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Final four games rule reminder!

Final four games rule reminder!

Midweek and Thursday matches are now in last four games (Saturday enter this period on 6th Sept) and so ‘rule 11’ is in force! Just to remind you that this means that players cannot move down to strengthen lower teams. Any player who has played four or more games in a higher division cannot play in a lower division. However any player dropped (relegated) into a lower team before the final four games can continue to play in the lower team (as…

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How to measure

How to measure

We all want a good competitive game but played in a friendly spirit. Which of course they generally are, but one of the areas that causes the most contention is measuring so, in hoping to remove this potential dampener on the evening, here are the basic rules of measuring. Please share them, or why not print out a copy to stick up in your club house? PDF version for easy printing – Measuring Bowls to Determine the Winner Measuring Bowls…

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Rule Change 2014

Rule Change 2014

The main rule change for 2014 is in the Saturday League only, tailored shorts will be permitted. The full rule is: In league matches and league competitions all players must wear suitable clothing. Hard or block heeled shoes must not be worn on the green. In Midweek & Thursday league matches, one day competitions and merit preliminary rounds, players must wear full length single coloured, trousers, smart jeans or track suit bottoms. Ladies may wear skirts or dresses at least…

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