Young Farmers' Clubs get set to show their competitors how they roll at the YFCU Ten Pin Bowling Competition

7 January 2019

30 teams are signed up to take part in the annual competition on Thursday 17th January

Young Farmers' Clubs get set to show their competitors how they roll at the YFCU Ten Pin Bowling Competition

Paul Coyle, General Manager, Northern Counties Co-operative Enterprises Ltd who are the sponsors of the YFCU Ten Pin Bowling Competition is pictured with Corrina Fleming, Assistant Programmes Manager.

The YFCU Annual Ten Pin Bowling event is one of the most popular events in The YFCU social calendar. This year’s event will be taking place on Thursday 17th January 2019. The competition is sponsored by N.C.C.E. Ltd (Northern Counties Co-operative Enterprises Limited), a farmers’ owned co-operative based in Swatragh, County Londonderry. With an on- site Farmware Store, Livestock Mart, Indoor Auction Centre and a Training and Information Centre, NCCE Ltd are focused on being a premier provider of farming services.

At the YFCU ten-pin bowling competition, teams of 5 players will compete in two locations on the same night;

Dundonald Ice Bowl (for Counties Antrim, Down and Armagh)

Brunswick Movie bowl in Londonderry (for Counties Londonderry, Fermanagh and Tyrone) 

The 30 teams will be made up of mixed age and ability; making the competition a fully inclusive event for all to enjoy. On the evening, each team will play two games before the scores are totalled up across the two locations.

The team with the highest overall pin fall will be crowned the winner of the bowling trophy!

Paul Coyle, General Manager of Northern Counties Co-operative Enterprises Ltd, sponsor of the competition said, “We are delighted to sponsor this popular YFCU event. We recognise the importance of this extremely important organisation and look forward to getting to know young farmers from all over Northern Ireland.”