Each team consists of 2 rinks
of 4 players, I rink to play at Home and 1 rink to play away. If only 1 rink
play the team who can only field the 1 rink must notify the opposition
beforehand, and shall forfeit the 2nd rink 18 - 0. If a ‘Rink’ plays with
only 3 players they shall bowl 6 woods, and count their actual score. The
minimum number of players a team must put out is 6; i.e.2 ‘Rinks’ of 3.
No change can be made to dates once arranged other
than in circumstances over which we have no control – e.g. National Team
Competitions, another County or Club commitment, floods, snow drifts,
power cuts, coach transport break-downs etc. – in which case the game should be
rearranged. If this proves impossible the points will be shared equally, but no
shots will be awarded.
Any Club that forfeits a game will lose 18
shots and 6 points, and the opposing club will be awarded the 18 shots.
The game will consist of 18 ends or 3.5 hrs,
last jack in accordance with domestic rules. The end in progress when the bell
is sounded is the last end of the game whether or not that end is tied. A
minimum of 15 ends must be played to constitute a game in cases where there
have been unforeseen delays before or during the match.
toss for jack before the game.
Players may only represent one Club, but can
play Over 60s Double Rink games for more than one County.
Players may only represent one Club in any
given season, however if a player changes their club during the season they are
allowed to play for their new club provided they have not played in the Over
60s League at their previous Club.
In the case of Dual Membership a player can
nominate which Club they wish to play Over 60s League for and which they wish
to play their Club Competitions.This
need not necessarily be the same Club.
Dress shall be white skirts / trousers with
Club tops. Footwear as domestic rules.
be signed by both skips and all cards forwarded by the home team captain to the
League Secretary. It is up to the Club’s County Delegate to ensure this is done
and to ensure any amendments to these rules or fixtures are passed on to the
relevant person or persons in their Club.
There will be a total of 6 points awarded
per game as follows:- 2 points for the overall match win;1 pt each for a drawn match ;2 points per winning rink;1 pt each for a drawn rink.If there is a tied situation at the end of
the season the shots difference will be used to determine the winner.