3.1 All Match Sheets will be checked against the current RFU Player Register. Any irregularity will be notified by the RFU to the NCA
3.2. In the event of any irregularity the NCA Secretary will inform the Club as soon as possible. If any club is found to have been guilty of fielding an ineligible player, then points deductions will apply for that/those match/matches.
3.3. In the event of a proven transgression, either the deduction of League points or Cup sanctions will be applied in accordance with the Principal Regulations. In either event the NCA Secretary will inform the Club in writing. The Club will then have the right of Appeal. NOTE: It is the practice of the NCA to ensure no club gains any benefits (Championship Points) from any proven breach of either the RFU or NCA regulations.