Counties Championship 2018-19

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Neil Graham
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Counties Championship 2018-19

Post by Neil Graham » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:40 pm

After a draw in their opening match, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire affirmed their position with wins over Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm18-19/minor/mi ... 6oct18.htm

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm18-19/minor/mi ... 1dec18.htm

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm18-19/minor/mi ... 1dec18.htm

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Re: Counties Championship 2018-19

Post by Neil Graham » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:54 pm

Three matches have already taken place in 2019. With five points from three games Lincolnshire have already confirmed their position as one of the three MCCU qualifiers; the remaining two places will depend on the final four matches.

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm18-19/minor/mi ... 5jan19.htm

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm18-19/minor/mi ... 9jan19.htm

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm18-19/minor/mi ... 9jan19.htm

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Re: Counties Championship 2018-19

Post by Neil Graham » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:43 pm

Nottinghamshire with a last gasp win over Worcestershire now qualify for the Minor Counties. Worcestershire fielded an IM and WGM on their top two boards. The last place will go to either Warwickshire or Leicestershire.

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm18-19/minor/mi ... 2feb19.htm

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Re: Counties Championship 2018-19

Post by Neil Graham » Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:23 am

Lincolnshire slipped up in their last match against Warwickshire who must now hope that Leicestershire fail to win either of their two remaining matches.

http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm18-19/minor/mi ... 6feb19.htm

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Re: Counties Championship 2018-19

Post by Mick Norris » Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:53 pm

Leics beat Notts result

I gather that Leics are entering the Open at National stages, along with G Man

Does the MCCU still get 3 entries to the Minor? I assume Warks qualify if so, along with Notts & Lincs
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Re: Counties Championship 2018-19

Post by Neil Graham » Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:29 pm

Mick Norris wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:53 pm
Leics beat Notts result

I gather that Leics are entering the Open at National stages, along with G Man

Does the MCCU still get 3 entries to the Minor? I assume Warks qualify if so, along with Notts & Lincs
My opinions about the MCCU ignoring it's own rules are not repeatable on this forum. I have sent an e-mail to the MCCU Controller about this.
Addn :- It has now been confirmed that the MCCU only have two nominations into the national stages.

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