18th September 2002
We had a much better turn out than
last month for our very short meeting at half time of the footie. There
were apologies from Andrew Murray, Mike Inglis, Mike Prior, Mike
Hennessy and Ian McKenzie. There was a special welcome to
Drew Lyall who was our former treasurer.
David will keep us posted as usual
by E mail with all the results for the new season.
The team are arranging an event
for October/November time more details to follow.
The framed Gary O'Connor shirt has
been donated to the team for to raffle.
This year the player of the year
vote will be done on line.
As usual you will need to vote for 1st 2nd and 3rd. Votes will need to
be in by the 15th October 2002. How we do the presentation will be
decided after the vote.
The Burns night is to be held on
the 18th January 2003 . More details on venue etc are to follow. If you
have any suggestion on guests please
For anyone who is interested……..
The main act is Dougie Dunlop (a
very funny guy and a Hibee), he's going to let me know his support act
shortly. We'll probably have a few pipers as well for atmosphere.
It'll take place upstairs at the
Fountain's Abbey Pub on Friday 25th October, doors opening around
8.30pm. Directions: come out of Paddington Station and turn left down
Praed Street, the Fountain's Abbey is on the right. Tickets are only
we would prefer that they are bought in advance so that we know how many
we can sell on the night. I've had a very positive response generally
and don't want hundreds of people turning up on the night and being
disappointed (numbers are of course limited). The tickets haven't been
printed yet but when they are (within the next week or two, I'll let you
know), they'll be available from David Munn -
David.Munn@streamline.com or 07951 288203).
If this gig is successful, then I have plans to
invite other comics. Hence, I'm keen to broaden the appeal as much as
possible and see if a few such gigs can be
Hibs have advised us of a Sportsman's lunch to be held at Easter Rd on
Sunday 27 October & to be hosted by former London Hibs Burns guest Peter
Cormack. Guests include Nobby Stiles & Tommy Smith. Hopefully someone
will ask Nobby about the time Bertie Auld demolished him at Easter Rd!
Full details from Hibs.
Hibs have relaunched former Club 86/youth 2000 as HYBS, Hibs Youth
Benefit Scheme. Many benefits have been restored & we’ll update at next
Next meeting will be held at the
Willam Wallace on the 8th October 2002. We expect to have
another overseas visitor, Mike Trotter from Australia, in attendance so
please make every effort to turn up & give Mike a big welcome.