Individual Competitions

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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Not to be missed!

Shropshire County Merit Final. Sunday 24th June 2018 At Greenfields Bowling Club 11 a.m start. Please support our top bowlers and this major event. Greenfields will install a television to cover the England v Panama World Cup Game so no-one will miss out. Ample car parking available. Refreshments available all day and of course the bar will be open!

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The Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit Countdown: 1st Quarter Preview

1. Andy Stevens Club: Wrockwardine Wood Qualifying: Albrighton Bye Beat Dave Rhodes 15 Andy is the most remarkable qualifier given that he only had 30 minutes practice before qualifying on Albrighton! He has played since in the Shropshire Cup, and surely will have another practice before the big day! He won the Mid-Shropshire Merit in 1988 and 1989, as he …

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The Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit Countdown: Competition History

The Shropshire Senior Merit has been played for since 1913, with Sunday's event the 103rd running of the event. W.A. Hewitt from Old Shrewsbury won the first competition, beating F. Richards of Oxon in the final at Old Shrewsbury. Every final until 1930 was held at Severnside or Old Shrewsbury, until it was held at Greenfields, the venue of this …

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The Telegraph Shropshire Senior Merit Countdown: 2017 Review

With less than a week to go until the 2018 Shropshire Senior Merit winner is crowned we look back at last year's competition. 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 …

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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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Father & Son 2018 Report

County Father & Son Doubles – Sat 2nd June 2018 Bayston Hill Bowling Club Qtr Finals Roy & Josh Bradburn(Bowring) 21 – 12 Andy & Liam Stevens(Wrock Wood)Bill & Will Tarrell(Meole Brace) 21 – 10 Len & Nick Lewis(Burway) John & Rob Clarke(Wrock Wood) 21 – 14 Chris & Adam Dovey(Burway) Wayne & Steve Rogers(Burway/Chester Rd) 21 – 14 Peter & …

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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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