TeamTalk Update – 12 September 2020

TeamTalk Update – 12 September 2020

September 17, 2020 0 Team Talk

Napier Old Boys Marist Rugby Club

TeamTalk
13.09.2020

Contents usually include: Old Boys Marist Senior & Junior rugby reports – weekly competition & draw winners – NZ Marist – affiliates Cricket, Netball, Football and Softball seasonal reports – Club Social events  +  News & Views etc etc.

Views and comments often expressed in this publication are not necessarily
those of the executive or policy of the Napier Old Boys Marist Rugby Club.


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New Players and school-leavers always Welcome

New Players and school-leavers always Welcome
‘Team up with Napier Old Boys Marist in 2021’

Your Rugby Enquiries Welcome
contact

Tim Jones
Director of Rugby
– 021 660 834

Your Rugby Enquiries Welcome

 

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Just keep the Pressure on Guys

Richard Kepka Builders NOBM Premier Reserves prop Niko Lapa has the ball in his
grasp and well protected as his forwards drive ahead through the Maraenui defence
in their recent Jack Swain Cup 29-26 Finals win at Tremain Field.

 

 

NAPIER OLD BOYS MARIST JUNIOR RUGBY

💚 See you out there Green Machine!!

Another Penitito leads the charge  –  NOBM Juniors Tafia Penitito bolts
away from Havelock North opponents in a recent encounter.

St Pats Old Boy revisits School

Former pupil at St Patricks School, Riverbend Road, All Black Brad Weber recently
revisited his old school much to delight of students. The Chiefs and Magpies vice
captain who played all his junior rugby with Napier Old Boys Marist would have
enjoyed some time with the boys as well as passing on a few tips to help them
improve their rugby.  Brads younger brother Sam who played for our Premiers
was a teacher at St Pats prior to taking off on his to Ireland on his OE a
couple of seasons ago

ALL  NEW  PLAYERS  IN  2020 & ‘21  WELCOME

For further Junior Rugby Info
please contact > Bevan Condin  (021) 160 5118   or   Hayley Ceselli  (021) 765 701

For more details check us out on Facebook:

2020 NOBM Junior Rugby Committee

Bevan Condin
(Chairman)
Dave Walls (Convenor), Hayley Ceselli (Secretary),
Grant Frommherz, Therese Rodger. 

Glenn Fulcher,  Rochelle Williams. 


Talent and Pace Abounds in our Junior ranks their day will come….

“New Players Welcome to Team up with us in 2021
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club noticeboard

MISSION statement

“To provide a sporting and recreational club for both men and women which encourages both individuals and teams to reach their maximum potential in their chosen sporting club endeavours.
In doing this it
would always be our aim to maintain a fun club spirit, which treats every person equally and which ensures that the club runs on a profitable basis”

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Mark Friday 18 September on your calendar
as this will be the date of the Clubs

2020 Annual Dinner & Trophy Presentations

PRIZEGIVING 2020

Date: Friday the 18th of September.

Time: Doors open from 5.30 pm.

Venue: NOBM Clubrooms.

RSVP: 15th September.

Ticket Price: $30.00 per person

Can please advise if you are coming so we can start to assemble our attendance numbers for catering purposes.

Payments need to made in to the club account  03-1355-0760476-05   or over the bar this next Saturday 11th.September We need to know numbers by Tuesday the 15th September.

Covid 19 Note: We will of course be governed by the Covid-19 Level set at the time of Prizegiving. As it currently sits it may preclude us from either having full numbers at the prizegiving  or  possibly no prizegiving at all.  Any changes to the Level are scheduled to be announced this coming Wednesday (16 Sept.) which is cutting things pretty fine for us  >>>  We will keep you posted as soon as we know.
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Clubrooms  Aftermatch  Action  Yesterday

Broker Web Risk Services  lucky members draw  – $150  – Rick Anderson
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Annual ‘200 Club’  Draw 9
$100  –  No.117 Steve Lunn
$100 
–  No. 195 John Chrystal
$100
 –  No. 155 Steve Smithers
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See YOU at the Clubrooms

CLUBROOM  ACTION


All members and friends Welcome
Join our affiliate codes sportsmen/women – footballers, netballers, cricketers & softballers  –  at the clubrooms.

