The Open Competitions Committee has launched the playing regulations for the sixteen league divisions, as well as the General Playing Regulations that include items covering all Open Comps competitions.
All regulations can be viewed on our site on the Regulations page with the regulations launched today also able to be viewed at the following links
There are many, many changes to the regulations for the new season, with the headline changes being:
There have been extensive amendments to the Laws of Cricket since last season and the majority of these are incorporated in the new regulations. Major changes include official LCU&SA umpires having the power to deal with disciplinary offences on the field (up to a maximum punishment of a player being removed from the match (in addition to punishments under Cricket Leinster's existing Code of Conduct); the outlawing of Mock Fielding; and batsmen now being able to be caught or stumped off a fielder's/wicketkeeper's helmet. There are dozens of changes, so get reading!
There is a League Ball Scheme for Premier League-Division 4, clubs must use the correct ball in those competitions.
The use of the DLS System to calculate a target score in an interrupted match has been extended to Division 5 only. In addition to this, scorers are now mandatory for all Division 5 matches.
Any individual or club that has a query in relation to regulations are asked to contact us immediately at either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com