The MSMBA 2016/17 season will kick-off on the 16th October with the Peter Coward Pairs League that was cancelled because of the flooding earlier in the year.
Welcome to the Manx Short Mat Bowls Association
The Manx Short Mat Bowls Association was established in 1987. With regular league and competition meetings during the winter at the National Sports Centre in Douglas, this web site will keep you up to date with all the latest Manx Short Mat Bowls results, news and reports from the International tournaments which the Isle of Man takes part in every year.
If you are interested in taking up the sport of Short Mat Bowls, then take a look at the Start Playing section or head over to the contact page to request more information on Manx Short Mat Bowls.
Douglas Bay Pirates are on the brink of successfully defending their title in the Cherry Orchard League after winning two & drawing one singles games against Ronaldsway Blockbusters last Sunday at Ballaugh Bowling Club.
In the penultimate week of the Cherry Orchard League Colby managed to move off the bottom of the table while Erin Elite moved up to fourth place before the title chasing sides play next week.
Laxey Minors are the surprise leaders of the Cherry Orchard League as the season enters its final weeks after winning both their triples matches at the weekend.
On Sunday 14th February the Cherry Orchard League will resume at Ballaugh Bowling Club. The remaining triples games will be played first with the order of play below:
As the deadline for all teams to be submitted to the World Bowls Council, Isle of Man manager Seamus Whelan has confirmed his team for the 2016 World Championships in Leigh, England on the 18th – 20th March.