A message from our Lady Captain

I wish to notify you all that the L.B..L.I. Officers have agreed, due to the uncertainty that lies ahead and in the interest of all our bowlers, to cancel our league program and L.B.L.I. competitions for this season.

Carmel Kearns,
Lady Captain

All B.L.I. Related Activities Postponed

The President, Pat Wall, with the full support of the B.L.I. Executive, has decided to postpone all B.L.I. related activities until further notice.

Apart from bowling, this includes player registration, championship entries, green inspections etc.

The B.L.I. will be following government and Sport Ireland guidelines and will make further announcements when appropriate.

Long & Short Competition 2019

The final competition of the summer came to a conclusion today. As usual it was keenly contested with Mary Brophy and Noel Cassidy coming out on to top over Carmel and Bill Delaney.

A special word of thanks to Robbie and Mary Breen who did a great job organising the competition.

Thanks also to all who took part and making this such a successful part of the Westmanstown calendar.

Carmel & Bill Delaney Mary Brophy and Noel Cassidy

The finalists in the plate, a new feature this year are pictured below. Pauline and John coming out on top in this one.

John & Mary Kavanagh Pauline & John Walsh

Club Finals 2019

The finals of the Club Competitions were held on weekend of the 14 & 15 of September. The weather was mixed with ideal conditions on Saturday while on Sunday it was damp misty.  Supporters were treated to some excellent and exciting bowling on both days.  The green and surrounds were in wonderful condition for one of the highlights of our season.

Thanks to the competition secretaries, Veronica Manley and Pat Monaghan, for their work throughout the season and to everyone else who worked behind the scenes to make this weekend a success.

The prizes were presented to the winners and runners up in the Westmanstown Centre after play on Sunday evening.

Gents Championship – Winner:  Christy Kelly ¦ Runner up: Leo Smith

Gents Captains Prize – Winner:   Bill Delaney ¦ Runner up: Sean Hynes

Gents Senior Cup – Winner:   Peter Knight ¦ Runner up: Leo Smith

Rory O’Hanlon Cup – Winner:   Robbie Breen ¦ Runner up:  John Kavanagh

Gents Pairs – Winners: Christy Kelly / Paul Hegerty ¦ Runner up: Gerry Flynn / Sean Hynes

Ladies Championship – Winner: Marie Magner ¦ Runner up: Bernadette Uí Dhúill

Ladies Captains Prize – Winner Caroline Blake ¦ Runner up: Josephine Lennon

Ladies Junior Cup Winner: Mary Breen ¦ Runner up: Carmel Delaney

Noeleen King Trophy Winner: Josephine Lennon ¦ Runner up: Mary Brophy

Ladies Pairs – Winners: Sheila Gleeson / Caroline Blake ¦ Runner up: Jean Gibney / Patricia Dillon

Internation Police Association Trophy – Winner: John Walsh  ¦ Runner up: Peter Harte

Mixed Pairs – Winners: Mary Breen / Fergal Moore ¦ Runner up: Sheila Harte / Robbie Breen

New Members Trophy – Winner: John Moran ¦ Runner up: Donal Thorpe

Watching The Action

More Photos

L.B.L.I. Finals

The ladies were center stage this week in Crumlin and Westmanstown were represented in the Junior Fours and both the Senior and Junior Triples.

Westmanstown’s team were successful winning the Junior trophy. Sheila Harte, Mary Brophy, Caroline Blake pictured below, overcame a stiff challenge from Skerries to win the match.

Sheila Harte, Mary Brophy, Caroline Blake

Mary Cummins Anne Reid and Margaret Doyle were runners up in the senior competition going down to a very strong Dun Laoghaire team.

Mary Cummins Anne Reid and Margaret Doyle

In the Junior Fours Emily Slevin, Caroline Blake, Sheila Harte and Mary Brophy were narrowly beaten in the semi final by Sportslink who went on to win the final.

Well done to all who represented Westmanstown with distinction including the many supporters who cheered our ladies on.

B.L.I. Gents Finals

The B.L.I. Gents Finals were held in Blackrock Bowling Club on Saturday Aug. 2nd.

Westmanstown had 2 teams who made it through to the final stages.

In the O’Leary Cup final Christy Kelly, Peter Harte, Pat Cummins and Noel Cassidy , the first Westmanstown side to feature in a senior cup final beaten by a very strong C.Y.M. side.

In the McCredy Cup final Ger Mackin, Fergal Moore, John Merrigan and Terry Harte were beaten in a very tight match by I.C.I.C.Y.M.A. Cork.

Thanks to all the supporters who came along to cheer on their team mates. While there was disappointment that we were unable to claim silverware all involved did their club proud.

President and Captains Day 2019

President John Fleming with Captains Carmel Kearns and Oliver Meyler

The annual President and Captains Day was held on July 21st. The format for the day was bowling followed by food music and singing. The weather behaved and a good day was had by all as can be seen by the photos below, thanks Adrian.

An enormous amount of work as usual went on behind the scenes to make this event possible. The green and soundings were a sight to behold. Our President John Fleming extended his thanks to all involved.

Music was supplied by Jim Sheridan and family with contributions from members. Thanks again to all involved.

B.L.I. Championship Week

The B.L.I. Championship will be held from Mon, Jul. 29 to Sat Aug. 3rd. Westmanstown have the following members competing in the semi-finals stages:

Mon 29th – Christy Kelly, Peter Harte, Pat Cummins and Noel Cassidy play in the O’Leary Cup.

Tue 30th – Fergal Moore, Ger Mackin, John Merrigan and Terry Harte play in the McCredy Cup.

Wed 31 – Terry Harte plays in the Nassau Cop

All matched start at 5.45 pm.

We wish all our players the best of luck.

 You can also play your part by coming along to Blackrock and cheering on our teams.