Below is the Club Constitution which highlights the rules
by which the club adhears to, and keeps Foxy in a job.
In brief however, membership is £25 and match frees
range between £2-£5 depending on type of match
and if you are a paid up member or not. The Casuals 'home'
venue is Wenvoe (council pitch), just outside Cardiff.
CONSTITUTION & RULES
as amended at AGM 10th Nov 2004
(With translation into Kaaadiff Langwidge in conformity
with equal opportunities policies)
of the club shall be "Cardiff Casuals Cricket Club"
(The club's name gorrabe "Kaaadiff Kazjyoolz")
|2 The AIMS & OBJECTS
of the club shall be to play cricket in an enjoyable but
(Ther reez'n fer the club
izter play crikkit an'av fun)
In particular the members of the club shall hold to the
(In pertikler the members
gorra keepter theez noshuns)
||equality of opportunity
||(Fair do's for evrywun)
||The right to fail
||(Ibbeein OK ter fail sumtymes)
||Best possible communication
||(The c'mittee gorra keep
||No undue criticism
||(No mouthin on bout cockups)
||(Lossa mouthin 'bowrevrythinelse)
||Pride in participation
||(Taykin paaran feelin goorrabourri')
THE COMMITTEE of
the club shall be composed of (Onner k'mittee there
CHAIRMAN (Chairm'n) Who shall
preside at all meetings (Except, where the Chairman
not present at a quorate
meeting, those present shall elect another to chair
(Ee gorra keepermeetins in order (Iffeez norraroun,
evrywunooizair gorra chooze anuther fer tha' meetin,)
SECRETARY (Sekertree) Who shall
record all meetings and arrange fixtures
(Ee gorra keepanourrather meetins an fixer gamezup)
(unless there is a separate Fixture Secretary elected
as a member of the committee) ( unlessezzer sepret
fixcher sekertree azzer memb urrer the k'mittee)
TREASURER (Tresjrer).Who shall
be responsible for all financial matters (Ee gorra
look aaaterrer munee)
CLUB CAPTAIN (Kaptin) Who shall
be responsible for all playing decisions. (Ee gorra
decide worrappens wenweez
VICE CAPTAIN - Who shall deputise for
the Captain when appropriate And undertake such other
responsibilities as may be determined by the AGM from
time to time.
(Ee gorra stand in iffer Kaptin's nothere - annie
gorrado anything else the AYGEE-EM sezzeegorra)
THE COMMITTEE shall
be elected by the club members at the Annual General
(The clubmembers gorra chooze this lorrathee AYGEE-EM)
It shall meet a minimum of three times between AGMs
to take stock of the club's affairs: (it gorrameet
aleest three tymes between AyGee-Ems)
- once between the AGM and the start of winter nets
(wunce beefoura nets staaats)
- once in April before the playing season starts
(wunce in April before we staaats playin)
- once during the playing season (Wunce befour
we stops playin)
Retiring members shall be eligible for re-election.
(Members gorra retyre evry yer buthay cn be chozergen)
Any committee post that becomes Vacant during the year
shall be subject to election.
(If ennee ovum leeves dewrinner seezun there gorrabee
anelecksun ter chooze sumwun else)
A quorum of the Committee must be three persons, but
only unanimous decisions may be enacted if less than
four are present. (There gorrabealeest three people
arra k'mittee meetin anif only threeovumz there, orl
gorrooagree befawray cn deeside things.)
The Committee may form any sub-committee required for
a particular purpose.
(The kmittee cn form ennee sub-k'mittee illikes)
|ALL MONEYS received
on behalf of the club shall be paid into the club account.
(Orler klubz munee gorragoinaklubaccount)
The Chairman, Secretary, Fixture Sec, and Treasurer shall
be the authorised signatories to this account.
