park, Kathleen St Mark’s, Genni Little Aghagallon.

Agnes Liggett Eglantine, Patricia McCallion St Colman’s Lambeg, Patricia Halliday Annahilt Parish, Joan Montgomery Hilden.

Dorothy Kinghan Eglantine, Agnes Creaney St Clare’s, Mary McQuillan, Muriel McLernon both Eglantine.

Reserves (no particular order): Margaret Agnew Seymour Hill, Denise Smith St Columba’s, Georgie Lavery Soldierstown, Heather Fleming Rock, Ethna Rogers St Colman’s Lambeg, Mary Croot Priesthill, Ciara Haughey Soldierstown.

League tables

Section A

It’s either Ballinderry or Hillsborough Social for the title with the former being the favourites.

Last season’s promoted teams from Section B, Annahilt Parish and St Mark’s, are the pair for relegation, but St Paul’s and Eglantine are not out of the woods yet.

TABLE: Ballinderry 9-57.5, Hillsborough Social 9-51, Priesthill 9-35.5, Soldierstown 9-32, Killaney 9-29.5, Eglantine 9-24, St Paul’s 8-23.5, St Mark’s 9-16.5, Annahilt Parish 9-10.5.


Only three points separating the top three, Derriaghy, Hilden and Sloan Sterrt, but this section is always unpredictable and several could come through with a good run.

Rock and Pond Park are at the bottom, but again just neede a good run.

TABLE: Derriaghy 8-42, Hilden 9-39.5, Sloan Street 9-39, Broomhedge 9-34.5, St Joseph’s 9-31, Lambeg Parish 9-30.5, Seymour Hill 9-26.5, Pond Park 9-19.5, Rock 9-17.5


Agan three teams appear to be vying for promotion with Suffolk leading the way from St Clare’s and St Colman’s Lambeg, who have a match in hand.

Derryvolgie occupy bottom spot and the team above them, St Columba’s have a match in hand.

TABLE: Suffolk 8-41, St Clare’s 8-35, St Colman’s Lambeg 7-33, St Colman’s Dunmurry 8-28, Lisburn Masonic 8-24, Aghagallon 8-23, St Columba’s 7-19.5, Derryvolgie 8-13.5.

Action returns in League

Action returns in the Roy Kennedy Fuels Lisburn Indoor Bowling League on Monday following a two week break.

SECTION A: Monday, Hillsborough Social v Soldierstown; Tuesday, Priesthill v St Paul’s; Wednesday, Annahilt Parish v Ballinderry; Thursday, St Mark’s v Eglantine. Bye, Killaney.

SECTION B: Monday, Broomhedge v Rock; Tuesday, Pond Park v Lambeg Parish; Thursday, Hilden v Seymour Hill, Sloan Street v Derriaghy. Bye, St Joseph’s.

SECTION C: Wednesday, St Clare’s v Aghagallon; Thursday, Derryvolgie v St Colman’s Lambeg, Suffolk v St Colman’s Dunmurry. Bye, St Columba’s, Lisburn Masonic.