Verdemat Bowls British Open 2018 Draw
The Verdemat Bowls British Open draw has now been completed.
Pauline & Joe Beattie win the Taylor Bowls World Pairs Masters
Follow all the updates from the Taylor Bowls World Pairs Masters taking place at the Falcon Bowling and Social Club in Chelmsford.
Gethin & Aled Edwards, Cenffyd & Daffyd Howell win the Taylor Bowls World Fours Masters
Follow all the updates from the Taylor Bowls World Fours Masters taking place at the Falcon Bowling and Social Club in Chelmsford.
Taylor Bowls World Fours Masters & World Pairs Masters draw
The draw for the 2017 Taylor Bowls World Fours Masters & World Pairs Masters have now taken place.
2018-19 Dates Part 1 Announcement
We are delighted to announce the dates for the first six events of the 2018/19 season. The remainder of the events in the second half of the 2018/19 season will be confirmed and announced in January.
British Open title sponsor confirmed!
The Short Mat Players Tour is excited to announce that leading short mat supplier Verdemat Bowls Ltd will sponsor the 2018 British Open in York.
Stephen Proctor wins the 2017 EL-VIS Elektro Norwegian Open!
England's Stephen Proctor beats Christer Nordin in the final of the 2017 EL-VIS Elektro Norwegian Open to claim his maiden SMPT title and also moves to World #1.
Peter Roberts beats Jonathan Payne to claim the Bronze Medal.
Jorgen Karlsson takes the Plate after defeating Andy Thompson and Bjarne Andersson beats Rune Lifjeld in the Shield.
EL-VIS Elektro Norwegian Open Day One
Follow all the latest updates from the opening day of the 2017 EL-VIS Elektro Norwegian Open.
EL-VIS Elektro Norwegian Open 2017- Show Mat Schedule
This weekend the SMPT heads to Scandinavia for the third World Ranking event of the season, the EL-VIS ElektroNorwegian Open which will once again be staged at the international arena at Fritidspark in Skien.
EL-VIS Elektro Nowegian Open 2017 Draw
The draw for the 2017 EL-VIS Elektro Nowegian Open has now been made.
TSR Legal Welsh Grand Prix 2018
This Sunday will see the entries open for our second and third Pairs World Ranking events of the season, the Welsh Grand Prix 3-Bowl & 2-Bowl Pairs.
Alan Paul wins the 2017 Irish Open!
Alan Paul becomes the first player to defend a title on the Short Mat Player Tour after defeating Joe Beattie 9-4 in a great final.
Martin Trainor beats Kevin Conroy to claim the Bronze.
Noel Graham wins the Plate after a 8-7 victory over Joel Hager and Gerard Conroy beats Andrew Jones 11-7 in the Shield final.
Irish Open Day One
Catch up on all the action from the opening day of the 2017 Irish Open from Belfast Indoor Bowls Club.
World Rankings: the race to be the SMPT’s next World No. 1
This year's Irish Open will be pivotal in determining the next World No.1, with 5 players in contention to succeed absent Belgian Dimitri Payne, who currently occupies the top spot. We take a look at the competitors who are in with a chance!
Irish Open 2017: Show Mat Schedule Announced!
As expected the draw for the second world ranking event of the 2017-18 season has produced some mouth-watering matches. What is more, Belfast Indoor Bowling Club provides a fantastic setting for the SMPT’s Show Mat, enabling players and spectators alike to witness games of special interest, featuring some of the sport’s top names in action at this year’s Irish Open.
World Masters and Belfast Open entries go live!
It's an exciting day on the Short Mat Players Tour as we open the entries to both our newest and biggest events of the season.
Sam Harvey wins the 2017 UK Open!
Sam Harvey beats Dom Reed 11-3 to claim his maiden SMPT title!
James Trott claims the Bronze over Stuart McSorley while Tony Bell wins the Plate over Mark Beattie. James Bucknall takes the Shield against Kirsty Hatch.
UK Open 2017 Day One
Follow all the action from the 2017 UK Open from the Falcon Bowling and Social Club.