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Triples League

Basingstoke & District Bowling Association Triples League
Basingstoke & District Bowling Association Triples League

Triples League shall be of 18 ends. 3 Triples to constitute a team. Scoring shall be 1 point for each winning triple and 2 points for the higher aggregate score. In the event that two or more teams tie on points for the league title the winners shall be the team with the best shot average.

In the Triples League up to three absentees will be allowed in any team. The team with the absentees will concede 2 points to their opponents immediately. The remaining two triples will play for one point each and one point for the aggregate. (Total 3 points) Any team late by more than 15 minutes, or with more than three absentees, will not play the match and will receive no points. They will also have a penalty of 2.5 points deducted from their total for the season. The innocent team will be awarded, at the end of the season, a number of points (rounded up to the nearest half point) equal to the average of their points for all games played during the season. The match will not be re-arranged.

24 Postponed matches

a) Matches may he postponed or abandoned due to weather conditions or greens being unplayable due to circumstances beyond the control of the home club, and the league Secretary informed within 3 days. Postponed or abandoned games under this rule must be played by the end of September.

(b) A team may, on one occasion in a season, request that a match be postponed for reasons not covered in rule 24(a). They must notify their opponents and the league secretary at least 36 hours prior to the original fixture date that they want the match postponed.

(c)Games postponed under rules 24a and 24b must be rearranged on a date mutually agreed by both teams within 14 days of the postponement and the league secretary must be informed of the revised date. Postponed games under this rule must be played by the third Friday in September.

(d) Postponed games not played by the end of September will be treated as the team originally requesting the postponement failing to turn up and they will receive a further 2.5 point deduction from their points total while the innocent team will receive an average as per rule 23(b) and (c).

25. Re-arrangements.

Matches may be brought forward by mutual consent of the Clubs. The League Secretary must be given notice of the rearranged match.

26. Result Reporting

The home teams will be responsible for notifying the results to the League Secretary.

27. Abandoned Matches.

Matches abandoned after 10 ends have been completed by at least 2 rinks will he treated as a completed match and the result at that time shall stand. Matches abandoned before 10 ends have been completed by at least 2 rinks shall be treated as void and shall he rearranged as per rule 24. This rule applies to both triples and fours leagues.

28. Bad Light

Games played in late August and September may be shortened by mutual agreement prior to the start of the game. Fours games may be reduced to 14 ends and Triples games reduced to 12 ends

Don't forget, Home teams to report match results to League Secretary asap after match and at latest by 12 Noon on the following day.

Basingstoke & District Bowling Association Triples League
Basingstoke & District Bowling Association Triples League