Welcome to the SMCA

The South Metropolitan Cricket Association fosters cricket in suburbs south of the Swan River.

From Fremantle to Cannington, to Armadale, Serpentine and across to Kwinana, there are currently 23 Clubs affiliated with the SMCA as well as an Umpires Association.

SMCA Notices

Dropping Players to Lower Grades

With the changes to the Grade structure this year, clubs are reminded of the updates to By-Law 11.

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One Day Fixtures

There are regular minor changes to the one day fixtures due to ground issues and major changes due to team withdrawls. ODG is particularly prone to changes and all clubs should check the fixtures regularly.

Helmets Update

In line with the decision made by the clubs at the AGM, helmets will be compulsory this coming season. At the Executive Meeting held on 25th July the following change to By-Law 53 was passed.

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President - Personal Leave

Paul Speering has stepped aside for personal leave.  All SMCA communication should be directed to the Secretary. Any items specific to the President shuld be directed to Acting President Mark Rice markrice.smca@gmail.com

Afternoon Teas

Joint afternoon teas are now allowed, however it remains encouraged that teams provide their own teas. Clubs may like to to contact the host club and discuss whether tea will be provided or not.

Umpires Advisor

The SMCA Executive has confirmed the reappointment of Norm Harris as Umpires Advisor for the coming season. This will be Norm's 4th season in the position and he would love to hear from any people who may be interested in becoming an umpire.  Norm's contact details are  0433 505 900 or normwharris@gmail.com.

General Meeting Minutes

Download Minutes of the General Meeting held on 29th August 2022

Cricket West Code of Conduct

Download the Cricket West Code of Conduct

SMCA Life Membership

At the SMCA Executive meeting held on 25th July Ian Hale, Graeme Ashley and Gary Hartman were appointed to the Life Membership Committee.

This Committee now seeks nominations for Life Membership to the Association. Life Membership is covered in Clause 8 (2) of the SMCA Constitition. Nominations for Life Membership must be forwarded be email to the Association Secretary by the 31st of December. The nomination must cover the criteria covered in Clause 8 (2) of the SMCA Constitution.

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On Line Scoring

The SMCA Executive has made the following change to By-Law 13d in relation to online scoring.

By-Law 13d: Online scoring is permitted. Only one user can score online for each match. The team not providing the scoring device must score using a scorebook as a backup in case of technology failure. Both teams must continue to score online using only the device with which scoring commenced.

News

Radio Show

SMCA Cricket Show - Sportfm 91.3

Saturday's 9am-10am - Presenters Jacob Landsmere and Ian Hale with Special Guests.

Match Day Referee

All captains of teams where there is no officially appointed umpire should be aware of the details for the Match Day Referee. For the 2022-23 season the Match Day Referee is Graeme Ashley, phone 0419 916 714.

Should a captain deem it necessary to contact the Match Day Referee the opposing captain must also be available to speak with the Referee

SMCA Executive Meeting

SMCA Executive Meeting – Monday 17th October – 6pm – Thornlie Oval