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Llanymynech Open Finals Day Report

Colin Beaman won the inaugural 2018 Llanymynech Open by beating Dave Bond in the final 15. The new Hanwood man suffered a couple of scares along the way but after a pretty close start with Colin only 12-11 up after 18 ends, he scored four 2s to move 20-12 up, and closed it out 15 after Dave had got him …

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Candlin Doubles Competition Report

Thank you to Mike Potter for the report and pictures below. SINCLAIR BOWLING CLUB Candlin Doubles Competition Sun. 8th April 2018 Quarter Finals  Simon Hall & Adrian Bailey 06 Stuart Clee & Josh Bradburn 21 Ian Thomas & Steve Downes 07 Richard Suggett & Steve Bishton 21 Sally Clee & Phil King 21 John Potter & Nick Mullinder 13 Jamie …

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Llanymynech Open Qualifiers Report

Some big names are through to the final of the Llanymynech Open with Shropshire county players Rich Lawson, Colin Beaman, Ash Wellings and Wayne Phillips all qualifying. Saturday morning was played in tough conditions with the green having to be brushed off with all the standing water. But county players Ash Wellings and Wayne Phillips brushed it all off and …

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Callum wins Meole Open!

Callum Wraight of Castlefields won the Meole Open for the second time after defeating Leighton Roberts in the final to earn his place in the Champion of Champions. He had his closest shave 1st game against Kevan Shaw, beating him 20, before defeating Andy Thornton 10, John Bailey 18 and Jamie Bramley 16. Leighton Roberts ended the fine run of …

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St Georges Open Report

Matt Gilmore won the St Georges Open and earned the first ticket to the Champion of Champions. He beat reigning holder Scott Simpson after fighting back from 11-1 and 15-9 down to run out. In the Semi Finals he edged out Callum Wraight 19 while Scott was beating his Willenhall Nordley team mate Dan Bodley 13. Matt had beaten Larry …

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Meole Brace Open Finals Day Preview

The Meole Brace Open reaches its conclusion tomorrow with a top quality 32 aiming to win the Doug Marrs Trophy and a ticket to the Champion of Champions. Shropshire has the 9 hopefuls in it, with only Callum Wraight of Castlefields a former winner. He faces Kevan Shaw 1st round, while Champion of Champion and team mate Mike Beer takes …

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Three more qualifiers in Meole Brace Open

The final qualifiers for the Meole Brace Open took place on Friday and Shropshire earned three more qualifiers. Sam Millward of Newport made it a hatrick of qualifying for the three Midland competitions by beating Keith Wall, Andy Hartwell and then Jermery Muff 14. Rob Fuller from Bylet qualified by beating Charlie Weaver and Nigel Ferrington of Abbey 16. Castlefields' …

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Seven hopefuls in St Georges Open Finals Day

Shropshire have seven hopefuls in the St Georges Open Finals Day. Castlefields boast the most players in the field with four, including last year's players in the Champion of Champions final. Winner Mike Beer takes on Wrockwardine Wood's Dan Taylor, hoping to recreate the form that saw him win the 2016 Staffodshire Senior Merit. Runner-up Callum Wraight has a tough …

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St Georges Open Good Friday Review

Shropshire had one qualifier today in the St Georges Open with ex-Dragon and current Castlefields player Mark Taylor getting through. He beat James Cosgrove 14 and then Roy Bradburn of Bowring 13. We had two others who lost in the qualifier, Meole Brace's Mark Thomas getting 18 off Dan Petcher, while Dave Lloyd from Bowring got 16 off Danny Ferris. …

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St Georges Open Good Friday Preview

There are four spaces available in the finals of the St Georges Open that will be decided today. The morning session sees Warwick and Worcester stars Carl Fielding and Phil Clinton take part. Phil is an ex homester but is not alone as Jamie Wyer and Mark Taylor are both ex-dragons looking to use green knowledge. Steve Pratt is another …

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