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Shropshire Senior County Fixtures

The fixtures for Shropshire's Senior County team for 2019 have been released: Sunday 5th May - Yorkshire Sunday 2nd June - North Lancs & Fylde Sunday 7th July - Cumbria   The Junior fixtures will be out soon.

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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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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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Veterans dip out

The Veterans County team narrowly missed out on qualification for the national finals as they lost out to Staffordshire for qualification. We had lost by just two chalks in the 1st game against them despite having 5 out of the 8 winners, with Mark Thomas the best of them 16. We then won our next two fairly comfortably. We beat …

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Veterans County Championship Preview

The Veterans County Championship takes place tomorrow at Old Shrewsbury with the team looking to make home advantage count as they look to get out of the group for the first time since the format change. They will have to beat Warwick and Worcester, Staffordshire and North Midlands in order to get through a round robin format. There are plenty …

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Shropshire Juniors still searching for Win

Shropshire Juniors are still searching for that elusive first win as they were defeated by Wales by 30 overall. The away team did an excellent job holding them to 4 at Craig-y-Don, Kelly Price the best of the 5 winners 21-8 in the first four. Three wins in the middle too by Charlie Hotchkiss, George Cooper and Matt Parry meant …

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Shropshire v Wales Junior County Match Preview

Shropshire face two make or break games if they are to stay in Premier Division of the BCGBA Drakes Pride Junior County. They face Wales knowing that they must win at least one of their next two, they also face Derbyshire next month, to survive and not be relegated, after two very tough games against last year's finalists. They turn …

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Veterans County Championship Team

To be played at Old Shrewsbury on 12th July 2018 Commencing at 10.00 a.m. Teams to be at Venue 9.30 a.m prompt. Shropshire, Warwick and Worcester, Staffordshire and North Midlands Teams of eight from squad of twelve. Round Robin Dress Code Applies. Shropshire Squad Graham Dulson Peter Bound Keith Walton Mick Jones Mark Thomas Bill Tarrell Ian Smith Tony Roche …

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Shropshire earn first win but not enough for Supplementary Place

Shropshire earned their first win of the season but it wasn't by enough of a margin to get that Supplementary place in August. A great away performance on Hazel Pear, where we restricted Cheshire to just a 5 shot win, meant a 17 shot home win on Elephant and Castle was enough to win overall by 12. Colin Beaman won …

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