2023- Masters Final


The short mat bowling season ended on the 8th of April with the Club Short Mat Championship having been held on Wednesday 6th April. The finalist were Mike Pound and Ron Seale. It proved to be an entertaining match with Ron taking an early lead then Mike catching up to level the score after the 18th end. Mike took the match with his last wood of the 19th end.

There were some last minute, replacements and rearrangements of the officials, due to our old foe Covid. Cliff Kelly kindly took over the presentations from Roger and Lorraine replaced Mick Dyas as the marker. Many thanks to them for filling in.

After the presentations to the finalists Cliff then presented the winners of the three Short Mat Leagues with their prizes.

We look forward to having another enjoyable season starting at the end of September, when hopefully more of our new members will feel confident enough to join our leagues. It is a fun evening just a touch more competitive than a roll-up.

Shirley Jones


The Final of the SMB Club Championship was held on 6th April at 7 p.m. between Ron Seale and Mike Pound.

Mike won after a very close match after an extra end.


Morning sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to around 12-12.30.

Afternoon sessions are Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 2-4.30 p.m.

Evening internal leagues are on Monday and Tuesdays between 6.30-9 p.m. and a roll up is held on Friday evening.

Due to the number of new members that we have welcomed to the club in the last few months, we are not able to accept any more Short Mat Bowlers at the present time. We can only accommodate a maximum of 12 players at any session and all sessions are now at capacity.

The Covid delayed Club Championship Final between Dave Lane and Shirley Jones was finally played on Saturday 13th November. Shirley was the winner in a closely fought match which was marked by Cliff Kelly.

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