Cootamundra Rugby Union Club held their AGM on September 27 at the Family Hotel.
The night saw a great turnout, seeing a large number of old faces return and quite a few new faces coming along showing interest in the club’s future.
The night saw the club form a solid committee for 2019, with Jeff White return as club president, Peter Charker return as vice-president and Rod Chalmers as secretary.
Damian Smith stepped aside as treasurer, welcoming Mel Cook into the role.
The club has been fortunate enough to see Mark Elia return as the men’s coach.
Elia has notched up 23 years of rugby league at the Cootamundra Bulldogs, as well as the Gundagai Tigers and Junee Diesels, and impressed last year as the Tricolours coach.
The position of woman’s coach has become vacant as Dave Tozer unfortunately steps down due to family commitments.
The woman’s team have great numbers and experienced many respectable wins for the 2018 season, coming agonizingly close to a finals appearance.
The club has been fortunate enough to see Mark Elia return as the men’s coach, while the position of woman’s coach has become vacant as Dave Tozer unfortunately steps down due to family commitments.
Expressions of interest for the role of woman’s coach for 2019 are currently being received by the secretary of the club via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cootamundra 10s competition has been confirmed to be hosted at Country Club Oval again in March next year, setting an exciting season of footy into full swing.
The Country Club Oval Clubhouse build smashes ahead, with the grand opening set to be held as the Tricolours run out for their first home game of the season in April.
The Tricolours have secured sponsorship from an exciting range of local and surrounding businesses, with tenders remaining open until the end of November.
Anyone wishing to sponsor the club are encouraged to get in contact with Corey Nicholson at Holman Tolmie email@example.com.
2019 looks to be the best year yet for Cootamundra Rugby - Up the Colours!
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