Extract from Manly
Warringah News ? November 1946
Copy kindly provided by Glen Thorpe (16 matches
THE public meeting held at
the Luana Hall, Dee Why, on Wednesday, 20th November,
for the purpose of forming the Manly-Warringah
District Rugby League Football Club, was attended by
a large number of Rugby League enthusiasts. The
meeting was opened by Mr. W. Seymour, president of
Manly and Warringah District Junior Rugby Football
League, who welcomed all those present, and then
handed over the meeting to Mr. J. McGrath, President
of the North Sydney District R.L.F.C., who acted as
chairman for the evening...
On the motion of Messrs G.
Hallwood and N. McNally it was decided that the Manly
Warringah District Rugby League Football club be
constituted. The motion was carried unaminously.
Messrs, J. McGrath, G. Ball, K. Sharp, R. Bowd,
Councillor McLean and C. McMurray congratulated the
new club and its officials and wished it all the
success, and promised all the support possible.
The inaugural meeting to be
held in January. All subscriptions must be paid on or
before 1st January 1947.
The meeting decided to make
application to the N.S.W. Rugby Football League for
permission to register the following club colours:
Maroon jersey with white V, white shorts, maroon
socks with white tops.
Voting was keen for election
to the provisional committee and executive. Mr Jack
Munro, hon. district secretary, pro tem, was elected
The following were elected:-
Provisional president: Mr. W. Seymour; Provisional
hon. district secretary: Mr. J. Munro; Provisional
hon. district treasurer: Mr. G. Ashton; Provisional
delegates to the N.S.W.R.F.L.: Messrs, J. Munro and
N. McNally; Provisional committee: Messrs. Allan
Riddle, J. Kirkwood, N. McNally , M. Whitehead, G.
Flynn, L. White, J. Bliss, H. Hall, J Martin, J.
Morton, D. NichoIson, D. Stewart, R. Black, J.
McColm, J. Quirk, L. Whittle, E. Taaffe.
A meeting of the Provisional
Committee will be held in the Dispensary Hall,
Eustace Street, Manly, on Thursday next, 28th
November, at 8pm. All members of the Committee are
requested to attend the meeting.