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

January 28, 2018 |

Cheshire National Qualifiers for 2018

National qualifiers have now been completed. Congratulations to the following players who have qualified to play at Melton Mowbray in April Singles – Ben Holbrook Pairs –     Paul Clegg and Dave Morris Ben Holbrook and Mike Clancy Triples – Ben Holbrook, Mike Clancy and Bill Burn Ste Tinsley, Andy Carr and Dave Blackburn-Woods Fours –  Adam Smith, Steve Burrows, Andy Carr and Dave Blackburn-Woods Paul Clegg, Matty Worden, Josh Woods and John Lax LET’S DO CHESHIRE PROUD GUYS.  GOOD...

October 30, 2017 |

World choice for Adam

Adam Smith has a choice to make now – does he play in the Pairs at the Short Mat World Championships in Sweden or does he play in the Triples? Adam made it to the Worlds again this weekend by winning the ESMBA Triples title alongside Danny Langdon from North Yorkshire and Ryan Knight from Gloucestershire.  Congratulations to all three. Still the Singles competition to go – anyone like to bet on Adam for that...

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...

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