Veterans Merit

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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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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Shropshire Veterans Merit Entries by this Saturday

SHROPSHIRE VETERANS MERIT We have 16 entries for Monday's qualifying session so far. I am extending the enter by date until this Saturday 9th June Entries received Alan Boulton Keith Owen Pete Thomas John Clarke Mick Jones Cedric Bancroft Graham Turner John Cooper Derek Flattley Tom McGill Tony Steadman - 2017 defending Champion Terry Field Russel Morris Dave Povey Bob …

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2017 Veterans Merit Report

Below is a report of and pictures from the 2017 Veterans Merit kindly written by Mike Potter. Shropshire Veterans Merit 2017 – Tuesday 18th July 2017 – Greenfields BC 20 of the county’s elder generation gathered for a lunchtime start of the Veterans Merit staged at Greenfields. The competitors enjoyed the warm, sunny afternoon but were soon to be seriously …

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County Veterans Merit Details

Shropshire County Veterans Individual Merit Qualifers has been cancelled due to a low entry of 24. The 24 players listed below will now meet for a one day event at GREENFIELDS BOWLING CLUB Falstaff Street, Shrewsbury SY1 2QN On TUESDAY 18th JULY START & SCRATCH TIME - STRICTLY 1pm PROMPT Please try and get there for 12.30pm to avoid being scratched …

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Reminders & Deadlines coming up

There are several deadlines and competitions coming up. Father and Son is on Saturday at Bylet at 11 a.m. You can enter on the day and dress code applies. It is £8 per pair. The deadline for the Veterans Merit is this Saturday. Entry fee is £3 with qualifiers on Monday 12th June at 1 p.m and finals at the …

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Veterans Merit Report

Tony Roche won his first Veterans Merit Crown at Broseley in the extreme heat. His hardest game was 1st round in beating former winner Alan Boulton 15, as after that he dispatched Derek Flattley 9 in the Semi Finals and then Cedric Bancroft in the final by the same score. Cedric had come through two close games to get to …

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Tony Roche adds Individual Crown!

Tony Roche today won an Individual Crown, the Veterans Merit, to add to captaining the Mid-Shropshire Team to winning the Veterans Inter League last month. He beat Cedric Bancroft in the final today. Scores will follow tomorrow.

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Veterans Merit Finals Today

The Veterans Merit takes place at Broseley tomorrow at 1 p.m. and it could well be survival of the fittest given the temperatures that are supposed to be reached! Former winner Alan Boulton will be favourite to win it, but he takes on local player Tony Roche who will have plenty of experience on that green. Bill Tarrell is the …

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Veterans Merit Draw

The Veterans Merit Draw was completed last week and has thrown up some interesting ties. Previous winner Alan Boulton takes on Mid Shropshire Inter League Captain Tony Roche, with Tony hoping to win individually as well as i  a team. Frank Turner Memorial Winner Bill Tarrell will be hoping to add another trophy as he takes on Bill Titley from …

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