Rockingham Colliery Cricket Club
Minutes of AGM Held 7th November 2011
Birdwell Club

Present:-
Eric Shore – President
Clive Shore – Chairman
David Hudson – Secretary
Gordon Jacobs – Treasurer

Messrs M Wilkinson, A Lockwood, D Smith, S Phillis, A Shore, D Baxter, R Skipworth, M Haywood, S Grindle, P Jackson, M Brown, J Doran, C Bailey and K Linney

Apologies:- A Mellor, D Baxter and N Armitage

Correspondence:- None

Chairmans Report:
1. The chairman reported that from a senior playing point of view the season had to be regarded as a disappointment despite the best efforts of all the players. The 1st and 2nd teams were short of runs and cost the teams a number of wins.

2. There were however a number of pluses
a) Love Kesh as the 2011 overseas player made a fine contribution on and off the field and was particularly well received by the youngsters
b) Junior teams were a big success with the Under 11s making it to the cup final. The Chairman expressed thanks to all the coaches and team managers involved with the juniors
c) The Club had run its first Under 9 team and the Under 9 festival at Rockingham was a huge success. Apart from being a very enjoyable day for all present it all raised around £450 for the club. The Chairman expressed the clubs gratitude to all the players, parents and friends who worked so hard to contribute to the success of the event
d) The chairman wished to record the clubs gratitude to the ground staff for all their hard work and also to those providing teas etc and for the huge success of the various fund raising contributors
e) The Chairman thanks R Skipworth for his work in achieving successful funding for the artificial strip.
f) The Chairman stated that it was imperative that the square was improved for next season and that the club strives to obtain an electronic score board and roll on covers

Treasurers Report:-

1. The Treasurer handed out copies of the balance sheet and went through the various items of Income and Expenditure. Total Income was £12,229.77, total expenditure £10, 412.24. On the face of it this represents a working profit on the year of £1,817.53
2. Total Club Funds to be carried forward is £2337.54
3. However the Treasurer reported that commitment had been made to improve the square and that approx £623 contribution to the artificial was also now due
4. The Treasurer highlighted areas income had increased significantly. Mainly winter nets and the junior section however the rent for the Rockingham Centre had increased sharply
5. The Treasurer reported that taken as a whole this was a successful financial year and thanked everyone for their various efforts. However the commitment to improve the ground/square would mean renewed fundraising efforts would have to be made

Election of Officials

President: Eric Shore (also elected as life member)
Chairman: Clive Shore
Secretary: David Hudson
Treasurer: Gordon Jacobs

SYCL Reps D Hudson, P Jackson, Clive Shore
BDCL Reps Clive Shore, C Bailey

General Committee: C Shore, R Skipworth, E Shore, C Bailey, D Hudson, A Shore, J Doran, J Harris, P Jackson, M Wilkinson,
D Smith

Junior Committee P Jackson (Chair), S Grindle, M Haywood, G Roberts, Mrs D Roberts, M Wilkinson, R Skipworth, N Cox,
Mrs K Stones, Mrs T Whiteley, Mrs A Broughton

Fundraising/Social R Skipworth, D Hudson, J Doran
Committee

Selection Committee Chairman, Senior Captains and Vice Captains

First Team Captain Mark Wilkinson

2nd Team Captain Dave Smith

Sunday Captain Not appointed. Committee to debate whether team would be entered

Midweek Captain James Doran

Additional Vice Michael Duggar MP to be approached
President

Annual Subscriptions

Every Adult (Over 18) playing member has to have 100 Club Number. Membership fees due by 30th April. Overdue fees increase by £10 per calendar month

Senior players: £30 (£82 without 100 club standing order)
£240 (£292 if no 100 club Standing order) to cover annual subs and match fees if paid in advance of season

Junior Subs £20 for U11s and U13s
£10 for U9s

Agreed for Junior Committee to agree whether £10 would be added to annual subs to include a club shirt

Match Fees First X1 £10
2nd X1 £8
Junior/Non Worker £5

A performance related reward scheme for the 2012 season was introduced where match day fee’s would be reduced as follows

100 Runs = Free Match Fee’s the following week
50 Runs = Half Match Fee’s the following week
7 Wickets = Free Match Fee’s the following week
5 Wickets = Half Match Fee’s the following week
7 Catches/Stumpings = Free Match Fee’s the following week
5 Catches/Stumpings = Half Match Fee’s the following week

Away Teas £3.50 per head

Any Other Business

1. D Hudson reported that the 2nd X1 would remain in Division 3
2. Club Mark must be obtained by 2014 as a league ruling
3. League subscriptions remained unaltered
4. Umpires fees now Division 1 £36 and Division 3 £33
5. The Club would again visit Scarborough for their annual tour
6. R Skipworth requested support for Comedy night set for December 3rd
7. G Wainwright had drawn up plans for the new scoreboard and would be offered free annual subs as a result

Meeting Closed 8.55pm