See YOU Soon

Call in for a cool TUI or two

Clubroom Bookings
for all Functions or Events

In the first instance please contact:
Director of Club Management

 Wade Colville-Smith
 Mobile – 021 059 3943
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SARACENS 2020 AGM

Date: Sunday 20th September 2020

Venue: Pettigrew Lounge, McLean Park, Napier

Time: AGM 11am  followed by lunch

Match:
Hawke’s Bay v Counties Manukau
@ 2:05pm

 

 

DID YOU KNOW

THAT the following is some history of New Zealand Marist Rugby

Formation of New Zealand Marist Football Federation

Following a meeting of North Island and South Island Marist rugby delegates in Wellington the New Zealand Marist Rugby Football Federation was officially formed at Nelson on Saturday, 13 March 1965.   For the record, Mr Arnold Manion (Dunedin) was appointed its first president, Mr Terry Dunleavy (Napier) its Chairman and Mr F K McInerney honorary secretary-treasurer.

Although the name was New Zealand, this was in reality a North Island organisation to begin with it and continued to be so until 1965 when a combined ‘New Zealand Marist Rugby Federation’ was formed.  The organisation continued to grow throughout the North and South Islands to a total of 28 clubs.

Stepping back to 1931 saw a Marist Advisory Committee formed which was changed in 1932 to an Advisory Board which was set up to function in Wellington.  In 1960 the name was changed to Board of Control and in 1984 the Board of Control was replaced by a Management Committee comprising one delegate from each affiliated North Island affiliate Marist club.  The committee met twice a year at Taupo and the AGM was held in June each year at the venue of the following years Spillane Tournament.

The North Island Marist Rugby Football Association continues to meet to this day and is committed to fostering the N.Z. Marist Rugby Federation objectives.

On February 7th 1990, the Federation became an incorporated society and applied for and was granted membership of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union with whom we have had observer status since 1995.  With the demands now placed on New Zealand representative teams the New Zealand Marist Rugby Football Federation is now being recognised as a functional partner of the N.Z.R.F.U. and a national New Zealand Marist  has for some years now held an annual fixture against the NZRU Divisional team.

 

New Zealand Marist XV

The first New Zealand Marist team was fielded at the Masterton Golden Games (Golden Shears) in 1963 as the feature rugby game of the various sports catered for during the Games. The game was played against ALBERT PRYOR’S Invitation XV at the Solway Showground. The opposition was virtually a third All Black team.

 

New Zealand Marist Colts (U23 years)

The concept of the New Zealand Marist Colts tour began on 28 September 1974 with the first game held at the Petone Recreation Ground against the Wellington second grade representative team. The NZ Marist Colts team won this match 11-6. The following year a tour of Nelson, Blenheim and Wellington took place. The concept was continued each year with alternate 4 match tours of unions and regions in either the North and South Islands.  Many of the players who cut their teeth so to speak on this tour have gone on to become regular provincial and international representatives.

 

THAT ‘SANZAAR politics is to blame’ according the PM Jacinda !  You make your own mind on that one with regards losing the rights to host the Rugby Championship in favour of our near neighbours the ARU.  The size of the ‘bubble’ of players once they have completed the quarantine period shouldn’t make any difference if they have all come out clear and continue stay in and train within that bubble.  The overly restrictive numbers enforced by the NZ Government on the size of ‘the’ bubble certainly put an end to New Zealand playing hosts to the tournament.  If it comes off in Australia unscathed, where there is still a lot of the pandemic floating about in most states, some more than others, we will see what we have missed out on.  Certainly challenging times with just about as much spectator interest off the field as on.

 

THAT the Hawkes Bay App has certainly proved a boon of recent times with their coverage of some Premier grade club rugby matches in this somewhat different and abbreviated club rugby season.  To be able to see the action from other teams games while still watching your own has given one a new perspective on local club rugby.  Also with limited number allowed to attend games due to Covid-19, to be able to played  through your TV’s etc for larger number to view has proved an asset to club and others who have bothered to delve into how to manage it.


THAT an important message to our rugby, netball and football players and supporters  >>> Make Sure YOU get back to the clubrooms on Saturdays for the regular aftermatch functions for some ‘other’ grade and womens Hawkes Bay rep games etc.  It is a great opportunity to catch up with your fellow club members, share a convivial refreshment of your choice plus some tasty morsels from Rick & Sues kitchen and chew over the afternoons representative rugby and catch some Mitre10 Cup action on our BIG screen.   >>>   Make Sure you call in for a Pint

 

THAT a roundup of the Napier Boys High Schools 1st XV ‘Super 8 Fixtures for the 2020 season saw the side record wins over Gisborne Boys High 24-0,  Hastings Boys High 15-10,  Tauranga Boys College 22-10,  Palmerston North Boys High 50-21  and losses to Rotorua Boys High 22-25,  New Plymouth Boys High 22-25  and yesterday against Hamilton Boys High 7-43.

