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Ange reaches Champs Final!

Ange Gaut reached the BCGLBA Champion of Champions final to continue a super weekend for Shropshire. She had a great run starting with edging out Joyce Jones 20, then our Ladies Merit winner Jane Archer 11, after Jane had beat Janet Taylor 5 first game. After that she got past Gay Cooper 16 and young Emily Kernick 18 in the Semi …

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Michael beats Callum in Champs!

Shropshire had two finalists in the 2017 Champion of Champions, in a day that the county was done proud. Michael Beer beat 2015 champion and Castlefields team mate Callum Wraight in the final, running out from 11-10 down. Mike had continued his form from winning the Talbot Trophy but had to fightback in his 1st round game from 18-10 down against Darren …

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Michael wins Talbot Trophy!

Mike Beer won the Talbot Trophy to earn his place at Saturday’s Champion of Champions. He put behind him the disappointment of his narrow loss in the last 16 Autumn Waterloo to storm back and win at the Raikes Hotel after beating Scott Simpson, who plays for Sir John Bayley over here, in the final 17. In the 1st round he …

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Rich edged out despite great fightback

Rich Goddard was edged out in the Quarter Finals of the Autumn Waterloo today despite a great fightback. He fought back so well against Simon Coupe after trailing 17-9 to get back to lead 18-17 before having a bad end at 19 across to just dip out. Wayne Ditchfield went onto win the event 14 against Simon Coupe in the final. …

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Midland Masters 2017 Report

Josh Bradburn made it three finalists out of the last three years in the Midland Masters but couldn’t quite follow the footsteps of Callum Wraight last year and succumbed to the same player as Wayne Rogers did in 2015, Greg Smith. Greg was different class in the final as he finally secured a place at this year’s Champion of Champions …

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Rich going solo!

Rich Goddard will fly the flag solo for Shropshire on the Finals Day of the Autumn Waterloo after reaching the last 8 today. Rich was always comfortable against Malcolm Simms as he utilised the longer marks well to win 11 and now faces favourite Simon Coupe. Mike Beer was involved in a high quality game with Wayne Ditchfield leading 13-6 and …

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Two out of three through!

We have two out of our three hopefuls through to the televised stages of the Autumn Waterloo as the competition reaches the last 16 stage. Rich Goddard overcame Pete Dunkley 14 while Mike Beer beat Simon Brown 13 to set up a mouth watering clash with Wayne Ditchfield, while Rich will play Malcolm Sims. Callum unfortunately dipped out losing 19 …

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Junior Inter League 2017 Report

Below is a report by Steve Burmingham who ran the Junior Inter League today on behalf of the hosts Flowfit Ludlow & District Bowling League. The SCGBA would like to thank Steve for his report and running the competition on behalf of the league. 6 teams spread across four different leagues within the County ventured to Ludlow to take part …

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Callum wins Brighouse, Josh makes final

Callum Wraight won another Champion of Champion competition in the Brighouse Classic on Saturday night after he defeated Graeme Wilson 11 in the final. He had a fairly comfortable night, his 14 win against James Hanson being the closest of them as he beat Ashley Tattersley 7 and Ryan Clark 10. Full scores are here. Josh Bradburn made the final …

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