With temperatures set to hit 45 degrees on Saturday, the Griffith District Cricket Association has decided to cancel the final round before Christmas.
In accordance with the GDCA bylaws when the temperature reaches 42.1 or over an extreme weather day is called, which means the days play will be called off.
With the temperature predicted to reach above the requirement for an extreme weather day for much of the week the association decided to call the weekend off before Saturday rather than wait until 11am on Saturday as stated in the bylaws given the proximity to Christmas.
It means games will be deemed as no results meaning the points for the first and third grade games scheduled for this weekend will be split at four points each.
The splitting of the points mean Exies Diggers will go into the festive period with a nine-point advantage over Coro Cougars.
It has been a week where sport has been affected by the above 40-degree temperatures which rolled in on Wednesday.
The fourth grade games which were scheduled for Wednesday afternoon were called off in accordance with the extreme weather rules
The Griffith Touch Association decided to call off the final round of mixed touch before Christmas due to hot and smokey conditions.
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