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AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL. The Newton Football Club held their annual meeting at the British Hotel ou Friday last. A good number of followers ot the game attended, and 24 players registered their uames for the coming season. Mr Eagleton was again elected president and chairman. The club Intends making a great effort to try and finish at the top to win the shield. WAIHI FOOTBALL. (By Telegraph.—Own Correspondent.) WAIHI, Saturday. The annual meeting of the Waihi Rugby Union was held on Saturday evening, Mr D. Altken presiding. The election of officers for the season 1909 resulted as follows:—Patron, Mr D. McLean; vice-patron, the Rev. Father Brodle; president, Mr J. Newth; vlce-presi-deiits, Messrs R. Gooch, T. GUmour B. S. Noonan, N. Warren, Bert Power, aud R. H. Wynyard; auditors, Messrs F. W. Barber and W. McConochie; hon. secretary, Mr C. Campbell; hon. treasurer, Mr J. Binns; management committee, Messrs D. Altken, W. Paul, W. Moore, D. Morrow, F. Clarklu, S. Saunders, and R. McWhlrter.

At a subsequent meeting of the new committee It was decided to approach the Borough Council with regard to the use of the recreation gronnd for the coming season.

The annual meeting of the Mataura Football Club was held on Friday evening, when there was a large aud enthusiastic attendance. The balance-sheet was read aud adopted. The following officers were elected for the ensuing season:—President, D. J. Morgan; patron, M. G. Power, senr.; vlccpatron, 11. Poland, M.P.; vice-presidents, Messrs E. G. Banks, G. L. Wurin, S. M. Macky, A. 0. Field, J. MeDermott, J. Truscott, sen;-., Walter Humphries, T. Speak: committee, Messrs J. Hamilton, B. Moore, J. Trnscott, R. Vivian, A. Power; delegates to Rugby Union, Messrs B. Moore, K. Vivian, J. Hamilton, J. MeDermott; secretary and treasurer, D. T. Altken; assistant secretary, H. Dance; captain, E. Johnson; vice-captain, J. Hamilton.

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FOOTBALL., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 81, 5 April 1909

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FOOTBALL. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 81, 5 April 1909