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AUSTRALIAN RULES.

Annual Meeting.

MR. J. ALLISON SECRETARY.

The annual report and balance sheet presented at the crowded annual nipclhu ti tho New South Wales Australian National Football League last night showed that the past season hid been one of the mo«t successful ixperlenced by the code In New South Wales for 'onie vcais post Gratification v as expressed at the cxtmslon of the name in seve ral centres outside Sydney espcclolly Goulburn and Newcastle while six new junior teams had been formed In the metiopolltan area To assist further In the propagation of the code a large aien of this State between the Murrumbidgee and Murray rivers

had been allotted to Victoria

The balance sheet presented bv the treasurer (Mr A W G Smith) showed that the sears activities had rcultcd in a profit of over £120 while the league had been enabled to spend a sum of monos for propagation purposes above the amount granted by the Australian National rootball Council

In formnlls movhiR the adoption of the report and balante sheet the president (Mr ADS Provan) stressed tho advantages to bo derived through thL decision of the council to hold the tri

etinlal all Australian football carnival in faydney in August next He also traced the steps taken bj the NSW league to place the panie on a firm footing In the Glebe district dilling this sear stat ing that the league had secured a lease of Went

worth Oval which would bo used chlotly as hcan quaiters for the Sydney Club It was also expected he said that the decision of the league to reduce the price of season tlcl ets and gate charges during the ensulnp year would atti act larger attendances and thus make the code moie popular In suburban a eos vvhcie local grounds were usid The season 1033 should bo a ncord one In every wa} con eluded the president amid applause

The election of ofilcirs resulted as follows - Patron the Lord Masor (Alderman R C Hagon) president Mr A D S Provan vice presidents Me srs A Glostcr II G Harris T J Haves C Eiclir L Burlies and J McEv on lion treasurer M" A W G Smith lion secretan Mr J Allison management and finance committee Messrs G H Sanders T J Hayes and H G Hal ris umpires appointment board Messrs H G Harrl3 L Harry and E Styles delegate to Australian rootball Coun rll Mr S H Donnells selection committee Messrs S II Donnells A Closter and J McEwan

The Provan Trophy awarded for the fairest and best player during the season 1932 was presented to L Harris of the Eastern Suburbs Club

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