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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Congratulations to Somerset Premier, who topped the ICC Rinks Qualifier held at Avon County. (Bristol IBC) today.

Final results were:
1. Somerset 6pts +148shots
2. Cornwall 4pts +114shots
3. Devon 2pts +109 shots
4. Dorset 0pts +116 shots

An enjoyable but competitive day, played in the right spirits.
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A & Premier Rinks in Daventry tomorrow have been cancelled due to adverse Weather Conditions being forecast.

This unfortunately affects Somerset A.

Premier Rinks will still take place at the Avon venue(Dorset, Devon, Somerset & Cornwall) and also at the Surrey venue.
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Somerset held their National Singles Qualifier and County Singles on Sunday, at Donyatt IBC.

After a great days bowling, Daniel Winmill beat Peter Parker in the final.

Sue Smith, played Phil Durman in the plate, eventually coming out Winner.

National Qualifiers:
Dan Winmill
Andrew Pinkawa
Andrew Cowlin
Jim Mannell

Over 55’s
Somerset held their over 55 Pairs Qualifier 2 weeks ago, with 6 teams competing,

Eventual winners were Alan Berry & Val Beach with runners Up Carol & Keith Hawkins
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Somerset SMBA Live!

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