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Check 2 articles on Bridge in the Newsletter



Event Start End Venue
3rd Interclub Duplicate Sun 13 Sat 19 Clubs
NI Teams Sun 20 New York Hotel, Portstewart
Premier 2 & Inter A Tue 22 Boat Club
Premier 1 &  Inter B Thu 24 KMBC
Provincial Mixed Pairs Sat 26  
Intermediate Individual Wed 30 KMBC

Click for letter about 9th EUROPEAN OPEN BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS in Istanbul in June

Click to read note from the International Committee

See details of the Junior Camrose and the Peggy Bayer Trophy. Click for the teams

See Teltscher Trials Notice for trials early February

Winners and 2nd in the N.I. Pairs. Click for full results

The Lady Milne team has been selected.

See the team for the first Camrose weekend in Wales.

Due to a clash with the Premier League the next Council meeting has been changed from 12th to 11th December, 6.30 in Corrs Corner.

Please see article on schools bridge

The teams to represent Ulster in the Inter-provincials have been selected

Apologies for the incorrect date change, the NI Teams will now be held on 20th January in New York Hotel, Portstewart.

See letter to EBL from Paul Porteus

See WBF minutes for 27th September 2018

Ryan Lightowler and Craig Smylie (pictured on right) who finished 3rd in the IBU under 26 trials

Team winners at the Autumn Congress 2018

The league and cup draws have been made and are on our results website.

See EBL President letter to NBOs

Photos of some of the prize winners at the Ciara Burns Gala Pairs

The Inter A's
Inter B's

Read the Camrose Trials Notice for this season.

Read details of University of Stirling Research project into the benefits of playing bridge.

Check videos for help with Tournament Direction

The teams have been selected for the Sonya Britton Trophy

Encouraging bridge at school level

Suspensions letter at EBL.

See notice for IBU Trials for Mixed Teams

Our Seniors at the Teltscher


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Some winners at the NIBU Spring Congress
There was a very large turnout for the Northern Pairs held in Derry on Sunday 29th April where the Bergins gave prizes and Eric McNicholl, the Director, managed to overcome difficult seating issues to allow the event to complete. Details below.
Cass O'Donnell and Ian Hamilton win the Northern Pairs. Click for full results
Elbha and Stan win the North Down Pairs. Click for full results
Well done Bill Scott and Drew Lindsay, winners of the East Down Pairs. Click for full results
Robin Burns and Ian Hamilton win the MidUlster Pairs. Click for full results
Peggy Bayer Team
Xander Todd, Molly O’Donnell, Lauren Colville, Lucy O’Kane, Conor Gallagher, Luke McGarvey, Sandie Millership NPC
Junior Camrose Team
Wayne Somerville NPC, Gavin Irvine, Phil Adams, Craig Smylie, Ridwan Farouki, John-William Carey , Ryan Lightowler
Peggy Bayer team 2017

A very successful Robb Cup for Intermediate Pairs was organised by Pat Johnson. See full results here

Anne Turkington & Geraldine Markey, winners of the Robb Cup, with Anne Hassan.

Kelvin&Malone have asked that team captains please do not arrange Cup matches for a Tuesday night - this is a club night in both rooms and the availability of free tables cannot be guaranteed.

Cass O'Donnell and Ian Hamilton win the Provincial Mixed Pairs. Click for full results
Winners of the N.I. Teams. Click for full results

After a slow start in the Camrose the weekend picked up with wins against Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

Overall result on our Results Website with full details on Fearghal's site

EBL Senior age limits are changing from 2018 on.

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