“Against all odds, Newport ‘C’ indoor bowling team under the captaincy of Harry Morris,
beat Shrewsbury ‘A’ team in the final of the Telford Short Mat League Knockout Competition at Broseley on the 15th March. After a somewhat nervous start, the Newport team fought back from behind to win the match by 11 points to 7 after 11 ends. Harry Morris remarked that his team had performed exceptionally well considering the high standard of the Shrewsbury bowlers from the top division. The winners were presented with the League Knockout Cup by Roger Vernon, President of the Telford & Wrekin Short Mat Indoor Bowls League.”
Names are (l to r); Colin Walden, Harry Morris (Captain), Roger Vernon,
Fred Brazendale and Charlie Kirkland.