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 46 Teams in 4 Divisions, at 25 Clubs throughout Stockport and Surrounding Areas.
Our home venue is:
Ladybridge Park Residents Club
Winner: Mike Clancy
Runner Up: Bernard Fennell
Semi Finalists: Daniel Sands, Mark McHugh
Winners: Bill Burn & Mike Clancy
Runners Up: David Read & Martin Ogiliev
Semi Finalists: Bent Nielsen & John Pajak, Liam Smith & Rebecca Smith
Winners: Bill Burn, Mike Clancy & Ben Holbrook
Runners Up: Darren Mather, Mark McHugh & Dennis Hinks
Semi Finalists: Mona Statham, Louise Smith & Adam Smith, David Read, Ray Whalley & Martin Ogiliev
1st & 2nd Division Knockout Cup
Winners: Woodley Sports A
Runners Up: Woodbank
Semi Finalists: Cherrytree, Poynton Sports B
3rd & 4th Division Knockout Cup
Winners: Houldsworth WMC
Runners Up: Wythenshawe C
Semi Finalists: Wythenshawe B, Heald Green C(Monday 08 February 2016)
The following triples are entered for this years event being staged at the Ladybridge Centre on Sunday 24th January 2016, please be available to sign in from 9:15am, official start time 9:30am.
More ENTRIES would be welcome, please send your entries by phone, text or email or carrier pigeon to John Pajak. His email address is: email@example.com please note that his mobile number is 0747 633 4404 not as per the handbook
1. M. Shaw, D. Shaw, B. Nielsen
2. A. Bebbington, E. Davies, L. O'Donnell
3. D. Mather, M. McHugh, D. Hinks
4. P. Moores, R. Moores, M. Lappin
5. L. Smith, R. Smith, C. Hinks
6. D. Lloyd, M. Mather, H. Moore
7. M. Clancy, L. Clancy, B. Burn
8. G. Knowles, L. Wilde, J. Pajak
9. P. Pickup, M. Holdsworth, R. Akroyd
10. D. Wilson, P. Oliver, A. Housley
11. D. Sands, J. Crowther, Cl. Crowther
12. P. Creasey, A. Steadman, R. Steadman
13. W. Thompson, B. Thompson, G. Griffiths
14. D. Read, M. Ogiliev, R. Whalley
15. A. Smith, L. Smith, M Statham
16. B. Fennell, L. Fennell, D. Bates
17. C Allcock, S. Smith, B Thorley
18. L. Statham, D. Reece, S. Grundy
The official closing date is Monday 18th January and entries received after this date will only be considered if they can be accommodated into the Draw which will be done at the Woodley A v Bramhall Village A league match on Wednesday 20th January at Woodley Sports.
If there are any omissions from the above list of entries received please let John know.
Finally just an appeal for donations of any raffle prizes, the proceeds of which help to defray the costs of the event and add a little merriment to the proceedings.
Hope to see some additional entries to the above.
PLEASE NOTE. From approx. 12 noon bacon butties can be purchased, order with the Ladybridge Centre catering.
Yours in indoor bowls. John Pajak(Tuesday 05 January 2016)
Tony Holdsworth is no longer secretary for St Albans.
Liam Smith has taken on the role for the rest of this season.
If you need to contact St Albans, Liam is on 07807625146 or email Shortmatbowls1@gmail.com(Monday 30 November 2015)
Results of the Stockport Metro games ( Northern Zone)
24th Oct 2015 Stockport 28 - shots (208) Humberside B 12 - shots (141)
25th Oct 2015 Derbyshire 19 - shots (169) Stockport 21 - shots (169)
29th Nov 2015 Humberside B 8 - shots (149) Stockport 32 - shots (204)
6th Dec 2015 Stockport 32 - shots (214) Derbyshire 8 - shots (136)
13th Dec 2015 Staffordshire 14 - shots (159) Stockport 26 - shots (191)
3rd Jan 2016 West Yorksire 26 - shots (197) Stockport 14 - shots (157)
9th Jan 2016 Stockport 25 - shots (203) West Yorkshire 15 - shots (148)
17th Jan 2016 Humberside A 23 - shots (157) Stockport 17 - shots (167)
23th Jan 2016 Stockport 24 - shots (219) Staffordshire 16 - shots (161)
6th Feb 2016 Stockport 36 - shots (221) Humberside A 4 - shots (116)(Saturday 21 November 2015)
The draw for the pairs competition to be held at the Ladybridge Centre on Sunday 15th November 2015 starting at 9:30 am is:
Group 1 Group 2
D. Wilson & A. Housley C. Bates & D. Allcock
D. Hinks & C. Hinks J. Lax & Cl. Crowther
D. Roberts & S. Roberts R. Akroyd & P. Hinks
B. Thompson & W. Thompson D. Mather & M. McHugh
Group 3 Group 4
A. Steadman & R. Steadman S. Gaw & V. Gaw
L. Smith & R. Smith D. Read & M. Ogiliev
D. Shaw & M. Shaw B. Fennell & L. Fennell
B. Nielsen & J. Pajak C. Allcock & S. Smith
M. Clancy & B. Burn
D. Sands & D. Heatley
Chr. Crowther & J. Crowther
D. Lloyd & M. Mather
The DRAW was made by Mr C. Allcock and Mr D. Sands at the GMSSC on Thursday 12th November.
