General Notices

Shropshire Juniors survive for another season

Shropshire Juniors guaranteed their place in the Premier Division next season after beating Derbyshire by 17 overall, with a big Welsh defeat meaning that they will finish at least above Derbyshire or Wales regardless of their result next month. It was the away team who did another excellent result, winning by 43 overall on Littleover with 8 winners, Kelly Price …

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Shropshire v Derbyshire Junior County Preview

Shropshire take on Derbyshire tomorrow knowing that they must win or be relegated from the Premier Division of the BCGBA Drakes Pride Junior County. Shropshire have failed to win so far despite some promising performances, so have turned back to Maddocks, scene of our last Junior final in 2014, to try and get that win. Selector Rich Lawson says "it's …

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KGJ Insurance County Cup Final Preview

The KGJ Insurance County Cup Final takes place tonight in a rematch of the 2013 final between Sir John Bayley and Newport. On that night the Bayley took Newport apart but Newport won it the year after that, and that is the last time both experienced success in this competition. Since then both teams also won the Premier League, and …

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Sir John Bayley Player Profiles

Thank you to Josh Hale for producing these profiles. Player profile #1 Tom Roden Considered a veteran of the Shropshire county team. Good player, with good craic. Does a brilliant Johnny Cash impression on a regular basis Player profile #2 Elliot Mcguinness A multi comp winner out of county, is no mean feet. A cemented regular in the WW county …

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Newport Player Profiles

Thank you to Tom Langford for producing these profiles. Peter Farmer (“Lord” Mayor of Calverhall, Pedro, Crow Slayer) - One of Shropshire’s finest.Great season in the premier so far. Only player not to have the number 7 on his watch face! Tom Langford (Timmy) - Enjoying first season with the team. Won this trophy last year and hopes to repeat …

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Story of the 2018 KGJ Insurance County Cup Final

Semi Finals Sir John Bayley beat Ifton by 75 overall with 11 winners in a comfortable win. It started well for Ifton though as Leighton Roberts won 8, but Josh Hale replied for the Bayley with a 8 card himself, and two 10 winners meant they led by 22. Four more winners, led by Elliot McGuinness' 7 win, extended this …

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New BCGBA Registration Card

Just a reminder re the application firm to be used when applying for a new BCGBA registration card. Following my email sent all SCGBA affiliated Club Secretaries on 27th May re the above, I have noticed when processing recent applications, that some clubs are still using the “old” forms which were replaced by the BCGBA in May of this year, …

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Fantasy Football League

We are again running a Fantasy Premier League Football League for Shropshire Bowls. Code to join this league: 2221054-667326

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KGJ Insurance County Cup Final 2017 Review

Ahead of Saturday's KGJ Insurance County Cup Final, we look back at last year's final. St Georges won their 12th County Cup in 2017 after edging out Ifton in a thriller which went down to the last game on the green. It was Tom Langford who was the hero for the Dragons as he was left on the green with …

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