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All-Ireland road bowls finals to be held in Boston, USA

Paul O’Reilly and Joe Kiernan braved freezing conditions to battle it out in the grade 1 final on Sunday morning
Andy Watters

THIS year's All-Ireland Novice 1, 2 and Junior C will be played in Boston, USA in September.

Therefore it is important that entries are put forward from all clubs in time for the draw on January 9 at the Charlemont Hotel in Armagh at 8.30pm. The AGM of the association will take place in the Charlemont Hotel on January 23.


Saturday, January 13

12pm: Odhran Connelly v Shea Hughes; 12.30pm: Francis Smith v Niall Stevenson; 1pm: Ethan Hughes vs Oisin Gribben; 1.30pm: James Robinson v Diarmuid Grimley

All scores must take place, no exceptions

Sunday, January 14

11.15am: Eddie Connolly/Fergal McCreesh v Hugh McCoy/Micky Hannaway; 12pm: Bryan O'Rourke/Mark O'Rourke v Don Stevenson/Ruairi Hughes; 1pm: David Devlin/Caolan Smith v Eoin Hughes/Aaron Hughes; 1.30pm: shot out, drop out

Bol Chumann Na Meirleach


Sunday, January 14

11am: challenge scores, 11.30am: challenge scores

AGM to be held next Sunday after the scores in Viva. All members please attend.


Sunday, January 14

Hughes, 11.30am, grade 4 final: Aidy Hughes v Toby McGuire; Low line, 12.30pm: Shane Morgan Memorial Cup: Paddy Mone v John Grimley

January 21, Hughes, 11.30am: Sean Hughes v Gary Grimley; Low line grade 2 final: Barry O'Reilly v John Grimley.

Paul O'Reilly and Joe Kiernan braved freezing conditions to battle it out in the grade 1 final on Sunday morning.

Kiernan took the early lead with a mighty bowl to McMullan's wall. O'Reilly's bowl fell short of the mark by 20 yards but he battled back to win the score.

Newtown Road Bowls

Sunday, January 14

11am, +2 semi-final: Liam Davidson v Barry Murray; 11.45am + 1 Barry Conlon v Diarmaid Gribben

PortmorSunday January 14

Currans 10.30am: Paddy Toal v Michael Toal; McGrails, 11.15am: Jamie Lennon v John McKeown; Currans, 12pm: Ronan Toal v Adrian Daly; McGrails, 12.30pm: Kevin Daly v Keith Lavery

Anyone failing to fulfil their fixture will be eliminated. No exceptions.


Paddy Donnelly bt Gareth Lavery 1 bwl, Gerald Conlon bt Mickey Donnelly L/st, Oisin Campbell bt Conor Powell L/st, Frank Oliver and Jim McLoughlin bt Barry Mallon and Malachy Lennon 1 bwl

Tieve Tara

Sunday, January 14

11am: Conor Daly/Paul Mullan v Barry Duffy/Tootsie; 12pm: Davy Clarke/Don Stevenson v Joe McVeigh/Shane Feighan; 2pm: Mick Mallon v Oliver O'Neill; 3pm: Aidy O'Reilly/Jake Cullan v David Devlin/Eddie Connolly

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