Chairm'n, Sekertree, Fixcher Sekertree an Treshjrer cn
No cheque shall be drawn without the consent of the committee;
and no debts or liabilities incurred on behalf of the
club by any person without the approval of either the
committee of a general meeting.
gorrooagree befaw cheks cn be drorn - an enee dets taken
on gorrabe approved by ther K'mitee awratta genral meetin.)
|ACCOUNTS: (clause as
amended at 12th AGM) The Treasurer shall present annual
accounts to each Annual General Meeting and copies of
the accounts shall be made available to members. In advance
of this the Treasurer shall bring DRAFT accounts to a
committee meeting convened for that purpose at least two
weeks before the Annual General Meeting.
Treshrer gorrooaccount fer the munnies to each AYGEE-EM.
Anner members gorrabeable ter see a copyer the accounts
. Befortharreegorra show a Kermittee meetin worree plans
ter say aleest twoweeks beforeand)
| THE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION
shall be determined at each AGM
setser subs eech yer)
|THE AGM of the club
shall normally be held in October. At least 14 days' notice
shall be given to all members.
(The AYGEE-EM is
youshjlee in October, an members gorrabetold whereanwenissgonnerbe
aleast 14 days beforand).
Any resolution to be discussed, unlikely to arise from
the business of the meeting, shall be given in writing
the Secretary seven clear days in advance. (Anywunoo
wonser decision madeabourrennythin norrinner usual
biznizerther meetin gorra teller Sekertree in riting 7
be available to players who:- ( Annywun can beer
member if they:):-
- agree to support the objects of the club (agreez
with these roolz)
- pay the club subscription current at the time (an
Priority in selection must be given to paid-up members.
(Paidup members gess furss goabeinpicked)
Where members are not available to make up a full side,
non-members may be invited to play - at a
differential match-fee to be decided at each AGM.
(Non members only gesspicked iffaires norrenuff members
around ter play, annay pays more fer playin than
members, and the AyGee-Em decides ow much.)
|Any member wishing to call a General
Meeting for any reason may do so, provided that he has
support of at least two-thirds or ten members in writing,
whichever is the less. The meeting must be called within
14 days of the petition
(Ennee member cncorla genral
meetin if two-thurdserthe members (or ten ovum, wichevver
is less) backsimupinriting. The meetin gorrabe corld within
14 dazer the petishun.)
|Any paid-up member may nominate him
/ her self, or any other paid-up member to any committee
(Ennee memberoo wonster beonner cmittee
cnpurrisselfup - orreecn purruppernuther member )
No member can be elected in his / her absence without
having indicated in writing their willingness to stand.
(No memberooze nothere cnbe elected iffeeazzen sedinritin
If there are sufficient candidates to warrant an election,
this will normally be held by a ballot of those present
(If therezenuff wanninterbeonni ter maycnelekshun
werfi; this gorrabedun in secret on bisserpaper athe AYGEE-EM.)
Elections required mid-year may be by postal
ballot of club members.
( If there's an elekshun midyer, members cndooiby
|Any member shall have the right to
request the resignation of any other member.
member cn ask ferenneeuther member terleeve)
The request shall be discussed by the committee in the
first instance and if upheld must be endorsed by a majority
(Iffer cmittee agrees wivvim,
they gorrasee if mowstertheeother members agreez. Iff
they do, eegorrago)
|It shall be the intention to hold
meetings periodically during the playing season for the
purpose of debriefing, constructive criticism and in order
to discuss the general well-being of the club
eyedear izterav meetins dewriner seezun, ter tork abourrow
things is goin inner club.)
|The constitution may be amended as
necessary at a general meeting.
(Theeze roolz cnbechanged
arran AyGee-Em wenvver needed).
Due to an increase in interest from players under 18 years
old, and as the Casuals previously have not had a Youth Policy
we have asked for guidance from Welsh Cricket Association
Because of duty of care issues and the increased responsibility
that is required, the Casuals have decided that regrettably
we can not include members under the age of 18 (unless in
There are number of clubs in South Wales that have Youth
teams (check the Welsh Cricket Association - WCA website).
Youth players will benefit more from playing in a youth team,
with players of similar ages and with clubs that are able
to invest the time and attention into developing young talent.
For other youth teams, contact the Cardiff City Council sports