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24 May 2016
As part of its ongoing commitment to the local community Shrewsbury based construction company Saxonby, in partnership with Travis Perkins, recently provided resource and materials to build a permanent practice net for Beacon Cricket Club at the town’s Frankwell ground. James Wood, director at Saxonby, which has sponsored the Shrewsbury & District Evening Cricket League since 2011, believes...
04 Sep 2012
Shropshire County Cricket Club chairman Toby Shaw will bring the curtain down on his first season at the helm by holding a golf day at the end of the month. It is the latest idea from the forward-thinking chairman to generate interest in the club  and will also help raise all important funds. The golf day, which will have a shotgun start, will take place at Shrewsbury Golf Club on Friday,...
09 Aug 2012
Shropshire received a helping hand from a Friend to keep alive their hopes of a first Minor Counties Championship triumph since 1973. A five-wicket haul from Tom Friend, a late call up to the side, laid the foundations for Shropshire to beat Wales by 44 runs on a dramatic final day at Oswestry. It means Ed Foster's side still have a chance of snatching the western division crown ahead of their...
01 Aug 2012
Shropshire have recalled Oswestry's in-form batsman Alex Huxley for their penultimate Minor Counties Championship clash of the season. Huxley has been rewarded for a string of bright performances which have helped Oswestry move to the top of the Birmingham League third division. Shropshire captain Ed Foster has urged Huxley to make the most of being in familiar surroundings after his selection...
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