Individual Competitions

Dave Card Memorial Rose Bowl this Saturday!

This Saturday is the Dave Card Rose Memorial competition to find the one qualifier that will go forward to the National Finals on Saturday 1st October at the Waterloo Hotel in Blackpool. It is being held at Broseley (TF12 5NZ) Saturday at 10 a.m. and is £8 per pair, with games 21 up off 3 and BCGBA Dress Code is …

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2016 Shropshire Merit Qualifiers

The 25 remaining tickets were snapped up today for the 2016 Shropshire Senior Merit Finals, with County players and newcomers taking some of the places. In Telford current holder Rob Roden qualified, beating fellow county players Dave Rhodes and Glyn Picknell to qualify, at Sinclair. County Reserve Jamie King qualified alongside youngster John Potter and Simon Rhodes. Over at St …

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North Shropshire Qualifiers for Senior Merit

There are some well known names and some new names that qualified tonight in the North Shropshire Area. At Bridgwater young guns Chris Stretch and Matt Beeston qualified for the first time, beating Carl Preece and Curtis Metcalfe respectively as they youngster saw off former finalists Martin Lloyd and Paul Latham. Over in Tilstock and 4 time winner Pete Farmer …

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Shropshire Merit Qualifiers Preview

138 players take part over the weekend to earn the 32 tickets for the Shropshire Merit Finals on Sunday 26th June. Tonight sees 29 North Shropshire Players chase 7 tickets. Former winner Martin Lloyd is the star man at Bridgewater no.1 with youngsters Curtis Metcalfe, Chris Stretch and Matt Beeston all chasing their first appearance at the finals. 2009 runner …

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Shropshire Merit Entries Deadline by next Wednesday!

Less than a week to get your Shropshire Merit entries in to Phil Scott by next Wednesday. Entries will not be taken after that date! Entries are invited for the Shropshire 2016 Individual Merit Competition ‘GENTLEMAN BOWLERS ONLY’ Qualifying rounds will be played in Whitchurch on Saturday 14th May, commencing at 6.30 p.m. and Shrewsbury/Telford on Sunday 15th May 2016, …

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Good luck to Meole Brace at Team Championships

God luck to Meole Brace in the World Team Championships at Fox Lane Leyland tomorrow. They comfortably beat New Brighton Quarry Vikings and Dudley Dell to reach the last eight of the competition, where they reached last season. They open up against Kings Heath Park from Warwick and Worcester, which features new Castlefields signings Jon Palmer and Steve Freer. Captain Mark …

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Junior Trials

We had 27 juniors turn up for the Junior trials held at Severnside on Sunday, 15 players who have played for the Junior County and 12 that haven't. Coaching was given to some juniors and it was good to look at some of the newer juniors we haven't seen before. It was a shame we didn't have similar numbers to …

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