23rd June 2021
The following Rule applies to the Bill Hawkins Competition:
The Preliminary Round of the Bill Hawkins Competition must be played by 12th July, the first round by 2nd August.
At the last AGM on 27th May 2021, it was agreed that bowlers shall have played at least two league games to be eligible to play in the Bill Hawkins competition.
In order to be able to monitor this Rule the team manager shall a) notify the date and time of the game and b) submit a minimum of 10 names (2 reserves) to the Competition Secretary at least 7 days before the match is played. Failure to do so will be a reason for automatic disqualification.
Score Cards shall be posted the Competition Secretary to ensure legibility. Cards not received within 96 hours of the match being played will be disqualified.
This rule applies to all rounds, including the Final.
Please make sure your Captain / Manager has a copy of these Rules.
28th May 2021
The following Rules have been amended, as agreed at the Annual General Meeting on 27th May 2021. Rule 4 (BH&DL changed to BH&DBL. Rule 5D Management, Rule 15 Appeals, Bill Hawkins: Rule 2 Eligibility and Rule 5 Final. The changes have been highlighted in green.
4th May 2021
The following Clubs do not have sufficient players to enable them to continue in the League:
Southwick B team
Southwick Park B team
As a result Division 4 now has just 4 teams: Adastra BC, Hove & Kingsway BC, Lewes BC and Saltdean BC
Lancing BC have been awarded a Bye in the 1st round of the Bill Hawkins Competition, as a result of Hangleton BC leaving the League.
29th April 2021
Eastbourne League Match: The match at Hampden Park schedule for the 10th May has been postponed until 2022.