 

THAT here is another old Irish proverb  –   A questioning man is halfway to being wise.

 

   THAT an update to all ticket holders in the clubs annual major fundraiser lottery –  The first five round of draws have now been made at the clubrooms.     Yesterday saw the final round of the weekly cash draws of the 3  x  $100 prizes .

Then on the 19 September the Final draw consisting of a Travel Voucher to the value of  $2700.  (This could be held over and used post Covid when the borders reopen if you wish or else use for several trips within New Zealand – winners choice.)  In addition there will be a further three draws of $100 each.   We wish to Thank  all our loyal supporters who have continued to support this annual club lottery.  Good Luck….

THAT we are still sitting on quite a lot of sundry clothing, jackets, tops belonging to both adults and children that has been left behind in the clubrooms etc.  It is quite obvious some folk can’t be bothered to enquire if we have seen it.
  If this gear isn’t claimed within the next few weeks it will be donated to St Vincent De Paul Op Shop

THAT it’s been a few years since McGoo’s Here and There appeared. With lockdown and no sport happening Eddie offered me a chance to reprise my former sports column that used to appear in the local club and rep rugby programs. I’ve rummaged up some old gems from a few years ago along with a few new bits too.

THE . . . final wrap for the Hawke’s Bay club rugby 2020 season.  Black and White Shield:  Napier Tech Old Boys, Sarcens Shield: Aotea, Maddison Trophy:  Hastings Rugby and Sports,  Jack Swain Cup:  Napier Old Boys Marist,  Pat Ryan Memorial Cup: Napier Tech Old Boys,  Arthur Bowman Cup:  Aotea, Ron Parker Memorial Cup:  Bridge Pa,  Challenge Shield Holders: Premier Grade Napier Old Boys Marist,  Colts Grade Napier Tech Old Boys,  Division 3 Taradale Rugby and Sports.  (2020)

NAPIER . . . Old Boys Marist Premiers have now held the Challenge Shield since taking it off Napier Pirates Rugby and Sports in 2015. Quite ironically, my son-in-law David “Duck” Neilson was the Pirates skipper that day.  So in the last five seasons the Green Machine premiers have only lost one game at their Park Island headquarters.  That being the 2018 Maddison Trophy final against Clive.  The Challenge Shield is only up for grabs in round robin games during the season.  (2020)

A QUICK . . . perusal of the Magpies 2020 Mitre 10 squad reveals that 30 of the squad have played some club rugby here locally in the Bay this season. That’s something many other squads in the competition couldn’t match. The only ones not to make a local club appearance were Stacey Illi, Sam McNicol, Brad Weber, Bryn Evans and Brendon O’Connor.  (2020)

WITHIN THE . . . space of 24 hours last weekend two long standing mens and womens athletics World Records were broken. Incidentally, both in the same event, the one hour track race.  On Saturday 37 year old English runner Sir Mo Farah scorched around the Brussels track to notch up 21,330 metres in 60 minutes. This eclipsed the 21,285 metres set by 34 year old Ethopian Haile Gebrselassie in 2007.  Then on Sunday morning at the Van Dame track and field meet Dutch athlete Sifan Hassan ran 18,930 metres in an hour to claim the womens record off Ethopian runner Dire Tune by 413 metres.  This record had stood since 2008.  (2020)

FOOTNOTE . . . to the above piece.  Sir Mo’s run was just over 50 laps of the track – impressive.  As one whose done a 10,000m track race I can vouch for how difficult doing 50 laps must be.  I only had to do 25 laps.  Mine was in the Hawke’s Bay-Poverty Bay Champs at the old Nelson Park track. Finished second in 34mins 01secs.

INTERESTING . . . read this week a comment from former ABs mentor Sir Steve Hansen about the most talented athlete he’s ever coached.  That honour goes to Sonny Bill Williams.  Look at a breakdown of SBW’s career and it’s not hard to see where “Shag” is coming from:- NRL 118 games, Super Rugby 61 games, All Blacks 58 games and the Kiwis 24 games.  Toss in a few boxing bouts into that too.  Interestingly Hansen rates former ABs skipper Richie McCaw as the greatest rugby player he ever coached.  (2020)

MEANWHILE ACROSS . . . the ditch, my eldest grandson Bentley Neilson after two touchdowns this weekend, is now up to 47 tries from eleven games for his Nedlands junior side in Perth so far this season. While Bentley may have been down on his usual try tally he made up for it by picking up the tackler of the day award. Earlier in the week he won four firsts and a second during his school’s athletics championships. A chip off his Poppa’s block. (2020)

Cheers McGoo

 

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THEY SAID IT

“We worked incredibly hard to see if we could loosen restrictions around those bubbles but that’s ultimately where the Government landed.”
NZ Rugby’s CEO Mark Robinson

“Who wouldn’t want to play with their brother in the pro area?  I would love to play again with him.”
Older brother Julian Savea hoping to be back together in the Wellington Lions team.

