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 Midland Alliance Team

The Shropshire team for the Midland Alliance has been selected for the Sunday 29th April. Youngsters dominate the team with 5 players 30 or under and the other three being players who have played for the team before. Paul Williams and Andy Duckett of Castlefields have been there for the county before and will aim to impress in order to …

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Shropshire Senior County Fixtures

Shropshire are in section 2 of the 2018 Endsleigh Senior County Championship which starts on Sunday 6th May. We open our campaign against Merseyside, who we met in 2014 and won home and away against them. We then play North Midlands, who beat us last season in the Semi Finals by just 4 chalks, in what looks like the crunch …

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2018 Midland Alliance Details

The 2018 Midland Alliance is being held on Sunday 29th April in South Yorkshire at Armthorpe Working Men's Club. Shropshire will be again entering a team.

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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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