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Short Mat Bowling Association

Home Committee Constitution Contact

County Team Sponsor


This section of the website is for those new to, or wanting to know more about, Short Mat Bowls in Herefordshire. Follow the links for more information.

About the HSMBA                     The history of the association and its role

A Quick Guide to Short Mat Bowls    An introduction to the game

Establishing a New Club            How to go about setting up a new club

History of Short Mat Bowls        A brief history of the sport

Players New to the Sport

Players interested in giving Short Mat Bowling a try, or experienced bowlers who are either new to the area or looking to try this form of the game for the first time, are encouraged to make contact with their local club using either the Find a Club on the Map page or the Registered Clubs listing. Alternately, make contact through any HSMBA Committee member. Each club page on this site gives contact details and some information on the club’s activities. All of our clubs are always on the look-out for new members at all ability levels so why not come along and give it a try.