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A tribute to Dave Vart

Shropshire County Cricket Club is deeply saddened by the sudden and unexpected passing of former county player Dave Vart. The former Oswestry opening bowler and stalwart learnt his cricket in the North East before playing London club cricket after graduating from university. He joined Oswestry in 1987 and made an immediate impact in the Shropshire […]

Shropshire CCC delighted to secure Graham Wagg’s services for 2022 season

Shropshire County Cricket Club is delighted to have secured the services of former Glamorgan all-rounder Graham Wagg for the 2022 season. Wagg performed impressively with bat and ball for Shropshire during his first season as the county’s professional. He finished top of both the batting and bowling lists in Western Division Two of the National […]

Exciting match sees Shropshire’s Academy side narrowly beaten by Shropshire County Cricket League Representative XI

An exciting finish to an entertaining match saw the Shropshire County Cricket League Representative XI emerge winners by two runs against Shropshire’s Academy side at Whitchurch. Responding to the League side’s 251-9, the Academy team, despite half centuries from Ben Lees and Matty Simmonds, pulled up just short of their target as they closed on […]

Shropshire players at the top of batting, bowling and fielding lists in Western Division Two of NCCA Championship

Shropshire players finished top of the batting, bowling and fielding lists in Western Division Two of the NCCA Championship for the 2021 season. Graham Wagg was first in both the batting and bowling charts, with wicketkeeper Ben Lees level with Cornwall’s Scott Harvey at the top of the fielding list. Wagg struck 453 Championship runs, […]

Shropshire complete T20 victory over the RAF as Tyler Ibbotson impresses with both bat and ball

Tyler Ibbotson impressed with both bat and ball as Shropshire emerged seven-wicket winners in a Twenty20 friendly against the RAF’s representative team. Ibbotson followed up taking four wickets by top scoring with an unbeaten 41 as Shropshire’s final first-team match of the season ended in victory at Wellington. James Shaw captained a Shropshire team featuring […]

Shropshire looking forward to facing RAF representative side in T20 fixture at Wellington this evening

Shropshire play their final match of the season when they face the RAF representative side in a Twenty20 fixture at Wellington Cricket Club this evening (Thursday, 5pm). Shropshire have previously played enjoyable T20 matches against the RAF at Oswestry and Bridgnorth in recent years. Sentinel all-rounder James Shaw will captain a Shropshire team featuring a […]

Mitchell Stanley added to Shropshire squad for NCCA Championship trip to Devon

Worcestershire seamer Mitchell Stanley is added to the Shropshire squad for the county’s final NCCA Championship match of the season against Devon. Stanley is included in a 12-man squad for the three-day match at Sidmouth, which starts on Sunday (11am). Stanley, who has previously represented Shropshire at a number of age group levels and plays […]