Individual Competitions

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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2017 Junior Merit & Peter Ashton Trophy Report

Below is a report and pictures from the 2017 Junior Merit thanks to Competitions Secretary Mike Potter. Shropshire Junior Merit 2017 – Sunday 16th July 2017 – Meole Brace 16 of the county’s young bowlers and their families gathered at the chosen by deputy president, Isobel Jones venue of Meole Brace to contest the 2017 running of the county junior …

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Junior Merit Today!

The Junior Merit is being held today at Meole Brace Bowling Club at 10 a.m. with a new name on the trophy as current holder Aaron King is to old now. Hopefully being moved a week earlier will attract more entries this year to avoid clashing with the school holidays. Harry Church is expected to be one of the favourites …

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Junior Merit this Sunday!

The 2017 Shropshire Junior Merit is being held on Sunday at Meole Brace at 10 a.m. You can enter on the day and the entry fee is £3. Dress Code Applies, only black trousers can be worn. There will be a consolation event for the Peter Ashton Trophy on the No.2 green for all first game losers.

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Pictures from the 2017 Shropshire Senior Merit

Below are pictures from the 2017 Senior County Merit. Callum Wraight receives the Charles Beddard Trophy from County President Mike Caddick. The four Semi Finalists and Senior Individual Merit Qualifiers with President Mike Caddick centre. From left: Colin Beaman, Callum Wraight, Pete Bound & Glyn Herbert. The 32 finalists with County President Mike Caddick holding the trophy. The Scores from …

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Jack & Jean Isherwood Veterans Qualifiers

Our two qualifiers for the Jack & Jean Isherwood Veterans Competition next Wednesday at Prees are Geoff Davies of Prince Hotel and John Nash from Meole Brace. Both came through the field at Monkmoor, Geoff beating Keith Owen to qualify and John beating Alan Boulton. There will be a full preview of them playing in the competition next Wednesday.

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Callum wins Merit for third time!

Callum Wraight has won the 2017 Shropshire Senior Merit today for the third time beating Pete Bound in the final. Callum had beaten Colin Beaman 18 and Pete got past Glyn Herbert 18 in the Semi Finals. All four go forward to the Senior Individual Merit on Saturday 29th July at Nuneaton Griff. The SCGBA would like to congratulate all four …

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Shropshire Senior Merit Hosts: Pontesbury

Pontesbury hold the Shropshire Senior Merit for the first time in their history today, but are a part of its history already. They have had two winners, Steve Williams in 1976 and Doug Lawrence in 1977 and one runner-up in 1956, W.J. Morris. They started playing Crown Green Bowls in Pontesbury in 1923 on the opposite side of the road …

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Shropshire Senior Merit 2017 Preview

The 105th Shropshire Merit takes place tomorrow at Pontesbury with 32 hopefuls wanting to win the Charles Beddard Trophy. 5 of them have already landed the trophy, with two of them winning it more than once. Callum Wraight and Andy Moss have both won it twice and will be one of the favourites to win it again. Callum will have …

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Shropshire Senior Merit Preview: 4th Quarter

Gary Beff Clubs: Chester Road & Woore Premier League record: 2 out of 9 Gary has qualified for the Merit again after doing so last year to. He had a solid first season in the Premier League last one but has struggled so far this one. He has been one of the key players for Woore over the years in …

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