Welcome to the web site of the Stockport Metro Indoor Bowling League.
Our aim is to promote the game of Short Mat Bowls in Stockport and Surrounding Areas. Playing Under the governing body of E.S.M.B.A.
We have approximately 600 Members playing at 50 Teams in 5 Divisions, at 26 Clubs throughout Stockport and Surrounding Areas.
Our home venue is:
Ladybridge Park Residents Club
Over 25 players from SMIBL took part in the SMPT British Open competition in York weekend of 13/14 January 2018. With over 140 players playing from 8 different Countries. Everyone took part and a good weekend was enjoyed by all.
We are pleased and delighted to announce that Peter Roberts from St Albans won the Plate competition.
Congratulations to Peter from all the committee and members of the SMIBL.
(Thursday 18 January 2018)
The draw for the Triples was conducted by Mr Arthur Edwards and Mr David Bates and is as follows:
P Smith / B Willcocks / N Cleary
A Bebbington / H Bebbington / D Bates
P Roberts / D Sands / L Whiteley
D Lloyd / Sh Wilson / St Wilson
K Lawley / F Taylor / S Rothwell
D Davies / P Hardman / P Richardson
M Clancy / B Holbrook / B Burn
W Thompson / J Pajak / B Thompson
L Smith / A Steadman / R Steadman
R Taylor / M Hannibal / A Goodall
J Crowther / C Crowther / Cr Crowther
C Allcock / S Smith / B Thorley
S Banfield / C Banfield / D Petitt
G Knowles / A Housely / S Gaw
M Dawson / C Dawson / U Brewell
R Moores / M Lappin / P Moores
J Cooper / K Worrall / C Worrall
S Roberts / A Roberts / M McHugh
K Perry / C Thwaites / L Jones
B Fennell / J Wilson / B Nielsen
A Booth / B McHugh / B Hayward
Registration from 9.15am with a provisional start time of 9.30am as soon as the mats and equipment are down.
We plan to hold a raffle to be drawn once the group games are complete and any donations of prizes would be greatly appreciated.
Good luck to all the teams as we look forward to a good day's competition. If any one has any queries please contact John Pajak, the competition secretary on 0747 633 4404.(Wednesday 17 January 2018)
We have received the following entries for the event. If you and your team have been omitted or wish to enter please contact John Pajak.
1 D Lloyd / Sh Wilson / St Wilson
2 S Banfield / C Banfield / M Jones
3 C Allcock / S Smith / B Thorley
4 R Taylor / M Hannibal / A Goodall
5 M Clancy / B Holbrook / B Burn
6 A Bebbington / H Bebbington / D Bates
7 R Moores / M Lappin / P Moores
8 W Thompson / J Pajak / B Thompson
9 L Smith / A Steadman / R Steadman
10 J Crowther / Cl Crowther / Ch Crowther
11 P Roberts / D Sands / L Whiteley
12 M Dawson / C Dawson / U Brewell
13 G Knowles / Je Coups / Jy Coups
14 A Booth / B McHugh / B Hayward
15 A Housley / D Wilson / D Johnson
16 K Lawley / F Taylor / S Rothwell
17 D Davis /P Hardman / P Richardson
18 S Roberts / A Roberts / M McHugh
19 B Fennell / J Wilson / B Nielsen
20 P Smith / B Willcocks / N Cleary
Please note that any further entries will be put on a reserve list and WILL ONLY be accepted in multiples of FOUR. So it's 24, then 28, then 32 if we can get them.
Competition Secretary(Sunday 07 January 2018)
The draw for the pairs was done on Tuesday evening, 14th November, at GMSCC by Mr Geoff Shaw and Mr Arthur Edwards assisted by Mr Daniel Sands.
Angela & Steve Roberts
Bent Nielsen & John Pajak
June & Chris Crowther
Sheila & Steve Wilson
Peter Roberts & Keith Lackford
Mike Clancy & Bill Burn
Dorothy & Mike Shaw
Susan & Chris Banfield
Darren Lloyd & Maria Mather
David Read & Martin Ogiliev
Stuart Gaw & Mike Dawson
Bernard & Lesley Fennell
Mark McHugh & Dennis Hinks
Andrew Bebbington & David Tomlin
Clint Crowther & Daniel Sands
Mike Hannibal & Lee Whiteley
John Barnard & Darren Mather
Steve Proctor & Eric Jones
Win & Bob Thompson
Tony Stevens & Dave Pettit
Roy Taylor & Alf Goodall
Colin Allcock & Bernie Thorley
Carlie & Meghan Dawson
Chris & Noel Burrows(Wednesday 15 November 2017)
Brinnington home match start time is incorrect in the Handbook.
The correct start time is 7.00 and NOT 7.30 as in the Handbook.(Tuesday 14 November 2017)
The Singles results from the quarter final stage
David Read 8 v 6 Bill Burn
Chris Banfield 8 v 9 Daniel Sands
Chris Crowther 13 v 5 Bernard Fennell
Meghan Dawson 5 v 11 Clint Crowther
David Read 2 v 14 Daniel Sands
Chris Cowther 12 v 7 Clint Crowther
Daniel Sands 5 v 7 Chris Crowther(Thursday 09 November 2017)
The draw was made at Great Moor on Wednesday 25th October by members of the committee.
Group 1 on Mat 1
Group 2 on Mat 5
Group 3 on Mat 4
Group 4 on Mat 2
Group 5 on Mat 3
Carlie Dawson(Thursday 26 October 2017)
15th October Home Stockport Metro 33pts (shots 235) Derbyshire 7pts (shots 114)
22nd October Away Humberside 16pts (shots 151) Stockport Metro 24pts (shots 188)
18th November Home Stockport Metro 28pts (shots 228) West Yorkshire 12pts (shots 121)
17th December Away West Yorkshire 6pts (shots 130) Stockport Metro 34pts (shots 226)
7th January Away Derbyshire 6pts (shots 142) Stockport Metro 34pts (shots 230)
21st January Home Staffordshire
18th February Home Humberside
25th February Away Staffordshire
24th September Away Worcestershire 14pts (shots 170) Stockport Metro 26pts (shots 214)
8th October Home Stockport Metro 27pts (shots 237) Worcestershire 13pts (shots 180)
22nd October Home Stockport Metro 6pts (shots 157) West Midlands 34pts (shots 237)
5th November Away West Midlands 17pts (shots 181) Stockport Metro 23pts (shots 193)
12th November Away Shropshire 17pts (shots 191) Stockport Metro 23pts (shots 194)
26th November Home Stockport Metro 28pts (shots 246) Shropshire 12pts (shots 167)(Thursday 26 October 2017)
Unfortunately St Albans Parish will not be playing in Division 5 this year.
So any matches scheduled in the handbook will now be a free week.(Saturday 30 September 2017)
Unfortunately the mobile number for the Competition Secretary, John Pajak, is incorrect in the handbook 2017-18.
Please make a note of his correct number: 07476334404(Tuesday 25 October 2016)
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