SMPT – A look back at 2013
As 2013 draws to a close the Short Mat Players Tour team would like to thank you all for making it so enjoyable.
World Masters 2014 Update and Special Offer
The Short Mat Players Tour is pleased to confirm a new deal that means great value accommodation is now available for players and supporters attending the forthcoming World Masters in April 2014.
Short Mat Players Tour 2014/2015 Season
The Short Mat Players Tour are delighted to announce our confirmed fixture list for the 2014 – 2015 season.
William Morrison & Jal Richardson take World Pairs Title
William Morrison and Jal Richardson took the inaugural World Pairs title at Bromsgrove after beating James Trott & Paul Pomeroy 11-9 in the final.
SMPT Junior Coaching
One of our core beliefs is that our sport should be available to as many people as possible and most defiantly to the younger generation, after all this is where the future of the sport lies.
Chris Mann wins the 2013 European Masters
England’s Chris Mann has won the European Masters 2013 in Herentals, Belgium after overcoming Cecil Dillon 9-8 in an entertaining final which went down to the very last bowl.
LIVE: European Masters Day Two
All the updates from day two of the European Masters.
LIVE: European Masters Day One
Live updates from day 1 of the European Masters in Herentals, Belgium.
Draws made for the European Masters & World Pairs
Over the weekend SMPT directors Craig Burgess, Phil Mills & Simon Pridham made the draws for the European Masters in Herentals, Belgium & World Pairs in Bromsgove.
Andrew Leckey wins the 2013 Irish Open
Andrew Leckey beat Kevin Conroy 11-10 in a brilliant final at the Irish Open in Belfast.
LIVE: Irish Open Day Two
Live updates of the knockout stages of the Irish Open in Belfast.
LIVE: Irish Open Day One
Live updates of the group stages of the Irish Open in Belfast.
Joseph Beattie wins the 2013 UK Open
The first singles event of the 2013/14 season saw 120 players from 6 countries descend on the SMPT’s new home at Bromsgrove Indoor Bowling Club for the UK Open.
Short Mat Players Tour & Henselite
The Short Mat Players Tour is delighted to announce the agreement of a sponsorship deal with Henselite and Greengauge.
New Ranking System for 2013/14 Season
The SMPT are pleased to announce the new format for the World Rankings 2013-14.