Senior County

On This Day: 7th June 2009

On this day 11 years ago Shropshire were on their way to success in the Crosfield Cup. They earned a vital win over the previous year's finalists Greater Manchester as they banished the semi final defeat from a year before against the same opponents. They even used the same green they defeated us by 55 on, Crompton, but this time …

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On This Day: 6th May 2012

On this day in 2012 we played North Lancs & Fylde and managed to earn a good victory against an improving team. We had 11 winners at home on Hanwood, but with the best winners Andy Duckett and Keith Wall only winning 13, it was only a win by 53. The away team did an excellent job in having 5 …

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When Shropshire played South Yorkshire last.

With Shropshire meant to playing South Yorkshire today, we look back at the last time we played them, on a red hot Sunday 5th June 2016. The full match report is below. Shropshire suffered a big scare today but still ended up winning by 14 overall against South Yorkshire to put one foot in the Semi Finals. They were down …

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Shropshire Senior County Records

There are a lot of senior county records available here for Shropshire thanks to John Price, Alan Jones, Nina Hanlin, Adam Harris, Graham Garnett and Mike Beckett. If you have any other scores for Shropshire then please let Graham know on grahamgarnett@yahoo.com.

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5 year BCGBA Senior County Calendar

The 5 year BCGBA Senior County calendar has been released and Shropshire have a perfect opportunity to get one back on Merseyside. They play them second in the 2020 campaign, opening up against South Yorkshire, who we met back in 2016 in a close game. We play Cumbria last, who we beat comfortably this season. In 2021 we have North …

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Shropshire lose out in Semis

Shropshire lost out to Merseyside in the Semi Final of the Senior County. A disappointing home win by just 8 chalks with 6 winners on our usual banker green Pontesbury was our downfall, despite Andy Duckett winning 2 in the middle to claw back a 14 shot deficit after the first four there. On an unusually not cut green at …

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Shropshire v Merseyside Senior County Semi Final Preview

Shropshire look for a place in their first final since 2016 as they take on Merseyside. It is a rematch of last year when we suffered a big away defeat at Wheatsheaf in our opening game. However they have already used this green and take us to Clock Face this time around. We have chosen our banker green of Pontesbury, …

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Practice times at Pontesbury

18th July Unavailable 13.30 -16.30 (match in afternoon) available in evening 19th July Available until 18.30 - match in evening 20th July Available no restrictions 21st July Available no restrictions 22nd July Available until 18.30 - match in evening 23rd July Available until 18.30 - match in evening 24th July Available until 18.30 - cup match in evening 25th July …

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Shropshire vs. Merseyside Senior County Teams

The teams for the Semi Final clash between Shropshire and Merseyside are out. Shropshire are using their banker in Pontesbury, while Merseyside are using the Clock Face no.2 green. Teams are below. WShropshireForAgMerseysideLWMerseysideForAgShropshireL1Callum WraightMatty Gilmore  Kevin Kearns CaptSpencer Clarke12Colin BeamanPhil Lee  Andy HayesScott Harries23Darren WellingsDanny Barwise  Mike HavernMartin Lloyd34Glyn HerbertChris Barton  Ant GartsideJon Palmer45Wayne PhillipsIan Sherbrooke  Terry GloverPaul Evans56Kiah RobertsJames Fitzpatrick  Robbie HallStuart Rutter67Richard LawsonOwen Turner  Tex …

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Shropshire into Semis

Shropshire eased into the Semi Finals with a comfortable home and away win over Cumbria. They had 10 winners at home on Hanmer to win by 88 overall there, with Callum Wraight leading the way at number one winning 3, to earn him overall man of the match, in what proved to be a successful choice of green. Rich Lawson …

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