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
Formation of Club
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
The inaugural meeting to be held in January. All
subscriptions must be paid on or before 1st January
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
Voting was keen for election to the provisional
committee and executive. Mr Jack Munro, hon. district
secretary, pro tem, was elected unopposed.
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.