Robert Burroughs

Dennis Lewis Open 2019 Preview

The Dennis Lewis Open takes place today with many star names in the field. Greg Smith and Callum Wraight are both there and will be favourites. There are other top names from outside the county including former All England winner Darren Plenderleith, Autumn Waterloo winner Jon Palmer, Carl Fielding and Gareth Coates from Yorkshire. There are a former players who …

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Ben reaches final!

Ben Hinton had a marvellous run to the final of the British Junior Individual Merit Final but dipped out to Callum Sharples 15. It was our first finalist since Mike Beer in 2006, and he came close to emulating Callum Wraight in 2003. He had started off with a win against Taylor Miller 13, then Ryan P Williams 16, Jamie …

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Good luck to our two Junior Merit hopefuls!

We would like to wish our two hopefuls in the BCGBA Junior Merit at Netherfield, Cumbria, the best of luck. Ben Hinton of the District plays Taylor Miller of Warwick and Worcester while Burway's Harry Parsonage has Callum Sharples from the host county Cumbria. The draw is here, hopefully with live scores.

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Criftins Open 2019 Report

Dave Bond won the 2019 Criftins Open as he beat Dan Beeston 2 in the final. He took advantage of a monsoon in the Semi Finals to thrive in those conditions. In the Semi Finals he beat Dave Edwards 16 while Dan defeated Ade Humphreys 15. Well done to Dave on his success, and for Crifitins on running a well …

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Shropshire Juniors finish on a high!

Shropshire Juniors finished on a high as we beat Staffordshire home and away by 61 overall. At home on Old Shrewsbury we won by 21 with 7 winners, Charlie Hotchkiss the best of four single figure winners 21-3. Away on Penn we adapted well in a 40 shot win with another 7 winners. Finn Leonard was best of three single …

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Evans Trophy 2020 comes to Shropshire!

A Shropshire club has won the right to stage the biggest charity day in British bowls next year. St Georges saw off bids from a number of Midland rivals to host the 2020 Evans Trophy North v South Team Challenge, meaning the cream of British talent, both men and women, will be heading for the two-green Telford venue next year …

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Woore BC saved!

There is an article here about Woore BC being saved. We thank all those who helped save the club in this difficult time of losing greens recently.

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Shropshire vs. Staffordshire Juniors Preview

Shropshire complete their Junior campaign against Staffordshire with still a chance of winning the competition. They are level with Yorkshire and Warwick and Worcester at the top and know a win would seal second if Yorkshire beat Warwick and Worcester next month. They use Old Shrewsbury for their home leg, while the away side go to Penn. Selector Phil Scott …

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KGJ Insurance County Cup Final Preview

St Georges and Meole Brace clash tonight in the KGJ Insurance County Cup Final on Prees Old Green at 6.30 p.m. St Georges are looking for their 13th win in this competition, after winning their 12th in 2017, while Meole Brace are looking for their first triumph in 1991, having lost in three finals since then. St Georges will start …

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Coaching Courses

Last chances to qualify as a coach this year …. There are a couple of Coaching courses in the diary now before we end the season Activator Course - 28 August Bridgnorth Bowling Club 6:00 - 10:00 pm Cost £25.00 This course is aimed  at equipping volunteers with some basic knowledge, information & skills to offer fun, informal & a …

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