The Alan Mayhew Trophy is primarily a 6 home 6 away competition for the 14 member clubs plus two invited clubs (usually those involved in the previous season’s playoffs). The final is played at a neutral venue.
We are delighted to announce Barlows Fire & Security are sponsoring the 2017 competition. Please support them any way you can.
Donnington Wood and Hadley USC have accepted invitations to the competition for this season.
Team Knockout (Alan Mayhew Trophy):
1st Rd – Wed 26th Jul
2nd Rd – Wed 9th Aug
Semi F – Wed 30th Aug
Final – Sat 9th Sep
1st round draw
Hanmer v Sir John Bayley
Donnington Wood v Meole Brace
Ifton v Chester Road
Hadley USC v Wrockwardine Wood
Wem USC v Hanwood
Bylet v St Georges
Newport v Castlefields
Burway v Bowring
Ties to be played on Wednesday 26th July.
2nd round draw
Hanmer/SJB v Donn Wood/Meole Brace
Ifton/Chester Road v Hadley USC/Wrock Wood
Wem USC/Hanwood v Bylet/St Georges
Newport/Castlefields v Burway/Bowring
Ties to be played on Wednesday 9th August
A reminder of the new rules for the Alan Mayhew trophy for the 2017 Season:
- Competition open to all affiliated League clubs. In the event that the Management committee requests that the competition is made up to sixteen teams, the secretary will invite other clubs to participate in the competition.
- Teams who withdraw from the competition will be fined £25.
- Winners to hold the Alan Mayhew Trophy for 12 months and prize money, to be agreed at the March meeting, will be paid to the winners, runners up and losing semi finalists.
- Entry fee to be fixed by the League.
- Number of players shall be 12 and play 6 HOME – 6 AWAY on the same day. Matches will commence at 7pm if distance travelling between home green and away green is less than 30 miles or 7.15pm if distance travelling between home green and away green is 30 miles or more. Winners to be decided on aggregate score. The dates for each round will be advised at the March meeting and all matches to be arranged to be completed on that date. The draw will be made at the March Meeting.
- Results for rounds up to the final to be entered on the website by the home club in compliance with match rule 13.
- In the event of a tie on aggregate in rounds up the final, the match shall be decided firstly by the most number of wins per team, secondly by the best away winner and thirdly by each teams best score in descending order (if the away winners scores are all equal). If the game is still tied after these criteria, the match shall be replayed by mutual agreement between the clubs before the next round is due to be played
- In the event of a tie on aggregate in the final, the match shall be decided firstly by the most number of wins per team, secondly by the best winner and thirdly by each team best score in descending order. If the game is still tied after this criteria, then three players from each team comprising one from the first four one from the middle and one from the last four of the players competing in the championship decider will play again up to 11 and the championship will be awarded to the team whose players have the highest number of points.
- Final to be played on neutral green as decided by the Management Committee.
- Any matters not provided for in the above rules shall be dealt with by the League Management Committee, whose decision shall be final.