Minutes from the RA Meeting 5 Sept 2013

Minutes of meeting held on 5 September 2013

At York NHS Sports & Social Club

With 27 members and guests present

A minute’s silence was observed for Noel Madden and John Ibbotson – ex members who sadly died during the close season.

Apologies were received from Mssrs Smith; Milburn; Hartley; Thorpe; Boothman; Godson; Blakey; Bishop; Simpson; and Shiers.

Minutes of the last meeting were read and accepted, matters arising, a report was given on Don and Joan Thorpe.

Correspondence from RA; RA Draw; Rob Rich; was read.

Reports were given regarding Conference, Cricket; Refs course, meeting with Greg Dyke.

Appeals for refs, Gordon Staniforth asked for officials to help out at York College Girls Centre of Excellence(various age groups) and College matches on a Saturday am and Wednesday. York Play Football at Clifton Moor were also looking for refs.

Supplies Joe Ballantyne said he can get Nike kit through the RA at competitive prices, just ask.

Membership stands at 62, it was pleasing to see that there had been payments made on line

The Annual Dinner will be held on March 29th at Park Inn,

The evening’s Guest, Graham Laws ex FL official now PGMOL Referee coach then gave a presentation on his role answering questions and queries along the way. This proved popular as he never finished his power point display when time was called at 9.45.

There being no AOB, meeting closed at 9.50.

Ian Hotchkies


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