English Shortmat Bowling Association - rules and guidance

When you become a member of the Shebbear club you are automatically enrolled into the ESMBA and have a unique registration number.

Devon County Short Mat Bowls Association

This site will provide you with the dates and venues of all the Devon County teams fixtures.  There is also information concerning county competitions that any ESMBA member may enter.  Each year a number of Shebbear members enter the singles, pairs, triples and fours competitions.  It's a fun day out and great way to meet new people and watch the different approaches and techniques of the game.

North Devon & North Cornwall Short Mat Bowling Federation - League information

This is where you will find details of our regional leagues and games. There are league tables for winter and summer divisions which are regularly updated.

There are postings for the draws and dates of the North Devon Trophies.

Buying bowls equipment

In Westward Ho!, Kingsley long mat bowls centre has a small well stocked shop proving both new and used bowls, clothing, shoes and other trifles.

In Crediton, Chris Bond has a dedicated bowls shop and provides a very extensive on-line service.