Senior County

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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Senior County vs. Cumbria Preview

Shropshire have one more hurdle to negotiate if they are to qualify for the Semi Finals of the BCGBA Senior County. We have beaten Yorkshire and North Lancs & Fylde and now take on winless Cumbria. We have turned to a new green in Hanmer to try it out, after being unlucky back in 2013 when we played Yorkshire there …

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Senior County Draw vs. Cumbria

The draw for our third BCGBA Senior County against Cumbria has been released. We are using Hanmer for only the second time, our first being in 2012 when we played Yorkshire there and there was a delayed start due to heavy rain. Hopefully it will drier this time round. Cumbria have took us to Burton-in-Kendal for their home leg. The …

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Shropshire win again!

Shropshire won their second group game against North Lancs & Fylde by 67 to put themselves as firm favourites to win the group. They had two excellent performances home and away to win both legs. At the Bowring we had 9 winners in a 57 shot win, Paul Reeves at number 12 the best of them 7, with Scott Harries …

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