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SOCCER AFFAIRS

DIVISIONS REARRANGED CHATHAM CUP MATCH Because of a marked disparity in the standard of play of several teams, the Control Board of the Auckland Football Association decided at a meeting last night to rearrange the second division into two sections. The teams comprising the two new divisions are:—Senior B: Ponsonby, Watersiders, Metro - College, Mount Albert Grammar Old Boys, Thistle, R.N.Z.A.F. (Swanson). Second Division: Training College, Eastern Suburbs, Ponsonby, Mount Albert Grammar Old Boys, Eden, Comrades, North Shore, Onehunga, Watersiders, University.

Approval was given to the suggestion of the New Zealand Council that the North Island final for the Chatham Cup be played in Auckland between the winners of the South Auckland and Wellington sections. It was stated by the council that the South Auckland section decision Jay between Rotowaro and Pukemiro Junction team® which would meet at I-Juntly on or before July 28.. Regret was expressed by the council at Its last meeting that Auckland had not entered for the competition. It was stated that the match would not interfere with Auckland competitions.

Advice was received from the New Zealand Association that the ruling ofi the New Zealand Referees' Association prohibiting the dragging of the foot during the throw-in must stand until a decision was obtained from the English Association. It was decided to refer the letter to the Auckland Referees' Association.

The report of the judicial committee that N. Hewson, of the North Shore second division team, who was ordered off the field after being cautioned by the referee for persistent talking, be stood down for one playing Saturday, was adopted.

It was decided to donate £5 towards the expense of sending primary schools' representative teams to Hamilton and Wellington. I The draw for Saturday is:—

Senior A: Comrades v. North Shore. Elandford Park. 3 p.m., Mr. F. Green; Eastern Suburbs v. R.N.Z.A.F. (Ardmore). Blandford Park, 1.30 p.m., referee to be appointed; Philomel v. R.N.Z.A.F. (Whenuapai), Devonport, 3 p.m., Mr. J. Hitchcns. Senior B: Ponsonby v. Watersiders, Domain No. 1, 3 p.r.i.. Mr. R. Lalley; Thistle v. R.N.Z.A.F. (Swanson), Western Springs, 3 p.m.. Mr. C. Edwards; Metro-College v. Mount Albert Grammar Old Boys. Fowids Park. 3 p.m.. Mr. E. Wood. Second Division: Training College v. Eastern Fjburbs, St. Heller's. 3 p.m., Mr. P. R. Page: Ponsonby v. Mount Albert Grammar Old Boys. Domain No. 1. 1.30 p.m.. Mr. H. Harris; Eden v. Comrades, Seymour Park. 3 p.m.. 'o be arranged; North Sho:e v. Onehunga. Devonport No. 2. 3 p.m.. Mr. H. Garland; Watersiders v. University, Walker Park, 3 p.m., to be arranged.

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SOCCER AFFAIRS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 169, 19 July 1945

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SOCCER AFFAIRS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 169, 19 July 1945

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