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.

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.

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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7 days ago

Somerset SMBA

Well done to Somerset 1, who reached the last 16 of the National 4’s and Somerset 2 who made the last 32.

Somerset have 4 teams in tomorrow’s Triples.
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1 week ago

Somerset SMBA

Best of luck to the 3 Somerset 4’s competing in the National Championships today ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Somerset SMBA

It is with deep sadness we must inform everyone of the passing of John Godfrey, of Baltonsborough SMBC, and stalwart of the County Scene.

John was a great character, and will be sorely missed by all.

Our Thoughts are with Sylvia and Family ❤️❤️
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2 weeks ago

Somerset SMBA

Well done to the Somerset Four of Carol Hawkins, Sue Smith, Barry Keirle and Keith Hawkins who reached the Quarter Finals of the National Mixed Fours Championship ... See MoreSee Less

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