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Gameweek 5 Preview

Hanmer aim to bounce back, Champs face long trip, St Georges in derby clash Hanmer are looking to bounce back from two disappointing games in Gameweek 5 of the Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier Bowling League as they take on Meole Brace. Hanmer captain Dave Ellison admitted “we have had a …

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Gameweek 4 Preview

Bayley face tough Hanwood test, St Georges face tough away tie, Hanmer look to bounce back Champions and league leaders Sir John Bayley face a tough test at home to Hanwood in gameweek 4 of the Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier Bowling League. Hanwood have had a good start to the …

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Gameweek 3 Preview

Champions return to triumph, Castlefields go into unknown, Newport look for first win The Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier Bowling League Champions Sir John Bayley return to where they won last year’s title at Ifton in week 3 of the 2017 season. They got 4 winners there last season to seal …

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Gameweek 2 Preview

Meole face another Derby, Hanmer look to build on good start, Teams look for first win Meole Brace have already faced one derby but face another in Gameweek 2 of the Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier Bowling League. They beat Castlefields 9-5 on Wednesday but now face a buoyant Hanwood side …

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Team Preview 2017: Sir John Bayley

Team: Sir John Bayley Captain: Tom Roden 2016 Review 2016 Position: 1st 2016 Points: 211 Highest ever finish: 1st (2016) Highest ever points: 219 (2013) 2017 Aims: Sir John Bayley won the league for the first time last season but will know they will need to improve if they are to successfully defend their title. They …

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Team Preview 2017: Hanmer

Team: Hanmer Captain: Dave Ellison 2016 Position: Winners of Market Drayton League   2017 Aims: Hanmer finally made the big time last season after years of trying and will be relishing take on the challenge of the league. Their home green will be a big weapon, with a lot of teams not ever …

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Team Preview 2017: Castlefields

Team: Castlefields Captains: Andy Duckett 2016 Review 2016 Position: 2nd 2016 Points: 206 Highest ever finish: Winners (8 times) Highest ever points: 241 (2009) 2017 Aims: It was a tale of so close yet so far for the Fields last season as they only finished 5 points off top and finished runners up in the Alan …

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Team Preview 2017: St Georges

Team: St Georges Captain: Tony Rhodes 2016 Review 2016 Position: 3rd 2016 Points: 205 Highest ever finish: Winners 5 times Highest ever points: 250 (1999) 2017 Aims: St Georges have recruited well again over the Winter with Jamie Wyer signing and Tom Langford, Clay Flattley and Carl Hazlehurst all returning to the club. They had their best …

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Team Preview 2017: Chester Road

Team: Chester Road Captains: Paul Fowles 2016 Review 2016 Position: 4th 2016 Points: 202 Highest ever finish: Winners (3 times) Highest ever points: 245 (2004) 2017 Aims: Chester Road had an inspired season last year, as they finished 4th and improved by 42 points overall from the previous season. They will be thinking that they can …

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Team Preview 2017: Hanwood

Team: Hanwood Captains: Mark Shore, Ash Wellings & Wayne Phillips 2016 Position: 5th 2016 Points: 198 Highest ever finish: 4th (1995) Highest ever points: 198 (2016) 2017 Aims: Hanwood enjoyed a remarkable first season back last year after finishing in 5th place. They had the best home form in the league but may be hard pressed …

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