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Fourteen Teams have entered the Pivot/Handicap Cup competition.  The result of the draw for the first round is as follows:



Home Team


Away Team

Aerospace (Lee)


Bracknell Forest (Kirk)

Ascot (Calcutt)


Yateley (Brown)

Ascot (Chris Franklin)


Woodley (Hopkins)

Bracknell Forest (Sheppard)


Ascot (Bruce Franklin)

Bracknell Forest (Lac)



Lilly (Fairhurst)


Ascot (Clough)

Finchampstead (Ellis)


Bracknell Forest (Harman)

Bracknell Forest (Williams)



Dates for completion of each round are: 22 Oct 17; 17 Dec 17; 4 Feb 18 and 8 Apr 18 respectively. Details are currently being input to the EBU Knockout system and club contacts will be advised when this is ready for use.  

Following discussion at the AGM, there will be a change to the Handicapping system this year whereby a player’s handicap will be based on his or her NGS grade (the numerical score rather than the band) rather than the Division he or she played in during the previous season.  More information on this will be issued shortly and the handicap table will be updated early September.                                                              Uploaded 21 Jul 17; Archived 31 Jul 17    

News Archive - July 2017

League Structure 2017/18 Season.   As the number of teams has reduced to 20, the Committee has decided to restructure the League from four Divisions to three, with six teams in Division 1, and seven in each of Divisions 2 and 3.  The make-up of the new divisions is shown below:   

Division 1

Division 2

Division 3

Yateley A

Bracknell Forest A


Lilly Research

Ascot D

Ascot E

Ascot B

Camberley A

Yateley B

Ascot C

Bracknell Forest C

Finchampstead B

Woodley A


Bracknell Forest E

Ascot A

Finchampstead A

Ascot F

Bracknell Forest B

Bracknell Forest D

This increases the number of matches to be played in Divisions 2 and 3 to 12 from 10.  Details of how this structure was reached have been emailed to club contacts, together with the list of playing weeks. The League information and provisional match dates are now being transcribed onto the EBU League Management System and club contacts will be advised when the system is ready to use.                                          Uploaded 21 Jul 17; Archived 8 Aug 17