Robert Burroughs

2019 BCGBA & SCGBA Competition Dates

2019 BCGBA & SCGBA Competition Dates Sunday 17th March - BCGBA World Club Championship Qualifiers at Spen Victoria at 11 a.m. Sunday 24th March - BCGBA World Club Championship Qualifiers at Spen Victoria at 11 a.m. Sunday 31st March - BCGBA World Club Championship Qualifiers at Spen Victoria at 11 a.m. Sunday 7th April - BCGBA World Club Championship Qualifiers …

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2018 Review: KGJ Insurance County Cup

Final Sir John Bayley won the 2018 KGJ Insurance County Cup Final as they beat Newport by 15 chalks at a very wet Bowring. They were always ahead after man of the match winner Alex Jones won 7 for them on his usual 20/25m marks. Pete Farmer though had a great run in the corners to win 12 after being …

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2018 Review: KGJ Insurance Shropshire Cup

Final Highley won their first ever KGJ Insurance Shropshire Cup final by beating 2016 winners Prince Hotel by 19 overall. They led all the way, with Geoff Wylde coming back from an early deficit to win 15 and Andy Jones doing the same to lead by 11. Two single figure winners in the middle were crucial, Dave East winning 7 …

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All England Qualifiers

Shropshire have four All England Qualifiers for next season from the finals day on Sunday 23rd June. This is one down on this year as we had less entries than the year before. The All England is to be held on Saturday 27th July at Rolls Royce in Derbyshire. Qualifiers are on Sunday 19th May for Shrewsbury and Telford areas …

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2018 Review: County Doubles

Dave Rhodes won the County Doubles for a second time as he paired up with Pete Grimston of St Georges to defeat Newport team mates Peter Farmer and Tom Langford 14 in the final on Prees. Pete and Dave had beaten father and son partnership of Gary and Connor Whitehall 14 in the Semi Final, while Peter and Tom won …

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2018 Review: Dave Card Rose Bowl Memorial

Scott Harries and Cheryl Caswell have won many doubles competitions together and won the Dave Card Rose Bowl Memorial for the second time, and with it a ticket to the Waterloo Hotel on Saturday 6th October. They beat last year's winners, recently engaged couple Sally Clee and Jamie King, 21-15 in the final. Only 9 entries took part, with Scott …

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2018 Review: Veterans Merit

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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2018 Review: Peter Ashton Youth Trophy

14 players took part in the Peter Ashton Youth Trophy with Joe Killen coming out on top as he beat Rhys Marshall 9 in the final. Joe had got past Camilla Parsonage in the Semi Finals, while Rhys beat Jordan Millman 3. Full results are here. The two finalists for the Peter Ashton Youth Trophy with Deputy President Mike Beckett, Joe …

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Shropshire Senior County Fixtures

The fixtures for Shropshire's Senior County team for 2019 have been released: Sunday 5th May - Yorkshire Sunday 2nd June - North Lancs & Fylde Sunday 7th July - Cumbria   The Junior fixtures will be out soon.

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2018 Review: Junior Merit

Harry Church won his second consecutive Junior Merit at Whixall after edging out last year's Peter Ashton Youth Trophy winner Kieran Jones 21-20 in a thrilling final. Both players go through to the Junior Individual Merit finals at Netherseal on Saturday 18th August. Kieran had beaten Edward Proudlove 14 in the Semi Finals while Harry had defeated Harry Parsonage 4 …

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