Rugby club elects new officials at annual meeting

Pete Mackenzie is the new chairman of Ballymena Rugby Club. Picture: Darrell O'Kane.
Pete Mackenzie is the new chairman of Ballymena Rugby Club. Picture: Darrell O'Kane.

Ballymena Rugby Football Club has announced its new office-bearers for the 2016-17 season.

The election of officials took place at a well-attended annual general meeting in the eaton park clubrooms last week

Pete Mackenzie moved to the position of Chairman for the 2016-17 season, replacing the retiring Derek Montgomery.

The new Vice-Chairman is Jack Gibson.

Long-serving club stalwart Guy McCullough was re-elected to serve his fourth season as Club President.

The complete list of Officials who will serve the club for the next 12 months are:

Officers:

President: Guy McCullough; Chairman: Pete MacKenzie; Vice-Chairman: Jack Gibson; Hon. Secretary:Tom Wiggins; Hon.Assistant Secretary: Shaun Fisher.

Directors:

Business & Marketing: Harry Cooke; Senior Rugby: Peter Crabbe; Community Rugby: Glen Boyd; Property & Grounds: David McAleese; Social & Fund-raising Functions: Jordan Foster; Communications: Bill Wallace.

Representative to the Ulster Branch:

Branch Committee: Ian McIlrath; Clubs Committee: Matt McCullough; Youth Committee: Don Pattison; Mini Committee: Eamonn Scullion; Club Captain: David Whann

Members elected to the Board of Governors: Hector Deane, Rab Brady, Ollie Smith, T. Loughridge and Andrew Ferguson.