This video footage shows what happened when David McVeigh, who represents an organisation called the Belgian Project, met with the Short Mat Players Tour. David dropped into Belfast Indoor Bowls Club to witness the action during last weekend’s World Masters in Northern Ireland. He spoke to Phil Mills, one of the SMPT directors, to find out more about the Short Mat Players Tour and the sport we love…
Joe Beattie wins the 2017 World Masters after a 10-5 victory over Mark Beattie becoming the first person to claim back-to-back SMPT titles after winning the English Masters in February.
Gary McNabb takes bronze with Stephen Proctor 4th. P.J. Gallagher wins the Plate and Andrew Jones takes the Shield.
Live updates of the opening day of the World Masters from Belfast Indoor Bowls Club.
We've reached the final ranking tournament of the season and we're heading to the Belfast Indoor Bowls Club for our blue ribbon event, the Henselite World Masters. Who will claim top spot in the World Rankings and who will walk away as the Order of Merit Champion?
Dan Winmill wins the World 2 Bowl Masters after beating Eddie Crawford on a tie-break.
Steve Puttock took the Plate with a 10-9 victory over Michael Beattie.
The SMPT Show Mat was first launched at the 2015 Henselite World Masters to enable the optimal viewing of special games. The Show Mat has since been used at many events including the Irish Open, Swedish Masters and Norwegian Open. This year we have once again chosen a game from each session which we believe deserves to take centre stage!
The draw for the World 2 Bowl Masters on the 21st April has now been made.
Dimitri & Jonathan Payne take the TSR Legal Welsh Grand Prix 3 Bowl Pairs title after beating Simon Lewis & Sean Hughes 7-6 in the final.
Karl Hudson & Dan Winmill win the Plate after a 10-3 victory over Don Mcnamara & Derek McCann.
Ross Dunkley & Philip Warr claim the TSR Legal Welsh Grand Prix 2 Bowl Pairs title after beating Stephen Williams & Chris Willies in the final 15-8.
Tom Harris and Nick Evans win the plate final after beating Kirsty Hatch & Chris Hillier 9-3.