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Third Meole Title for G.I. Wilson

Graeme Wilson of Lower Hopton  followed up his wins of 2002 and 2006  to win the 2013 Doug Marrs Trophy ( The Meole Brace Open ) to become the first player to win it three times. In the Final he beat Clay Flattley 21-8 with some great corner bowling after being 7-3 down. In the semi-final he beat Simon Tyler of Cunliffe 21-15.In the other semi Clay Flattley (St.Georges) beat Aaron Tapper (Cheslyn Hay) 21-8.The 2012 Winner Callum Wraight lost in the quarter final after leading Clay Flattley 19-11, and Clay put a string of good ends together and ran out.

Clay and Graeme in action in the final

Graeme Wilson on his way to victory in the final

Aaron Tapper, Clay Flattley, Graeme Wilson, Simon Tyler

John Hughes(County President), Barry Jennings, John Crowther (Chief Executive BCGBA) 

Clay Flattley, Barry Jennings, Tony Williams (Meole Brace President), Graeme Wilson

Qualifiers 2013

   Qualifier  Club
1  Francis Penlington  Bailey Hill
 2  Stuart Rutter  Wrockwardine Wood
 3  Rob Bourroughs  Hadley USC
 4  Phil Perry  Attlebourgh
 5  Steve Freer  Bodmere St. Michaels
 6  Graeme Wilson  Lower Hopton
 7  Paddy McGuinness  The George
 8  Andy Smith  Chester Road
 9  Danny Ferris  Congleton Park
 10  Martin McGuinness  The George
 11  Leighton Roberts  Escushon
 12  Danny Barwise  Liverpool
 13  Simon Tyler  Canliffe
 14  Rob Steventon  Shifnal
 15  Gary Owen  Birches Head Hotel
 16  Joshua Mordue  Brighouse Sports
 17  Clay Flattly  St. Georges
 18  Rich Goddard  Castlefields
 19  Simon Trentham  Bodmere St. Michaels
 20  Kevin Boon  Railway
 21  Callum Wraight  Castlefields
 22  Mick Grathan  Marhay
 23  Adam France  Middleport Park
 24  Dean Ferris  S.M.R.B.L.
 25  John Bailey  Llanrwst
 26  Chris Barton  Liverpool
 27  Aaron Taper  M&B
 28  Jeremy Muff  Victoria club
 29  Ivan Smout  West Brom.
 30  Rich Lawson  Bowring
 31  John Evans  Bodmere St. Michaels
 32  Matt Gilmore  West Kirby Vics

Past Winners

Past Winners

Year Winner Runner-up
1981 A.Williams--St.Georges R.Jones--Meole Brace
1982 A.E.Jones--Meole Brace D.Rawlins--Coventry
1983 G.Swift--Biddulph Liberals R.Price--Birches Head
1984 D.Butler--Eturia Park R.Mathews--Burton
1985 B.Duncan--Preston M.Walker--Stoke
1986 M.Blizard--Meole Brace L.Higginbottom--Leigh
1987 M.Jones--Telford M.Robinson--Yorkshire
1988 K.Walton--Meole Brace N.Burrows--Derby
1989 S.Ellis--Kirkham D.Burdett--Coventry
1990 J.Bancroft--Hyde T.King--Hyde
1991 R.Hitchen--Halifax J.Hodson --Tarlton
1992 A.J.Rowe--Meole Brace G.Cookson--Winsford
1993 J.Fullerton--Merseyside A.Purcell--Chester Road
1994 C.MacDonald--Macclesfield S.Jones--Woodfield
1995 P.Strutt--Star Inn C.MacDonald--Macclesfield
1996 W.Phillips--Hanwood G.Dulson--Wem U.S.C.
1997 S.Frith--Weaverham C.Ward--Vic.Park Staffs.
1998 G.Cookson--Winsford K.Pessell--St.Georges
1999 J.Muff--Holmes Chaple C.Barker--Chadsmore
2000 N.Burrows--Stockport A. Hughes--Gresford
2001 G.Cookson--Winsford R.Hitchen-- Halifax
2002 G.I.Wilson--Oldham C.Beaman--Battlefield
2003 P.Bound--Ford R.Hitchen--Halifax
2004 P.Charesworth--Congleton S.Freer--Greyhound
2005 P.Williams--Castlefields D.Barwise--Walton Park
2006 G.I.Wilson--Lower Hopton G.Morton--New Inn
2007 A.Moss--Chester Road P.Asson--Drakes Drum
2008 A.Aldridge--Woodfield T.Cutting--Copswood
2009 A.Aldridge--Nordley C.Wraight--Castlefields
2010 M.Gilmore--West Kirby Vics K.Perks--Battlefield
2011 S Curbishley--Cunliffe K.Nicholas--Gresford
2012 C. Wraight--Castlefields C. Brown-- Lower Hopton
2013 G.I. Wilson--Lower Hoptom C.Flattley--St. Georges
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Meole Brace Greens Saturday Morning 23/3/2013

