Shepherd Neame Essex League News story

Final review of League constitution and potential timings of implementation

06 Aug 2019

To SNEL delegates,


Following the recent successful mid-season fora where the new proposed league restructuring changes were well received we are now proposing to move this forward.

Please find attached final drafts of new constitution (tracked change and clean versions) to address the restructuring of the league for the 2020 season.

Please send any comments concerns back to me by email - - by Sunday 18th August.

I also attach a possible timeline for implementation below if the new constiution is approved at the SGM.

Please note the date of the Special General Meeting on Monday 9th September - 7.45pm for 8pm start at Gidea Park.

Formal notice of this meeting will come out with the final constitution following your review.


6th August – Send final draft of constitution to clubs for their review and comment

18th August – Clubs complete review of constitution

25th August – Exec complete any edits and finalise draft

26th August – Send notice of SGM to clubs with new constution

9th September – SGM – 7.45 for 8pm start

16th September – Assuming new constitution is approved send out email to all clubs and leagues in Essex to invite applications for 1st XI Div 3 with agreed criteria

15th October – Deadline for clubs to apply

3rd November – League Exec complete review of applications and inform clubs of their decision as to which 1st XIs, if any, will enter 1st XI Div 3.

24th November – League AGM




Andrew Kennedy - Chairman of the SNEL