NACO Cup 2014 Competition Update

NACO Cup 2014 Competition Update

PRESS RELEASE

NACO CUP & SHIELD

The closing date as now expired and the response to the reintroduction of the competition has been extremely positive with over 20 local clubs entering split between both Cup & Shield.

The competition dates are as follows:

              NACO CUP 1st Round 18 May 2014

              NACO CUP 2nd Round & NACO SHIELD 1st Round 6 July 2014

              Semi Finals both competitions 27 July 2014

              Shield Final 17 August 2014 at Old Buckenham Cricket Club

              Main Final 31 August 2014 at Great Witchingham Cricket Club

The sides that have entered are:  

NACO CUP           

Downham Town, Sprowston, Old Buckenham (holders), Diss, Fakenham, North Runcton, Ashmanaugh & Barton Wanderers, Lowestoft Town, Brooke,  Acle, Beccles, Topcroft, Garboldisham & Vauxhall Mallards “A”.

NACO SHIELD

Horsford “A”, Rocklands, Dersingham, Winterton, Martham, Snettisham & Anglians (who play at Sprowston).  

The draw for the whole competition will be made on Tuesday 7 January 2014 at 7.30 pm at Sprowston Cricket Club and all clubs are invited to send a representative.

Although the closing date as officially expired the Umpires Association would still consider entrants and any club wishing to do so should forward their entries to David Coe the competition coordinator by email to davidcoe1@btinternet.com or text/phone 07901717255 or 01508 480048 immediately.

The prize money is as follows:

·         NACO CUP WINNERS:                                          £300.00

·         NACO CUP RUNNERS UP                                     £100.00

·         NACO SHIELD WINNERS                                      £200.00

·         NACO SHIELD RUNNERS UP                                £100.00

On behalf of the Norfolk Umpires Association I would say that we are delighted with the response we have received to this very popular competition and our grateful thanks are extended to the sponsors who wish to remain anonymous.

Should Club’s require further information they should contact Coe on 01508 480048/mobile 07901717255 or email as above.

Regards and Festive Greetings to you all.  David Coe



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