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On This Day: 2nd August 2019

On this day last year Sir John Bayley got a big 7 winners at rivals Castlefields to make themselves favourites for the crown. The lost the aggregate by 18 but it was a big result in the title race. Bottom placed Chester Road got a shock 11-5 win at Meole …

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On This Day: 26th July 2019

On this day last year Champions elect Sir John Bayley beat Ifton 14-0 and by 100 chalks. Castlefields kept on their coattails by winning 10-6 at Chester Road, while Newport lost ground after only beating Wrockwardine Wood 9-5. Hanwood had a big 12-2 home win over Highley, which Burway matched …

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On This Day: 25th July 2003

On this day in 2003, there were three away wins and one of the stranger results we get in the league. Archibald Worthington had 4 winners at home to Ford, but won the aggregate by 8, so technically won 6-8. There were two 10-4 away wins as Meole Brace and …

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On This Day: 24th July 2009

On this day in 2009 there were three away wins in the league. Shropshire Premier Bowling League debutant Barry Booth helped Chester Road win at the Bowring with 5 winners after he won 21-4, while Bylet scored a rare away win at Archibald Worthington 8-6 and by 6 chalks. There …

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On this Day: 21st July 2019

Liam Stevens won the 2019 Seaton Sports Merit with an accomplished display of 19m bowling all evening. He beat Lewis Scott 18 in a tense final. It was nip and tuck throughout, with Liam unable to lead to the crown but then winning the end on the downhill as 6 …

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On This Day: 18th July 2014

On this day in 2014 Ifton made the long trip down the A5 and A49 and won 8-6 at Burway by just 3 chalks. Sir John Bayley also won away 10-4 at Archibald Worthington, while St Georges just lost by 8 shots at Chester Road with 6 winners. Castlefields were …

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On This Day: 16th July 2010

On this day 10 years it was a night of big home wins. There were two 14-0 wins, with Newport beating Archibald Worthington and Castlefields defeating Ford by 115 and 125 respectively. There were then four 12-2 home wins; Wem USC beat Childs Ercall, St Georges defeated Meole Brace, Sir …

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New BCGBA Guidance

Considering the relaxation of conditions for local cricket we have made strenuous efforts, which remain ongoing, to obtain further guidance from Government on the commencement of community sport, which includes crown green bowling. Following yesterday’s announcement, we have 33 pages of regulations to go through before we can fully update …

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