Merit

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: Senior Merit

Spencer Clarke finally got his hands on the Charles Beddard Trophy at the third time of asking in the final. After final defeats in 2008 to Andy Moss and in 2014 to Rich Goddard he finally got third time lucky as he beat Callum Wraight 14 in the final. After a close start Spencer went 11-5 up in the corners …

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Senior Individual Merit Qualifier 1: Wayne Phillips

Name: Wayne Phillips Club: Hanwood Premier League Record: 11 out of 16 Qualification: Semi Finalist Wayne Phillips is a very experienced county and competition player, having won many competitions like the Pontesbury Open and winning over 100 caps for our county. He has also played in the All England, as recently as 2013, and showed in his Quarter Final comeback that he will fight …

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Videos & Pictures of 2018 Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit

Please find some videos from Sunday's Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit here. Please see below some pictures from the day too. Spencer Clare receives the Charles Beddard Trophy from County President Isobel Jones. Spencer shows off the trophy. Spencer with his Dad, who had watched and was a bag of nerves all day! The two finalists, Spencer Clarke and Callum Wraight, …

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Third time lucky for Spencer!

Spencer Clarke finally got his hands on the Charles Beddard Trophy at the third time of asking in the final. After final defeats in 2008 to Andy Moss and in 2014 to Rich Goddard he finally got third time lucky as he beat Callum Wraight 14 in the final. After a close start Spencer went 11-5 up in the corners …

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The Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit 2018 Finals Preview

A quarter of tomorrow’s Telegraph Senior Merit Finals at Greenfields have been to the final of this competition, and will be aiming to do so again along with the other 24 who aim to write their name on the Charles Beddard Trophy. Two of those former finalists meet each other in what promises to be possibly the best clash of …

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Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit Countdown: 4th Quarter Preview

25. Josh Cotton Club: Wrockwardine Wood Mid-Shropshire Division One Record: 5 out of 11 Qualifying: Josh is making his debut today, and after coming through the Junior ranks with Shropshire, has managed several games in the Premier League with his home club Wrockwardine Wood. However he is captain of the Division 1 side this season, but has struggled himself for …

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Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit Countdown: 3rd Quarter Preview

17. Clay Flattley Clubs: St Georges & Hanmer Premier League Record: 9 out of 12 Qualifying: Adderley Beat Cedric Bancroft 7 Beat Liam Jones 16 Clay has plenty of competition experience as he travels up and down the country over the last few seasons. He has won some of them too, including the Woodley Classic last season and the Jim …

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The Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit Countdown: 2nd Quarter Preview

9. Rob Clarke Club: Wrockwardine Wood Mid-Shropshire Division 1 Record: 1 out of 7 Qualifying: St Georges Beat Rob Fuller 14 Beat Kieran Buckley 18 Rob has been at Wrockwardine Wood for years, playing most seasons in the Premier League side, and recently in the Mid-Shropshire team. He has been unlucky this season though, losing many close games, but reversed …

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