Short Mat Round Up

A round up of Short Mat information for 2023/2024

For your Short Mat bowling enjoyment, Horley Bowling Club can offer: –


These are sessions that any paid-up member can make use of, providing there are no priority matches pre-booked. In order of priority these are -:

  1. National matches
  2. County matches
  3. Inter-club matches
  4. Club competition matches

Roll up sessions CANNOT be booked online, although they can be noted in the diary in the clubhouse

You can book priority sessions via the BOWLR app (which can be accessed on the top right of the website ‘Home’ page) or on the right hand side of this page under (Members only)

Standard sessions – 2 hours each

Each day Time
Session 1 10.00am – 12.00pm
Session 2 1.00om – 3.00pm
Session 3 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Session 4 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Prebooked sessions

Day Time Session booked for..
Mondays 6:30pm to 8:30pm Hawks Practice
Tuesdays 10:00am to 12:00pm Friendship League
Tuesdays 6:30pm to 8:30pm Tuesday Night League
Wednesdays 10:00am to 12:00pm Friendly Roll-up
Thursdays 10:00am to 12:00pm Friendship League
Fridays 6:30pm to 8:30pm Social Roll-up
Saturdays 10:00am to 12:00pm Youth Team

Inter club leagues

These are matches played between the three Horley teams and teams from other clubs, in an officially organised league. The teams have already been selected  and the fixtures arranged 

Club Competitions

(entries close on Tuesday, 31st October – see the noticeboard)

These are the internal club competitions, similar in concept to outdoor compeitions, and are all knockouts in format

Friendship league

This is an informal but competitive league, played on a Tuesday or Thursday morning. Players can play in this league on either of these days, but not both. See full details Friendship League 2023

Tuesday night league

(entries close on Thursday, 5th October at 6:00 pm – see the noticeboard)

This is a very informal. fun evening league for all players More info


If you believe you have reached a suitable standard you can choose to enter County matches. For more details see the WSSMBA website


If you believe you have reached a suitable standard you can choose to enter National matches. For more details see the ESMBA website


Etiquette TBA


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