Douglas Sharks successfully defended their Haldane Fisher Fours League title despite a strong challenge from the Jolly Bodies.
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.
The Douglas Sharks started their defense of the Haldane Fisher Fours League in impressive fashion after winning 2 and drawing 1 of the opening three matches.
The opening of the MSMBA season saw 21 players take part in a drawn triples competition with Dave McCabe, Tony Quine & Maurice O’Reilly coming out on top after a close final.
Douglas Bay Pirates successfully defended their Cherry Orchard title after beating second place Ronaldsway Blockbusters 5-2.
Tony Quine, Collin Holland & Clare Hussain won the final of the drawn triples competition last Sunday at the NSC beating Seamus Whelan, Ali Millard & Bernie Durcan 6-5.
Douglas Bay Pirates remain on course to defend their title in the Cherry Orchard League after a 7-0 win over third place Erin Elite.