Norwegian Open 2018: Show Mat Line-up

The draw for the third world ranking event of the 2018-19 season has produced some tough groups and with it, many intriguing matches. What is more, the magnificent hall at Skien Fritidspark provides a superb setting for the SMPT’s Show Mat, allowing players and spectators to witness games of special interest, which feature some of the sport’s top names who are competing at this year’s Norwegian 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 eight countries and includes seven winners of SMPT ranking events, five World Cup winners, two Order Of Merit winners and a selection of World, British Isles and National Champions, past and present.

One of our chosen games sees the current number one in the rankings, Jonathan Payne, take on his predecessor, Stephen Proctor. Then later in the day two Irish club mates, Trevor Brian and Jamie Crozier, will battle it out for local bragging rights!

Saturday’s Show Mat Fixtures (Day One):

09:00 Group 02 Paul Seaman Jack Pye H2H
09:50 Group 09 Mark Beattie Elliott James H2H
10:40 Group 19 Joseph Beattie Christer Nordin H2H
11:30 Group 03 Jamie Stiles Tone Bøe H2H
12:20 Group 13 James Trott Dafydd Howell H2H
13:10 Group 21 Peter Roberts PJ Gallagher H2H
14:00 Group 01 Glenn Harvey Tommy Dahlgren H2H
14:50 Group 12 Jonathan Payne Stephen Proctor H2H
15:40 Group 15 Jamie Crozier Trevor Brian H2H
16:30 Group 05 Ferdinand Frantzen Stephen Jack H2H
17:20 Group 11 Catherine McCrossan Nigel Nicholls H2H
18:10 Group 18 Gary Moore Stephen Gale 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.

There’s no mat like the Show Mat!

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