Top of the table

A group of students from Shrewsbury College’s Severndale Specialist Academy’s Futures Campus are set to compete in the finals of the Lord’s Taverners Table Cricket championships at Lord’s this summer after winning county and regional heats earlier in the year.

The team of six said they felt honoured that they had been crowned Shropshire Table Cricket Champions in Telford and when asked what their reaction was when they realised they had won, they explained, “The first thing we did was to shake the opposition’s hand because it’s the right thing to do… we celebrated afterwards – we cheered, hugged each other, and smiled from ear to ear.”

The team went into the Edgbaston regionals thinking they had a 50/50 chance as they knew they would be up against excellent opposition. Their final match was against last year’s national champions, but they kept their cool, focused and found that all the practice they’d done beforehand paid off when it came to the crunch.


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin
On Key

Related Posts

Flower show sponsor

Shrewsbury Flower Show is delighted to announce that local jeweller T.H. Baker will once again sponsor the Home and Craft Marquee this year. Andrew Cross,

First lady

The Severn Valley Railway starts its Jubilee year with a new General Manager at the helm. Helen Smith is the first woman to hold the

Agri-tech hub

Work is progressing at Ni-Park, a world leading agricultural research and innovation hub in Newport, which in partnership with Harper Adams University promises to provide

National win

Staff from a Shropshire firm have been named winners of a prestigious national award. The team at Tudor Griffiths Group were awarded the ‘Kitchen and

Float away

Shropshire’s first ever flotation therapy centre is launched this month by Ironbridge couple, Kevin and Suzie Guerin. Kevin said, “Flotation therapy can decrease the production