Thursday, 21 April 2011

Summer League Fixtures

CCSMBA SUMMER LEAGUE - East Area Section A 2011 Fixtures

Thu 12-May-11 Boscastle Birds v St Minver
Thu 12-May-11 The Wanderers v Blisland
Thu 19-May-11 The Wanderers v Boscastle Birds
Fri 20-May-11 St Minver v Tintagel Heralds
Thu 26-May-11 Boscastle Birds v Tintagel Heralds
Fri 27-May-11 St Minver v Blisland
Tue 31-May-11 Blisland v Tintagel Heralds
Fri 03-Jun-11 St Minver v The Wanderers
Tue 07-Jun-11 Blisland v Boscastle Birds
Fri 10-Jun-11 Tintagel Heralds v The Wanderers
Tue 14-Jun-11 Blisland v The Wanderers
Fri 17-Jun-11 St Minver v Boscastle Birds
Thu 23-Jun-11 Boscastle Birds v The Wanderers
Fri 24-Jun-11 Tintagel Heralds v St Minver
Thu 30-Jun-11 Blisland v St Minver
Fri 01-Jul-11 Tintagel Heralds v Boscastle Birds
Thu 07-Jul-11 The Wanderers v St Minver
Fri 08-Jul-11 Tintagel Heralds v Blisland
Thu 14-Jul-11 Boscastle Birds v Blisland
Thu 14-Jul-11 The Wanderers v Tintagel Heralds

CCSMBA SUMMER LEAGUE - East Area Section B 2011 Fixtures

Tue 10-May-11 St Tudy v Boscastle Bees
Thu 12-May-11 Liskeard v Tintagel Knights
Thu 19-May-11 Liskeard v St Tudy
Thu 19-May-11 Boscastle Bees v Camelford
Tue 24-May-11 St Tudy v Camelford
Sat 28-May-11 Tintagel Knights v Boscastle Bees
Thu 02-Jun-11 Liskeard v Boscastle Bees
Fri 03-Jun-11 Camelford v Tintagel Knights
Thu 09-Jun-11 Boscastle Bees v St Tudy
Sat 11-Jun-11 Tintagel Knights v Liskeard
Tue 14-Jun-11 St Tudy v Tintagel Knights
Thu 16-Jun-11 Liskeard v Camelford
Tue 21-Jun-11 St Tudy v Liskeard
Fri 24-Jun-11 Camelford v Boscastle Bees
Thu 30-Jun-11 Boscastle Bees v Tintagel Knights
Fri 01-Jul-11 Camelford v St Tudy
Thu 07-Jul-11 Boscastle Bees v Liskeard
Sat 09-Jul-11 Tintagel Knights v Camelford
Fri 15-Jul-11 Camelford v Liskeard
Sat 16-Jul-11 Tintagel Knights v St Tudy

After completion of the fixtures above the top two teams from each section will play a further 6
fixtures each to determine the area winner.

Week Commencing

Sun 24-Jul-11 Winner Section A v Winner Section B

Runner Up Section A v Runner Up Section B
Sun 31-Jul-11 Runner Up Section A v Winner Section A

Winner Section B v Runner Up Section B
Sun 07-Aug-11 Winner Section A v Runner Up Section B

Runner Up Section A v Winner Section B
Sun 14-Aug-11 Winner Section B v Winner Section A

Runner Up Section B v Runner Up Section A
Sun 21-Aug-11 Winner Section A v Runner Up Section A

Runner Up Section B v Winner Section B
Sun 28-Aug-11 Runner Up Section B v Winner Section A

Winner Section B v Runner Up Section A

The remaining teams will compete in a plate competition to fill the remaining weeks

