30 January 2019


Qualifying; Tues, 29th January to Thursday, 31st January
Final; Friday, 1st February
Entries to Drew Alcorn  00353863454769


  1. Tuesday's qualifiers
    John Quinn, Ballylennon
    Rachel McDonnell, Ballylennon
    Bertie Cole, St Johnston BC
    Valerie Witherow, Strabane CC

  2. Wednesday Qualifiers
    David Bonner, St Johnston Pres
    Danny McLaughlin, Greenbank
    Colin Glackin, Maghery
    James McHugh, Dunfanaghy
    Andy Steele, Greenbank
    Jamie Glackin, Maghery


  3. Bill McKinley Singles
    Thursday's qualifiers
    Stephen Martin, St Eunans, Raphoe.
    Lee Jacob, Ramelton
    Vanessa McHugh, Ballylennon
    Pat Walsh, Glenties
    Daniel O'Kane, St Eunans, Raphoe
    Charlie Callaghan, Ramelton

  4. The Bill McKinley Singles
    Although the weather was unkind to the club during the qualifying nights, spectators were treated to some excellent bowls during the Finals Night. A great final, which went down to the last bowl, saw John Quinn, Ballylennon, edge out Pat Walsh, Glenties, to take the Bill McKinley Open Singles for this season, having won it in 2018. Semi-final spots were filled by Jamie Glackin, Maghery, and Colin Glackin, also from Maghery. Other competitors on Finals Night were Rachel McDonnell, Ballylennon, Bertie Cole, St Johnston BC, Valerie Witherow, Strabane CC, David Bonner, St Johnston Pres, Danny McLaughlin, Greenbank, James McHugh, Dunfanaghy, Andrew Steele, Greenbank, Stephen Martin, St Eunans, Raphoe, Lee Jacob, Ramelton, Vanessa McHugh, Ballylennon, Charlie Callaghan, Ramelton and Daniel O’Kane, St Eunans, Raphoe. The prizes were presented by James McKinley. The club appreciated all the players who braved the elements to enter the event and sincerely appreciated the support of local business, namely James McKinley, School of Motoring, Arnold’s Hotel, Lizzies Diner, Sheephaven Credit Union, An Chistin, Muckish Sand & Gravel, Boyce’s Centra, Kerr’s Butchers, Moores Garage & Shop, GMG Fuel, Muck & Muffins and Local Blinds