“I knew they were waiting for the news….and I delayed telling them.  ‘Happy Father’s Day, what did you get, how was  your breakfast..?’  And then right near the end I said, ‘Here’s another Fathers Day gift dad,  I made the squad!
New All Black winger Caleb Clarke informs his father himself a former All Black Eroni Clarke.

“People say we have the same stance and that I run like him, and when I’m compared to him I take a lot of pride in that, but I’m trying to be him.”
Sir Michael Jones talented son Niko on the pressure of following in the footsteps of his father.

 

 

 

Test  Your Rugby Knowledge 


This weeks Poser 1  –  Who were the winners of the Mitre10 Cup  & the Mitre10 Championship in 2019 ?

Poser 2   – Who is the oldest surviving former All Black coach   ?          

Poser 3  –   Who were the Premiership winners of the Farah Palmer Cup in 2019 ?

Poser 4 – Who was the 2019 winner of the Kel Tremain Memorial Trophy  ?           

 

This weeks Poser 1  – Which teams recently played in the first Ranfurly Shield challenge for 2020 ?         Answer –  Canterbury 71 North Otago 7 

Poser 2   –  Which club does new All Black Hoskins Sotutu play for  ?       Answer –   Auckland Marist

Poser 3  – Flashback to 2019.  Which two teams played off for the Meads Cup Final ?    Answer –  North Otago 33 Wanganui 19

Poser 4 – Who is the new back of the jersey sponsor that has signed with the Hawkes Bay Magpies ?     Answer –  Aramex (formerly Fastway Couriers)  

 



   MITRE10 CUP  –  Sun 13 Sept vs Southland (Invercargill) lost 10-16  –  Sun 20 Sept vs Counties Manukau (Napier)  –  Sat 26 Sept vs Canterbury (Napier)  –   Sun 4 Oct vs Otago (Dunedin)  –  Sun 11 Oct vs North Harbour (Takapuna)  –   Fri 16 Oct vs Northland (Napier)  –  Sat 24 Oct vs Manawatu (Napier)  –   Sun 1 Nov vs Bay of Plenty  (Tauranga)  –   Sun 8 Nov vs Wellington (Napier)  –  Sun 15 Nov vs Taranaki (New Plymouth).

Vs Southland – Scoring: 7min Southland pen    0-3 ;  12m Southland pen    0-6 ;   19m Ash Dixon try   5-6 ;  39m Dixon try   10-6    ///    44m Southland try   10-11 ;   49m  Southland try   10-16

 

WEEK ONE –  Fri 11 Sept – North Harbour 29 Canterbury 43 :  Sat 12 Sept – Waikato 53 Wellington 28 :  Otago 6 Auckland 38 :  Counties Manukau 24 Tasman 41  :  Sun 13 Sept – Northland 43 Manawatu 26 :  Taranaki 36 Bay Plenty 29  :  Southland 16 Hawkes Bay 10

WEEK TWO – Fri 18 Sept – Tasman v Northland  :  Sat 19 Sept – Waikato v North Harbour  :  Canterbury v Taranaki (RS)  :  Bay of Plenty v Southland  :  Sun 20 Sept – Hawkes Bay v Counties Manukau  :  Manawatu v Otago  :  Auckland v Wellington



HOME INTERNATIONALS  –   An update on whether any of these  or  which games – Bledisloe Cup /  Rugby Championship games will proceed is still to be announced.

 

New Zealand Marist Rugby Federation
An organization initiated to promote and foster a spirit of union, co-operation and close friendly relations between all Marist and similar rugby union football clubs in New Zealand, Australasia and the Pacific.

Neil Murphy,  General Manager

Ellwood Function Centre,  Otene Road,  Hastings.     Phone: 0274 070 809
E-mail:   murph@mariustrugby.org.nz

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www. maristrugby.org.nz
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COMING EVENTS
+ Dates still to be finalized…
2020  NZ Marist Colts tour  –  Northland/Auckland regions 
– This years tour has been cancelled.
2020  NZ MARIST XV  v  NZR Divisional XV  –
This years tour has been cancelled.

