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PERKINS CASE

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ATTEMPTED COERCION

ALLEGED

Reregistration Granted

Allegations that attempts had been 'made to influence the voting on the Per-

kins case and to coerce members were made by Mr. C Young (Oakleigh) at a meeting of the Association permit and umpnre committee last night

J. T. Perkins (Northcote) who is a police constable has played for Northcote   as a ruckman since 192ยป While he was at Northcote he was disqualified on three occasions. At the beginning of this sea- son the Association permit and umpire committee debarred him fiom playing   senior football Perkins then played two   games with the Northcote seconds but a complaint was made to the controlling body of the Association seconds which re- fused to allow him to play with the North- cote seconds until he was re-registered

with the Association.

Last night Mr. H. Williams on behalf of the Northcote club moved that Perkins be re-registcred. The motion, which was seconded by Mr. J. Leith (Coburg) was agreed to by five votes to four.  

The chairman of the committee (Mr. S. Power) told the secretary of the North-   cote club (Mr. Ivo Gibson) that Perkins had been re-registered but he added that it was the opinion of the committee that if ever Perkins appeared before the tribu-   nal again on a charge and was convicted   he would be disqualified for life.

8 Lawlor formelly of Preston seconds ap piled to have his disqualification lifted Lawlor was disqualified for having failed to obtain a clearance from Proston when ho Joined South Mc/bournc In 1026 Later Lawlor plajcd for Essendon Ihc application was granted and he was given i permit to transfer to Williams

town

T Corrigan (Northcote) who was disquall

lied for sit weeks foi having strucl G Rudolph (Coburg) in the grand final last year was granted re registration

An application from Camberwell that Its suspension of a player, H Petro should be endorsed by the committee was defeired for a week to obtain the reasons (or the suspen

sion

Permits granted were -

K A McLcUon, Williamstown to Brunswick \\ Rees Oiklclgh seconds to Port Melbourne S Lawlor Essendon to Williamstown N Wlllos. Coburg to \ arra ville T Doolan St Klldii seconds to Prahran G i ranko North Melbourne seconds to Brunswick R Clark South Melbourne to Northcote C Bennett North Melbourne to Yarraville A Peel St Kilda to Sandringham R Ncclj Port Mel bourne to Doncaster C Boyd East Biunswlc!

to Brunswick C Stanbridge Williamstown to Camberwell T Mcrarlane Laverton to Bruns wick J A Fisher Carlton to Coburg

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