General Notices

SJB Mixed Doubles

The SJB Mixed Doubles is this Sunday at Sir John Bayley Club, Telford. 10.30 a.m. start and £20 entry per pair with 9 places left. £640 prize money subject to entries. Entries to Tom Roden on 07961 179946 Greens are immaculate this season and all games are played on the bottom green. Live football on inside the club all day …

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County Cup Finalist: Castlefields

We have a look at the first team in the KGJ Insurance County Cup Final, the holders Castlefields. How they got there: Castlefields started their defence in the 1st round with a full house against Sinclair on Prees New Green, beating them by 98. They then faced a tough task against Wrockwardine Wood, trailing by 5 chalks after 8 blocks …

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County Cup: A History

The 2016 County Cup is the 96th final of the competition that started way back in 1921. The team to beat throughout the competition has been Castlefields who since winning it in 1942 have won it a further 22 times, and appearing in another 11 finals. In contrast, the other team in this year's final, Bowring, haven't appeared in a …

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Report, Scores and Pictures of 2016 Shropshire Cup Final

Please find below Mike Potter's report with scores and pictures, which again I am very grateful for.   Shropshire Cup Final - Sat 6th Aug 2016 - Pontesbury v The Prince Hotel – Bicton BC The Shropshire Cup, in its new guise, must have a familiar feel about it for The Prince Hotel captain Graeme Wornell as two seasons prior, …

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Story of the 2016 KGJ Insurance County Cup

The 2016 KGJ Insurance County Cup Final reaches its climax on Saturday as holders Castlefields take one first time finalists Bowring. Here we take a look below at how the competition unfolded:   County Cup 1st Round Report and Results: Hanwood beat Meole, Newport put out Dragons fire, Wrockites edge home There were some close games last night in the …

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Shropshire in repeat of 2009 and 2011 Finals

Shropshire are back in the final of the Crosfield Cup for the first time in 5 years, and ironically will face the same county in Yorkshire, the county they beat in the 2009 final. We didn't have it our own way today, it was only level after 4 and 8 at each venue against North Lancs & Fylde before 3 winners …

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Shropshire one step from Final

The Shropshire Senior County Team are just one game away from the final of the Crosfield Cup for the first time since 2011. They play North Lancs & Fylde, a team vastly improved other the last few years with players moving across from other counties such as Ian Nicholson and Dave Jackson. That is why we have gone to our …

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Prince win Shropshire Cup in Thriller!

The Prince Hotel tonight won the first ever Shropshire Cup Final in a thriller by two shots. It all came down to the very last end where Prince's Ian Marshall was 20 across with Dave Povey, with both needing one for victory. Ian led a 10 inch bowl on a three quarter length mark and Dave was unable to beat …

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County Cup Final Pairings

Record holders Castlefields play first time finalists Bowring in the 2016 KGJ Insurance County Cup Final at Prees old green on Saturday at 6.30 p.m. Bowring v Castlefields Rob Roden v Paul Williams Jamie King v Clay Flattley Rich Lawson v Keith Walton Stuart Clee v Mike Beer Dave Lloyd v Glyn Herbert Aaron King v Andy Duckett John Cooke …

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Shropshire Cup Final Preview

Tonight sees the 2016 Shropshire Cup Final between two Tanners Division One teams in Pontesbury and Prince Hotel at Bicton starting at 6.30 p.m. Both teams will be eager to be the inaugural winners of this competition, and we look at both below: Pontesbury League Position: 5th Route to the final: 1st Round - Beat Bowring by 31 2nd Round …

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