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ASSOCIATION

N.Z.. COUNCIL MEETS

A meeting of .the council of the New Zealand Football Association was held last evening, Mr. H. Mayer presiding. In connection with the protest of Wanderers (Buller) against Thistle for playing a man who had played for AH Nations Club, and had played for Thistle without the consent of the council, it was decided that the appeal be upheld on the grounds that the player was ineligible to play for Thistle. The secretary stated that the W.F.A. had inquired whether the New Zealand Council would accept a challenge from Wellington for' the Brown Shield. It. was decided to inform ,the Wellington Association that a challenge. had been received from Bul.lor which had been forwarded to Auckland, who had replied that-, a spare Saturday was not available. The New Zealand Council considers that first' preference 'should be given to Buller. 'The Wellington liugby Union notified that the council could havu the use of Athletic Park for. the Chatham Cup match on the 27th- September. • The council decided to apply for the use of Athletic Park for a match against the Chinese on.the Ist October. A ■complaint was received from the Wellington Association to the effect that Auckland had not. played the Chatham Cup games on the form of "n. "knockout" competition, as th« rules intend. .11. was drojde.l that- the complaint bo referred to .the Chatham Cup commit Iss, ( .

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ASSOCIATION, Evening Post, Volume CVIII, Issue 58, 5 September 1924

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ASSOCIATION Evening Post, Volume CVIII, Issue 58, 5 September 1924

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