IBD World Championships 2024

The International Bowls for the Disabled World Championships 2024 were held at the Delville Germiston Bowling Club, Germiston, South Africa. Disability Bowls England took a squad of players, directors, helpers and coaches to compete against squads representing South Africa, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Canada, and India. Four EALABA members were part […]

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Retirement Announced!

We have been advised, today, that long standing EALABA member Steve Ireland has retired from bowls. Steve has served his County, Club & EALABA for many years, playing at a very high standard and successfully competing alongside & against able bodied bowlers. We wish Steve and his Dianne, success for the future.

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There were 6 player members of EALABA at the DBE v The North over the weekend of 20th – 21st January 2024; Steve Angus, Colin Wagstaff, Barry Nicholson, Mac Otton, David Stearn and Gary Swift. The teams bowled at South shields and Stanley IBC’s.  The competition was 2 set games comprising of 8 ends each

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Back in the fold!

After a period in hospital and recovery at home under the care of nurse Diane, I am pleased to say that your Chairman is back. This time of year is normally quiet for EALABA however, we have not been sitting on our laurels. We are pleased to announce that we have made important contact with

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Seasons Greetings

Christmas and the New Year are upon us once again. After some initial concerns, the last 12 months has been successful, and with the introduction of some new members we look forward to a positive 2024. The committee is looking at how we move forward, grow and provide a positive, competitive environment for all. Our

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Double Trouble

EALABA recently held their National Drawn Pairs 2023 over a full and exciting weekend. Unfortunately, there were a couple of late withdrawals however, our supporters stepped up to play. Thank you Ray Gray and David Nicholson. The competition is a drawn pairs league with pairings selected using a double blind random selector off the internet.

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