General Notices

Senior Individual Merit Qualifiers 5: Ash Wellings

Name: Ash Wellings Club: Hanwood Premier League Record: 11 out of 17 Qualification: Semi Finalist Ash Wellings will be making his debut at the All England after enjoying a great run in the Shropshire Merit to the Semi Finals. He has improved greatly over the seasons, especially since playing in the Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier Bowling League after helping Hanwood into the league. He …

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Senior Individual Merit Qualifiers 4: Tony Rhodes

Name: Tony Rhodes Club: St Georges Premier League Record: 11 out of 15 Qualification: Highest Scoring Qualifier Tony Rhodes has qualified for the All England for the 5th time after reaching the last 16 of it twice before, so will know what to expect from the day. He has won the Premier League Averages and the Merit in the past and has been a …

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KGJ Insurance Shropshire Cup Semi Finals Report & Final Venue

Highley and Prince of Wales Hotel will meet in the final of the KGJ Insurance Shropshire Cup on Saturday 4th August at 6.30 p.m. at Sir John Bayley bottom green. Highley came past last year's runner ups Telepost in a match involving several single figure cards. It was close throughout, with Highley leading by one after four, but the runners …

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Dave Card Rose Bowl Memorial 2018 Report

Scott Harries and Cheryl Caswell have won many doubles competitions together and won the Dave Card Rose Bowl Memorial for the second time, and with it a ticket to the Waterloo Hotel on Saturday 6th October. They beat last year's winners, recently engaged couple Sally Clee and Jamie King, 21-15 in the final. Only 9 entries took part, with Scott …

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Senior Individual Merit Qualifier 3: Callum Wraight

Name: Callum Wraight Club: Castlefields Premier League Record: 15 out of 16 Qualification: Runner-up Callum Wraight has won this competition before after triumphing in 2009 in Merseyside, and would love to repeat that triumph and join an elite club. He has been in great form this season, winning the Meole Open and Big Smash amongst other competition wins, and will be one of the …

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KGJ Insurance Shropshire Cup Semi Finals Preview

The Semi Finals of the KGJ Insurance Shropshire Cup take place tonight as four teams aim to make the final on Saturday 4th August. Last year's holders Castlefields are still in with a chance of being the first time to retain the trophy, but take on 2016 winners Prince of Wales Hotel at Greenfields. Captain Graham Wall said we are …

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Senior Individual Merit Qualifier 2: Spencer Clarke

Name: Spencer Clarke Club: Sir John Bayley Premier League Record: 14 out of 16 Qualification: Winner Spencer's dream came true in June as he finally lifted the trophy he had craved, especially after losing in two previous finals. He has All England experience from those two seasons, and is in excellent form still, having won 14 out of his 16 games in the Salop …

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Senior Individual Merit Qualifier 1: Wayne Phillips

Name: Wayne Phillips Club: Hanwood Premier League Record: 11 out of 16 Qualification: Semi Finalist Wayne Phillips is a very experienced county and competition player, having won many competitions like the Pontesbury Open and winning over 100 caps for our county. He has also played in the All England, as recently as 2013, and showed in his Quarter Final comeback that he will fight …

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Shropshire v Derbyshire Junior County Teams

The draw is out for Shropshire Juniors' must win game against Derbyshire and they have turned back to Maddocks, scene of our last Junior final in 2014, to try and get that win. Junior Merit champion Harry Church leads the team out at number one, while his opponent who he beat in the final, does so away at Littleover Bowls …

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