At this week's Annual General Meeting Richard Harris was elected unopposed as the new President of the Caulfield Grammarians Football Club. A proud Caulfield Grammarian Richard takes over the position following Will Bowes stepping down after 3 years in the role since 2021.
Richard has been a passionate member of the CGFC community since 1981 where he played his first of over 200 games for the Fields. Off the field Richard has been involved in many roles over the last 30 years including being President in 1994-95, securing the clubs move to Glenhuntly Oval in the 90’s and created the Grand Final Lunch which continues to be the biggest event and fundraiser on the club’s calander.
Richard remarked on taking on the presidency “I look forward to continuing the great work of Peter Small and Will Bowes in recent years in consolidating and growing the bonds with Caulfield Grammar School and the Women’s Program. I am also passionate about making the Fields community an enjoyable experience and a home for all players and supporters.
With a mixture of new and experienced members of our committee we are looking forward to the challenges ahead and ensuring stability on and off the field for our great club. Caulfield Grammarians Football Club prides itself on inclusiveness and I'd like to encourage the entire community to get involved by attending our matches, investing in a membership or becoming a corporate partner, and feel a part of our great Club
I’d like to share my gratitude to Will Bowes for his efforts as President for his outstanding service and leadership through some challenging times for the club.”
The club enters season 2024 with the Women’s program and Under 19’s in Premier grade and the Men’s program in Premier B with all key coaches already locked in. The club is hopeful of entering 6 teams next season with a second Under 19’s teams in the works. Pre-season for the teams will begin in November.d, egestas ante.