The groups will be allocated a mat location BY DRAW made prior to the start and will play all their games on the same mat until the conclusion of the Group Stages.
John is hoping to hold a prize raffle and to this effect is hoping that any players or supporters might care to donate a prize or two. Thanking you in anticipation.(Friday 13 November 2015)
SMIBL Pairs to be held at the Ladybridge Centre on Sunday 15th November 2015 starting at 9:30 am.
The following pairs have entered.
M & D Shaw
A & R Steadman
D Mather & M McHugh
B Nielson & J Pajak
J & Chr Crowther
Cl Crowther & J Lax
R & L Smith
D Heatley & D Sands
B & W Thompson
D Wilson & A Housley
C & D Hinks
P Hinks & R Akroyd
M Clancy & B Burn
D Read & M Ogiliev
C Allcock & Shirley Smith
D & S Roberts
C Bates & D Allcock
D Lloyd & M Mather
B & L Fennell
S & V Gaw
N.B. Official closing date is Monday 9th November 2015. Any further entries ideally with fees would still be welcome, please text or email John Pajak, with a contact number to enable a confirmation to be sent. Entries received after the closing date will only be considered if they compliment the draw which will be done at the Woodbank vs Woodley A match on Thursday 12th November at Great Moor.
Mobile number: 07476334404 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org(Wednesday 04 November 2015)
Results for the Stockport Metro ICC Team
4th Oct North Yorkshire 25 Stockport Metro 15
8th Nov Cheshire 33 Stockport Metro 07
13th Dec Stockport Metro 08 Cheshire 32
20th Dec Stockport Metro 12 North Yorkshire 28(Thursday 29 October 2015)
Due to uncertenty of Bents Lane Club the bowling team have moved to a new venue. It is only round the corner from the club. The address is:
St Marks Church Hall, Redhouse Lane, Bredbury, SK6 1BX
For this season most of the home fixtures will be on a Tuesday with about 4 B team games on a Monday.(Wednesday 23 September 2015)
The Stockport Singles Competition
Saturday, 17th January 2015
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE
NEW VENUE IS ... St Albans, Parish Hall on Offerton Lane, OFFERTON.
REGISTRATION TIME IS FROM 9:15am
START TIME IS 9:30am
Refreshments will be available from St Albans team members at very reasonable prices or if youwant to bring your own feel free to do so. No offence will be taken.
I'm advised that beside the usual tea and coffee beverages that there will be bacon and sausage barms plus hot home made soup and rolls. The only restriction is definitely no eating in the bowls hall.
REQUEST FOR RAFFLE PRIZES. All donations for the raffle would be extremely welcome and add some light heartedness to the day.
Let's all have a super brilliant day.
See you all on Saturday.
The draw was made at Woodley Sports by June Crowther and Darren Lloyd.
The current holder of the Single competition is Mike Clancy.
John Pajak has the trophy to bring to the competition on Saturday(Wednesday 14 January 2015)
L Smith St Albans
D Bates GMSS
M Shaw Woodley
D Lloyd St Albans
D Hinks St Albans
S Leigh St Albans
D Wilson Park Lane
C Allcock Cherrytree
M Clancy Hazel Grove
R Akroyd St Albans
B Chadwick Brinnington
P Moores Morley Green
D Roberts St Albans
D Davies GMSS
G Griffiths Woodley
P Creasey St Albans
The draw was made by Mrs June Crowther and Mr Daniel Sands.
If there are any teams that have been missed off the draw please notify John Pajak as soo as possible.
The current holders of the trophy are: Mark McHugh, Darren Mather and Dennis Hinks ....... please remember to bring back the trophy. Thank you.
John Pajak(Thursday 08 January 2015)
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