Present: P Rice, R Lipscombe, M Pollard, K Saw, T Skeggs, R Small, Mrs M Stevens, A Swain, M Thoday, T Munt.
Apologies N Sabatini, Mrs M Harrison I Macleod,
The Minutes: of the meeting of 3 October were accepted, however Tom Munt had sent in his apologies, but this had not been minuted.
The game between AW and Prestwood was not played because of a communication issue. The Committee decided that there was no fault on the part of Prestwood so they decided the game would be replayed and their fine refunded.
The President’s Cup was displayed to the Committee.
The cups from Aylesbury Dynamos 2017/2018 team have now been returned.
Haddenham have appealed their fine for an incomplete teamsheet as the info is not needed on the full-time system. The appeal was dismissed.
Fairford Leys resignation from the League has been accepted, their players are now free to re-sign for other clubs.
J O’Conners pitches – need to be booked by midnight on Wednesday and cancelled if necessary by 10a.m. Wednesday before the Saturday.
There has been a complaint by John O’Conners about one of their changing rooms being damaged – this is being investigated and a response awaited. The Chairman has also been asked to investigate a team moving pitches at Bedgrove on Saturday 3rd November.
A complaint has been received from Tetsworth, which has been dealt with.
Berks and Bucks held a meeting for referees concerning sin bins for dissent, which will come into operation next season. Kevin and Tom attended.
St Johns have cleared space in the Referees Changing room.
Registration Secretary’s Report
Clubs need to follow the correct transfer process and not ask for transfers to be put through as a notice of approach as they are bypassing the correct process
Peter kingsman from Wendover to Rivets
Mohammed Nasar from Elmhurst to Blue Bucks
Troy Bailey-Goss from Rivets to Thame
Stephen Lindsey from Rivets to Bedgrove Dynamos
Craig Beale from Rivets to Bedgrove Dynamos
Leon Salter from Rivets to Bedgrove Dynamos
Matt Wiles from Tetswortth to Thame
James Hollihead from Aylesbury Dynamos to Rivets
Marc Kelly from Rivets to Stoke Mandeville
Alex Woodfine left Tring Corries to sign for Thame, since has gone to Risborough Rangers.
Daniel Lynn left Aston Clinton to sign for Bedgrove United.
Jamie Carter left Risborough Rangers to sign for Bedgrove United.
Received permission letters from all clubs.
St Johns have updated team sheets on full time but still missing 22nd September.
20th October Bedgrove Dynamos res still no team sheet on full time.
27th October Aylesbury Raiders and Quainton Res and Bedgrove United 1st late team sheets on full time.
Fixtures Secretary’s Report
Requests for free weeks :
1 December Long Marston res. Stoke Mandeville
8 December St Johns
22 December AW
Wingrave res no colours fined £10 rule 10B
Haddenham no colours fined £10 rule 10B
Waddesdon – no colours fined £10 rule 10B
Thame FC – no first aider, no club assist. No sign off, no printed name Fined £10 rule 10B
Wingrave res. No club assist fined £10 rule 10b
Bedgrove Dynamos Res no club name fined £10 rule10B
Rivets res. No colours fined £10 rule 10B
Stoke Mandeville no club assist fined £10 rule 10B
Haddenham No 1st Aider, Fined £10 rule 10B
Bedgrove Utd res. No colours fined £10 rule 10B
Elmhurst – no club assist, no official signature fined £10 rule 10B
Rivets res no colours fined £10 rule 10B
Bedgrove Dynamos Res no club name fined £10 rule 10B
Whilst Full Time does not require all the information on the team sheet, all sections still need to be completed as the information is required by the league.
As more clubs have done well in cup games, they may have to play some evening games to complete their fixtures
Referees Secretary’s Report
Thanks were extended to Kevin for checking pitches to ensure they were playable.
13 October referee was not given his match fee by Spandits.
Bedgrove Dynamos need to clear their referees changing room.
Kevin is still looking for referees.
Under rule 13H it is necessary for a team to send a report to Kevin for a mark under 50 that they give a ref.
The ADL wish to send their condolences to Referee Jeremy Moodey for the recent tragic loss of his son. Our thoughts are with his family.
Press/Results Secretary’s Report
Marc has now started to get photographs and is putting them in the local paper. The photos also go on our Facebook page and the Aylesbury and District news page
The website now has an archive of the last two years’ tables
Any Other Business
Tom had suggested a social event for all clubs, but it was felt that as there has been very little rwsponse in the past for the presentation evening, the event would not be well-attended.
Dates for next season were put forward:
AGM week commencing 10 or 17 June 2019
Interview new clubs the week before that
Closing date for all applications 31 May 2019
Pre-Season meeting week commencing 5 August 2019
The meeting closed at 9.00. The next meeting was arranged for Wednesday 5December 2018.