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1 year ago By Sam Blacklock

Please see below for some of the latest news in the North East Premier League


Please note that T20 1st XI matches start tomorrow evening (Friday) at the earlier time of 5.45pm for this week only.

Ball Orders

A further partial delivery of orange Special Crown balls has been received. Clubs awaiting these should contact Keith Robson to arrange collection. The delay in our order has been caused by a consignment of balls from Pakistan to Dukes going missing.


Page 38 the e mail address for Nigel Stembridge should be and his mobile number is 07496 361374. Page 58 the e mail address for Darren Payne should be

Pitch, Outfield and Fair Play Marks

These are now being recorded and monitored on a weekly basis and reported to each meeting of the League Management Committee. Issues will be taken up with Clubs as they arise so that standards can be maintained/improved.


At the LMC meeting last night I was asked to remind Clubs about Generic Rule 3 on page 90 of the NEPL handbook, that states that if a team does not have a scorer, one of the players will score and not play in the match. The LMC has asked umpires to enforce this strictly in future.

Gordon Halliday
League Secretary

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