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Season 2013 / 2014
December Quiz - Andy Taylor and Chris Hartley
The Christmas Social presented the opportunity to members steal the quiz trophy from last year's winners; Paul Hale, Dave Kostis and Liam Walshe. Energy was spurring at Rayners Lane as members were seated into their teams thriving of the complimentary drink.
The first half of the quiz was split into three rounds; Advantage, Use your LOAF and Pictures connected to Football. Come the break for the Christmas Buffet, it was 'The Committee' (John Fowler, David Roberts and Steve Williams) who had taken the lead playing their joker card to good effect in the 'Use your LOAF' round.
The second half included three further rounds; Who or what are we, Sound tracks tot he sport and Oh what a year 2013. With the 'Blind Bats' dominating the picture round, it was their turn to take the lead. With the possibility of three new winners to the quiz, a late challenge from 'Got any Quo' was mounted as Walshee looked to cling on hope of retaining the trophy.
However, this was not enough and the 'Blind Bats' went on to win by 8 points to lift the trophy on a entertaining evening. Well done to the three 'Blind Bats'; Doug Douglas, Michael Berchie and Andrew Hickman.
A big thank you to our Quiz Masters, Andy Taylor and Chris Hartley on behalf of everyone who attended. Yet again, an excellent quiz finely put together!
Our next meeting in January welcomes former Football League Referee, Jarnail Singh. Now a Football League Assessor and a mentor to a group of level 3 referees, it is sure that Jarnail will provide some interesting stories from his involvement in the game. It would be great to see as many members turn out as possible to welcome our guest speaker.
By Andy Williams
Meeting News - September, October & November
Harrow Society's season was kicked off by new Vice-Chairman Steve Williams, bringing discussion to the group about our aims and goals for the season - 'Start as you mean to go on'. Andy Taylor progressed this in October with a session called 'Where are you now?'.
Our latest meeting entitled 'A Question of Law' brought much debate around the room on issues that can occur during a game. Once again the Laws of the Game provided the guidance to settle the opinions of those present.
As an incentive to our members this season, Harrow Society provided a Laws of the Game book to those who attended one of these three evenings.
By Andy Williams