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Tribute to 'Robbie'

Tribute to 'Robbie'

The ACO is sad to report that Walter Thomas Robins died on Thursday, July 9 2009. Walter was affectionately known as Robbie throughout his long cricket career.

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New umpires pass ACO exam

New umpires pass ACO exam

ECB ACO would like to congratulate all in the ‘Class of 09’ that passed the new ECB Umpire Level 1 course. Over 1,000 officials took the exam with an average pass rate of 67 per cent.

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Statement from ECB ACO

Statement from ECB ACO

The ECB Association of Cricket Officials was shocked to hear of the death of respected umpire and ACO member Alcwyn Jenkins following an accident at Swansea on Saturday.

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Referee joins ECB ACO board

Referee joins ECB ACO board

Steve Bennett, the FA Premier League and former FIFA referee, has accepted the role as independent director and will sit on the new ACO board.

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Loving the umpire's life

Loving the umpire's life

When former England batsman Rob Bailey finished his illustrious 20-year playing career following the 2001 season he already knew what he was going to do next.

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County umpires talk at Hove

County umpires talk at Hove

The Brighton, Hove and District Association of Cricket Umpires and Scorers have secured the services of county umpires Rob Bailey and Steve Garratt for an evening event at Hove in June.

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ECB committed to improvement in standards of behaviour

ECB committed to improvement in standards of behaviour

As part of pre season information I am taking this opportunity to remind you of the assistance that is already in place and what is new for 2009

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Website issues resolved

Website issues resolved

We are delighted to announce that the new ECB ACO clothing range is available to order after problems with the website were rectified.

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Scores on the board

Scores on the board

History was made at the end of March when Lancashire Cricket Board and its Association of Cricket Officials ran their first ever Women and Girls ‘Scorers’ Course.

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ACO Membership compulsory for all ECB Competitions

ACO Membership compulsory for all ECB Competitions

ECB are aware that a number of Officials planning to operate in ECB accredited Premier Leagues and other senior cricket leagues in 2009 are not yet members of ECB ACO.

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