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PENINSULA RUGBY SUB-UNION.

ANNNAL MEETING.

Tbe annual meeting of the PeninI snla Rugby sab Union was held at tbe County Council Chambers, Duvauchelle, on Tuesday, when there were present—Messrs A. Williams (in the chair), W; Jacobson (hon. 3ec and treasurer), and the following delegates :- F, Fahey and H. French (Wairewa Club), B. Bruce (Akaroa), S. LeComte and C. Londrigan (Star), Apologies were read from Mr F, Williams (president), and the Okain's Club delegates. Tbe secretary and treasurer presented the annual report and balance sheet. The report is as follows :— The in presenting the annual report, have to report a successful season and much activity as far as Peninsula football is concerned for the year 1914. The banner com petition resulted in a keen contest, especially in the Little River division. Tbe result of the competition was a, win for Te Kotahitanga Club in the Little River division and Okain's Club in the Bays' division The final match was played at Little River, when the Okain's players again won the Peninsula championship after a close and interesting contest by six points to three points Seven a pide tournament. — The Peninsula Hub Union beld its first seven a sido tournament duriDg the past season, tbe result being a very successful day's football. Eight teams competed, Little Akaloa being the only club not represented. The

■HBuit of the tournament was as follows:— First round—Te Kotabitanga 3, AUaroa B 0; Okain's 8, Star B 0; Akaroa A 6, Wairewa B0 ; Wairewa A 5, Star A 3."

Becond round—Okain's 8, Akaroa A 0; Wairewa A 3, Tβ Kotabitanga 0, Final-Okain'e 11, Wairewa A 5 The final game was a most interest»np[ one, and the Okain's team bad a task set them to win. Bepresentative Matches—Only two representative matches were played durißg the year. The first was played at Lutle River between a Peninsula team and the Canterbujy B team, in which the visiting players won by 27 points to nil. The second was the annual match between the Ellesmere and Peninsula representatives played at Akaroa. The Peninsula represen u t,V^M Won by 27 P° iDfc9 to 6 P°Ms> tne Jillesmere team being weaker than usual. The Canterbury players were entertained at Little River and the Elle3mere team at Akaroa. A smoke concert was held after the match, and the team were taken for a launch ex cursion on the harbour.

Finance —It is satisfactory to notice the improved condition of the finance which has risen from a credit of £5 8s lid in 1914 to £11 5a 4d for this year, while in 1913 the credit brought forward was £7 16a 7d.

The War and Football-It will be for the Union to decide how they can best serve the interests of football in their programme for the coming season. It is with the greatest eatiefac tion that we can report that Peninsula footballers, in common with foot ball players all over tlje Do minion, have responded nobly to the urgent call of the Empire for men, and a number are at the preeent mo meut either fighting in the Dardanelles campaign or stationed in Egypt. Keceipts—Affiliation fees £6 6s, cr. balance 1914 £5 8s lid, interest 6s 2d, entries 1914 competition £1 10s default fees sb, annuals 17s Gd, collections £10 lie 3d, entries 7 aside £5, proceeds Ellesmere smoko £2, total £82 4a 10d.

C.K.U. fees £i$ 3?, 7 aside trophies £4 11, emuko expenses Ellesmere £1 15s, laiinoh £1, printing and advertising £3 3s, lettering banner £1 2s 6d, smoko at Little ftivor £2

12s 6d, sundry small aooounls £2 12s 6d, referees expenses £1, oredit balance brought forward £11 5s 4d, total £34 Is 10d. { Assets—Wairewa Football Club seven-a-side entranoe £1, unpaid fine 10s. Te Kota* hitanga P.C. (annuals) 3j 6d, oredit balanoe £11554 d, total£l2]Bslod. Liabilities —Nil. The folio wing offioerg were then elected for the ensuing year :—President, Mr J. 0 Coop; vice-presidents, Messrs A Williams. W Robinson, and W F Parkinson; bon sec end treasurer, Mr W Jacobson; postponement

committee, secretaries cf competing clubs and Union secretary ; selectors, Messrs 8. LeComtej H. Petrie and A. Williams; transfer committee, presr dent, pecretary rnrl Mr A. Williams ; delegate to Canterbury liugby Union, Mr 8. LeComte, hon. auditor, Mr H W W Wilkina

Votes of thanks were pafwd to tbn retiring president (Mr F Williams), vice presidents (Messrs G Honeybone and H Chapman), hon auditor (Mr H. W, Wilkine). and the BRoretary. The Akaroa Football Club forwarded- the following recommendations :—(1) That as far as possible tbe referees be appointed to control the games on their own grounds, (2). That, owing to so players having volunteered for active service, tbe Banner competition ba abandoned for the duration of tbe war, but that the sub Union arrange tbe matches as usual.

It was decided to abandon the Flag competition this season on account of tbe war.

It wob also decided to allow referpesi to control local games

It waa also decided to replace a football lost at the seven a-side be losing to the Akaroa Football Club.) The Canterbury Rugby Union wrote stating that it bad been decided that the rule requiring a sub union to have tbree clubs playing under its jurisdiction should be rescinded for the season.

A long discussion ensued, and it was decided that the sub union should carry out its seven a bide competition and arrange aa many matches as possible. Mr H. French moved a team from the Little River clubs play a team from the Bay's clnbs at Akaroa on Saturday, May 22nd. Seconded by Mr Londrigan and carried.

Me Fabey moved the President, Secretary and Little River delegates arrange the Parkinson Shield. Whatman Oup, and the Association Cup 'Competitions among the Little River oluba.

Seconded by the secretary and carried

It was decided Messrs Pefcrie and 8. select the Little River team for the march on May 22nd, and Mr A Williams and the seoretary the bays' team.

The following referees were ap pointed :—A. Gray, A. Williams, 0. Hall, H Wilkin?, 0. Goodwin, Reg. Maaon, W. Thomas G. Tidyman, H. Petrifi, 8. Ba>eley, Gilman, T. Williams and V Oraw.

Permission waa granted the 3tar dub to play Merivale on Saturday, May 15ih

A vote of thanks to the chair terminated the treating

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PENINSULA RUGBY SUB-UNION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3459, 14 May 1915

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