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Welcome to the Scottish Cricket Officials Association Website

SCOA - the Scottish Cricket Officials Association - was founded in 2009 to look after the interests of Umpires and Scorers in Scotland. This website has been set up with a view to providing a central point of information on all matters to do with umpiring and scoring in Scottish cricket.

The Chairman of the Association, Mac Wylie, has penned a few introductory remarks in which he describes how the association came to life and he also emphasises that we seek input from all the association's members.

Please take some time to explore the various areas of the site that can be reached via the menu buttons at the top of this page. Any suggestions regarding improvements or indeed contributions to the site will be gratefully accepted.

Peter Redhead in Derry

Peter Redhead encountered plenty of the wet stuff when umpiring in Derry as part of 2015's Irish umpiring exchange.
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John McGregor

A brief appreciation of John McGregor has been written on the sad announcement of his passing.
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John Templeton

Sandy Scotland and Duncan Walker have written this appreciation of John Templeton, whose death has just been announced.
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John Williamson

SCOA Chairman, Mac Wylie, has written this appreciation of John Williamson, whose death at the age of 98 last December has been announced.
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Allan Haggo promoted

Congratulations are due to Allan Haggo who has been promoted to the ICC Associate and Affiliate Panel of Umpires for 2015.
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Inaugural ESCOA AGM

News of the inaugural AGM of the newly-formed East of Scotland Cricket Officials Association (ESCOA), held recently.
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Cricket in the East

Sandy Scotland reviews David Potter's history of ESCA - Cricket in the East
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