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  1. The purpose of the internal league is fun, social yet competitive
  2. The leagues will be run over a 5 to 6 week period and league tables will be emailed, posted on the club noticeboard and this website.
  3. Points system will be as follows:
    • Scoring:
    • 3 - 0 scores 6 - 1
    • 3 - 1 scores 5 - 2
    • 3 - 2 scores 4 - 3
    • 2 - 2 scores 3 - 3
    • 2 - 1 scores 3 - 2
    • 2 - 0 scores 3 - 1
    • 1 - 1 scores 2 - 2
    • 1 - 0 scores 2 - 1
    • Claim 4 - 0
    • Forfeit 0 - 4
    • No show 6 - 0
  4. It is the responsibility of all players to contact the other players in their division and to play all their games.
  5. The scoring will be English Rules best of 5 games.
  6. It is the responsibility of the winner of a match to post the result on-line.
  7. The Rules of Play shall be those in the current edition of the England Squash Annual Handbook. In addition the current England Squash Code of Conduct shall be observed at all times.
  8. At the end of the league period; promotion and relegation will occur for the top two and bottom two players of any league into the next league up or down respectively. If the points are tied with any players, a decision will be made in favour of the player that won their match between the two. If players are still tied, the decision will be based on matches won and lost, then games won and lost.
  9. If you offered your opponent courts on 2 separate occasions and they are refused, without being offered at least two suitable alternatives, you can Claim the match.
  10. Any disputes about player behaviour or results should be submitted to the League Organiser by post or email within 14 days of the event, who is empowered to make decisions on all queries or disputes that have been received. However, at the League Organisers discretion a Code of Conduct matter may be referred to the Committee. The Committees decision will be final.
  11. Payment of squash courts should be shared between players.
  12. The ball to be used for all matches should be double yellow dot although single yellow dot is acceptable if agreed between players.
  13. If players are unable to continue playing in the leagues for whatever reason they must inform the League Organiser at the earliest opportunity. Any matches played will be declared void and the player will automatically be given no points.
  14. Players are expected to score themselves and call their own lets and strokes. Please try to remain as fair as possible in accepting this.
  15. Any player who does not play any games for 2 consecutive league periods, will be removed from the internal leagues.
  16. Existing players wishing to rejoin the leagues after a break, will be seeded based approximately on their past ranking in the leagues. They will only be allowed to rejoin at the start of the coming league.


  1. In addition the current England Squash Code of Conduct the following rules of conduct will also apply:
    • Think safety first. Hold up on your shot rather than risk injury to your opponent.
    • Abide by the tournament and playing rules and those of squash etiquette.
    • Play your best at all times.
    • Be honest and fair to your opponent.
    • Give your opponent the benefit of the doubt. Accept your opponent's calls.
    • Ask for a let only if you think you could have reached the ball.
    • Offer a let point whenever you know you failed to clear fully and obstructed your opponent's shot.
    • If you doubt your own get, call it "not up."
    • Don't argue. Play a let if you cannot agree.
    • Don't try to "psych" your opponent except by the excellence of your game.
    • Win and lose in the spirit of good sportsmanship.


  1. The procedures detailed below will be used in the handling of all disciplinary matters concerning members. The exact nature of the offence will determine the appropriate course of action in any particular situation. All members will be treated impartially and no acts of favouritism or discrimination will be permitted.
  2. A member will render himself/herself liable to disciplinary action if the Rules of the Club for members are continually breached.
  3. The member will be informed of the nature of the breach as laid against him/her as soon as possible and will have the opportunity and the right to state their case before any decision regarding the appropriate disciplinary action is taken.
  4. When the facts have been established and responsibility is clear, disciplinary action can comprise of one of the following:
i. Verbal warning
ii. Written warning
iii. Termination of membership
Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014 11:24

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