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Ludlow Castle Open 2016 Report

Ludlow Castle Open on Saturday 17th September. A full quota of 64 entrants took to the beautifully prepared green on what was a beautiful day for those travelling from all over the country for the £2000 prize pot!! Some brilliant bowling made intriguing veiwing with some tasty early round contests! Last years final was repeated this year in the last …

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Callum dips out in thriller

Callum Wraight dipped out in the Quarter Finals today of the BCGBA Autumn Waterloo Handicap after losing to former winner Glyn Cookson of Cheshire 21-20. It was a nip and tuck affair most of the way through with Glyn favouring the longer lengths and Callum the shorter ones in an excellent game and played in a great spirit. Commiserations to …

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Burway Open 2016

Please find details below of the Burway Open 2016 (£1620 Prize Money) Burway Bowling Club, Bromfield Road, Ludlow, SY8 1DR To be played on Sunday 09th October 64 entries @ £15.00, 10:30am and 12:00 noon sessions Played on both greens with no home bowlers Food and Bar available all day Prize money (subject to entries): £500 Winner £250 Runner up £125 …

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Callum through, but only just!

Callum Wraight is through to the last eight of the Autumn Waterloo Handicap, but only just! He had to do it the hard way though, recovering from 13-5 and 18-13 down against Lee Heaton, playing superb on short marks to get through with Lee unlucky to go through a couple of gaps late on. Callum now faces another former champion in …

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Still spaces left at Wrockwardine Wood Open

There are still spaces left in the Wrockwardine Wood Open. Details are below: The 6th WROCKWARDINE WOOD OPEN BOWLS COMPETITION 2016 Sponsored by Country Garden Roses and The Wrekin Housing Trust Approved by SCGBA and affiliated to BCGBA At Wrockwardine Wood Bowls Club, New Road, Telford, TF2 7AB (Located behind Oakengates Leisure Centre) 128 Entries @ £10.00 entry. Open to …

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Callum makes statement

Callum Wraight reached the last 16 of the Autumn Waterloo Handicap today after hammering Gary Ellis 21-8 in the last 32 to make a real statement of intent. He was never really in danger after playing his trademark short marks so well. He will face Lee Heaton tomorrow in the last game of the day, who is also in form …

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Callum wins Midland Masters

Callum Wraight has won the 2016 Midland Masters today by beating Adam Kirby in a 21-20 thriller in the final. He had beaten Greg Smith for the second time in as many days in the Semi Finals 13, and Jamie Wyer 11 in the Quarters. He had received a walkover in the 1st round and had a close shave in …

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Just Callum remains

Callum Wraight is left to fly the Shropshire flag after getting past reigning Autumn Waterloo Handicap champion Greg Smith 21-15 in the last 64. He faces just as tough as task now as he plays Gary Ellis in the last 32 with the winner getting into the TV stages. Sam Millward was the other Shropshire qualifier but lost 16 to …

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Shropshire bowlers in Waterloo Action

Shropshire have two players in the last 64 of the Autumn Waterloo Handicap that starts again tomorrow. Reigning Champion of Champion Callum Wraight will be looking to add this title to his large collection but has been drawn against current holder Greg Smith in what promises to be the tie of the round. Sam Millward is the other Shropshire qualifier …

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Dennis Lewis Open Finals Report

Stuart Rutter won the Dennis Lewis Open at Sir John Bayley after beating Glyn Picknell 13 in the final. Organiser Tom Roden describes the final, "Stuart raced 6-0 up and despite Glyn chipping away at him there were 1 or 2 ends of bad luck (Glyn going through some tight gaps), as well as 4/5 ends of Stuart pulling out a …

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