Entries by Stuart Dunn

Simon Kerrigan signs for Northamptonshire

Simon Kerrigan has sealed a return to the first-class game by signing for Northamptonshire. The former Lancashire and England left-arm spinner joined Shropshire in a player-coach role last November. With the start of this season delayed owing to Covid-19, Kerrigan was unable to play a competitive match for Shropshire, although he attended the club’s winter […]

Honest and open feedback from Shropshire players following Sunday’s friendly against Herefordshire

Director of Cricket John Abrahams says Shropshire’s young side were quick to highlight the positives and also the areas that need addressing following Sunday’s friendly defeat against Herefordshire. A number of the county’s promising up and coming players were included in the Shropshire team for the 50-over clash at Oswestry. Herefordshire ultimately emerged winners by […]

John Abrahams

John was delighted to be appointed Shropshire County Cricket Club’s Director of Cricket in the winter of 2019. A left-handed batsman and right-arm offbreak bowler in his playing days, John enjoyed a long and successful career, representing Lancashire from 1973 to 1988. He was captain at Old Trafford for two seasons and named man of […]

Promising Shropshire youngsters handed chance to impress in Herefordshire friendly

A number of Shropshire’s promising young cricketers are handed the chance to impress in Sunday’s 50-over friendly against Herefordshire at Oswestry (11am start). Director of Cricket John Abrahams is looking forward to seeing them in action after being encouraged by the potential of the county’s up and coming players during internal squad matches at Whitchurch […]

Jason Weaver

An experienced coach, Jason returned to his home county of Shropshire in a first team coaching role early in 2020. Born in Wellington, Jason represented Shropshire in his own playing days as a wicketkeeper-batsman between 1989-91. Much of his club cricket career saw him play for Newport before two seasons in the Birmingham League with […]

Simon Kerrigan

The former Lancashire and England left-arm spinner joined Shropshire as player-coach in November 2019. Simon, who left Lancashire at the end of the 2018 season, played more than 100 first-class matches, taking 322 wickets, while he has also appeared in 35 List A matches and 24 Twenty20 matches. He had a spell on loan to […]

Ian Roe

Ian has been Shropshire County Cricket Club’s Head of Academy since 2016. He initially became involved with the county club by coaching the under-21 side in 2013 when Robin Trimby was team manager. Ian has since helped with the development of many promising Shropshire cricketers and also assisted the first team in a coaching role. […]

Spotlight on Richard Oliver

Opening batsman Richard Oliver enjoyed two spells with Shropshire either side of playing first-class cricket for Worcestershire. He made his Championship debut for Shropshire in 2008 and went on to play 62 matches for the county in three-day and one-day cricket. Richard struck 1,885 Championship runs at an average of 30.90 in 37 Championship appearances, […]