A MESSAGE FROM UKAF-ACO FOLLOWING CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK from Christian Nicholson and Alex Rennie I thought that I would take some time to contact all you regarding what UKAF ACO are doing regarding COVID19. This is an unprecedented time in our lives and it is our duty to make sure all of our members are safeguarded … Continue reading UKAF ACO Update – 22 March 2020
In the second part of Capt. Christian Nicholson's message, the appointments for the Inter Services t20 at Lord's on Thursday 30 May 2019 have been announced. Christian's message reads as below .... And to Lord’s. Since the inception of UKAF ACO the purpose has always been to put the very best available officials at the … Continue reading UKAF ACO Officials for ISt20 at Lord’s
The below is a message from Chairman Christian Nicholson with regards to the appointments of the UKAF ACO Umpiring and Scoring panels for 2019. Dear colleagues, The season has started! The first games in Service cricket have already taken place (ironically rain affected after a blistering Easter weekend) and I hope your own season is … Continue reading UKAF ACO Panels 2019
United Kingdom Armed Forces Association of Cricket Officials held their AGM and Annual Dinner event at the Kia Oval on Friday 5 April 2019, with over 25 attendees enjoying the day. Following a lavish dinner, a number of presentations were made after another hugely successful 2018 season. The "Miller Award" was presented to Victor Isaacs … Continue reading 2019 UKAF ACO Award winners
UKAF ACO Education Assistant and Senior Panel Umpire FS Martin Seward (RAF) undertook a Level 1 Umpiring Course with four of the Army Ladies Cricket team ahead of their tour to Japan in April. Full report to come .....
We are always on the hunt for new officials and, as the 2019 season peers into view, UKAF ACO are looking for more - especially scorers. In an effort to attract more scorers, especially from within the individual Single Services, UKAF ACO would like to invite any new scorers, wanting to join us, to take … Continue reading Online Scoring Course
The Army Sports Awards 2018 will be streamed live on Tuesday 20th November 2018 from 7.30pm (19:30) where our own Alex Rennie is up for nomination for the "Official of the Year". The event, taking place at Sandhurst Military Academy, can be viewed via the Forces TV website - https://www.forces.net/ Good luck Alex - bring … Continue reading Watch 2018 Army Sports Awards
It is with great sadness that the United Kingdom Armed Forces ACO has learned of the passing of Lt Cdr Tony Izzard RN, the former Royal Navy and Combined Services player and subsequently, official, last Tuesday following a short illness. Tony was a prolific player for the Royal Navy and Combined Services over a 16-year … Continue reading Tony Izzard R.I.P.
Pictures from UKAF ACO members officiating and, most of all, enjoying their on and off field experiences with us. Any more pictures are more than welcome! CITY INVITATIONAL CUP 2018 UKAF ACO were invited to provide the officials for the annual City Invitational Cup at the HAC Ground in the City of London in September … Continue reading UKAF ACO IMAGES
UKAF ACO are delighted to see that its secretary and umpire WO2 Alex Rennie has been nominated for the Army Sport Control Board Army Sports Official of the Year for 2018. Alex is in the short list of three nominations, alongside Maj Nicola Rush (Equitation) and WO2 Ian Lester (Basketball) for the award ceremony, that … Continue reading Alex Rennie nominated