Ten Pin Bowling County Champion 2017

The KBowl Tigers held a singles bowling league over a 12 week period in autumn. Every player played each other once. Paul Phelan came out on top with John McInerney second and Dermot getting the last spot on the podium. As it’s the only singles bowling league in Kilkenny that would make Paul the Kilkenny County Champion. Paul was a convincing winner. His strike rate alone was 33 ahead of his nearest challenger.

It’s not confined to men! Breda Dowling was crowned the ladies champion with a narrow win over Gemma Carter in second place.

This is the third event run by the KBowl Tigers Club which is going from strength to strength since its formation early in 2017. New members are always welcome, the new league will start up again in January.

All players are given a handicap based on one’s ability so all games are competitive with everyone having a chance to win.



Here are the key scores from the singles league. The maximum score in a game is 300 which means achieving a strike with every throw.

Best Average Score

1st. Paul Phelan (199)

2nd. James Daniel (174)

Highest Scratch Game Score 

1st. Paul Phelan (214)

2nd. James Daniel (212)

Highest number of strikes

1st Paul Phelan (72)

2nd Dermot Madden (39)

Men’s League Result

1st. Paul Phelan

2nd. John McInerney

3rd. Dermot Madden

Women’s League result

1st. Breda Dowling

2nd. Gemma Carter

Highest Pin Count

(entire league) excluding handicaps
1st Paul Phelan

2nd Dermot Madden

Autumn Bowling League Results

After 6 weeks of spares, gutter balls and strikes team EBowla came out on top in what proved to be a very exciting a closely run autumn bowling league in KBowl Kilkenny. The winner team consisted of brothers James and John Webster plus Liam Phelan. The latter also too home prizes for Highest average score, highest score of 211 and Best Overall score. Team – Strike Force made up of Liam Kent, Gary Brickell & Paul Nolan finished in second place. On the final night John Ryan won the singles competition. The next league starts in January, anyone interested are more than welcome to join. There is a bowling handicap system based on ability is in place so it means all players can challenge each other. A new club, the first in Ireland surprisingly is being formed in January, more details will follow and if there is anyone interested they can contact KBowl.