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On This Day: 18th April 2003

On this day in 2003 it was the first games of the 2003 season. It was a night of all home wins as Castlefields scored the biggest one with a 12-2 success, while Ifton defeated Battlefield 11-3, who would later that season finish bottom. There were two close games at …

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On This Day: 17th April 2009

On this day in 2009 saw the third round of fixtures in that season. Chester Road won 10-4 away at Childs Ercall to be the only away win on the night, with Archibald Worthington and Newport winning by the same score against Wrockwadine Wood and Ford respectively. Castlefields beat rivals …

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On This Day: 16th April 2004

On this day in 2004 season saw the opening games of the season. Newport made their bow in the league, and had a baptism of fire playing Castlefields at home, who won 9-5 there. Champions Chester Road started their successful defence of the title with a 13-1 win over Donnington …

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On This Day: 15th April 1994

26 years ago today, the Shropshire Premier Bowling League had its first ever night of games on Friday 15th April 1994. It was a night of home wins with all 6 home teams all winning, the biggest being Hanwood 12-2 over Donnington Wood. Chester Road scored the highest for an …

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On This Day: 11th April 2014

It was the second round of fixtures of the 2014 season on this day, and there were a lot of close games with all but two teams getting 5 winners away from home. The two big winners were Champions Newport 13-1 over Chester Road, while Castlefields defeated Ifton 12-2. Sir …

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On This Day: 10th April 2015

On this Day in 2015 there were some remarkable results. Meole Brace won 12-2 at Bylet, one of the biggest away wins in the league, while Hadley USC only lost by 1 chalk at Castlefields with 5 winners. Archibald Worthington beat Wrockwardine Wood 8-6, but played an ineligible player which …

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On This Day: 8th April

Today would have been the first day of the 2020 season, but it was 9 years ago when the 2011 season opened up on this date. There were two away wins that night, with Wrockwardine Wood scoring a great 11-3 win at the Bowring and Castlefields winning 10-4 at Bylet. …

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On This Day: 7th April 2006

The start of the 2006 season happened on this day and it saw White Horse have its first game in the league. Unfortunately they lost 9-5 at home to Sir John Bayley, and would have to wait till June till their first win. The two most successful teams in the …

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On this Day: 6th April 2012

Friday 6th April 2012 saw the first games of the season. Only 4 were played out of the 6, the one less fixture caused by the withdrawal of Childs Ercall just weeks before the new season. Out of the four games played, it was Wem USC who secured the highest …

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On This Day: 5th April 2017

The start of the 2017 season took place on 5th April, the first time the season had ever opened on a Wednesday. It was all home win son the night, with Hanmer leading the way with a 12-2 victory over Bylet, meaning the league newcomers topped the table. Hanwood and …

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