For the next three Saturdays, the league is hosting a group of Australian umpires, who are here as part of a touring party from Perth. They have been assigned the following fixtures:
29th July, Alne v Goldsborough, Greg Blight and Mark Tomason
Ripley v Pateley Bridge, Peter Deering and Des Deering
5th August, Helperby v Ouseburn, Des Deering and Mark Tomason
Raskelf v Blubberhouses, Peter Deering and Tim Park
12th August, Alne v Helperby, Tim Park and Des Deering
Studley Royal 2nds v Wath and Melmerby, Greg Blight and Peter Deering
In addition, Tim Park will stand with Dave King at Newby Hall on the 19th August.
All these appointments can also be found in the Fixtures section of the website.
These gentlemen are all experienced and qualified umpires, and we are sure they will be accorded the courtesy and respect that we would expect in similar circumstances.
The touring party will be playing several matches against Nidderdale League opponents:
30th July v Knaresborough Forest, 10.30 start
3rd August v Thornton Watlass, 6.30 start (20/20)
4th August v Spofforth (afternoon start)
6th August v Goldsborough, 11.00 start
13th August v Newby Hall, 11.00 start
Any support would be much appreciated.