Welcome to Cheshire County SMBA

Welcome to Cheshire County Short Mat Bowling Association, the home of Short Mat bowling in Cheshire.

Cheshire County SMBA was formed over 20 years ago, and we started playing competitively in 1993. We play our home games at Winnington Park in Northwich.

We have enjoyed great success over the last few years, having won the English County Championship for 8 consecutive years, and became British Isles Top Team Champions in 2011.

On our website you will find all the information you need, including fixtures for the coming season and all the latest news.

Cheshire County SMBA Have several sponsors, which are listed below;






Dave Crouch


David Crouch Building Limited.






Sturley Mortgages










For information about sponsoring Cheshire County SMBA, please contact James at jim.neal@hotmail.co.uk for details.


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Latest News

October 16, 2017 |

Singles National Qualifer Cancelled

Due to lack of entries, the singles national qualifier due to be held on 22nd October has been cancelled. This will now be held on the same day at the fours qualifier. Watch this space for details of venue – entries for all qualifiers to be sent to Adam Smith by 17th November. Keep an eye on our Facebook page...

October 16, 2017 |

ICC Result (3)

Cheshire Premier team played West Midlands Premier team at Winnington Park on Sunday (15th October). Cheshire took first blood winning 6 points to 2 in the first session, however the second session saw a come back from West Midlands resulting in a 8 points to 8 at half time. Third session was even stevens with two wins and two losses, however Cheshire won both singles and pairs aggregates meaning at the end of the third session Cheshire had 16 points and West Midlands 12 points. The fourth and final session proved too much for our Cheshire boys with West Midlands taking all 8 points together with the aggregates in both triples and fours. This...

October 9, 2017 |

ICC Result 2nd Game

Cheshire Premier played Northamptonshire Premier at Daventry Indoor Bowls Club yesterday (8th October). Even with a team, which had changed many times over the last week, Cheshire did not disgrace themselves in any way.  Unfortunately the final result did not reflect the level of bowls played. The final result was Cheshire 17 : Northamptonshire 23, the shots being Cheshire 189 : Northants 186. Cheshire play West Midlands at home next week 15th October – good luck with that...

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