Entries by Stuart Dunn

Shropshire County Cricket Club cancels annual hospitality event

Shropshire County Cricket Club has cancelled its annual Pure Telecom hospitality event, which was scheduled to take place in July. The club has taken the decision as it continues to closely monitor the impact of the COVID-19 virus. Shropshire had been scheduled to host Scottish side Grange CC from Edinburgh in two Twenty20 matches at […]

President’s Lunch postponed

Shropshire County Cricket Club’s annual President’s Lunch on Sunday, March 29 has regrettably been postponed due to growing concerns over COVID-19.  

Former Shropshire players handed roles in club’s new-look structure ahead of the 2020 season

Shropshire County Cricket Club has introduced new team management and selection committees for the 2020 season. Former captain James Ralph and top-order batsman Tony Parton join the new selection committee, which also includes the club’s newly-appointed Director of Cricket John Abrahams and player/coach Simon Kerrigan. Both Parton and Ralph have vast knowledge of Minor Counties […]

Shropshire’s Emerging Player Programme proves a big hit with promising cricketers

Shropshire County Cricket Club’s Emerging Player Programme has been hailed a great success after 14 promising players were invited to attend the close season coaching programme. A partnership between Shropshire CCC and Cricket Shropshire, the winter programme – introduced to identify promising players from around the county – was again sponsored by Besblock, keen supporters […]

Shropshire CCC announce National Counties Cricket Association fixtures and home venues for 2020 season

Shropshire County Cricket Club is looking forward to returning to both Wellington and Wem to play matches next season after finalising fixtures and home venues for the National Counties Cricket Association 2020 campaign. Bridgnorth, Oswestry, Shifnal, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch will once again host county matches across the different formats, with Wrekin College also staging two […]

Shropshire County Cricket Club delighted to strengthen its links with Wrekin College

Shropshire County Cricket Club is delighted to be strengthening its links with Wrekin College. The independent co-educational boarding and day school in Wellington has become the home of Shropshire’s Academy side by making its excellent facilities available to host the team’s matches. Having staged Shropshire’s successful annual hospitality day – a popular event regularly attended […]

John Abrahams excited to return to Shropshire CCC as Director of Cricket

John Abrahams, who enjoyed playing for Shropshire County Cricket Club towards the end of his successful playing career, has been appointed as the club’s new Director of Cricket. Abrahams, who captained Lancashire during his long association with the Red Rose county, has more recently been manager of England’s under-19 team. He remains involved with the […]

Shropshire to host Derbyshire in a 50-over match next summer

Shropshire will host first-class county Derbyshire in a 50-over match next summer. All clubs in the newly-named National Counties Cricket Association have been allocated a home fixture against first-class opposition. The matches will form part of the preparations for first-class counties for the Royal London Cup competition. Shropshire have been paired against Derbyshire, with the […]