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Shropshire CCC chairman pays tribute as Brian Foxall retires

Shropshire CCC chairman Toby Shaw has led the tributes to Brian Foxall and thanked him for his dedicated service to the club after he decided to retire from his role as chairman of selectors. Brian, who was also Shropshire’s vice-chairman, matchday announcer and edited the club’s annual handbook, feels the time is now right to […]

Ollie Westbury signs first professional contract with Worcestershire

Ollie Westbury, who has just signed his first professional contract with Worcestershire, wants to become the latest player to have represented Shropshire to progress to the first team at New Road. Jack Shantry, Joe Leach and Ed Barnard have all successfully made the step up from the Birmingham League with Shrewsbury, Westbury’s club, to the […]

Shropshire end season with defeat at Wiltshire

Shropshire’s Unicorns Championship season ended on a disappointing note as they were well beaten by an innings and 79 runs inside two days at Wiltshire. Shropshire’s Western Division title hopes had all but ended a few days ahead of their trip to Devizes when they were deducted 24 points by the Minor Counties Cricket Association […]

Henry Blofield Shropshire CCC profile

Full name: Henry Charles Blofield   Birthplace/date: Shrewsbury, September 2, 1995.   Clubs you have played for? Shrewsbury CC. Biggest influences on your career? My family. They love their cricket and have always supported me. Although I haven’t played as much cricket with my brother Alex as I would have liked, I loved playing with him at Shrewsbury CC. […]

Team to play Wiltshire

For their final Unicorns Championship game at Devizes CC against Wiltshire , Shropshire bring back Joe Carrasco after recovery from an illness that forced him out of the game against Cheshire . The full team is – Steve Leach (Shifnal)(Capt), Omar Ali (C & R Hawks), Ross Aucott (Worfield), Henry Blofield (Shrewsbury), Joe Carrasco (Oswestry),  Harry […]

Shropshire CCC deducted 24 points

Shropshire have been deducted 24 points by the Minor Counties Cricket Association after inadvertently fielding an ineligible player in their last match against Cheshire. Shropshire have been informed by the MCCA that former Derbyshire player Scott Elstone – as a cricketer previously registered with a first class county – had not been registered by Shropshire […]

Shropshire spin their way back to the top of the table

Shropshire returned to the top of the Unicorns Championship Western Division table after wrapping up a 70 run victory on the third and final day against Cheshire at Nantwich. Well aware the key clash between fellow title contenders Cornwall and Berkshire had been abandoned as a draw with no play possible in the south west […]

Team to face Cheshire

Shropshire travel to Nantwich CC seeking a win against Cheshire that will keep them in the Western Division title race. There are two changes to the team that lost to Berkshire at Shifnal. Omar Ali is recalled in place of Tom Weston and there is a debut for Harry Chandler behind the stumps in place […]

Shropshire taste defeat for the first time in Unicorns Championship this season

Shropshire were knocked off the top of the Unicorns Championship’s Western Division after tasting defeat for the first time this season – but director of cricket Karl Krikken insists the county remain well placed to challenge top two Cornwall and Berkshire. After opening the season with three successive Championship victories, Shropshire were beaten by six […]