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Hosted by Taupo Marist in association with New Zealand Marist
90th SPILLANE CUP RUGBY – 2021
Owen Delaney Park
Tournament Dates: Saturday 13th / Sunday 14th March 2021
Final entries 14th February 2021

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Hosted by Taupo Marist in association with New Zealand Marist
30th SPILLANE NETBALL – 2021
Owen Delaney Park – Netball Courts
Tournament Date: Saturday 13th March 2021
Final entries 14th February 2021
Run by Marist Netball Hamilton & Napier Ex High Marist


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>>>   www.maristrugby.org.nz  <<<

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ExHigh Marist Netball

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Pass the Word Around
Come along and join our club in 2021

Report from Saturday 12 September

Unfortunately The team Celtics were to play defaulted which is a shame, at this time of the season the players require Game time.

 

Clovers played All In, this was a very young development team, and they played with a game plan in mind and stuck to it very aerial knowing who was going to receive the pass throughout the court.  Clovers never gave up and the team worked tirelessly to try to retain possession it wasn’t to be.

Jazz worked very hard on defence and attack giving it her all. Alazae once out in her preferred position of defence teaming up with De use and Jazz became more confident as the game went on. Jesse again proved that she can play shoot and a very effective WA.  The game was played in great spirit and all players gave it their all.     All in 40-12 Clovers  POD – Jazz and Alazae

Report courtesy – Glenys Hannan

 

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COMING  EVENTS

Saturday 26th SeptPrizegiving – details to come but it will be from 5pm onwards

Saturday 3rd OctoberMystery Bus Tour … celebrating the end of a challenging year with lots of fun, laughs and social distraction!!!!

If you have any questions or queries please let Anna know.

Please, please support all these events as we are doing them for YOU, the love of the club and the game!!!

 


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>>> For more Info  please Contact:
President: Glenys Hannan  027 8355 565
Secretary: Rebecca Hollyman  022 621 0653  /  Treasurer:  Jacqui Gardiner  0272 398 204  /
Gear Manager: Jo Exeter  0276 227 607  /  Jill Verschaffelt  027 299 2704


Like us on facebook to keep up to date with all the happenings.

‘Team up with ExHigh Marist Netball in 2021′
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Npaier Marist Football
2020 Committee Members
Chairman – Chris Guillemot
  Treasurer – Nicola Brown   Secretary – Larissa Duwakin   Club Captain – Ken Cooper
Executive –  Sheree Lack,  Marty Akers,  Carl Hunt
Coaching Coordinator – Marty Akers

Junior Club Captain – James McIntosh.   Junior Committee Rep – Anna Quinn
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Our Girls are great players too

Team Up with Marist Football again in  2021….

Thanks to our clubs major sponsors
Alexander Electrical  –  Bay Mazda  –  Bay Tours & Charters  –    BTG  –  Engage Video  –  Latteys  –
Matt Sinclair Harcourts  –  Nelson Signs  –   On Line Autos  –  Pak n Save  –  Pro Active Physio  –  Pro Blast  – Red Steel  –  Shed 2  –  Vision Homes  –  Westshore Beach Inn

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>>> For all Napier Marist Football info please contact – Chris Guillemot  – 0278 450 952
chris.guillemot@coffeydavidson.co.nz

“Play Napier Marist Football in 2021 – New Players Welcome”
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NAPIER OLD BOYS MARIST CRICKET


Premier player Nihal Shilar passes on some batting tips to
a group of our Juniors at the indoor nets.



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+ Hopefully we will have Info for you on the clubs AGM date  shortly +
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Do you or one of your kids have a passion for cricket? Why not join our awesome club!!!

We have senior mens teams at a range of levels (Premier, 40 over semi-social and 30 over social) a women’s team and also junior teams from kiwi cricket up to year 7/8 hardball.

Open pre-season trainings for seniors are taking place between 6:30 and 8pm on Friday nights at the Indoor Cricket Facility at Whitmore Park, Napier.

Junior pre-season trainings/coaching are taking place at the same location between 10:00am and 11:30am on Sundays from August 16th.

Please email –  nobmcricket@gmail.com
or call 0204 1557 857 to register for junior trainings.

All trainings will be dependant on the Covid-19 restrictions at the time and all Covid-19 safety requirements will be met at the trainings.

New members are very welcome!!


