Robert Burroughs

On This Day: Kingy wins Midland Masters

Jamie King won the 2019 Midland Masters on this day to take the trophy and with it a place in the Champion of Champions. He beat Wrockwardine Wood team mate and good friend Stuart Rutter in the final 11 after leading 15-7 on Prees. In the Semi Finals he beat Stuart Perry 14, making the most of an 8-3 and …

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On This Day: Shropshire win Crosfield Cup

This time 11 years ago Shropshire picked up the Crosfield Cup for only the second time with victory over Yorkshire. Below is how we did it. We picked Meole Brace No.2 green for the final, a surprise choice given Yorkshire's experience of the Meole Open on it, but any concerns were dispersed very quickly. After Callum Wraight had bowled a …

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On This Day: County Cup Final 2015

Tonight would have been the 2020 KGJ Insurance County Cup Final. The last time the final was contested on this date was 5 years ago when Castlefields took on Meole Brace. A full report, scores and pictures are below. County Cup final - Saturday 8th August 2015 - OSBCCastlefields v Meole BraceCastlefields lifted the Glynn Hill Cup after defeating Meole …

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New BCGBA Guidance

Considering the relaxation of conditions for local cricket we have made strenuous efforts, which remain ongoing, to obtain further guidance from Government on the commencement of community sport, which includes crown green bowling. Following yesterday’s announcement, we have 33 pages of regulations to go through before we can fully update guidance& then have to obtain approval from the Department of …

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On This Day: 10th July 2016

On this day four years ago Shropshire Juniors won by 119 over South Yorkshire to book a place in the Semi Finals of the Junior County Championship. They won by 103 at home on the top green of St Georges, with 5 single figure winners, the best being Matthew Farmer 21-4. Away at Mosborough Welfare, we won by 16 after …

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Shropshire v Cumbria 2007

Our senior team were due to play Cumbria today in the last of the three group stage matches. Back in 2007 when we met them, the game ended up as a draw in a thrilling finish. This was our second experience of the fearsome Lindal green which was very quick. Callum Wraight took to the green well though to win …

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New BCGBA Guidance on Phase 2a

Please find new guidance from the BCGBA below. Please note that I have not been able to amend the info regarding paperwork and risk assessments on the Phase 2a attachment as it is a pdf document. Please send all paperwork to Phil Scott our Safeguarding Officer: safeguardingSCGBA@outlook.com Phase-2a-Green-Opening-June-2020Download Risk-Assessment-Plan-Club-Competitions-Internal-only.-16-June-2020Download Club-Competitions-Internal-Training-Document-June-2020-1Download

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On This Day: 28th June 2015

Today would have been the 2020 Shropshire Senior Merit Finals day. But on this day 5 years ago the finals did take place at Allscott. They were won by young gun Rob Roden with a great display of bowling that helped him beat two of the biggest names in our Merit. In the first round he had a tough game …

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