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8 months ago By Newark RUFC - WEB SITE

Life membership for David Pick

Newark Rugby Club members elected a new life member at the annual general meeting held in the clubhouse on Monday evening.

David Pick, who is leading the team constructing the new clubhouse at Kelham Road, was elected to join an illustrious group led by former England international Dusty Hare and the club’s former trustee Brian Fisher.

Richard Derry, the club’s chairman, proposed the nomination of the former first team prop recalling the emergence of a young colt fresh from Magnus School in the mid 70's
“Since then David has made a significant contribution to the club,” the chairman said.

“He has always been a very much hands-on volunteer.
He played a big role in extending the old clubhouse in the mid-1980s and is now leading the group behind the construction of a new clubhouse.

He is so involved in the project that he is helping the demolition team to take down the structure he originally helped build.
Besides his work on the clubhouse, David is very much the club’s ‘Mr Newark & Notts Show’ and has helped organise the club’s volunteering effort at the annual show for more than 25 years.”

The meeting also voted to accept the nominations as vice presidents of Alan Staines and Mark Jenkins for their work in helping to organise the mini and youth sections.

President Alan Swain was elected to stand for a further year while two new directors were appointed in David Godfrey, who will be club secretary, and Adam Doran as commercial director.

The chairman thanked three retiring directors for their contributions in club secretary Nick Poulson, sponsorship chairman John Cook and Mark Jenkins for his efforts on mini and youth.

President Alan Swain told the meeting that the club remained on target to open the new changing facilities in September while phase two of the clubhouse rebuild should be finished by the end of the year.

It is intended to start the final phase of the rebuild in April 2018.
A members’ loan scheme will be launched in August to sustain a fund raising campaign, which started three years ago, to meet a grand target of over £1 million.

Elected officers 2017-18

President: Alan Swain; chairman Richard Derry; vice chairman: Andrew Fearn; Directors re-elected: Richard Staniforth, David Duddles, Simon Wing.
New directors: David Godfrey, Adam Doran.
Directors still serving: Pete Mitchell, Alan Staines, Alex Jackson, Matt Cove.
Directors standing down: Nick Poulson, John Cook, Mark Jenkins.

Updated 04:36 - 14 Jul 2017 by Newark RUFC - WEB SITE

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Sat 24 Feb
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1st XV PAVIORS
Cup 14:00
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2nd XV SUTTON BON
League 14:15
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3rd XV KESTEVEN
League 14:15
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4th XV SN BARBARIANS
League 14:15
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SENIOR YOUTH (17s & 18s) 2017-18 SEASON Melton Mowbray
Friendly 14:15
Sun 25 Feb
h
Under 13s Training
Training 10:00
a
MINI - U12s (Full Squad) Stamford
Friendly 10:00
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MINI U12s KNIGHTS Stamford
Friendly 10:00
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MINI U12s TIGERS Stamford
Friendly 10:00
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MINI U11S YELLOW TEAM Training
Training 10:00
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MINI - Under 10s Stamford
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI - Under 9s Stamford
Friendly 10:00
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MINI - Under 8s Stamford
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI - Under 7s Stamford
Friendly 10:00
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MINI U11S BLUE TEAM Stamford
Training 10:30
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MINI U11S RED TEAM Stamford
Friendly 10:30
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MINI U11S GREEN TEAM Stamford
Friendly 10:30
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Under 15s DONCASTER RUFC
Friendly 11:00
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Under 14s Kesteven TBC
Friendly 11:00
a
GIRLS U18 Lutterworth
Friendly 14:00
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GIRLS U15 Lutterworth
Friendly 14:00
Sat 3 Mar
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Under 13s Old Halesonians
Friendly 13:00
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2nd XV MODERNS
Friendly 14:15
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3rd XV CASUALS
Friendly 14:15
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4th XV CASUALS
League 14:15
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League 15:00

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