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2016 Shropshire Senior County Players Statistics

Please see below the stats for the 2016 Shropshire Senior County Players and Squad. 2016 Shropshire Senior County Stats: Player Played Home Away Won Lost Agg % Aaron King 2 0 2 0 2 -13 0% Alex Jones 5 2 3 4 1 21 80% Andy Moss 5 0 5 4 1 22 80% Callum Wraight 5 4 1 4 …

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Shropshire heartbreak

The Shropshire Senior County Team were so close to winning the Crosfield Cup for the third time today as we lost by an agonising four chalks. We did an excellent job away, losing by just one chalk at Elland Cricket and Bowling Club, but struggled at home, with a 4 and a 6 loser the difference in a three shot …

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2016 Crosfield Cup Final Preview and Live Scores link.

The 2016 Crosfield Cup Final takes place between Shropshire and Yorkshire who meet in their 4th final in 19 seasons, with Yorkshire currently leading 2-1. Yorkshire have enjoyed a relatively straightforward passage to the final, only a scare against Wales in the final group game when they lost at home but still won by more away. Shropshire have had a …

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How we got to the 2016 Crosfield Cup Final

Shropshire were drawn in Section 1 of the 2016 Endsleigh Senior County Championship alongside Potteries and District, South Yorkshire and Greater Manchester. Game 1 vs. Potteries and District (won by 42): Shropshire eased to a comfortable first win of the season today by 42 shots overall against Potteries and District. We only had one loser at Newport to win by 63 …

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2016 Crosfield Cup Opponents: Yorkshire

Our fellow finalists Yorkshire are no strangers to us in the finals, we have met them in the last three we have been in! We were victorious in 2009 but not in 1998 and 2011, with another group stage defeat in 2012 as well. In total they have won it 13 times and been runners up 11 times, but their …

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Yorkshire and Warwick and Worcester heartbreaks

The years since 2009 have had various heartbreaks. A loss to Lancashire in 2010 and then a draw with Staffordshire in the final group game, when a 2 shot win would have took us through ,meant an unsuccessful defence. But we roared back in 2011, beating Cumbria and Wales comfortably in the groups, and then Potteries and District by 8 …

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Near misses, and then a second triumph!

After the 1998 final there were a number of year of agonising near misses. Another supplementary success in 2000 glossed over some indifferent performances but in 2002 we made the Semi Finals against North Midlands. Despite an excellent performance on the notorious Haunchwood green, only losing by 24, we only won by the same amount on Pontesbury, meaning a 4 …

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The Barren Years, and final heartbreak!

Shropshire got to another final in 1976 after the draw had been re-organised from the old north and south sections into a two group system, the winners of which met in the final. They beat Derbyshire by 2 chalks, Staffordshire by 14, Lancashire by 24 and newcomers Potteries by 90 to set up a final with Warwick and Worcester. But …

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1974 Winner Profiles

Below is a profile of some of the winners from the 1974 Crosfield Cup team. These were compiled in the late 90s for the County Programmes compiled by Mark Burroughs. 1974 Crosfield Cup Winners

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Celebrating 1974!

After Shropshire won the Crosfield Cup for the first time in 1974 the party went on long into the night. After the cup had been presented to home captain Jack Driscoll, and after the tea, the home team and supporters went to the Forresters Arms just up the road in Hadley. There they waited for the return of the away …

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