w/c 24-Jul-11 5th Section B v 4th Section A Gm 1

5th Section A v 4th Section B Gm 2

w/c 07-Aug-11 Winner Gm 1 v 3rd opposite section Gm 3

Winner Gm 2 v 3rd opposite section Gm 4

w/c 21-Aug-11 Winner Gm 3 v Winner Gm 4

w/c 28-Aug-11 Winner Gm 4 v Winner Gm 3

CCSMBA SUMMER LEAGUE - West Area 2011 Fixtures

Fri 06-May-11 The Drifters v The Nomads
Sun 08-May-11 Ladock Chiefs v Withiel Oaks
Tue 10-May-11 Ladock Braves v Ladock Apaches
Sun 15-May-11 Ladock Chiefs v The Drifters
Thu 19-May-11 Withiel Oaks v Ladock Apaches
Thu 19-May-11 The Elms v The Nomads
Sun 22-May-11 Ladock Chiefs v Ladock Apaches
Tue 24-May-11 Ladock Braves v The Nomads
Thu 26-May-11 The Elms v The Drifters
Thu 02-Jun-11 The Elms v Ladock Chiefs
Thu 02-Jun-11 Withiel Oaks v The Nomads
Fri 03-Jun-11 The Drifters v Ladock Braves
Sun 05-Jun-11 Ladock Apaches v The Nomads
Tue 07-Jun-11 Ladock Braves v The Elms
Thu 09-Jun-11 Withiel Oaks v The Drifters
Sun 12-Jun-11 Ladock Apaches v The Drifters
Tue 14-Jun-11 Ladock Braves v Ladock Chiefs
Thu 16-Jun-11 The Elms v Withiel Oaks
Sun 19-Jun-11 Ladock Chiefs v The Nomads
Sun 19-Jun-11 Ladock Apaches v The Elms
Thu 23-Jun-11 Withiel Oaks v Ladock Braves
Fri 01-Jul-11 The Nomads v The Drifters
Sun 03-Jul-11 Ladock Apaches v Ladock Braves
Thu 07-Jul-11 Withiel Oaks v Ladock Chiefs
Fri 08-Jul-11 The Nomads v The Elms
Sun 10-Jul-11 Ladock Apaches v Withiel Oaks
Fri 15-Jul-11 The Drifters v Ladock Chiefs
Sun 17-Jul-11 Ladock Apaches v Ladock Chiefs
Fri 22-Jul-11 The Drifters v The Elms
Sat 23-Jul-11 The Nomads v Ladock Braves
Sun 24-Jul-11 Ladock Chiefs v The Elms
Tue 26-Jul-11 Ladock Braves v The Drifters
Fri 29-Jul-11 The Nomads v Withiel Oaks
Thu 04-Aug-11 The Elms v Ladock Braves
Fri 05-Aug-11 The Nomads v Ladock Apaches
Fri 05-Aug-11 The Drifters v Withiel Oaks
Sun 07-Aug-11 Ladock Chiefs v Ladock Braves
Thu 11-Aug-11 Withiel Oaks v The Elms
Fri 12-Aug-11 The Drifters v Ladock Apaches
Tue 16-Aug-11 Ladock Braves v Withiel Oaks
Thu 18-Aug-11 The Elms v Ladock Apaches
Fri 19-Aug-11 The Nomads v Ladock Chiefs

Sunday, 10 April 2011

CCSMBA News Release - 10 April 2011


10 April 2011


ESMBA National Championships

Day One (Thursday) - Singles

Cornwall were represented on day one of the ESMBA National Championships by Karen Watson (Holmans) in the Singles.

In the group stages Karen's first game saw her up against Dane Rose (Wiltshire) losing out 10-11. Karen's second game saw her defeat two times ESMBA Singles Champion (1995 & 1999) David Coultas (Humberside) 11-9. The final group game saw Karen take a comfortable 23-3 win against Ruth Reason (Warwickshire) to qualify for the last 32.

In the first knockout round Karen was drawn against Adam Dickson (Oxfordshire). Karen progressed through to the next round with an 11-6 victory. Karen's run in the competition came to an end in round three (Last 16) with a narrow 11-12 defeat to Dorset's David Glennister.

Day Two (Friday) - Pairs

Cornwall were represented by Karen Watson (Holmans) & David Studden (Illogan) and Mike Widger & Kevin Williams (Porthleven) in Friday's Pairs Competition.

In the group stages Karen & David started the day with a 12-4 win over Barry Brindley & David Harris (West Midlands). They were on the wrong end of an 8-7 score line in their second game against Richard Payne & Jamie Watkiss (Worcestershire). The final group game also ended in defeat, 5-11, against Julian Bradbury & Steve McAllister (Oxfordshire) but the score saw Karen & David through to the second round with 2 points +1 shots.

