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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12 hours ago

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A blast from the past.... ... See MoreSee Less

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13 hours ago

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Congratulations to Andrew Cowlin, winner of the Somerset Singles today ... See MoreSee Less

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1 day ago

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Good luck to the 48 players in the County Singles/National Qualifiers tomorrow at Donyatt. If any players would like to come and mark for even a couple of hours you will be most welcome. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to the winners of the Over 55s pairs today, Gordon Hughes and Peter Parker and the Runners-Up Sue Smith and Hazel Berry. Winners of the Plate competition were Carol Hawkins and Dave Hutter ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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Statement By the Committee:

‘Given the planned sale of Donyatt, the county committee are exploring alternatives for a permanent home venue . All locations will be considered and members are encouraged to put forward suitable suggestions’
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