How is Your Club Planning for 2019
The registration form for the Federation 2019 leagues has now been circulated to all clubs in the North West Federation. Clubs are invited to complete the form and return it to the league manager no later than the 31stDecember 2018.
The Provisional Fixture Lists will be prepared and issued no later than the end of January. Any changes to the draft fixture list should be agreed with opposing team captains and the league manager informed no later than the 25th February so that the final fixture lists can be prepared and issued by the 28th of February at the latest. The 2019 league season will start on Saturday the 6th April and all matches need to be completed no later than Sunday 13th October.
At the Federation AGM in November some changes were proposed and agreed for the 2019 season:
- The handicap criteria for eligibility to participate in the Advanced B league were amended.
- Clubs may enter combined teams in the advanced B league if they wish.
- Corner pegs are to be mandatory for all AC, including short lawn, league matches rather than optional.