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6 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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Fixtures
Wed 13 Dec
h
Select Side RAF POLICE XV
Friendly 19:30
Fri 15 Dec
a
SENIOR YOUTH (17s & 18s) 2017-18 SEASON Southwell
Friendly 19:30
Sat 16 Dec
h
1st XV Coalville
League 14:15
a
2nd XV DINNINGTON
Friendly 14:15
a
3rd XV DONINGTON
League 14:15
Sun 17 Dec
a
Under 13s Stamford
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI - U12s (Full Squad) Southwell
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI U12s KNIGHTS Southwell
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI U12s TIGERS Southwell
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI U11S BLUE TEAM Southwell
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI U11S RED TEAM Southwell
Friendly 10:00
h
MINI U11S YELLOW TEAM Training
Training 10:00
a
MINI U11S GREEN TEAM Southwell
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI - Under 10s Southwell
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI - Under 9s Southwell
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI - Under 8s Southwell
Friendly 10:00
a
MINI - Under 7s Southwell
Friendly 10:00
a
Cup 14:00
a
GIRLS U15 MANSFIELD
Cup 14:00
h
GIRLS U13 (PUAP)
Friendly 14:00
Thu 21 Dec
h
NEWARK(Golden Oldies)VETS NEWARK VIRGINS
Festival 19:30
Sat 23 Dec
h
2nd XV SOUTHWELL
Friendly 14:15
a
3rd XV SOUTHWELL
Friendly 14:15

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