Match Basics

Start of the Match Matches must begin by 8:30pm at the latest, but may be started early if both captains agree to do so. The main match board is officially available to the away team from 8pm, unless agreed with the home team. For a match to be ready to start,...

New Players Mid-season

Teams may register new players throughout the season, by the team’s captain passing their details (just their full name, and team) in writing (email, Facebook or text) to either the League Secretary or the League Chairman, who will acknowledge receipt as...

Player Conduct

It should go without saying that all players are expected to be respectful and courteous of each other.  Captains should view themselves as accountable for the conduct of the players in their team. Where problems arise, the League Chairman should be directly ...

Player Eligibility

The minimum age for players in the league is 18, and the league is open to both men and women. Exceptions may be made by the Committee to allow players aged 16-17 to play, with the following provisos: The team’s captain must explicitly speak to the owner...

Postponing & Rearranging Games

If a team cannot raise enough players for a game, the match should be postponed.  “Enough players” is strictly defined as 4, which means that postponements should be rare. Ideally, teams will work together to make sure all games get played to the ...

Quids In

Some teams have opted to add a financial incentive to the Singles matches, where the Loser pays the Winner a token £1, based on the result of the game (ie not per leg). Quids In is only enacted if both teams have opted in.  You can see who has opted in on th...

Scorecards

This website produces a certain amount of game stats, partly for clarity of results, and partly for fun! To enable us to do this, we need a few extra details recorded in the Scorecards, but have tried to keep it as pain-free as possible. Scorecards should be r...

The Draw

There are 3 draws in each match, which come immediately before the Triples, the Pairs and the Singles, all basically following the same steps.   Triples Before the draw, the list of players displayed should be in team order, with any reserves below: Tripl...