2011 West Schools Cup

West Development Manager Iain Stewart has announced the draws for both the West Schools Cup and the ‘Emerging Cup’, the latter an eight-a-side competition aimed at state schools only and which has teams as far apart as Rothesay Academy and Langholm Academy. Both competitions are for students in S1-3, and girls in S4 are also eligible…

The Emerging Schools Cup (West Section) draw is: Belmont Academy v St Ninians, the winner of which then plays the winner of Airdie Academy and Eastwood High; Langholm Academy v Dumfries High; Doon Academy v Hillhead High School; and Greendwood Academy v Rothesay Academy. The winning school progresses to the National Finals Day in Perth on Wednesday June 15.

More on the rules for the Emerging Schools Cup..

Emerging Schools Cup 2011
• Open to school teams made up of pupils at S3 and below
• 8 a-side pairs cricket
• Each pair will bat for 4 overs
• The competition will use a 5 ½ oz ball
• Batting team starts on 200
• -5 runs every time a batter is out and they swap ends
• Each bowler is allowed to bowl a maximum of 3 overs.
• All other normal rules of cricket
• Teacher can stand as square leg umpire