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 face the hosts first round, then Warwick & Worcester and Staffordshire. It is a strong squad going including Meole Brace Premier League players Mark Thomas and Bill Tarrell, as well as Hanmer’s Alan Faulkner. John Clarke, Dave Beer and Cedric Bancroft also have Premier League experience and Keith Owen and Dave Povey complete the team from Battlefields and Pontesbury respectively.
The County likes to wish the team all the best in qualifying for finals day on Thursday 3rd August.
Our team is as follows:
- Tony Roche
- Keith Owen
- John Clarke
- Alan Faulkner
- Cedric Bancroft
- Mark Thomas
- Bill Tarrell
- Dave Povey
- David Beer.
The draw is as follows below:
1. North Midlands – host County
4. Warwick & Worcester
North Midlands v Shropshire, Staffordshire v Warwick & Worcester
North Midlands v Staffordshire, Shropshire v Warwick & Worcester
North Midlands v Warwick & Worcester, Shropshire v Staffordshire