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MARLBOROUGH CRICKETERS' ASSOCIATION.

The adjourned general meeting of the Marlborough Cricketers' Association was he'd at iho Criterion Hotel last evening, about 30 present, Mr Dodson m the chair. Some B discussion took place upon the advisability 3 of continuing the Association, and it was ' ultimately decided that the following com- * mittea wait upon and urge other clubu to " join: Messrs Webb, Rowe, Sharp, Dodson I and Houldsworth. A letter was read from fc Dr Cleghorn to the Secretary, asking him ' to procure the two bats, which he (Dr ClegI horn) had presented as trophies. A unani- ' } mous vote of thanks was passed to the | f doctor for his kind assistance. The annual f report and balance-sheet were read and J adopted. The report read as follows : — " Your Committee have much pleasure m J presenting to you the first annual report » and balance-sheet of the Marlborough } Cricketers' Association. Three clubs enII tered for both the Senior and Junior Cup, : namely, the Wairaus, Awaruas and Excelsiors, the Excelsiors proving victors m the Senior and the Awaruas m the Junior con--1 tests. The Senior trophy ha 3 never been ' purchased, on account of some misunder- | standing with regard to the donor. The Junior Cup was returned to the Association [ by the Awarua Club on their withdrawing from the Association. It i 3 now m the ' possession of Mr O. Ryan, the worthy donor. Although the Association did not come into operation until the season was far advanced, and that we had only one ground to play apon, all the fixtures were .finished, and tho ownership of ' cups decided before the expiration of the term allotted for the use of the ground. Two trophies, for the best batting and bowling average, kindly presented by our excellent President, Dr Cleghorn, were won by Messrs Gaukrodger and Houldsworth ; their averages being 175 and 3-2 respectively. Many complaints were made last year about the state of the cricket ground, but your committee can authoritatively state that improvements will be made to present a good wicket to clubs for matches. In conclusion your committee would urge upon incoming officers the necessity of endeavoring to obtain the entrance of more clubs to the Association. Successful cricket absolutely depends upon all clubs associating and working together for the one common end. . The balance sheet shows a substantial credit balance, but the item of ' capitation fees m arrears' appearing m the list of assets cannot be recovered, and would not have appeared there had rule 15 been strictly enforced."

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MARLBOROUGH CRICKETERS' ASSOCIATION., Marlborough Express, Volume XXVII, Issue 238, 20 October 1891

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MARLBOROUGH CRICKETERS' ASSOCIATION. Marlborough Express, Volume XXVII, Issue 238, 20 October 1891

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