12thJanuary Bridgwater A 8 - 2 Old Bristolians B
12thJanuary MId-Somerset A 2 - 1 Bridgwater B
12thJanuary Bridgwater C 0 - 8 Taunton Vale D
12thJanuary Minehead B 4 - 0 Bridgwater D
It's that time of the season when we ask all players (Senior and Junior) to complete a Membership Form so that we can ensure we have all the correct contact and other details on file.
Membership Forms are available for download, and captains and other club officials should be able to provide paper copies as well. Please help us keep all your details up to date.
Well, for Ladies and Mens teams anyway!
Ladies at 7:00pm and Men at 8:15pm. Let's have a great turn-out for the first week!
The Junior training will start on Tuesday 11th September at 6:00pm. We've delayed it by a week as not all the schools are back on the 4th September.
A summary of this season's fixtures now on the Fixtures Page. Some times (mostly for away games have not yet been completed. We'll update as soon as we know.
There was a slightly disappointing attendance at the AGM with only 15 members attending.
Not the full minutes here, but some of the main points below:
Alan Baldwin chaired, welcomed those attending, and confirmed that the meeting was quorate. Apologies had been received from 12 members.
Alan gave a short report of the season.
The season's award winners were summarised and confirmed and trophies will be engraved to be avaiable shortly.
Copies of the accounts were circulated, and with some adjustments, the accounts showed an excess of income over expenditure of £2,781. It was noted that it had been a strong season for fundraising.
Given the current financial position of the club, the treasurer proposed that subscriptions, match fees, and travel expenses (fuel) would remain at the same level as this year, and this was agreed.
A specific reduction in subscriptions of 50% for goalkeeping members in recognition of the costs of providing goalkeeping equimnet was discussed, proposed and agreed.
Election of Officers
The following Officers were duly proposed, seconded and elected:
President - Sheila Burridge
Chairman - Alan Baldwin
Vice-Chairman - Sue Chaplin
Treasurer/MembershipSecretary - Rachel Higgs
Secretary - Bridget Hedaux
Club Captain - Dan Pigden
Men’s Fixture Secretary/League Liason - Rob Morrish
Ladies Fixture/Match Secretary - Julie Morrish
Umpires’ Secretary - Julie Morrish
General committee - Geoff Banham
Press and Communication Officer - Sapphy Reed-Yang/Alan Baldwin
Youth Representative - not elected (to be co-opted at the start of 2018/19 season)
Ladies 1st XI Captain - Lucy Burridge
Ladies 2nd XI Captain - Clare Wilson
Men’s 1st XI Captain - Duncan Morrish
Men’s 2nd XI Captain - Mike Morrish
Men’s 3rd XI Captain - Marcus Blyth
Men’s 4th XI Captain - Ian Stradling - co-opted Aug-18
Men’s 5th XI Captain - James Kettlewell
All current Vice-Presidents were re-elected.
Any Other Business
The committee to discuss the selection and appointment of coaches at the first committee meeting, to cover mens and ladies sections of the club.
It was agreed that the a sub-committee should be set up to work to attract new members to the club - especialy in the 19-25 age group. This sub-committee to be set up at the first committee meeting.
Sue Durkin offered to liaise with her employers to provide a lockable first aid cupboard for the 1610 pitchside. A meeting is to be convened with 1610 to follow up.
It was agreed that additional first aid training should take place for club members - both formal and informal to ensure adequate first aid coverage in the club.
Bridget outlined that further work to complete and enhance the pitch refurbishment would take place in June.
Bridget to keep the committee and the club updated with further improvement plans and developments.
Mens 1st Player of the Year - Tom Lott
Mens 2nd Player of the Year - Harry Rose
Mens 3rd Player of the Year - Dom Rauch
Mens 4th Player of the Year - Alex Howe
Mens 5th Player of the Year - Toby Knight
Ladies 1st Player of the Year - Sapphy Reed-Yang
Ladies 2nd Player of the Year - Hilary McNeil
Top Goalscorer - Tom Lott
Best Youth Male - Mulberry Threlfall-Eyres
Best Youth Female - Willow Hobbs
Most Improved Male - Lewis Coad
Most Improved Female - Lauren Morrish
Best Trainer - Kashi Morrish
Fair Play Trophy Men - Kieran Wood
Fair Play Trophy Ladies - Hilary McNeil
Team of the Year - Mens 1st
Clunk - Brandon Durkin
Captain's Cup - Rob Morrish
Resumes on Tuesday 4th September at 7:00pm
Resumes on Tuesday 4th September at 8:15pm
Resumes on Tuesday 11th September at 6:00pm