 

New Dates For Meole Open

Finals Day Saturday 13th. April

Qualifiying Rounds:

Saturday-30th. March

Sunday-31st. March

Saturday-6th. April  (For player booked in for 23rd.March)

Sunday- 7th.April (For players booked in for 24th. March)

For further details ring Barry Jennings Tel.  01743  351155

 

Start of Meole Open Delayed 22nd.March, 2013

Meole Brace open called off this weekend due to the Met Office forcasting more snow overnight. Qualifying Games due to be played this weekend will be played over the weekend 6th. and 7th. April . The games for the second weekend will go ahead as arranged with the Final on Saturday 13th. April

For further Details ring Barry Jennings on 01743 351155

 

22 March 13:24
It's confirmed that this weeks qualifying for the Open is postponed due to the weather. We are moving this weekends qualifying to Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April with finals day now on Saturday 13th April. Please ring Barry if there are any problems.

 

Ade Jennings 22 March 13:17
Looks like we're gonna struggle with the weather this weekend for the Open, anyone who is supposed to be playing please ring my dad, Barry, as soon as possible. Number is 01743 351155. We might have a plan :-)

Meole Open Update 25/11/2012

Entries Now Full

Update on Meole Open 31/10/2012

 

 

33nd "Coors Meole Brace Open" 2013.

Qualifying dates:-

Sat. 23rd March and Sun. 24th March

Sat.30th March and Sun. 31st March

Finals :- Sun. 7th. April

"The Doug Marrs Shield"

Doug Marrs

Entry Form

 

 

2013 MEOLE BRACE OPEN BOWLS

COMPETITION 

AT MEOLE BRACE BOWLING CLUB, MEOLE RISE,

UPPER ROAD, SHREWSBURY, SY3 9JF.

NOW £4680.00 TOTAL PRIZE MONEY

£1500.00 AND TROPHY TO WINNER

PRIZEMONEY PAID OUT TO LAST 64 (PLAYERS LOSING IN QUALFYING GAME

 FOR FINALS DAY WILL GET THEIR ENTRY FEE BACK)

£50 TO BEST SENIOR CITIZEN (OVER 65)

FINALS DAY (LAST 32) ~

SUNDAY 7thAPRIL 2013 ~ 11.30 START

 

QUALIFYING ROUNDS:         

SATURDAY 23rd MARCH  @ 10.30, 11.15, 13.00 & 14.00

SUNDAY      24th MARCH  @ 10.30, 11.15, 13.00 & 14.00

SATURDAY 30th MARCH  @ 10.30, 11.15, 13.00 & 14.00

SUNDAY      31st MARCH @ 10.30, 11.15, 13.00 & 14.

THE LAST THIRTEEN WINNERS OF THIS

COMPETITIONHAVE QUALIFIED FOR

THE CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS

AT THE WATERLOO.

 

# MALE ONLY# FLAT SHOES ONLY # NO HOME BOWLERS

 

# B.C.G.B.A. RULES APPLY# TWO VISITS ONLY# ALL GAMES 21 UP                                                 

# CLUB OR TRAVELLING PARTIES (MAX 4) WILL NOT MEET

PROVIDED THERE ARE NO MORE THAN 2 PLAYERS IN ANY SESSION

(NO SUBSTITUTE PLAYERS ALLOWED)

 # PLEASE BE AT VENUE IN PLENTY OF TIME FOR A PROMPT START

# REFRESMENTS AVAILABLE# PLEASE INDICATE IF YOU ARE OVER 65

ENTRY FEE IS £15 (LIMITED TO FIRST 256)       

   S.A.E. WITH ENTRY PLEASE

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO FILL PLACES IF ENTRY MONEY IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF ENTRY

 

ALL ENTRIES TO BARRY JENNINGS, 197 MONKMOOR ROAD, SHREWSBURY, SY2 5BQ. TEL 01743 351155

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