The game against Bowls Midlothian on Sunday 9 June has been cancelled. Bowls Midlothian have advised they can not raise a team to play.
This is a very disappointing possible end to the League campaign.
E&LBA will receive 2 points and 6 shots. The Association will be approaching the Under 25 league with a view to have this rule changed for 2020 to make the shots given far greater than it currently stands.
I am sure the young guns would rather have played the game and had the opportunity to try and cut the shot deficit that Fife BA have (+20 shots) and then hope for an East Lothian BA win.
More disappointing is a post from the Bowls Midlothian U25 Team Manager suggesting that a team could have been put out but it would be unfair to play them against the Association in case a heavy defeat was inflicted.
The rules of the Under 25 league allow a team to play with a minimum of 20 players.
The young guns will be in action on the 7 July at Sighthill BC against West Lothian BA in the last 16 of the Jim Bell Trophy (Scottish Cup) at 11.00am. A big support would be appreciated,