BISHOPS Castle dug in for a battling draw at Cae Glas in Henshalls Shropshire League Four.

The Oswestry hosts began brightly with the opening pair of Andy Griffiths (57) and Ben Hipkiss (59) inspiring their side to 157-5 to defend.

Tom Moulder (3-41) led the Castle attack with support from Simon Palmer (1-33) and Paul Moulder (1-27).

Castle struggled in reply with Gary Davies (4-29) dominant for the hosts.

Tom Moulder worked the scoreboard until being caught and bowled by Dave Edwards (2-10) for a top scoring 67 to leave Paul Moulder (6no) to lead tail end defiance as Castle held out at 118-8 and a draw