In the second round Trevor & Ben Pay (Hampshire) provided the opposition in a tight match which the Cornwall pairing just edged 7-6. Round three opposition was provided by Gill Johnson & Stewart Minchew (Gloucestershire) who were brushed aside 18-2 as Karen and David progressed to the Quarter Finals where Chris & Dan Blackman (West Sussex) provided the opposition. The West Sussex pairing moved into an early 4-0 lead before Karen & David hit back to level the score at 7-7 going into the last end. During the last end Karen bowled a front toucher with her first bowl to hold a strong position and the shot stayed in place until the last bowl of the game from Dan who pushed the jack through to another West Sussex bowl to claim the game 8-7.

Cornwall's second pairing of Mike Widger & Kevin Williams recorded three defeats in the group stages to go out of the competition at the first stage.

Day Three (Saturday) - Fours

In Saturday's Fours competition Karen & David were joined by joined by Peter Hore (Holmans) and Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity). The team started well with a 9-4 win over Norfolk 3 and followed up with a 9-6 win over East Sussex 1. With 4 points and +8 shots Cornwall led the group going int0 the last round of games where North Yorkshire 2 provided the opposition. North Yorkshire claimed the game 10-6 which saw them move onto 4 points and +7 shots. East Sussex 1's 11-6 win over Norfolk 3 saw them move to 4 points +5 shots and edge out Cornwall who finished with 4 points +4 shots.

Day Four (Sunday) - Triples

For Sunday's Triples competition Peter and Nigel were joined by Nicholas Truscott (Holmans). Their first game saw them drawn against Cheshire 1, the team who ended the same Cornish teams run in last year’s championship at the Quarter Finals stage. Cornwall gained revenge for last year’s result with a comfortable 12-4 victory. A narrow 6-8 defeat in the second game against Essex 1 meant that victory was needed in the final game against Humberside 1. Cornwall duly delivered with a 13-4 win to progress to the knockout stages.

The second round draw saw Cornwall up against Wiltshire 2 skipped by former Cornwall county player Geoff Lane. The Cornish trio did not settle into the game as well as they had done earlier in the day and Wiltshire progressed with an 8-5 win.


County AGM


The CCSMBA Annual General Meeting takes place this coming Sunday at Luxulyan Village Hall at 1430.



Nicholas Truscott
Press and Promotions Officer
Cornwall County Short Mat Bowling Association

Tel:    07800 916059




Sunday, 3 April 2011


NEWS RELEASE 3 April 2011


On Saturday 10 Club Champions converged on the Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin for the Champion of Champions competition.

A Premliminary round was played to reduce the nmbers down to eight for a straight knockout.  Malcolm Harvey (Helston) defeated James Simmons (Saltash) 16-5.  David Giles (Luxulyan) was an 8-6 winner against Peter Hore (Holmans)

In the Quarter Finals David Giles defeated Malcolm Harvey 14-2.  Derek Elliott (Hayle) took a narrow 9-8 win against Allan Rathbone (St Minver).  Gerald Fisher (Illogan) was a comfortable 15-2 winner against John Menhenick (Wadebridge).  The final Semi Final place went to Max Burden (Dobwalls) who defeated Tony Liddicoat (Withiel) 9-6.

The first semi final saw David Giles take an early lead against Derek Elliott but Elliott founght back to win 12-5.  The second semi saw Gerald Fisher and Max Burden tied 3-3 after 5 ends before successive scores of 3 for Gerald Fisher saw him into a lead he would not relinquich winning the game 11-6. 

In the final Gerald Fisher took an early 4-0 lead before Derek Elliott pulled the score back to 5-5 after 5 ends.  Sucessive scores for Gereald Fisher saw hime claim the title with and end to spare with a score of 12-5.


Also played on Saturday was the County Mixed Fours Finals.

In the Quarter Finals Sheila Hodge, Edna Cope, Derek Newton & Tony Baldwin (Liskeard) defeated Pam Hamley, Marilyn Stewart, Jimmy Rule & Terry Bray (Lostwithiel) 14-3.  Kath Goodman (Treviscoe), Joyce Ward (Withiel), Mike Widger & Kevin Williams (Porthleven) were 10-7 winners against Joan & Eric Boddy,  Meg & Ken Horrell (Withiel).  Miriam Barbery, Bill Sharp, Brenda Sleep & Max Burden (Dobwalls) progressed with a 7-6 win against Margaret & John Menhenick, Barbara & Derek Swaby (Wadebridge).  The last game of the round saw Rosemary Pengelly, Ken Weeks, Margaret Jenkin & Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) defeat John & Marion Keers, Vera & Brian Blackwell (St Agnes) 8-7.

