Mid Shropshire Merit Qualifying Report

The 16 qualifiers are known for the 2024 Mid Shropshire Senior Individual Merit Finals on Friday 28th June at 6.30 p.m.


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Two Madeley CC bowlers qualified including former winner Les Mumford, who beat Steve Bishton and Paul Reeves 12, and Chris Lodge who got past Rob Steventon and Akeel Duncan 8. Rob Clarke got through after getting past Nick Marshall, John Lawrence and Pete Millington 19. Carleen Doody-Millington was the other qualifier, beating John Clarke and Mark Doodson 1.


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Former winners Stuart Church and Paul Beer qualified. Stuart beat Simon Hall 16 and Steve Downs 14, while Paul defeated Graham Bleakley 2 and Tony Roche 20. Stuart’s son Harry got through, the Division One Averages winner beating Dean Heighway 17 and Ian Sturdy 10. Paul’s team mate John Davies got through by beating Darren Lord 15 and David James 16.


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Former winner Roy Bradburn got through by beating Ann Rawlins and Lisa Pessall 9. Hadley USC duo Nick Mullinder and Dave Price qualified after defeating Helen Clee 1 & Jordan Millman 15 and Pete Spragg 4 & Matt Rhodes 20 respectively. Simon Madeley was the other qualifier, the new Sinclair bowler beating Georgia Rawlins 6 and Al Jarvis 16.


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Current champion John Breeze got through after beating Richard Scane 6 and Chris Gill 16. Darrell Handley qualified for the first time by beating Karen Smith 15 and Dave Wall 3. Former finalist Kate Wainwright got through by beating James O’Hara 7 and Shavourne Osbourne 10, with Sian Skelton the other qualifier after she beat Broseley pair Kevin Carter 11 and Matt Pritchard 20.

Well done to all 16 qualifiers. The finals day draw will be released tomorrow evening at 7 p.m. on here. A venue will be sorted by the end of the week all being well. It will most likely be on an one green venue with 5 blocks going on as there isn’t a suitable 2 green venue available.