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Parramatta Leagues Club board sacked, administrator appointed

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by Gronk, Apr 29, 2015.

  1. Gronk

    Gronk Moderator Staff Member

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    http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/...tml?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
     
  2. Gronk

    Gronk Moderator Staff Member

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    Courtesy of Proshenks

    http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/...arramatta-eels-elections-20150428-1mvdag.html
     
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    I'm surprised you didn't know all this already? Stagger Eel would you like to say who you are supporting?
     
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    I understand that this is the list of 27 (now 25) candidates who nominated, possibly listed in the order they will appear on the ballot paper.

    Those who are current Directors have an asterisk (*) beside their name, sourced alignments are included in brackets:

    Tanya Gadiel (Parra First)
    Paul Garrard (Parra First)
    Ray Wehbe (Parra Professionals)
    David Zaiter (Parra Professionals)
    & (PLC Independents)
    Ray Fares (Parramount)
    Andrew Cordwell (Parra First)
    Brad Wardle
    (Parramount)
    John Fenwick
    Chiang Lim (Parra Professionals) &
    (PLC Independents)
    Andrew Eagleston
    (Parramount)
    Michael Johnson
    (Parra Professionals) & (PLC Independents)
    Paul Walkden
    Peter Thompson (no longer running)
    Ben Smith (no longer running)
    Michael Furfaro
    * Tom Issa (Parra First)
    * Geoff Gerard (Parra First)
    Mark Riddell (Parra Professionals)
    & (Parramount)
    Lynette Bruce (PLC Independents)
    Joe Laws
    Michael Jammal
    Craig Catterick (Parra Professionals)
    & (Parramount)
    Paul Barber (Parra Professionals)
    & (Parramount)
    * Peter Serrao (Parra First)
    & (PLC Independents)
    Joy Cusack
    (PLC Independents)
    Ian Sekuloski
    (Parramount)
    * Steve Sharp (Parra First)
    & (PLC Independents)

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    So, what do we know?
     
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  5. phantom eel

    phantom eel First Grade

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    Link to Candidate Profile booklet, including statements/photos:

    http://www.parraleagues.com.au/ContentFiles/ParraLeagues/Documents/Candidate%20Profile%20booklet_web.pdf

    - - - - -

    The ParraFirst ticket have a facebook page, which lists their candidates as follows:

    Steve Sharp
    Tom Issa
    Peter Serrao
    Geoff Gerard
    Tanya Gadiel
    Paul Garrard
    Andrew Cordwell

    https://www.facebook.com/ParraFirst

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    The Parramatta Professionals ticket have a facebook page, which lists their candidates as follows:

    Ray Wehbe
    Mark Riddell
    Craig Catterick
    Paul Barber
    Chiang Lim
    David Zaiter
    Michael Johnson (added Wed 6 May)

    https://www.facebook.com/parramattaprofessionals

    - - - - -

    The Parramatta Leagues Club Independents released their how to vote sheet on Wed 6 May, listing their candidates and suggested votes as follows:

    Lynette Bruce
    Joy Cusack
    David Zaiter (also Parra Professionals)
    Chiang Lim (also Parra Professionals)
    Michael Johnson (also Parra Professionals)
    Peter Serrao (also ParraFirst)
    Steve Sharp (also ParraFirst)

    http://api.ning.com/files/ve0GOSCWJ...5fg-2G7a2EbMnbgem40/Final_HowtoVoteSingle.pdf

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    The Parramount ticket came to light on Wed 6 May, and their website lists candidates as follows:

    Paul Barber (also Parra Professionals)
    Craig Catterick (also Parra Professionals)
    Mark Riddell (also Parra Professionals)
    Brad Wardle
    Ray Fares
    Andrew Eagleston
    Ian Sekuloski

    http://www.parramount.com.au/

    - - - - -

    Apart from the Candidate Profile Book, I haven't found details of pages or further information for other candidates - John Fenwick, Paul Walkden, Michael Furfaro, Joe Laws, Michael Jammal.

    When/if they come to light, they can be added here (also by mods, if I'm not online).
     
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    Of the as yet unaligned candidates (listed below), I recall John Fenwick and Peter Thompson having run as individuals several times before... and Michael Johnson may be Dr Michael Johnson, former director from 2004-2010?

    Ray Fares
    Brad Wardle
    John Fenwick
    Andrew Eagleston
    Michael Johnson
    Paul Walkden
    Peter Thompson
    Ben Smith
    Michael Furfaro
    Lynette Bruce
    Joe Laws
    Michael Jammal
    Joy Cusack
    Ian Sekuloski
     
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    http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/...or-the-nrl-to-roll-board-20160507-goot2d.html

     
  8. Stagger eel

    Stagger eel Moderator Staff Member

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    Why couldn't it be one of Fitzys buddies?? Or why couldn't it be a member not aligned with any faction who's got jack of this shit?? ... Maybe so some research on Andrew Eagleston and see who he's aligned with...personally I couldn't give a rats
     
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    http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/...els-group-ceo-bevan-paul-20160519-goz7aa.html

     
  10. phantom eel

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    Looks like Roy's boys/3P ready to strike again... :crazy:

    From an article about 2015 elections (http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/...arramatta-eels-elections-20150428-1mvdag.html)...
    Keep clear of the fruit loops!
     
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    Not just the other guys, but the guys before them as well. Then you can pretend you're independent and not part of a faction.
     
  12. Gary Gutful

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    True. We haven't really voted anyone in recently. We just vote the current merkins out.
     
  13. Gary Gutful

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    Call it NTPM and you are set.
     
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    http://www.theaustralian.com.au/spo...e/news-story/88f64b39d24f8753fac46c7a9da7b341

     
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    Gronk Moderator Staff Member

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    Andrew Eagleston

    https://au.linkedin.com/in/andrew-eagleston-2a06b66b

    http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Andrew-Eagleston/2053681502

    http://www.aussieweb.com.au/business/pro+sports+memorabilia/2324648/

    http://www.filthyspammers/profile/AndrewJamesEagleston

     
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    So two different approaches.
    1 that puts forward names of replacements and 1 that puts selection of replacements in the hands of an independent party.

    Personally i prefer option 2 as the other option is effectively just a new faction.
     
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    Totally agree..
     
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    Eagleston ran with ParraMount last election - they carred on like a bunch of merkins during the campaign, including a website containing information that they were legally forced to remove.

    Eagleston represents the days of factionalism - the days we are trying to move past. I wouldn't trust a single person that had their name attached to ParraMount with the future of our club.

    So if we want the appointment of some independent directors to go ahead in August (to satisfy the club's off-season agreement with the NRL) - we'd need to sabotage these attempts to force an EGM, perhaps by ensuring a non-member signs the petitions :sarcasm:?
    Gee some people are hell bent on not letting our club recover, and work with the NRL to improve governance... hopefully the petition/EGM process falls over, and the Board (with independent Directors) can get on with trying to fix things before there are more elections/instability.
     
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    Having an external party select any replacement PLC board members removes the factions and moves us closer to the independent model you seek. Too bad the current PLC board don't seem to see it that way.
    And don't forget the NRL don't and can't force changes to the PLC board. That's up to you Phantom and all the other voting PLC members. The August agreement with the NRL is for PNRL directors, not PLC directors.
     
  20. Green River Eel

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    Well said
     

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