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Important Note from WEPL – Thursday 14th May

To all WEPL clubs Clubs were informed at the WEPL AGM back in January, 2020 that we face a critical issue with regard to umpires going forward as the largest number of the umpires are in the 60 – 75 years age group. We have held meetings with the Umpires Associations and the feeder Leagues and we have agreed that clubs have to help out by providing candidates to take part in the training, Before we could make an official

COVID-19 Update for Clubs and Leagues – Friday 24th April 2020

From: England & Wales Cricket Board <> Date: Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 10:31 AM Subject: COVID-19 Update for Clubs and Leagues To: <> COVID-19 Update Click to view in browser,6UBN4,7FY59Q,RFFGE,1 Dear all, We have a number of areas to update you on this week, details of which can be found below. We hope that you are continuing to find these updates useful. Ruth Strauss Foundation – 26 Challenge The Ruth Strauss Foundation is taking part in a nationwide

WEPL Update: COVID-19

To all WEPL clubs Following the ECB’s announcement regarding the suspension of all recreational cricket activity, the WEPL Board understands both the disappointment and potential hardship that this will cause our member clubs. However, the current spread of the virus is unprecedented, and we firmly endorse the action taken by our national governing body. At this juncture, we can confirm the following: 1,  The pre-season meetings on April 21st and April 22nd will be cancelled. 2.  We will not be

ECB Statement ref COVID-19 Virus

The ECB has issued the following message this afternoon… Following the Government’s latest advice around social distancing, it is with sadness and reluctance that we recommend that all forms of recreational cricket are. for now, suspended. This extends to training, pre-season friendlies and any associated cricket activity. Sport plays an absolutely vital role in the nation’s mental and physical well-being and it helps people find meaning where there is fear and uncertainty, so one of our goals in the coming

Junior Section Fixtures 2020 – Under 15s

Under 15s Taunton and District Youth League Western Section Eleven a Side May 3 – Taunton Deane Lions (a) 10 – Wembdon (a)                                          Cup Round One 17 – Yeovil (h) 24 – Taunton Deane Pumas (h) 31 – Taunton Deane Pumas (a) June 7 – Taunton St Andrews (h) 14 – Yeovil (a) 21 – Taunton St Andrews (a) 28 – Street Hurricanes (a) July 5 – Taunton Deane Lions (h) 12 – Bridgwater (a) 19 – Taunton Sapphires (h)

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