Ballybrakes IBC launch Christmas tournament
Ballybrakes IBC have announced details of their annual Christmas singles and pairs tournament.
Sponsored by Taylor Bowls and Basil Knipe Electrics the event will be played from Wednesday, December 27 until Monday, January 1 with finals night on Saturday, January 6.
Prizes to the value of £1,000 will be up for grabs and early booking is advisable.
The open singles entry fee is £4 while each pair pay £6.
Entries should be sent to Donna McCloy, 48 Millbrooke Manor, Ballmoney, Co Antrim, BT53 7HX or contact Donna on 028 2764 9004 or mobile 07764 469006. The stadium number is 028 2766 4806.
Meanwhile, the first round proper of the IIBA men's IIBA inter-zone competition is down for decision tomorrow.
Oriel have won the Boomer Cup for the last two seasons and their home clash with record ten-times champions Mid Ulster should be a thrilling encounter.
The other games are:
Western v Armagh; Lisburn v Monaghan; West Down v Donegal; Meath v Larne; Northern v Mid Antrim; North West v Cork; North Eastern v Foyle.