MCAFL AGM 28th July 2013, 7:10pm, Avonhead Tavern, Withells Rd, Avonhead, Christchurch


  • Present: Ricky van Olphen, George Whitehead, Jacob Whitehead, Pete Rich, Adrian Young, Mike Burr, John Wright and AhiTeneti


  • Apologies: James Whitehead, Kris Hickey, Josh Robles, Simon Carden and             Chris Risbridger                                             

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  • Previous Minutes:

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Matters Arising from the Minutes: NIL




President: Verbal


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Captain: Not Present





Bank Account:

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  • CAFL has set the club charge for the upcoming season at $750 +GST
  • CAFL has also asked for anyone that is interested in umpiring, Simon expressed interest.
  • The Eagle has received emails of interest via our website.
  • New playing tops have arrived and a big thanks goes to Air Rescue service for the funding.
  • Also we would like to thank ‘Total Heat Solutions’ for supplying us training balls
  • Season dates have been announced with the season starting on the 30th of August, with the Grand Final to be held on the 8th November


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Election of Office Bearers and Committee Members:


President: Rick van Olphen

Vice President: George Whitehead

Secretary: Chris Risbridger

Treasure: Pete Rich

Committee: Ahi Tenti, John Wright, Adrian Young, Mike Burr, Simon Carden and Jacob Whitehead

Email: Chris Risbridger

Gear Manager: Kris Hickey

CAFL Delegate: Sweaty/Grimace/Simon


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General Business


Subs are set at $50 for existing players includes socks and shorts if paid before the 2nd game, $70 after this. It was also determined that we will try and charge $10 a game for casual players.                                    


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First training date for the Eagles will be the 10th of August at 3.00pm on Middleton Park


A discussion was held around possible recruits with numbers sounding positive.


Josh Robles was appointed as Captain for the 2014 season with Mike Burr and Ben Bradley being made Vice Captains


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John Wright, Ahi and Rick are looking into funding options for the Eagles which include post match beers and polos…Will be talking to the new owners of the Avonhead Tavern.


If successful we will use the Avonhead Tavern for post training beers and endeavour to get down after late games.


It was decided to have a BBQ with beers at the ground after an early game.


It was also discussed having an Eagles social calendar to include events such as initiations, a BYO and a trivia night. With the idea being we have an event every 3 weeks. Rick van Olphen to arrange.


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