In the Semi Finals Sheila Hodge, Edna Cope, Derek Newton & Tony Baldwin opened up a 4-0 lead against Kath Goodman, Joyce Ward, Mike Widger & Kevin Williams who hit back with five sucessive scores of one to move into the lead.  The Liskeard team hit back with sucessive singles to claim the game 6-5.  The second semi saw Miriam Barbery, Bill Sharp, Brenda Sleep & Max Burden recover from dropping three on the first end to defeat Rosemary Pengelly, Ken Weeks, Margaret Jenkin & Nigel Nicholls 10-7.  In the final Sheila Hodge, Edna Cope, Derek Newton & Tony Baldwin picked up a score of four on the first end and were never headed as they defeated Miriam Barbery, Bill Sharp, Brenda Sleep & Max Burden 12-8


Helston claimed the Bebbington Cup on Sunday on shot difference from Dobwalls.  In the first session, which saw Helston against Dobwalls and Withiel against Wadebridge, each team claimed 2 points winning a game apeice.  The second session which saw Helston against Wadebridge and Dobwalls against Withiel went the same way to leave all teams on 4 points going into the final session.  The final session saw Helston claim a double over Withiel and Dobwalls similarly against Wadebridge.  Helston's superior shots difference saw them take the Bebbington Cup title.

Helston Grylls
1. Malcolm Harvey, Keith Sobey, Peter Gorman & Fred Davis
2. Roy Christophers, David Richards, Ken Banfield & Percy Tripp

1. Robert Rawlings, Graham Sleep, Brenda Sleep & Max Burden
2. Lynette Golledge, Barbara James, Bill Sharp & Miriam Barbery

Withiel Oaks
1. Henry Kendall, Tony Liddicoat, Joyce Ward & Norman Ward
2. Meg Horrell, Eric Boddy, Joan Boddy & Ken Horrell

1. Margaret Menhinick, Marion Davis, Jonh Menhinick & Derek Swaby
2. Susan Wilce, Esme Stokes, Mary Moyinhan & David Stokes

Session 1
F. Davis (Helston) 3-14 M. Burden (Dobwalls)
P. Tripp (Helston) 17-3 M. Barbery (Dobwalls)
N. Ward (Withiel) 6-11 D. Swaby (Wadebridge)
K. Horrell (Withiel) 11-3 D. Stokes (Wadebridge)

Session 2
P. Tripp (Helston) 10-9 D. Stokes (Wadebridge)
F. Davis (Helston) 5-9 D. Swaby (Wadebridge)
K. Horrell (Withiel) 10-4 M. Barbery (Dobwalls)
N. Ward (Withiel) 6-7 M. Burden (Dobwalls)

Session 3
F. Davis (Helston) 11-7 N. Ward (Withiel)
P. Tripp (Helston) 15-8 K. Horrell (Withiel)
D. Swaby (Wadebridge) 4-15 M. Burden (Dobwalls)
D. Stokes (Wadebridge) 7-9 M. Barbery (Dobwalls)

Final Positions
Helston Grylls 8 points +11 shots
Dobwalls 8 +5
Withiel 4 -3
Wadebridge 4 -13


Karen Watson (Holmans) claimed a second final win over Peter Hore (Holmans) in as many weekends to win the County Under 25's title with an 11-5 win.

In the group stages Karen defeated Elise Daniell 17-1 amd Alice Grimshaw 10-5.  Peter's route to the final saw him defeat Tom Westlake 16-8 and Rob Price-Brind 15-4.

Group 1
Tom Westlake 15-8 Rob Price-Brind, Tom Westlake 8-16 Peter Hore, Rob Price-Brind 4-15 Peter Hore

Group 2
Elise Daniell 1-17 Karen Watson 17, Elise Daniell 13-6 Alice Grimshaw, Karen Watson 10-5 Alice Grimshaw

P Hore 5 - K Watson 11


Ncholas Truscott
Press and Promotions Officer