Welcome to the Stockport Metro Indoor Bowling League
Our aim is to promote the game of Short Mat Bowls in Stockport and the Surrounding Areas during the winter months.
Stockport Metro Home Team Venue:
Ladybridge Park Residents Club
SMIBL - Summer 2022 Update
Hope you are all enjoying the summer months - warm weather has finally arrived and hopefully we can now enjoy a few weeks of sunshine.
Janice Wilson (Fixtures,Results & Registration Secretary) has already done a lot of work on planning the new season but is still waiting for some informatio regarding match days.
Cale Green have officially withdrawnfrom the league so it looks like we will now have 2 Divisions of 10 (One and Two) and 3 Divisions of 9 (Three, Four and Five)
The 2022/23 Season will commence week beginning 9th October.
It is planned to finalise the fixtures during July and put them on the website in early August.
The Team Knockout will be back in for the 2022/23 Season and is being organised by John Cunningham, Competitions Secretary.
We are pleased to announce that the Cups are going to be named in memory of 2 individuals who have made a massive contribution to the SMIBL over the years. The Division 1 & 2 Knockout will be known as: The Bernie Fennell Team Knockout. The Division 3, 4 & 5 Knockout will be known as: The Mike Biggs Team Knockout.
1. Stockport Singles - Saturday 29th October 2022
2. Stockport Pairs - Saturday 19th November 2022
3. Stockport Triples - Saturday 10th December 2022
4. Stockport Over 65s Pairs - Saturday 28th January 2023
Towards the end of August the contact details for all Team Captains and any changes in Club Secretaries will be requested.
|(Friday 22 July 2022)|
NESMBA Championships for 2023
The Annual Individual Championships will be held on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th January 2023.
|(Sunday 24 April 2022)|
RULE AMENDMENT FOR 2021/22 SEASON
The rule amendment has been agreed by the SMIBL Committee as a direct consequence of the Covid 19 pandemic. This will be in place for the 2021/22 season only. Permanent amendment to the rules must be subject to EGM/AGM approval.
Temporary Rule Amendment
If due to exceptional circumstances, a team finds they are a player short, they may play one player twice.
The player will be drawn from the first four players by the opposing captain.
A point deduction will be incurred from the total match score as follows:
3 points deducted if a home match.
2 points deducted if an away match.
This process is limited to a maximum of 2 occasions before 31st December 2021 and 1 occasion after 31st December 2021.
Agreed by SMIBL Committee on 22nd August 2021.
|(Friday 8 October 2021)|
County Carpets & Designer Floors
|(Sunday 24 November 2013)|