Robert Burroughs

The Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit Countdown: 2017 Review

With less than a week to go until the 2018 Shropshire Senior Merit winner is crowned we look back at last year's competition. Callum Wraight has won the 2017 Shropshire Senior Merit today for the third time beating Pete Bound in the final. Callum had beaten Colin Beaman 18 and Pete got past Glyn Herbert 18 in the Semi Finals. All …

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Ellesmere Open 2018 Report

Callum Wraight kept up his excellent form as he won another competition this season in the Ellesmere Open. He was in imperious form as he dispatched three of his five opponents single figures, including former homester Curtis Metcalfe, 5. His closest call came against his step dad Rich Goddard in the Semi Finals, who he beat 20, and had another …

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KGJ Insurance Shropshire Cup 2nd Round Preview

Telford and North Shropshire Derbies, Repeat of first ever final, Bylet & Sinclair aim to topple last year's finalists There are two tasty local derbies in the 2nd round of the KGJ Insurance Shropshire Cup as the competition hots up. The closest is between Mid Shropshire sides St Georges and Wrockwardine Wood, who meet at Newport. St Georges are top …

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Veterans Merit 2018 Report

From the 18 competitors taking part, a weary yet delighted Alan Boulton emerged victorious at Donnington Wood on a glorious Summer day in this season's Veterans Merit after narrowly defeating Keith Owen 21-19 in the final to add to his 2014 success in the event. Alan Boulton shows off his trophy and bowls he used. The four semi finalists.

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KGJ Insurance County Cup 2nd Round Report

Hadley shock Bylet, Newport beat Fields again, Ifton cup form continues Hadley USC caused the shock of the round as they drew with Bylet and won on the most winners rule in round two of the KGJ Insurance County Cup. Both teams scored 222 points, but Hadley had 7 winners compared to Bylet's 5. It was a close match throughout …

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Shropshire v Cheshire Senior County Draw

Shropshire are using a new green in their Senior County match in the Elephant & Castle green in Shawbury. They have also made two changes with Rich Lawson and Scott Harries coming out with Andy Duckett and Ashley Wellings being brought in at home. Dave Lloyd and Paul Williams both keep their places, with Clay Flattley and Stuart Rutter, both …

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Reigning Champions too good for our Juniors

Yorkshire were far too good for our Juniors today as they defeated us by 90 overall. The reigning champions turned on the style at Donnington Wood, winning all 8 games after the first four, where we had three winners, Harry Church the best 14 with Susie Lawson winning our Player of the Match award with her 17 win, but lost …

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Senior Inter League 2018 Report

Whitchurch lived up to their billing as favourites as they won their home Senior Inter League by 6 shots from the Tanners League. They didn't have it all their own way in the final though, trailing by 2 chalks after four games off after man of the match Chris Jones beat homester Martin Lloyd 12. But Neil Boxall won 10 …

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Shropshire v Yorkshire Junior County Preview

Shropshire take on reigning champions Yorkshire in their next Premier Division game in the Drakes Pride Junior County. They did enjoy a creditable defeat against Warwick and Worcester last time out by just 24, so will be buoyed by the fact they can mix it with the very best. This is why selector Phil Scott says "it will be a …

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Father & Son 2018 Report

County Father & Son Doubles – Sat 2nd June 2018 Bayston Hill Bowling Club Qtr Finals Roy & Josh Bradburn(Bowring) 21 – 12 Andy & Liam Stevens(Wrock Wood)Bill & Will Tarrell(Meole Brace) 21 – 10 Len & Nick Lewis(Burway) John & Rob Clarke(Wrock Wood) 21 – 14 Chris & Adam Dovey(Burway) Wayne & Steve Rogers(Burway/Chester Rd) 21 – 14 Peter & …

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