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(Created 18/8/16)

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Short Mat Players Tour (SMPT)

For details of all SMPT events for the season ahead visit their website at


Contact Derrick Johnson (Easingwold) on 01347 822273


Organised by Selwyn & Teresa Goldsmith (Norfolk SMBA)

See Holidays for further info


I will be reviewing all pages of the site gradually during August/September to bring fully up to date for the new season

Please advise me of anything that requires attention

Roger Green (NYSMBA Webmaster)


This is a new competition introduced by the ESMBA for 2017/18 for those of more mature years.

The qualifying competition will be held in the Galtres on Saturday November 18th

Details will be included with the normal County Championship entry forms to be sent to all clubs at the beginning of September


2 new mats are now available for hire on an hourly basis (membership not required)

The club has catering facilities (incl. meals) and on street parking is available close to the club

Simply contact reception on 01723 353992 (9am-9pm) to book your time




NEWS HEADLINES for 2016/17

JUL 23rd Minutes of the ManCom meeting (Jul 13) available to view
JUN 7th WRSL visit Cambridgeshire + results of David Moore trophy
MAY 7th Minutes of 26th AGM (Apr28) available to view
1st POTTERS East Coast Triples
APR 16th Minutes of the ManCom meeting (Apr 4) available to read
11th 2017/18 diary now available (but no A or B team dates yet)
6th9th The National Finals - how our qualifiers fared
MAR 25th/26th No joy for our Mixed Four but Daniel reaches semi-finals in U18 Singles at the Nationals
26th Phil Elgie triples results
25th Who will top this years Order of Merit after the National Championships?
19th North Yorkshire players reach Final in Northern England Pairs and Triples championships
18th Danny is Northern England Singles Champion
11th Kirbymispertion Pairs - not held
5th Another convincing victory (over Bucks) take the County Premier team into first ever national final
FEB 26th County B team finish their season with a close game at home against Humberside B
15th Minutes of the ManCom meeting (Feb 8) available to read


County Premier team now through to Semi-Finals after convincing defeat of Kent in Quarters
County B team improve against 2nd division leaders - Humberside A
County A team conclude their season with a creditable result against league leaders, Staffordshire
11th Swinton "Richard Lund" Triples results
5th County Premier team breeze through first KO round (Prelim v Cornwall)
JAN 29th County B team win their first match of the season
County A team suffer at the hands of Staffordshire (and their mats!)
28th The 22nd Easingwold Triples ends with 10 teams tied for first place!!
The County Premier team win the National ICC A Rinks Championship
21st Simon wins the BSA High Fives for the 3rd time
8th Cyril and Dennis win Scarborough Pairs for the 5th time
A 4th County Fours title for Rose and Simon as Great Ousburn win again
7th Danny retains County Singles title for 3rd year.......but only just
DEC 18th County B team home to Humberside B - the struggle continues
Daniel becomes our youngest ever winner in the county Junior Championship
17th North Duffield Open Christmas Triples won by the "Pigs in Blankets"
11th Close finish in the County Triples
10th Lee & Bronagh  secure their 2nd title in the County Pairs
NOV 27th County Premier team....still motoring - final game at home to Stockport puts them top of their group
County B team.....away to Durham - still struggling
County A team have their best result of the season so far - away to West Yorkshire
26th County Mixed Fours......Danny and Joyce retain their title........but only just!
20th County B team lose at home to Durham
19th Kirbymisperton Triples cancelled due to lack of interest
County 'A' team suffer at the hands of last years Champions, away
13th........ ......unlucky for some.....but not for the County Premier team. Are they unbeatable?
6th County 'B' team have another very narrow defeat away to Humberside 'B'
6th County 'A' team lose 4th match - home to West Yorkshire 'A'
OCT 23rd County 'B' team open their season with a narrow defeat away to West Yorkshire 'B'
County Premier team remain unbeaten after a 4th win away to Shropshire
23rd County 'A' team lose their 3rd match - home to Derbyshire
19th Minutes of the ManCom meeting (Oct 11) available to read
16th County Premier team win tough match against Cheshire to make it 3 out of 3
8th County 'A' team suffer at the hands of last years Champions, at home
SEP 25th County Premier team  keep up the momentum in their second game away at Stockport
18th County Premier team get off to a flying start at home against Cheshire
County 'A' team start season with an away loss against Derbyshire
17th Annual team practice day kicks off the season
AUG 18th Minutes of the NESMBA AGM (June 12) available to read
JUL 20th Notes from the ESMBA EGM/AGM (July 16) available to read
MAY 31st Visit of Cambridgeshire SMBA to play the WRSL
11th Minutes of the EGM (Apr 29) available to read
10th Minutes of the 25th AGM (Apr 29) available to read
APR 27th Daniel and Cameron play for England U21s against Wales
25th Diary for 2016/17 published
22nd Minutes of the ManCom meeting (April 15)) available to read
11th Danny and Ben dominate this years final Order of Merit
9th/10th No more titles but Newsomes reach QF in Triples at the National finals
7th/8th Another national title for Danny and Ben at the Pairs National finals
2nd/3rd Great result for our Mixed Fours but disappointment for our Juniors at the Nationals
MAR 20th 3rd Branton Triples results
19th 18th Little Cup results
12th/13th David and Joseph are Pairs Champions at the Northern England Finals
12th Kirbymisperton 21st Pairs result
FEB 28th England U21 match against Somerset/Dorset
28th County 'A' team finish the season undefeated
27th Knaresborough retain the KVL Challenge Cup
21st The Premier team are pipped at the post in the ICC semi-finals
19th Minutes of the ManCom meeting (Feb 12) available to read
14th The B team go to Durham for their final match
14th The Premier team still going strong - now through to the ICC semi-finals
13th Richard Lund Triples - results
7th Premier team win through to the ICC quarter finals
JAN 31st County A team win 5th match in a row 
31st Premier team make it into the ICC Last 16
30th Easingwold Triples results
30th Premier team contest the National Rinks Finals
23rd Another close finish in the Swinton High Fives
9th/10th Danny claims his 4th title after this years Singles and Fours Championships
3rd Dennis & Cyril win Scarborough Pairs for the 4th time