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Please see the link for a copy of the rule book to print yourself.
ESMBA Laws of the Game 2020 - amended 20[...]
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National Rules

Counties shall fully publicise each event within their county and must organise local qualifying heats of the Championship,

ICC Rinks

A county squad of 20 may be used but players may only be changed after each round robin game. 



ICC Rules

A player cannot play for two counties in the same season.


A player residing in a county which does not play ICC may register and play in any county he or she chooses.   

National Club Championship & TLH

Players belonging to more than one club may enter as a social member of a club only if their main club is not entering a team.

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