Somerset Short Mat Bowls Association

The association was formed in 1991 with the aim of promoting and encouraging short mat bowls within the county of Somerset and there are now over 1000 players registered with the Association.
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Somerset Short Mat Bowls Association

The association was formed in 1991 with the aim of promoting and encouraging short mat bowls within the county of Somerset and there are now over 1000 players registered with the Association.
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Welcome to the Somerset SMBA Website

The association was formed in 1991 with the aim of promoting and encouraging short mat bowls within the county of Somerset and there are now over 1000 players registered with the Association. The association organise:

  • Competitions in both the autumn and spring in singles, pairs triples and fours, open to all affiliated clubs in the County and their registered players.
  • Qualifying rounds for the National Championships for both adults and under 18’s
  • An annual tournament for under 18’s
  • County Fives tournament
  • Single Champion of Champions competition
  • Trials annually for players wishing to join the County Squad

The association have committee members who are willing to visit and advise new and existing clubs on all aspects of the game and have two County teams in the Inter County winter League and an under 21s County Team. The Association is affiliated to the English Short Mat Bowling Association (E.S.M.B.A.) who are the governing body for the game of Short Mat Bowls in England.

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The County Triples Plate Final was contested by Templecombe & Odcombe.

Winners: Chris Jeans; Terry Leader; Celia Jeans
Runners up: Hazel Smith; Tony Helliar; Roy Smith!

Congratulations to all our teams today on a great day and to the 4 Finalists!
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Somerset County Triples & National Qualifier Results:

Triples Winners:
Catherine Cowlin; Daniel Winmill; Andrew Cowlin (Kingscliffe)
Runners Up:
Hazel Berry; Sue Smith; Alan Berry (Templecombe)

3rd Place:
Carol Hawkins; Barry Keirle; Keith Hawkins (Kingscliffe)
4th Place:
Keith Talintyre; James Scoins; Martin Cowlin (Kingscliffe)
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Great to see Coach Bowls tutors and assessors working with The English Short Mat Bowls Association today at Watford Indoor Bowls Club #CoachBowls #PlayBowls #Coaching

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