The North Yorkshire
Short Mat Bowling Association

Matt Fenwick

June 12, 2019

Please see Noticeboard – Funeral arrangements now added (18/6)…

NYSMBA AGM – Fees to rise by £1

May 3, 2019

Club representatives at a poorly attended meeting have agreed to a ManCom proposal to increase the membership fees for 2019/20. For a full report see the minutes for the 28th AGM at

NATIONALS – Triples and Fours

April 14, 2019

Melton Mowbray IBC – April 13/14

FOURS – David Newsome/Dave Hunton/David Brown/Keith Hughes came 3rd in their group with an 11-6 win over Dorset1 and 2 losses. Geoff & Ann Whitehead/Jill Newsome/Lynda Tranmer also came 3rd after drawing 2 of …

NATIONALS – Singles and Pairs

April 14, 2019

Melton Mowbray IBC – April 11/12

SINGLES – Both our entrants qualified for the final 32, David Newsome with 2 wins and Francis Boatman with 3 wins in the round robin. They then both had 1 shot wins in their …

Premier Rinks Finals

April 7, 2019

After qualifying back in December, our team of 16 now travelled to Daventry IBC to take part in the ESMBA Rinks Finals. Of the 8 finalists, Devon, Cornwall and Cheshire had all withdrawn so the format had been re-jigged into …

NATIONALS – Mixed Fours and Over 55 Pairs

March 31, 2019

Daventry – March 30th/31st

Our single team in the Mixed Fours (Newsomes + Lynda Tranmer) made it into the knockouts with 2 wins. This included an 11-5 defeat of the top Devon team who were the eventual runners-up. However they …

Northern Championships – Barnard Castle

March 26, 2019

The 28th running of the Northern England Championships proved to be one of our better years with 15 of our 20 teams making it through the round robin stages to the final 16 and with 9 of these then reaching …

6th Phil Elgie Triples

March 17, 2019

This was the last open club competition of the season and attracted an entry of 20 teams including 5 from Durham SMBA. All entries had 5 timed games of 35 minutes. The final outcome was that Les & Margaret Lambert …