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Minutes of the Management Committee Meeting held at Carnon Downs Village Hall, on Wednesday, 19th July 2017

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Present
H. Brown, C. Constable, J. Constable, S. Fanning, I. George, M. Hassall, R. Humpleby, D. R. Jenkins, R. Kneebone, J. Menadue, R. Nancarrow, I. Renshaw, R. Smith
Apologies for absence
D. King, D. J. Jenkins
Team Competitions 2017/18 Season

Entries for the County Shield have been received from Carrick (2 teams), Camborne, Newquay, Penwith, Liskeard. It was agreed that this be a double-round all-play-all.

Entries for the Roberts Cup have been received from Bude, Calstock, Carrick (2 teams), Camborne, Newquay, Liskeard. It was agreed that this be a double-round all-play-all.

Entries for the 500 League have been received from Bude, Calstock, Carrick (2 teams), Camborne, Lerryn, Penwith, Liskeard. It was agreed that this be played in two regional sections with the winners of each section contesting a play-off to determine the competition winners. East section: Bude, Calstock, Lerryn, Liskeard. West section: Camborne, Carrick (2) Penwith.

Knock-Out Cups
The draws were made for the A. W. Busby and Roger Grime Cups and pairings are as follows (home team first):
A. W. Busby Cup:
Preliminary round (1) Calstock (H) v Penwith; (2) Carrick (H) v Newquay
Semi-final SF1 Liskeard (H) v Calstock or Penwith; SF2 Camborne (H) v Carrick or Newquay
Final Winner SF1 (H) v Winner SF2
Roger Grime Cup:
Preliminary round Penwith (H) v Calstock
Semi-final SF1: Bude (H) v Carrick; SF2 Liskeard (H) v Penwith or Calstock
Final Winner SF1 v Winner SF2
General
There was a lengthy discussion of the question of matches between distant clubs It was agreed that, particularly in view of Rule 14 (Rules applicable to team matches) any clubs concerned should plan such fixtures early in the season. The possibility of Saturday or Sunday matches in these circumstances was discussed and it was agreed that if both clubs wished to do this they should seek the consent of the League Secretary which would not be unreasonably refused.
Fees

It was agreed that the membership fees payable by the clubs for team competitions should be at the following rates:

  • County Shield and Roberts Cup: 35 per team, which includes entry into the A. W. Busby Cup and Roger Grime Cup respectively
  • 500 League: 20 per team
Grand Prix

As organiser of this competition Ian George reported that it did not appear to attract sufficient interest to justify the considerable administrative effort required to organise it. It was therefore agreed that it be discontinued.

Any Other Business
There being no other business, the chairman declared the meeting closed at 21:15.
IAN GEORGE
19th July 2017