Saturday, 13 April 2013


Cornwall County Short Mat Bowling Association
News Release 13th April 2013

The final competitive action of the local short mat bowling season takes place at Carnmoggas Indoor Bowls Club tomorrow, Sunday 14th April.

From 0900 the Bebbington Cup, County League Finals, will be contested by the four area league winners.  Representing the West will be Illogan who in the short existance of the club have secured back to back promotions and the Premier Division title in there first season in the top flight.  Central Area will be represented by Treviscoe Whites who secured the title by a single point from Ladock Chiefs.

The East Area representatives are Callington Eagles who finished two points ahead of Saltash Blues.  Completing the four team line up will be Lanteglos A, the defending champions, who represent the North Area.

Each club will be represented by an A and B rink with each club playing each A or B team playing in three rounds of games. The overall winners determined on points.

Upon conclusion of the Bebbington Cup the County Under 25s will be contested by 6 of the Counties youngest bowlers.  It is dissapointing that the entry is low for a competion that in the past has had around 20 entries.

Next weekend a group of bowlers travel to Torquay for the ESMBA/Torquay Leisure Hotels Top Club Championship up against 15 other teams from around the Country.  The following weekend will see the County AGM held at Luxulyan Village Hall on Sunday 28th.

Over the weekend of the 11th and 12th May, Cornwall's National Championship Fours Runners Up Elise Daniell, Nicholas Truscott, Nigel Nicholls and Peter Hore travel to Bere Regis to compete in the Dorset Open Fours, a competion in which they reached the semi finals last year.  They will also compete in the new Pairs competition on the same weekend.


Nicholas Truscott
Press and Promotions Officer

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