The draw for the second world ranking event of the 2018-19 season has produced some exciting matches. What is more, Belfast Indoor Bowling Club provides a fantastic setting for the SMPT͛s 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.
Below are the confirmed fixtures for the 12 sessions of group games that will be played on Day One.
This talented line-up consists of players from 6 countries and includes 6 winners of SMPT ranking events, 6 World Cup winners, in addition to a host of World, British Isles and National Champions, past and present.
Saturday (Day One)
|09:00||Group 03||Andrew Jones||–||Aled Edwards||H2H|
|09:45||Group 18||Martin McNicholl||–||Gary McNabb||H2H|
|10:30||Group 30||James Trott||–||Joel Häger||H2H|
|11:15||Group 04||P.J Gallagher||–||Joseph Beattie||H2H|
|12:00||Group 24||Pauline Beattie||–||Sophie McIntyre||H2H|
|12:45||Group 31||Don McNamara||–||Dafydd Howell||H2H|
|13:30||Group 06||Stuart Mcsorley||Raymond Stubbs||H2H|
|14:15||Group 23||Christer Nordin||–||Adam Rankin||H2H|
|15:00||Group 25||Stephen Proctor||–||Rachel Cochrane||H2H|
|15:45||Group 05||Nigel Nicholls||–||Nathan Haire||H2H|
|16:30||Group 21||Noel Graham||–||William Boggs||H2H|
|17:15||Group 29||Robert Lenza||–||Jal Richardson||H2H|
The three Show Mat games for the final round of group games played on Sunday morning (Day Two) will be confirmed following the close of play on Day One.
You can follow the Live Scores for all Show Mat games and keep up to speed with the results of all other fixtures throughout the event via our website. Coverage of select Show Mat games will also be streamed via Facebook Live.