PNGRFL set criteria

Normal, Sports

The National, Thursday 09th Febuary 2012

THE election of the chairman, deputy chairman and four region directors of the PNG Rugby Football League (PNGRFL) will be held on Feb 18 in Lae.
PNGRFL acting general manager Ivan Ravu said this was agreed to by league presidents at the annual general meeting in Lae on Jan 28 after the AGM was deferred because of a lack of quorum.
“As stipulated under section 4 (by-law) of the PNGRFL constitution, all leagues intending to affiliate as members of the PNGRFL for 2012 must meet all membership criteria for affiliation,” Ravu said.
He said pursuant to section 4 (by-Law) on affiliation, leagues intending to apply for membership to the PNGRFL must provide the following:
l    Application for affiliation;
l    Affiliation fee of K500;
l    Minutes of the league’s AGM stating the election or ratification of office bearers;
l    President’s report;
l    Financial report (audited);
l    Current copy of the league’s constitution;
l    Club affiliation forms duly signed with number and names of clubs;
l    Report on league’s playing field and facilities; and
l    Number of clubs and grades.
“Leagues that fail to meet the requirements for the Feb 28 meeting will be addressed at a future date subject to their respective circumstances.
“New leagues wishing to affiliate to the PNGRFL should submit their applications as soon as possible fulfilling the requirements for affiliation.” 
Ravu said affiliation and nomination forms for the PNGRFL board of directors were available through e-mail: [email protected]
“Nominations are now open for chairman, deputy chairman and the four regional directors.
“Note that nominations to the last two AGMs advertised are null and void,” he said.
The closing date of nominations is Saturday.
Leagues seeking affiliation should submit payment to PNG Rugby Football League Inc, Administration Account at BSP, Port Moresby, Account No. 100 435 1662.
As passed on Jan 28, Highlands and Northern leagues are requested to submit their affiliation requirements to Joe Tokam.
Southern region and New Guinea Islands leagues are requested to submit applications for affiliation to Ivan Ravu.
For further information, contact: Tokam on 7293 5481 or e-mail: [email protected] and Ravu on 657 7996 or 7120 0471 or e-mail: [email protected]