The Clare District Soccer League AGM took place tonight at the Auburn Lodge Hotel. There was a contest for Chairman where Oliver Fitzpatrick defeated Donal Kirby. There was a contest for FAI Junior Council Delegate where Donie Garrihy defeated Jim Madden. There was a contest for PRO where Derek Dormer defeated Jim Madden. Mike McInerney was elected vice president which will make him the 5th president of the CDSL at next year’s AGM.

There was a number of newly elected positions with Tony Downey the new Treasurer; Kieran McManus the new Youth Liaison Officer/Child Protection Officer; Leonard Meaney elected Women’s Football Officer and Gerard Kelly elected to a committee position. Ronnie Pyne, Michael Lydon, Jason Ryan, Thomas Leahy and Alan McCoy were returned unopposed.

There was one rule change:

Rule 68 (b) Any club entering a second team must have a minimum of 16 players registered with the A team at all times. This was an increase from 14 players in the old rule.

CDSL Officers 2018/19

President : Michael Leahy, Robert Clancy, Brendan Daly, Padraig McCullough

Vice-President : Michael McInerney

Chairman : Oliver Fitzpatrick

Vice-Chairman : Ronnie Pyne

Secretary : Michael Lydon

Treasurer : Tony Downey

Registrar : Jason Ryan

FAI Junior Council Delegate : Donie Garrihy

PRO : Derek Dormer

Munster Delegate : Thomas Leahy

Youth Liaison Officer/Child Protection Officer : Kieran McManus

Womens Football Officer : Leonard Meaney

Committee Members : Alan McCoy & Gerard Kelly

Photo courtesy of the Clare Echo. The original article can be found here