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NOBMCC  OFFICERS  2019-20
Patron:    
John O’Shaughnessy
President:
    Dave Herrick
Secretary:  
 Andrew Frame
Auditor:  
 David Pearson     Treasurer:     James McCorkindale
Chairman: 
Del Whyte    
Committee:
Del Whyte, Matthew Sinclair, Glen Walklin,  Daniel Whyte,  Calim Leathard,  Scott Morgan, Stu Lindsay
+  Club coaches and Team Captains

For all Cricket Info please contact:
– Secretary – Andrew Frame   ph.843 7701 H  /  021 102 4990  –  theframes@slingshot.co.nz
or  Del Whyte – 021 705 030  –  del@nbhs.school.nz

“New Players Welcome to Team up with us again for the 2020-21 Season”

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NAPIER MARIST SOFTBALL
Contacts:  Club Chairman: Craig Smith.    Secretary: Abby Whitley – 027 8450 735  – abbyw1990@gmail.com
Club Contact: Dianne de Lautour – 027 240 3235
“New Players Welcome to Team up with us for the 2020-21 season”
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The Leprauchan Comments

It was O’Malley’s job to process all the undeliverable mail at An Post, the Irish Post Office. One day, a letter came; with shaky handwriting it was addressed to God. O’Malley thought he should open it to see what it was about. The letter read, “Dear God, I am an 83 year old widow, living on a very small pension. Yesterday someone stole my purse. It had €100 in it, which was all the money I had until my next pension cheque.  Next Sunday is Christmas, and I had invited two of my friends over for dinner. Without that money I can’t buy food. I have no family to turn to, and you are my only hope. Can you please help me?” Sincerely, Megan Sullivan.
O’Malley was touched. He showed the letter to his co-workers. Each one dug into his or her wallet and came up with a few quid. By the time he made the rounds, he had collected €96, which they put into an envelope and mailed it to Mrs. Sullivan. The rest of the day, all the workers felt a warm glow thinking of old Mrs. Sullivan and the dinner she would be able to share with her friends.
A few days after Christmas another letter came from the same old lady address to God. All the workers gathered around while the letter was opened. It read, “Dear God, How can I ever thank you enough for what you did for me?  Because of your gift of love, I was able to fix a glorious dinner for my friends. We had a very nice day and I told my friends of your wonderful gift.  By the way, there was €4 missing. I think it must have been those son’s of biscuits at An Post.”

The CEO of a multi-national corporation was interviewing applicants for the position of divisional vice-president. He included a simple test to help him to select the most suitable person for the job. During the interviews, he asked each applicant the following question, “How much is two and two?”
The first applicant was an Englishman. His answer to the question was “twenty-two”.
The second applicant was a German. He established the answer to be between 3.999 and 4.001.
The next person was an American. He stated that the US Supreme Court has ruled two and two to be four.
The last applicant was an Irishman. The CEO asked Paddy, “How much is two and two?”
Paddy got up from his chair, went over to the door and closed it. He then came back and sat down. He leaned across the desk and in a low voice asked the CEO, “How much do you want it to be?”

“Good morning,” said the young man. “If I could take a couple of minutes of your time, I would like to demonstrate the very latest in high-powered vacuum cleaners.”
“Go away!” yelled old Mrs. O’Malley. “I haven’t got any money!” and she proceeded to close the door.
Quick as a flash, the young man wedged his foot in the door and pushed it wide open. “Don’t be too hasty!” he said. “Not until you have at least seen my demonstration.” And with that, he emptied a bucket of horse manure onto her hallway carpet.  “If this vacuum cleaner does not remove every trace of horse manure from your carpet, Madam, I will personally eat the remainder.” 
“Right,” said Mrs. O’Malley, “I hope you’ve got a good appetite, because
the electricity was cut off this morning.”

We look forward to seeing all rugby players, footballers, netballers, cricketers and softballers and friends at the clubrooms each Saturday  –  Pop in for cool Tui or two  – Also bring along your mates for an Ale and a chat.    All members and Friends Welcome …………. Ed 

www.napierobmaristrugby.co.nz

Napier Old Boys Marist Rugby – Napier Old Boys Marist Cricket – Napier Marist Football – Napier Marist Netball – Napier Marist Softball

”Team up with Napier Old Boys Marist” 

Readers please Note:  >>> As we now have in excess of 1200+ email recipients in different groups that receive TeamTalk each week we wish to remind you that if you would like to add a friend or associate  or  if you want to be removed from our Email address list please notify –
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