Lisburn outplayed by strong Oriel side in Inter Zone Cup


Billy Smith (Chairman RBL) and Harold Johnson (RBL). INUS0314-814JC

Lisburn were outplayed by a strong Oriel team when they travelled to Dundalk in the third round of the IIBA Men’s Inter Zone Cup on Saturday, losing by 23 shots.

Stephen Mulholland, John Mackey, Eddie Marsden and Paul Reid were 3-4 down at the fifth and then 3-6 but came back to draw 6-6 with G. McCabe.

Albert Morrison, Noel Marsden, Glen Harvey and Gordon Stubbs were 4-5 down at the fifth to P. Duff but lost 6-10.


Derek McCallion, David Verner, Robert Sloan and Nathan Haire were level 2-2 at the third but 6-2 ahead at the sixth and ended with an 8-7 win over J. Murnaghan.

Philip Dennison, Gary McWilliams, Michael Fell and Noel Graham only won two ends and lost 16-2 to K. Conroy.

Richard Martin, Glen Scales, Keith Morrison and Raymond Stubbs were 1-6 down at the third and 4-7 at the sixth but lost 6-9 in a nine ends game to P. Hanlon.

Andy Riley, Robert Greer, Michael Beattie and Nick Haire finished at eight ends and went down 8-11 to S. Conroy.


St Paul’s slip up at home to Hilden

ST PAUL’S 27 (2)

Hilden 29 (5)

St Paul’s winning run ended when they lost by two shots and had to settle for two points at home to Hilden in Section A of the Roy Kennedy Fuels Indoor Bowling League.

J. Maze, I. Kane, R. Topping, J. Chapman 5, H. Murray, A. Carlisle, J. Freeborn, J. McMullan 11; A. Allen, B. Maguire, M. Holmes, J. Harvey 12, J. Pink, J. Montgomery, J. Jordan, C. Montgomery 8; M. Benson, F. Walsh, J. Cunningham, B. Kerr 4, D. Miskelly, L. Finlay, D. Harron, C. McConnell 6; B. Braithwaite, B. Garrett, G. Megarry, P. Hughes 6, A. Harron, R. Montgomery, D. Sloan, H. McMullan 4.

KILLANEY 29 (5.5)


I. Johnston, K. Young, A. Patterson, E. Patterson 9, N. Elwood, A. Lyons, O. Kane, R. Maitland 8; R. Mills, J. Gregg, J. Copes, R. Copes 4, O. Callaghan, I. Harrison, L. Wilson, R. Jess 8; G. Taylor, P. Gregg, D. Rutherford, M. Foreman 6, C. Magee, E. Mawhinney, J. Magee, W. Hunter 6; G. Dobbin, R. Wylie, D. Mills, G. Christie 10, J. Cairns, N. Mawhinney, W. Cairns, T. Hill 5.


G. Law, A. Millen, E. Wright, M. McCammick 8, J. Edens, V. McCarthy, A. Carser, N. D. Haire 15; T. Ferguson, H. Byrne, P. Melville, A. Mulligan 14, G. Riley, G. Ervine, W. Clinghan, R. Greer 4; N. Girvan, D. Croot, D. Lee, I. Ferguson 7, J. Nimmon, T. Heasley, A. Riley, N. Haire 11; M. Wright, C. Lyons, D. Totten, R. Kennedy 4, T. Haire, L. Holdsworth, D. Verner, R. Sloan 4.

Jethro rinks results

Results from the Jethro Rinks League on Thursday.

MORNING SECTION: C. Whitty 9(0) W. Cairns 18(3), T. McCartan 8(1) M. Milligan 12(3), C. Maguire 14(1) A. Magee 17(3), J. Taylor 5(0) R. Hunter 22(3), G. Richardson 8(0) W. Clinghan 19(3), W. Cousins 9(0) R. Neely 23(3).

AFTERNOON SECTION: G. Bell 12(2) L. Magennis 12(2), N. Conlon 15(0) W. Martin 23(3), J. Mackle (0) S. Garvey (3), S. White 9(0) W. Kinnon 23(3), B. Boness 25(3) N. Orr 9(0).