ASHBURTON COUNTY RUGBY UNION
The weekly meeting of the above Union was held on Monday evening, Mr Robilliard presiding. •> Correspondence was dealfc with as follows: — / From the Secretary of the C.R.IT., subemitting copy of decisions of N.Z. Union in ithe dispute between the South Canterbury iUnion and the Ashburton, Union re affilialition, and asking that the boundaries of the luUtricfc under the control of the A.Q.R.U. Sp3 c'early defined. —Received, the Secretary 110 <>ive the necessary information. » From the Old Boys' Football Clnb notifying that a playing member of the Hakatere C!ub waa in arrears with monies i due by'him to their club, and asking that ! teha Union should take.steps in the matter j of enforcing payment.— On the motion of Mr A. J. Tyrrell-Baxter, il;. was decided to refer the matter back to the Old Boys' Club for further particulars. From Banks and Auctioneers, applying for the use of the Domain Oval on Thursday, 13th July, for the purpose of holding their annual match.—Application held over bill next meeting. The Secretary of the Southern Cross Club wrote, stating that they wished to withdraw their B team from the Junior competition, —Granted. Mr F. H. Choat, as referee in match Southern Cross A. versus Methven, played at Methven, reported that during the match a Southern Cross player, H. Mitchell, met with, a severe accident, and had to retire from the field.—lt was thought that something should be done to assist the injured player, and the delegate of the Southern Cross Club was asked to ascertain the extent of the injuries, and report at next meeting.
The delegate of the Springburn Club asked that in oases of default countiy teams should be given at least two days notioe, as last week his club only received notice of the Old Boy's intention to default on Wednesday evening.
The Secretary staled that ha had notified the Springburn Club as isoon as he had received notice from the Old Boya. —The delegate of the Old Boys" Club was of opinion that notice of default had been handed in to the Union on Tuesday,
Mr Christian moved, th at seeing that a doubt exists as to whether notice of default was given on Tuesday or Wednesday, the Old Boys' notice be deemed satisfactory.
Seconded by Mr A. J. Tyrrell-Baxter, pro forma.
Mr Pritchard considered that no doubt existed as to when notica was given, and he would move as an amendment:—That the 5s fine be inflioted on the Old Boy 6' Junior team.
Seconded by Mr Culverhouee. The amendment was carried almost unanimously. Referees, as follows, were appointed for this week's matches :—Old Boys v. Eakaia (senior), at Ashburton, on Wednesday, Mr McGregor; Hakatere v Southern Cross (senior), at Ashburton, on Thursday, Me Cassels ; Southern Cross A. v. Old Boys (juniors), at Ashburton, on Thursday, Me Nicoll; Hakatere v. Longbeach (juniors), at Longbeach, on Thursday, Mr McGregor.
It was decided to have the goal posts on the Oval padded, as several mambei-s. considered there was danger of aouidonts happening through players coming in contact with them.
Regarding defaults, it was resolvdd— That notice rsoeived before noon on Tuesday be deemed sufficient notice of default of Thursday matches, an equivalent notico be given in cases of matches on Wednesdays ; such notice to be in writing.
It was decided that footballs belonging to the Union, borrowed by the Old Boys' and Hakatere Clubs be returned.
It was also resolved that the Union provide footballs for all local matches. ■
The following will represent Southern Cross in their matches on Thursday : —Seniors v Hakatere ~ MoKenzie, Culverhouse, McFedrios, Pritohard, McCallum, Culverhouse, Fitzgerald, McKenzie, Gudsell, Fitzgerald (3), Woanacofci', Hepburn, Grant, HodgsonJuniors v Old Boys—Clark, Turnbull, Mo Kenzie, S^ers, Simpson (2), Brecon, Guds.il', Smythe, Loy, Stock, Smith, T»ib, Rcc-vo?. Emergencies,—Hill, MoKenzie and Nolan.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6613, 5 July 1905
ASHBURTON COUNTY RUGBY UNION Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6613, 5 July 1905
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