The 136th AGM will be held at the The Community Room
a the Fitzroy Football Club Grandstand, Brunswick St.
Nth Fitzroy on Sunday 28th February 2021
at 2:30 pm.
Please read the below information closely if you plan to attend this year's AGM as there is much to consider due to strict COVID-19 protocols.
1. The Confirmation of Minutes: Confirmation of the Minutes of the 135th Annual
general Meeting held on Sunday 1st December
2. To Receive Reports: To receive the report of the Directors for season 2020
and the Treasurer’s Financial Report for the year ended
31st October 2020.
3. To Re-elect Directors: In accordance with Article 104 of the Articles of Association,
Ms Sharon Torney and Ms Gabrielle Murphy retire. Both directors
being eligible, offer themselves for re-election to the
4. To elect Honorary Life Members: In accordance with the provisions of Article 10 of the
Articles of Association, the following member has been
recommended by the Board of Management for election as
an Honorary Life Member of the Club:
Messr Trent Coleman.
5. General Business as permitted by the Chair by Order of the Board.
W.L Atherton and Ms Sharon Torney
Co Company Secretaries
Appointment of Proxies:
A shareholder member may appoint not more than two proxies,
neither of who need to be a member of the Club. Any
other member may appoint one proxy who need not be
a member of the Club. If a member appoints one proxy
only, that proxy shall be entitled to vote on a show
of hands. Where a shareholder member appoints two or
more proxies, the appointment shall be of no effect
unless each proxy is appointed to represent a specified
proportion of the member’s voting rights.
The instrument appointing a proxy shall be in writing under
the hand of the appointer or his attorney duly authorised
in writing, or if the appointer is a corporation either
under seal or under the hand of an officer or attorney
A proxy need not be a member
Forms of proxy must be lodged with the Secretary 24
hours prior to the meeting.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING ATTENDANCE AT THIS YEAR'S AGM:
This year we are holding the AGM under COVID Safe Guidelines
as required by the City of Yarra and the Victorian State Government.
This means we have limited capacity for a maximum of 55 members,
(excluding Directors) to attend. Everyone will need to follow the guidelines AND RSVP if you would like to attend.
The restrictions also mean we will NOT be hosting the normal
afternoon tea following the meeting. We do invite members to
join us in the Fitzroy Victoria Bowls and Sports Club for refreshments
after the meeting. You must sign into the Bowls Club using
their QR code; if you do not have a mobile phone, the Bowls
Club allows for one additional person to be added for each
mobile sign in, so ask a friend!
You must carry a face mask with you at all times when you
Wearing a face mask is strongly recommended when you can’t
keep 1.5 metres distance from other people.
Everyone attending will need to sign in using the Council’s
QR code at the Community Room on the day. Directors
can help you with this if you don’t have a mobile phone.
To help us operate in line with the restrictions, we
need you to RSVP in order to attend the AGM. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Bill Atherton on 9580 6464 during business hours , no later than Thursday 25th February 2021.
If you cannot attend, we will publish a story outlining
the year’s results and highlights on the website
in the next few days following the meeting.
Information may change due to the ongoing impacts of
COVID-19. Information of any changes will be communicated
via email and published on the club website.
Roy Boys of old (from left to right at back): Tom Kavanagh (son of Brent Crosswell and a deadest cross between modern Roy boys Ezra Darby and Nathan Jameau), the great Bernie Quinlan, Doug Hawkins (star recruit). And in front (left to right): Captain Courageous Brad Boyd and James Manson (another star recruit).
When a fabulous shot of former Fitzroy players was recently
posted online, another Phyllis Quealy special immediately
sprung to mind.
Fitzroy Football Club VFL And AFL 1883–1996 is a Facebook page that commemorates and celebrates the
Roys of old. This recent post was taken back in the day
on the steps of the Brunswick Street grandstand, where
the famous FFC plays to this day.
The times have changed but the spirit is well and truly
Fitzroy forever. Forever Fitzroy.
Modern day heroes (left to right back): Jacob Long, Aiden Burke, Will Symons. And in front: Eddie Harley, Ted Clayton and Nino Lazzaro.
Welcome Concave - official Roys boot partner!
Concave are our official boot partner for Season 2021 and have this exclusive offer for our players that also helps our Club! So grab a new pair of boots, or any Concave gear, grab a discount and support your Roys! Shop now!
Membership Month up and running!
In the last few years we have run Membership Month in February and
we're pleased to announce it's back again in 2021!
Our members are the lifeblood of our club and community
and membership sales go a long way to sustaining that,
especially in this difficult time during a pandemic.
We're always on the lookout for new members and
to bring new people into our vibrant and inclusive community.
It's good being a Roy!
So if you're already signed up, but might know someone
who is ready to come on board, flick them this email and
they could also be in the running for our Membership Month
All members that are signed up by the end of February,
2021 will be in the running to win this wonderful prize
2021 Membership Month Prize Pack (winner gets to choose one of these two options):
Official Fitzroy Football Club polo shirt
$50 Bontempo Pizza voucher
Official Fitzroy Football Club guernsey in your choice
of the Standard (red, blue with yellow FFC logo) or
Heritage style (maroon, blue, with white FFC logo).
$50 Bontempo Pizza voucher
And fear not if you got in early—if you already
have your membership for this year, you're already in the
iSponsor is a online and in store shopping platform
where you have access to great offers and a percentage
of your purchases come directly back to the club!
All you have to do is shop online through the iSponsor App
or in store at a participating business with the same credit
card you register in the App to receive great discounts and
earn money for the club!
You can shop, save, and support the Roys all at once!