General Notices

Green Availability (Endsleigh semi-final)

Greenfields have informed me that the green is not available for practise on the evenings of the 25th and 28th July and the afternoon of 3rd August. There is a digital lock on the gate giving access to the green and the code is the same as last year or contact either Mick Jones or Mark Thomas.  

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2017 Veterans Merit Report

Below is a report of and pictures from the 2017 Veterans Merit kindly written by Mike Potter. Shropshire Veterans Merit 2017 – Tuesday 18th July 2017 – Greenfields BC 20 of the county’s elder generation gathered for a lunchtime start of the Veterans Merit staged at Greenfields. The competitors enjoyed the warm, sunny afternoon but were soon to be seriously …

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BCGBA Veterans County Qualifier Report

Below is a report and pictures from Mike Potter about the BCGBA Veterans County Championship Qualifier on Thursday which we thank him for. County Veterans Team Championship Group Four Qualifying Round – 13th July 2017 Venue – Walsgrave BC Coventry (N. Midlands) Shropshire, despite winning two of their three Group Four round robin games were once again denied a place …

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1st KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final Report

Ifton won the first KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final comfortably on Meole Brace beating 2014 winners Newport by 39. They were only 10 up after the first four though with Leighton Roberts’ 9 win being cancelled out by Chris Grocott. But two single figure winners in the middle, Martin Jones 6 and Brian Hayes 8, extended the lead to …

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Shropshire v North Midlands Senior County Semi Final Draw

Crosfield Cup Semi Final, Shropshire vs North Midlands, on Sunday 6th August: Home venue at Greenfields Bowling Club, Shrewsbury G Herbert v D Hopwood D Wellings v R Prosser K Roberts v A Gibbs C Wraight v J Baddeley W Phillips v P Varney A Wellings v M Horton C Flattley v B Percival A Rowe v W Beale R …

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2017 Junior Merit & Peter Ashton Trophy Report

Below is a report and pictures from the 2017 Junior Merit thanks to Competitions Secretary Mike Potter. Shropshire Junior Merit 2017 – Sunday 16th July 2017 – Meole Brace 16 of the county’s young bowlers and their families gathered at the chosen by deputy president, Isobel Jones venue of Meole Brace to contest the 2017 running of the county junior …

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Junior Merit Today!

The Junior Merit is being held today at Meole Brace Bowling Club at 10 a.m. with a new name on the trophy as current holder Aaron King is to old now. Hopefully being moved a week earlier will attract more entries this year to avoid clashing with the school holidays. Harry Church is expected to be one of the favourites …

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1st KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final Preview

Ifton meet Newport in the first KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final at Meole Brace tonight with both teams having deposited one of the top two of the Salop Leisure Shropshire Bowling League in this competition. Ifton beat Champions Sir John Bayley while Newport beat leaders Castlefields both comfortably in the 2nd round. But while Newport are flying high in …

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Shropshire Cup Semi Final Review

Castlefields hold on, Telepost squeeze through Castlefields held on to shock Mid Shropshire League Leaders Hadley USC at Prees by just 4 shots to reach the final of the Shropshire Cup. Captain Graham Wall lead the way with the best card of the match winning 5 at number 9 to seal the win for the Fields. He commented “Firstly like …

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