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On this Day: Friday 3rd April

Friday 3rd April was the start of the 2015 season and it was a close start to the season with only one win in double figures. Wem USC led the early table as they won 11-3 against Archibald Worthington, ultimately starting a season where the visitors finished bottom and lost …

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On This Day: 1st April 2016

Throughout these bowling months I will look back on most days in the 26 seasons of the Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier Bowling League. For the 1st April, we started on this day back in 2016, the earliest we ever started a season. It was quite a remarkable night, despite only …

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BCGBA Club Survey Covid-19

Could clubs please fill out the form by clicking on the link below. BCGBA Club survey COVID-19 To help us advise Sport England on the current pinch points and Information requested to help assess where support funding should be prioritised, please ca you try and keep the reply to one …

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Meole Brace Open Statement

After the announcements from the government this afternoon and a directive from the BCGBA we regret that we have made the tough decision to cancel the rest of this year’s competition. For those players who have already played and qualified we are going to pay them £100 each as a …

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SPBL Statement

The Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier League has postponed its meeting scheduled for tomorrow night at Meole Brace. We are following BCGBA guidelines published below in suspending the current season until we are told otherwise. The management committee will be in discussion regarding any other outstanding issues i.e. finances. Please take …

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St Georges Open Day 1&2 Report

We had two players qualify in the first weekend of the St Georges Open in former SPBL Merit winners Mike Beer and Tom Roden. Mike of Castlefields defeated Natty Tonks 5, Rich Dandy 13 and Mark Booth 18, while Sir John Bayley’s Tom got past Matt Allen 19, Jane Bowler …

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Barlows Fire & Security Alan Mayhew Trophy Lineup

Adderley and Telepost have joined the 14 Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier Bowling League teams in entering the Barlows Fire & Security Alan Mayhew Trophy. Both teams contested last year’s playoffs and earned the right for an invite into the competition, especially as both are expected to be looking for another …

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2020 SPBL Merit Details

The qualifiers for the 2020 SPBL Merit will take place on Friday 19th June at Premier League greens. The final 16 will take place on the evening of Saturday 18th July for the John Coxill Trophy at a neutral venue. We are hoping to have at least £1000 prize money …

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