Gary McNabb adds the Irish Open to his collection of SMPT titles after a thrilling tie-break win over William Boggs who goes one better than his bronze medal in April's World Masters.
James Trott claims the Plate with a 10-7 win over Lee Lewis while Dan Winmill picks up the Shield after a 12-2 victory over Jamie Crozier.
We are delighted to confirm the following fixtures to be played on our Show Mat at next Saturday’s opening day of the 2019 Irish Open. We’ve got a wealth of talent on show for you, with plenty of SMPT Champions as well as National, British & World title holders. Don’t forget, all matches will have end by end score updates live on our website live feed throughout the day and of course we’ll be bringing you live streaming of select matches as well.
SMPT is delighted to announce "Bowls is Bowls" as the sponsor of the Bowls is Bowls World Pairs and Bowls is Bowls World Fours.
The draw has now been made for the 2019 Irish Open. 234 players are competing this year to battle it out for Raymond Stubbs' crown.
Mark Beattie wins the 2019 UK Open after a 13-6 win over Jonas Hager of Sweden.
Don McNamara claims the Plate with a victory over Benny Sjogren and Michael Doorey wins the Shield after a win over Wendy Ford.
In an incredibly tense final Ireland claim their 4th successive title after beating Sweden 2.5 - 1.5 and by 1 shot to claim the 2 bonus points to finish up 4.5-1.5.
We are delighted to confirm Saturday's group matches selected to be played on the SMPT 'Show Mat' at this seasons' UK Open which takes place next weekend at the Falcon IBC, Chelmsford, England.
The draw for the 2019 Bowls Trader World Cup has now been made.
The voting for the 2018-19 SMPT Players’ Player Of The Season has finished and with a record number of votes we can reveal that the winner of the SMPT Players’ Player Of The Season is...
As we look ahead to another exciting season for the Short Mat Players Tour, we wanted to update you all on developments & improvements coming in 2019/20.
We are delighted to confirm the dates for the Belfast Open & World Masters for the 2019/20 season.
What a season we’ve had, and as the dust settles, it’s that time of year where you get to select your SMPT Players’ Player of the Season. We take a look at the players who have stood out above the rest. With one Belgian, four Englishmen, three Irish players, a Swede and a Welshman to pick from, who will get your vote and become the 2018/19 PPOTS?
Every season we welcome a significant number of new players to events on the Short Mat Players Tour.
To thank those players for entering their first event and to show our appreciation to those who have recommended us, every year we run a special promotion where one of these people wins a new set of Taylor bowls.
We are sad to announce that Phil Mills, one of the directors of the Short Mat Players Tour, has taken the decision to step down from his role with the SMPT. We fully support Phil’s decision and are delighted that he will continue to support our progression.
We will be putting the remaining 20 spots live on our website on Monday 29th April at 6pm (UK time).
Alan Paul claims his 4th SMPT title after beating Ed Sawbridge 11-6 in the final.
William Boggs takes the Bronze medal after beating Andrew Jones. Martin Harries wins the Plate with a 10-6 victory over Shane Hand and Arwel Morgan claims the Shield with a 9-2 win over David McCullough.
Ed Sawbridge moves to World #1 and also claims the Order of Merit title after a fantastic season.
Robbie Foster & Adam Rankin beat DJ Wilson & Andrew Leckey in the final of the Belfast Open.
Mark Beattie & Gary Moore take the Plate after beating Geraint Morgan & Arwel Morgan.