Sunday, 31 March 2019

Cornwall County Short Mat Bowling Association - News Release 31 March 2019

NEWS RELEASE 31 March 2019

Over the weekend The National Mixed Fours and Over 55 Pairs were played at Daventry Indoor Bowling Club.

On Saturday Elise Daniell, Gillian Cawrse, Callum Beale & Peter Hore competed in the Mixed Fours.  One win the the group stages was enough to take them through to the Knockout stages where in the Last 16 they defeated Somerset's Carol Hawkins, Sue Smith, Barry Keirle & Keith Hawkins 12-1.  More South West opposition followed in the Quarter Finals where Devon's Richard Williams, Benny Bass, Marie Tolman & Pam Tolman prevailed 7-3.

On Sunday Howard McCormack & Mark Payne won all three group games to qualify for the knockout stages where they met Hertfordshire's Geoff Branch & Sam Salmon losing 8-10 in the last 32 round.

The remainder of the National Championship titles will be contested from Thursday 11th - Sunday 14th April with Cornwall represented in all disciplines.

On Sunday the Bebbington Cup was contested at Carnmoggas Indoor Bowling Club between the Four area league winners.  Newlyn Trinity Jowsters (West), Withiel Oaks (Central), Lanteglos A (North) & Landrake (East).

After the three rounds of games the title was decided on the last game to finished between Withiel Oaks and Newlyn Trinity Jowsters with the Oaks winning both mats 11-10 and 12-10.  The full results were:
Session One: Withiel Oaks v Landrake 1-18 & 19-6; Newlyn Trinity Jowsters v Lanteglos A 12-7 & 17-4
Session Two: Withiel Oaks v Lanteglos A 15-2 & 12-7; Landrake v Newlyn Trinity Jowsters 4-17 & 6-17
Session Three: Withiel Oaks v Newlyn Trinity Jowsters 11-10 & 12-10; Landrake v Lanteglos A 10-8 & 5-11

Final standings 1st Withiel Oaks 10 points +17 shots,  2nd Newlyn Trinity Jowsters 8 +39, 3rd Landrake 4 -24, 4th Lanteglos A 2 -32.

Withiel Oaks: Michael Liddicoat, Henry Kendall, Nathan Waters, Callum Beale, Meg Horrell, Tony Liddicoat, Ken Horrell, Luke Jolly, Ted Pentland & Brian Gregory
Landrake: Heidi Kerr, Lynne Davey, Gary Davey, Neil Gribble, Des Pengelly, Dianne Shorthouse, Dennis Shorthouse & Richard Kerr
Lanteglos A: Pam Wright, Val Risdon, Bob Coleshill, Mike Bray, Henry Teague, P Coleshill, Neil Wright, Geoff Risdon
Newlyn Trinity Jowsters: Rose Dyer, Ray Jeffery, Ronnie Thomas, Percy Tripp, Robert James, Kevin Williams, John Thomas & Mike Dyer. 

The League Plate for Division One winners was contested by St Eia (West), Luxulyan Maroons (Central), Tintagel (North) & Saltash Kernow (East).  Luxulyan Maroons took the title by defeating St Eia on both mats in the final round of games.  The full results were:
Session One: Luxulyan Maroons v Saltash Kernow 9-9 & 9-7; Tintagel v St Eia 8-22 & 8-9
Session Two: Luxulyan Maroons v Tintagel 9-4 & 18-5; Saltash Kernow v St Eia 4-11 & 10-14
Session Three: Luxulyan Maroons v St Eia 11-6 & 14-6; Tintagel v Saltash Kernow 5-7 & 11-13

Final standings 1st Luxulyan Maroons 11 +33, 2nd St Eia 8 +13, 3rd Saltash Kernow 5 -9, 4th Tintagel 0 -37

Luxulyan Maroons: Carol Wooders, Sandra Killen, Shane Aldridge, Caroline Moore, Diane Smith, Joyce Harding, Diane Crocker & Antony Smith
Saltash Kernow: Yolanda Featherstone, Brian Coombe, Dot Nunn, Bill Crawford, Pat Maddaford, Graham Seddon, Arthur Smith & Martyn Featherstone
Tintagel: Joan Griffiths, Sheila Flower, Les Griffiths, Robert Flower, Carol Newton, Simon Jenny, Julie Walker & Keith Walker
St Eia: Lawrence Duffey, Graham Orchard, John James, Brin Jenkins, John Williams, Maureen Tucker, Anthony Beddard & Jonathon Curtis

Following the conclusion of the Bebbington Cup on Sunday 9 bowlers competed in the County Champion of Champions at Carnmoggas.

Played to a straight knockout format Percy Tripp (Newlyn Trinity) defeated Gary Skinner (Saltash) 12-6 in the Preliminary Round.  The Quarter Finals saw Paul Murphy (Porthleven) defeat Tripp 12-8.  Peter Hore (Holmans) defeated Geoff Risdon (Lanteglos) 10-5.  Caroline Moore (Luxulyan) won 11-9 against Callum Beale (Withiel) and Bob Banks (Boscastle) won 11-10 against David Shaw (Wadebridge).

In the Semi finals Hore defeated Murphy 15-0 and Banks won 11-7 against Moore.  The final was decided by an extra end with Hor defeating Banks 11-10.

League tables for each division can be accessed from the links below.

We have added new functionality to the website to enable media organisations to download league match results within a defined date range to suit production deadline.  This can be found at

West Premier -
West Division One -
Central Premier -
Central Division One -
East Premier -
East Division One -

This weekend three local bowlers, Elise Daniell (Holmans), Peter Hore (Holmans) and Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) will compete in the Short Mat Players Tour Open Pairs and World Masters Singles in Belfast.

On Friday the Pairs will see Elise and Peter team up whilst Nigel pairs with Cheshire based Stephen Proctor.  Over the remainder of the weekend they will be playing for individual honours in a field of 288 bowlers.  

The SMPT World Rankings are based on a rolling 12 event basis.  Nigel goes into the Singles event in a net second place in the Rankings on 787.63 points, 17.5 behind leader Jonathan Payne (BEL).  James Trott (ENG) is third on 767.13, Ed Sawbridge (ENG) is fourth on 760 and Stephen Gale (IOM) fifth on 756.75.  Peter has 407.75 points and Elise 316.63 points.

In the season Order of Merit table Nigel sits in eighth place with 449 points, 92 behind leader Ed Sawbridge.  Peter is 26th with 295.50 points and Elise is 43rd with 236.25 points.

Full coverage and live streaming of selected games is available throughout the three days of competition via the SMPT website

Fri 5 April - Short Mat Players Tour Open Pairs @ Belfast Indoor Bowling Club
Sat 6 April - Short Mat Players Tour World Masters @ Belfast Indoor Bowling Club
Sun 7 April - Short Mat Players Tour World Masters @ Belfast Indoor Bowling Club
Thurs 11 April - National Singles @ Melton Mowbray Indoor Bowling Club
Fri 12 April - National Pairs @ Melton Mowbray Indoor Bowling Club
Sat 13 April - National Fours @ Melton Mowbray Indoor Bowling Club
Sun 14 April - National Triples @ Melton Mowbray Indoor Bowling Club

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Nicholas Truscott
Press and Promotions Officer

Tel 07800 916059

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