County Teams

All County Team News / Important dates / Announcements will be posted and displayed here. Each post will be released to either the Senior, Junior or Veteran Team.

Shropshire Juniors dip out at Group Stage

Shropshire Juniors dipped out at the Group stage of the Supplementary today after losing by 11 to South Yorkshire. We won their first two games comfortably beating Greater Manchester by 48 with Matt Parry the best of our 7 winners winning 8, and Merseyside by 27, Camilla Parsonage the best of the 5 winners 21-6. Then they faced South Yorkshire, who …

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Shropshire Junior Supplementary Team

The Shropshire Junior County team hop over the border today to try and bring home the Supplementary title. They face Merseyside, South Yorkshire and Greater Manchester in their group with the group winner facing the other group winner in the final. The squad contains Merit Finalists Harry Church and Susie Lawson as well as Peter Ashton Trophy Winner Kieran Jones …

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Shropshire just dip out

Shropshire just dipped out today in the Endsleigh Senior County Championship by 4 chalks against North Midlands. It was another agonising loss after narrow defeats in the previous campaigns but it only took a late rally to get close. A poor start at home meant a deficit of 11 with only Kiah Roberts and Callum Wraight winning, while away despite …

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Shropshire v North Midlands Endsleigh Senior County Preview

Shropshire play in another Semi Final tomorrow and its old rivals North Midlands that they face. We clashed with them in an epic Semi Final in 2002 which ended in a draw and then a playoff to decide who went through, and again in 2009 when we beat them on way to winning the cup. That time was also at …

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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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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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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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Veterans County Preview

The Veterans County team aim to qualify from the regional groups for the first time tomorrow as a nine man squad travel to Walsgrave B.C. (behind Walsgrave Pub, Walsgrave Road, Coventry, CV2 4AF). Tony Roche leads the team again and will hope to get through the group on a tough green. They will have to hit the ground running as they …

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Shropshire Juniors earn second win!

Shropshire Juniors earned their second win of 2017 but it wasn’t enough to go through the group as winner after Warwick & Worcester hammered Potteries & District by 271. We beat North Midlands by 70 overall with a 43 shot home win and 27 away. Two winners in the first four at home established a 5 shot lead which with …

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Veterans County Team & Draw

British Crown Green Bowling Association Veterans County Championship 2017 The draw and team is out for the 2017 County Veterans Qualifying Round which will take place on Thursday 13th July at 10 a.m. at Walsgrave B.C. (behind Walsgrave Pub) Walsgrave Road, Coventry, CV2 4AF. Our team is as follows: Tony Roche Keith Owen John Clarke Alan Faulkner Cedric Bancroft Mark …

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