Yesterday, the pitch looked brilliant from the stand. It remained that way until the rain started to fall this afternoon and it was being played on.
On Wednesday it rained a lot during the day. Thursday night it rained again. During March there has been a lot of challenges. We have had snow, freezing temperatures and lots of rain. The pitch is now saturated and can not drain quickly enough. The water is sitting on the top unable to drain away
See the photos below and how it looked this after the match - they were taken when I left at about 6.15. If the match had begun at a later time it may been abandoned or postponed due to a waterlogged pitch
Unlike snow which you can move from the playing area, rain is different, You need it to drain away, lets hope we now have a period some warmer weather, sun and wind.
There is little else that can be done other than making sure the drainage is clear and working.
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