CORNWALL COUNTY SHORT MAT BOWLING ASSOCIATION
News Release 2nd February 2020
INTER AREA LEAGUE
On Sunday 26th January Carnmoggas hosted the final round of Inter Area League matches with North against East and Central against West.
West secured the title despite losing by 19 points and 167 shots to 21 points and 179 shots against Central. East won by 24 points and 202 shots to 16 points and 169 shots against North.
The areas will compete against again on Sunday 22nd March when 8 rinks from each area will compete for the Inter Area Rinks title.
SHORT MAT PLAYERS TOUR
This weekend three local bowlers travel to Chelmsford for the Short Mat Players Tour English Masters, the penultimate ranking tournament of the season. Nigel Nicholls (Rank 10) (Newlyn Trinity) and Peter Hore (35) (Holmans) are drawn in the same group for the third year in a row at this tournament and fourth time overall in SMPT events with Peter having a 2-1 lead in head to head results. Also in tough Group Four are Mark Chittock (12) (ENG), Robert Doorey (664) (ENG), Lars-Rune Lauritzen (135) (NOR) and Stephen Williams (24) (Wales), a three times Singles event winner on the Short Mat Players Tour and four times World Short Mat Bowls Council Singles World Champion.
Elise Daniell (38) (Holmans) is drawn in Group 29 where she will face Gary Brian (89) (IRE), Derek Coates (103) (ENG), Ian Ford (62) (ENG), Paul Seaman (29) (ENG) and Paula Geens (587) (BEL).
Following the usual tournament format, four rounds of group games will be played on Saturday with the final round on Sunday morning followed by the knockout stages.
The CCSMBA offer a full fixtures and results service for the media.
Fixtures can be accessed here https://ccsmba.co.uk/content.php?pg=fixtures
Results can be accessed here https://ccsmba.co.uk/content.php?pg=results
League Tables can be accessed here https://ccsmba.co.uk/content.php?pg=tabledisplay