KERNOW YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE AGM
The KYFL held its AGM on Monday 15th June at Penryn College which opened with League Chairman Peter Roe presenting a cheque for £536 to Mary Murfin from Children's Hospice South West, a charity making the most of short and precious lives across the South West.
Mary Murfin from Children's Hospice South West Precious Lives receives £536 from Chair Peter Roe
Peter explained that the money was from donations collected across the 3 KYFL Cup Finals Days at the end of the 2014/15 Season.Mary Murfin commented," Thank you to the league and everyone who has supported and given so generously to this wonderful donation it will help us support families whose children are living with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions."
Flowers of appreciation were presented to League Secretary Debbie Knowles by LWO Kyle Harvey and to League Treasurer Sharon Martin by Vice Chair Alan Odgers.
(L-R) League Secretary Debbie Knowles receives flowers from CWO Kyle Harvey and League Treasurer Sharon Martin from Vice Chair Alan Odgers
Tommy Matthews then presented Fair Play Certificates to clubs who had received top marks across the season in the Under 11's age groups upwards for their Managers/Coaches/Spectators and Team.
Representatives from KYFL Member Clubs receive their Fair Play Awards from Tommy Matthews
Participation Certificates were then presented to all clubs who had played within the Under 7's - 10's age groups.
Peter Roe then gave his Chairman's report thanking clubs and members for their participation and support throughout the season. Peter also congratulated the league and its member clubs for winning the County FA Charter Standard League Award which was presented by Cornwall FA.
League Secretary Debbie Knowles offered her report stating that 39 clubs had registered for the 2014/15 Season with 203 teams and player registrations of 2485 which was higher than the previous season.
Debbie complimented the boys leagues for completing almost all the fixtures across the season. Debbie commented that several teams had withdrawn very early on especially in the girls leagues and that, whilst the Under 16's girls had completed fixtures well, the Under 10's/12's and 14's had not played many of their matches.
Debbie confirmed that the KYFL was committed to running girls football again for the 2015/16 and hoped to work with clubs to build on provision of girls football across the county.
League Treasurer Sharon Martin reported a positive balance within the league accounts and confirmed that the league will again be offering support to its member clubs towards goal post purchase and courses including Level 1's, First Aid, Safeguarding and DBS.
Three new clubs were elected to the league for the 2015/16 Season - Mevagissey Under 15's, Redruth United Under 16's and Cornwall Rockets Under 8's.
The KYFL Season will commence on the 13th September 2015 and conclude on the 22nd May 2016.
For more information re the KYFL check out the website www.kernowleague.com or contact League Secretary Debbie Knowles on 01326 378551 or email email@example.com