News Archive 2019



The Annual General Meeting was held at the club on Monday 11th. Officers Elected:

President Rob Renke

Captain vacancy

Secretary John Palmer

Treasurer/Bar Officer Pete Driver

Committee Members

Sue King, Geoff Carnell, Chris Chamberlain, Fiona Hammond, Kath Driver, Tom McGill & Terry Hammond.

A proposition from the executive to raise bowling subscriptions by £5 was passed unanimously.

Bowling Meeting

At a well attended Bowling Meeting, the following team captains were elected:

Shropshire Premier Scott Harries

Mid-Shropshire Division 1 Brian Walters

Mid-Shropshire Division 2 Sue King

Mid-Shropshire Division 5 Mick Corfield

Wolverhampton & South Staffs Premier Cheryl Caswell

Telford Ladies Fiona Hammond

Highley Division 1 Islanders A Jamie Taylor

Highley Division 1 Islanders B Rob Renke

Highley Division 2 Bylet A Georgina Marsh

Highley Division 2 Bylet B Fiona Hammond

Mid-Shropshire Seniors Division 1 Bylet A Russ Morris

Mid-Shropshire Seniors Division 2 Bylet B Geoff Carnell

Mid-Shropshire Seniors Division 4 Bylet C Dick Pinches

Regrettably, due to a lack of players, it was decided to withdraw from the Ludlow League.


County Cup

Scott Harries's Premier team had a good run but lost in the final to St Georges at Meole Brace. Match card.

President's Day

Congratulations to Tom McGill on winning the President's Day Cup, defeating Tony Steadman in the final. Eleven bowlers entered the competition and twenty five members had tea.


Captain's Day

Congratulations to Pete Driver on winning the Captain's Day Cup. Pete beat Brian Walters 21-20 in the final. In the Arthur Greatwich Trophy, competed for by first round losers, Rob Renke defeated Tony Steadman 21-9 in the final.

Seniors Cup Success

Well done to Geoff Carnell's Seniors team on winning the Division 2 Knockout Cup. In the final held on the new No.2 green at Wrockwardine Wood, they beat Madeley Cricket Club's C team with five winners and by 37 shots. Best winners were John Palmer 21-3 and Geoff himself 21-7, almost running out from 6-1 down.


More Seniors Cup Success

More congratulations to Geoff Carnell and the Division 2 Seniors team on completing the League Cup and League Championship double with a fine 7-1 win in the final game away at Charlton.

Seniors Charity Cup

Commiserations to Russ Morris and the Seniors Division 1 team on finishing runners-up in the Charity Cup for the second successive year. In this year's final, they suffered an 11 shot defeat at Sinclair by Donnington Wood despite wins from the captain himself and Ken Jenkins.


Club Doubles

Well done to Rob Renke & Pam Smith on winning the club doubles on Sunday October 6th. In a wet final, they beat Geoff Carnell & Wayne Kelly 21-7. Sixteen members took part.