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A number of players from Cornwall have participated in Short Mat Players Tour events in recent years.

Over the weekend of 13th & 14th January 2018 the British Open was played in York with Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) winning the tournament defeating Essex's Dominic Reed in the final.

Watch the final here

Nigel followed up this result with third place in February's English Masters played in Chelmsford going on to finish the season in top spot in the Order of Merit rankings for the 2017-8 season and captained the England team at the 2018 World Cup.

After the second ranking tournament of the 2018/19 season players from Cornwall are ranked as follows:

Name (Club)
Tournaments
World Ranking Order of Merit Win %  
Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity)
21
2
9
70.00
Full Stats
Peter Hore (Holmans)
14
28
24
63.83
Full Stats
Callum Beale (Withiel)
8
69
---
62.79
Full Stats
Elise Daniell (Holmans)
14
133
180
34.04
Full Stats
Karen Watson (Saltash)
1
168
180
53.33
Full Stats
Dennis Shorthouse (Landrake)
7
305
---
47.06
Full Stats
Luke Jolly (Withiel)
4
319
180
46.43
Full Stats
David Studden (Holmans)
1
348
---
71.43
Full Stats
James Smith (Newlyn Trinity)
9
379
---
67.80
Full Stats
Martin Boraston (Duloe)
2
396
180
30.77
Full Stats
Glynn Roy (Withiel)
3
432
---
15.79
Full Stats
Dianne Shorthouse (Landrake)
3
552
---
15.00
Full Stats
Nicholas Truscott (Holmans)
2
569
---
42.86
Full Stats
Gill Cawrse (Newlyn Trinity)
1
611
---
37.50
Full Stats
Tom Westlake (Treviscoe)
4
630
---
20.83
Full Stats
Bill Crawford (Saltash Kernow)
1
667
---
16.67
Full Stats
Christopher Selby (Holmans)
1
667
---
16.67
Full Stats
Des Pengelly (Landrake)
1
667
---
14.29
Full Stats
Richard Kerr (Landrake)
4
---
---
59.26
Full Stats
Neil Gribble (Landrake)
4
---
---
32.00
Full Stats

More information about how the World Rankings and Order of Merit are calculated can be accessed here. The World Rankings are based on a rolling twelve event period whilst the Order of Merit is calculated over the six ranking singles tournaments in any one season and used to determine qualification for the World Cup.

Last updated 19 September 2018 (NJT)