GUIDELINES AND RULES FOR SEASON 2023 OF THE ESL MIDWEEK/WEEKDAY TRIPLES LEAGUE.
The eight clubs covered by these guidelines as published on the ESL Website are:
CHEAM FIELD, PURLEY, PURLEY BURY, CMO, OLD COULSDON, SHIRLEY PARK, EPSOM, CHIPSTEAD.
In season 2023 the playing format will be covered by the normal BOWLS ENGLAND Rules and Regulations, with one special ESL rule (printed below) to be applied should a club who on match day finds themselves a player short.
The club with only 2 out of the 3 normally needed in Triples play on a rink would play an extra wood each but lose 25% of the final rink score.
LEAGUE PLAYING FORMAT: 3 x TRIPLES (18 ends) plus Trial ends if required.
LEAGUE MATCH POINTS: 2 points available on each rink and 4 for the combined shots overall winner.
During the 2023 season, all games will be played in a clubs registered playing clothing (All players in a team MUST play in the same-coloured outfit.) Refreshments, if supplied, will be Tea and Biscuits at NO CHARGE, sales from the Bar will be charged. No match fees will be charged to the visiting club.
All other details in arranging a fixture must be by mutual agreement.
A.S.A.P. after the game has been played BOTH clubs should email the result to League Webmaster Alan Huxtable within 24 hours of the completed match.
VIC PAINTER Chairman 11/1/2023