CORNWALL COUNTY SHORT MAT BOWLING ASSOCIATION
NEWS RELEASE 08 September 2019
The local Short Mat Bowls season gets underway on Sunday with the County Team Trials for invited bowlers at Carnmoggas Indoor Bowling Club starting at 0930. A further squad practice will take place on Saturday 21st September again at Carnmoggas. On Sunday 22nd September Cornwall Squad members will play at Penlee as part of the clubs 100 year anniversary.
Cornwall will field Premier and A teams in the ESMBA Inter County Championship with the first match away to Somerset on Sunday 6th October at Huish Episcopi Academy, Langport. Cornwall's other group games are scheduled for
Sunday 13th October Home against Devon at Carnmoggas Indoor Bowling Club
Sunday 20th October Home against Somerset at Carnmoggas Indoor Bowling Club
Sunday 3rd November Home against Dorset at Carnmoggas Indoor Bowling Club
Sunday 24th November Away against Dorset at Dorset Bowls Resort, Bere Regis
Sunday 12th January Away against Devon at ISCA Bowls Club, Exeter.
The knockout stages will run between February and April.
SHORT MAT PLAYERS TOUR - IRISH OPEN
Peter Hore and Elise Daniell travel to Belfast over the weekend to compete in the Short Mat Players Tour Irish Open which has attracted an entry of 234 bowlers. Elise is drawn in Group 10 where she will face an all Irish line up of John Mccallion, Jamie West, Noel Hall, Alan Paul and Timothy Franklin. Peter is drawn in Group 33 where he will face John Jillings (WAL), Trevor Stubbs (IRE), Ann Dunlop (IRE), Con Mulholland (IRE) and Martin Harries (WAL).
Full results service is available throughout the two days of competition and links will be made available via the CCSMBA Social Media Channels.