County Teams

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Veterans dip out

Thank you to selector Mike Potter for writing this report below about our Veterans County team. County Veterans Team Championship Group Four Qualifying Round – Thursday, 11th July 2017 Venue – Goodyear Pavilion, Wolverhampton (Staffordshire) An impressive display in their third match saw Shropshire be the first team to topple reigning champions Staffordshire, however with a win, a draw and …

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BCGBA Veterans County Preview

Shropshire Veterans travel to Goodyear looking to qualify for the first time since the format was changed to a regional qualifier. They take an experienced line up there including our two qualifiers in the BCGBA Jack & Jean Isherwood Veterans Qualifier, Derek Wright and Ian Foster. Keith Owen and Ian Smith have played in this before, while Keith Walton and …

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BCGBA Veterans County Squad

The squad for the Veterans County this Thursday is as follows: Tony RocheKeith OwenIan SmithKeith WaltonDerek WrightMartin CoddIan FosterBill TarrellCedric Bancroft

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Shropshire into Semis

Shropshire eased into the Semi Finals with a comfortable home and away win over Cumbria. They had 10 winners at home on Hanmer to win by 88 overall there, with Callum Wraight leading the way at number one winning 3, to earn him overall man of the match, in what proved to be a successful choice of green. Rich Lawson …

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Senior County vs. Cumbria Preview

Shropshire have one more hurdle to negotiate if they are to qualify for the Semi Finals of the BCGBA Senior County. We have beaten Yorkshire and North Lancs & Fylde and now take on winless Cumbria. We have turned to a new green in Hanmer to try it out, after being unlucky back in 2013 when we played Yorkshire there …

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Shropshire Junior County vs. Wales Draw

The draw is out for our next junior county game against Wales on Sunday 14th July. We are using Hanmer for the first time for the Juniors, a week after using it for the Senior County game. The away team go to Llandudno Oval, a place where we may have been before. The home leg is on the left, and …

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Senior County Draw vs. Cumbria

The draw for our third BCGBA Senior County against Cumbria has been released. We are using Hanmer for only the second time, our first being in 2012 when we played Yorkshire there and there was a delayed start due to heavy rain. Hopefully it will drier this time round. Cumbria have took us to Burton-in-Kendal for their home leg. The …

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Shropshire Juniors come up against Classy Yorkshire

Yorkshire showed today they are the team to beat still as they beat our Juniors by 123. Both teams got three winners with Harry Church leading by example by winning 8 away at Golcar Liberal, and Tom Killen got player of the match for his 18 win, as they held them to 46. At home on Telepost it was another …

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Junior County vs. Yorkshire Preview

Shropshire Juniors will look to make it two wins out of two but couldn't have faced a harder task as they face the champions Yorkshire. We are using Telepost as our home venue, a green that has become a favourite the last couple of seasons. Selector Rich Lawson knows "the juniors face their toughest game against Yorkshire, but all the …

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