Moneyrea YFC are bowling champions

Winners of the 2016 ten pin bowling trophy: Moneyrea YFC with James Gilpin, Harry Walker, Ryan Magrath, Jonathan Gill and Andrew Gill
Winners of the 2016 ten pin bowling trophy: Moneyrea YFC with James Gilpin, Harry Walker, Ryan Magrath, Jonathan Gill and Andrew Gill

The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) annual ten pin bowling competition recently took place at Lisburn Bowl and Brunswick Movie Bowl with new sponsor Northern Counties Co-Operative Enterprises Ltd (NCCE).

Between the two venues 31 teams competed in this popular event making it a great night for all involved.

Participating team Straid YFC

Participating team Straid YFC

Teams had the chance to play two games and the team with the highest overall pin fall won. This year’s winning team was Moneyrea YFC – James Gilpin, Harry Walker, Ryan Magrath, Jonathan Gill and Andrew Gill who picked up the trophy.

Ten pin bowlng has always been a highly anticipated event in the YFCU calendar, giving clubs a chance to get together, compete and socialise.

The YFCU would also like to thank the Northern Counties Co-Operative Enterprises for their support, the competitions help to contribute to the ongoing development of YFCU members and we are grateful for their encouragement.

Paul Coyle, NCCE general manager, said: “NCCE are absolutely delighted to have the opportunity to sponsor a YFCU event and look forward to a good working relationship.

Participating team Seskinore YFC

Participating team Seskinore YFC

“We are an independent, farmer owned, co-operative that works closely with the local community and in working together with the YFCU we hope to build links and broaden our connections.”