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The Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS) successfully ran an Introduction to Umpiring course in Geneva on Saturday 25th April 2015.

Eight participants from 5 clubs took part in the course ran by Alex Mackay & Paul Cawsey, that began at 10am and concluded with a test at 4pm.

Potentiall we have 8 new umpires in Switzerland after today, but results won't be known until early next week, after the exam papers have been marked and the certificates issued.

Mother's Day Charity Walk

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015)
Join the Mother's Day Charity Walk in Rheinach on Sunday 10th May in honour of Lisa Bayliss who has developed the untreatable Cruezfeldt-Jakobs’ disease (CJD).

In Lisa’s honour we are organizing a walk on Mother’s Day, starting at 10.00 am, and we have decided to wear the Aussie team colours of Green and Gold to show our support for her. 

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Cricket Switzerland EGM report

(Sat, 18 Apr 2015)
Geneva Sri Lankan Cricket Club were unanimoulsy accepted as affiliate members of Cricket Switzerland at the Extraordinary General Meeting that took place in Berne on Saturday 18th April.
Geneva Sri Lankan Cricket Club (GESLCC) were also granted special dispensation to participate in the Mr Pickwick Cricket Twenty20 competition this coming season.

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Inaugural CEE native 6s Cricket Cup

(Tue, 24 Mar 2015)
Are there any indigenous Swiss cricketers that would like to participate in a 6-a-side cricket tournament, specifically for individuals that have learned their cricketing skills in their country of birth?
Now is your chance, in the inaugural CEE native 6s Cricket Cup, run by the Warsaw Hussars Cricket Club & supported by T20 International Cricket Company, on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July in Warsaw, Poland.

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Swiss National XI triumph in the David Barmes Memorial Trophy Match
(Sun, 12 Apr 2015)
This year's David Barmes Memorial Trophy took place on Sunday 12th April 2015 at En Marche, Cossonay, starting 12.30pm.
Traditionally the first game of the Swiss domestic season, Nomads Cricket Club (current league champions) had the honour of taking on the Swiss National side in the official season opener, to played at En Marche in Cossonay (Chemin du 900ème 10, 1304 Cossonay/VD).

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The second event Basel Dragons Awards Night was held at the Van der Merwe Centre in Allschwill on the evening of Friday 27th March 2015.

Covering the season September 2013 to August 2014, the evening was well attended with approximately 50 parents and players enjoying an evening of bowling (ten pin on this occasion) with unlimited pizza and the lead coaches of each age group providing an overview of last and current season, including some “special awards”:

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