NEWTOWN Cricket Club will open their season at home to Forton in division one of the Mansfield Sports Group Shropshire League.

The match will take place on Saturday, April 27th and the following week the Powys club travel to Shifnal IIs.

Alberbury open their second division season at home to Quatt IIs on April 27th while newly promoted Montgomery will travel to Broseley on the opening day.

The following week Alberbury travel to Column while Montgomery visit Sentinel IIs.

Welshpool visit St Georges IIs in their third division opener with Newport IIs visiting Maesydre the following week.


Meanwhile Guilsfield will mark their third division debut at home to Wheaton Aston on April 27th.

Newtown IIs travel to Frankton IIs and Llanidloes visit Hodnet in the fourth division openers while Bishop’s Castle host Iscoyd and Fenns Bank in division five.

Montgomery IIs open their division six season at home to Calverhall and Welshpool IIs host Alberbury IIs while Guilsfield IIs travel to Cae Glas IIs in their division seven opener.

County Times: Meanwhile Montgomery have signed allrounder Ieaun Griffiths from Alberbury.
Griffiths bring experience and plenty of runs and wickets from his first spell with Monty.

A club spokesman said: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome home our prodigal son Ieuan Griffiths back to Montgomery Cricket Club. 

“Ieuan cannot wait to get started and it gives everyone at this club a massive lift.”