Replacements Numbers !!

  Ladies and Gentlemen it has come to our notice that sides could well be using more than the 5 replacements allowed in Division’s 4 & 5.

An open number of replacements must be agreed by both captains and the referee before the commencement of the game. If there is no agreement then only 5 can be used.

Referees :- Could you please check the numbers as nominated before the commencement of the game.  

The Leagues will penalise sides not adhering to this Rule in the event of a complaint  

If agreement cannot be agreed a maximum of 5 NOMINATED replacements will apply. The above will apply regardless of the number of players starting the game.   

Premier, Division One, Divisions 2 and 3 will remain at 3 Replacements


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Points 36 8
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