WIECL COMMITTEE MEETING
12th APRIL 2022
APOLOGIES CHRIS AND ALEX
PRESENT NIC, HOWARD, MARK, AND GEOFF (who did not stay for umpires meeting)
This was a brief basic meeting to accommodate the umpires meeting to follow
It was reported that COOKLEY have collected their handbooks, STAGBOROUGH in hand, Chris to accommodate WYRE FORESTERS and ALVELEY. Nic to sort Sponsor.
The remaining teams are to be advised by email that their handbooks are available from
CHRIS PARKES 07973 212116 firstname.lastname@example.org
WEST HAGLEY to collect their match cards as well
Fixtures are seemingly all okay, thank you Mark
Play cricket looking good
Finances are as last meeting less £489 handbooks, £76.61 stamps for umpires (team sheets to Geoff Gilbert).
Certain team contacts have changed which will be forwarded to teams and umpires for them to amend their handbook.
Chris will be asked to update the website
We are looking for grounds to host the finals as listed below.
ALVELEY, BEWDLEY, KIDDERMINSTER AND QUATT offered their grounds at the March meeting. Can they please confirm which dates would be acceptable to their club? The committee will then allocate.
FINAL DATE RESERVE DATE VENUE
Senior Cup 20th July 27th July
Senior Plate 20th July 27th July
Junior Cup 20th July 27th July
Junior Plate 20th July 27th July
AB Cup 17th August 24th August
AB Plate 17th August 24th August
KDCUA Cup 17th August 24th August
KDCUA Plate 24th August 31st August
Should any other club be willing to accommodate a final please let us know.
Of the 12 listed umpires nine were present (MIKE NEAL, MIKE PEPLOW AND DAVE UNITT were unable to attend)
Thanks were offered to GEOFF GILBERT for his past service.
For the record there is no e in Wilks but there is an e in BARRETT
The unanimous increase in fees was outlined (£16 and £24)
A handbook, match cards, envelopes, stamps were distributed and explained
It was agreed that the umpires should act as one, receive the signed team card and umpire fee prior to the games commencing
The rule changes were outline (pink balls, division b wide rule, coloured kit)
Each umpire has been allotted a series of matches. It is up to each umpire and each team captain to communicate with each other should there be any changes to the official list. Changes should be communicated asap but the very latest being 5pm match day.
By communication we mean person to person phone call and not a message left to a machine.
The handbook will be updated to accommodate the changes