The North Yorkshire
Short Mat Bowling Association

County Championships update

November 12, 2020

At the recent ManCom meeting it was decided that the Triples and Mixed Fours should be cancelled and the Singles and Pairs re-scheduled into the New Year.

For full details, see the minutes for this meeting  Minutes ManCom37

John Bunting

October 31, 2020

John Bunting 1932-2000

I was very sad to learn yesterday that John died last Sunday at the Beechwood Care Home in Northallerton where had had been living for the last couple of years. He was 88 and had recently been …

County Championships for 2020-21

October 5, 2020

At this point in time we are still planning to hold our annual Championships and Entry forms etc. have now been sent to all clubs. They are also available at

 www.nysmba.com/competitions/entry-forms/ 

Although the future still remains uncertain we must plan …

Good News….

September 4, 2020

The Minutes of last Tuesdays ManCom meeting are now available to view.

See Minutes ManCom36

Members will note that we intend to hold all this years annual County Championships (apart from the Fours). The format will have to be modified …

Club Risk assessment – example

September 3, 2020

Several clubs have now successfully applied for “Safe Bowls” status. One of these, Thornton Dale, has been commended by the ESMBA on the comprehensiveness of their “Risk Assessment” and they now have their “Certificate”.

See Thornton ESMBA COVID Risk Ass