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Shropshire CCC profile: James Ralph

Full name: James T Ralph. Birthplace/date: Kidderminster; October 9, 1975. Clubs you have played for? Kidderminster, Worcestershire, Ludlow, St Georges, Shifnal, Bridgnorth and Shropshire. I also played in Western Australia for North County CC in Albany. Biggest influences on your career? My father, who I went to cricket with every weekend, and my younger brother, who also played for […]

Northants win Festival of Cricket at Shrewsbury School

 talented Northamptonshire Academy side emerged worthy winners at a Festival of Cricket held in the impressive surroundings of Shrewsbury School. The round-robin tournament gave Shropshire’s development side the chance to pit their wits against two more Academy teams from first-class counties with Lancashire and Durham also both taking part. Northants won all three of their […]

One change for Berkshire clash

Shropshire make one change from the team that defeated Cornwall for their next top of the table match against Berkshire starting Sunday 17 July at Shifnal CC. Tom Weston makes his first appearance of the season in place of Omar Ali. The full team is :- Steve Leach (Shifnal)(Capt), Ross Aucott (Worfield), Henry Blofield (Shrewsbury), […]

Wainwright wants to keep impressing for leaders Shropshire

David Wainwright has credited the role played by Shropshire’s Director of Cricket Karl Krikken in his impressive start to the season for the Unicorns Championship Western Division leaders. Wainwright, the former Yorkshire and Derbyshire left-arm spinner who is also a useful performer with the bat, has quickly become a key man for Shropshire since signing […]

Overseas stars add sparkle to Shropshire CCC’s successful hospitality event

Delighted Shropshire CCC chairman Toby Shaw hailed the club’s tenth ResourceBank Challenge day, which featured international cricket stars, a huge success. The sold-out event, Shropshire’s popular annual fund-raiser, attracted more than 700 guests from the county’s business community to Wrekin College, where they enjoyed hospitality and entertainment in a luxury marquee on the edge of […]

Development XI to face strong Academy sides at Shrewsbury School festival

Shrewsbury School will host an exciting Festival of Cricket next week as Shropshire’s Development XI, featuring some of the best young players in the county, have the chance to take on Academy teams from three first-class counties. Durham, Northamptonshire and Lancashire are all bringing their Academy sides to Shropshire for a round-robin tournament, which starts at noon on Tuesday […]

Shropshire replace Cornwall as leaders following fine victory

Shropshire’s cricketers stormed to the top of the Unicorns Championship’s Western Division as David Wainwright held his nerve to lead the county to a four-wicket win over Cornwall, the side they replace in pole position. Wainwright, the former Derbyshire star, cracked an unbeaten 80, and shared in an excellent partnership of 150 for the fifth […]

Shropshire CCC profile: Ryan Lockley

Full name: Ryan Lockley. Birthplace/date: Hereford, December 12, 1992. Clubs you have played for? I play for Bridgnorth having previously played for Ludlow and Whitchurch. Biggest influences on career? My parents, Bernice and Colin, plus my grandad Geoffrey and Jean, my auntie. Their contributions over the years have been remarkable from such a young age. Their commitment and […]

International cricketers to star at Shropshire CCC’s tenth anniversary hospitality event

International cricketers are heading to Wrekin College next week to help celebrate the tenth anniversary of Shropshire County Cricket Club’s hugely popular Resource Bank Challenge event. More than 700 guests from the Shropshire business community will enjoy hospitality in a luxury marquee on the boundary edge at Wrekin College next Thursday, July 7 while having the chance to watch top […]

Skipper Leach looking forward to top two clash against leaders Cornwall

Upbeat Shropshire captain Steve Leach believes his side is growing in confidence as they look forward to facing Cornwall in an attractive clash between the top two teams in the Western Division of the Unicorns Championship. Shropshire will have home advantage for the three-day clash, which starts at Bridgnorth on Sunday, with Leach’s men seeking a third successive Championship […]