Today in History

A great rugby rivalry was born when a try by All Black Bob Deans was disallowed, resulting in the only loss of the ‘Originals’ tour, The incident is still debated.The only score in the match played before a crowd of 47,000 at Cardiff Arms Park was a try scored by Welsh wing Teddy Morgan 10 minutes before halftime.

When the All Blacks counter-attacked late in the second half, Deans was sure he grounded the ball over the line before Welsh defenders dragged him back into the field of play. Portly Scottish referee John Dallas, 30 m behind the play, disagreed and awarded Wales a five-yard scrum.

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Tauranga Club lev 5 Devonport Towers
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Tauranga,  3110
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Welcome from President Lynda
A big welcome to all who were able to make it to our last breakfast meeting for 2022
No Visitors
Happy Birthday to nearly Christmas babies
Chris Dever                 15th December
Kathy Webb                 16th December
Christine Shadbolt        25th December
Lynda handed over the the man in the red suit. It was a bit baggy on him but someone said he was Santa. He sure needed a shave and hair dye.
He was assisted by a very enthusiastic Santa in training who had the pleasure of giving out chocolates when questions about Elvis Presley and other topics were asked and answered correctly.  The odd chocolate was given even to some incorrect answers which were funny and warranted a prize.
Then came that 12 Days of Christmas with a Neil/ Sunrise twist. Very imaginative, funny and some of the singing was a little off, out of tune and scary.  It took most to do the 12 rounds to get the final couple to hit that prefect pitch and rhythm.
(especially team 1 who had the hardest line.)
Between events we took a break to finish our breakfast, coffees or the a fine glass of
sparkling wine with strawberries. 
Next was presentation time from the clubs Kaitaki team to well recognised foundation members in the club.
Dean Thompson  and Bob Sutton who both replied in kind about the words giving a little about their history and generosity with the club.
A few more words from Santa on the clubs fine work and strength during the year.
Next was Buddy giving not only verbal but visual account of what happened on this day in History. Questions were asked and if correct a prize of a chocolate was given. 
Some must have been a bit hard as Buddy ended answering his own questions and saved a couple snacks for himself. ( Well done ) this left him with a great smile and help to kick start his day.
Raffle was won by:  not sure by over $400 was collected for Tauranga foodbank instead of the buying of small gifted to hand out.  Well done Sunrise.
Coral singing was next with a couple of very traditional songs ( one verse only ) which most knew and lead by our vocalists Neil and Warren. This helped to set the tone of a excellent sing a long.
Parting Thought:
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.” –  Santa
We took a break to finish our coffee, juice or sparkly wine before finishing with the traditional national anthem.
A big thank you to all the Bulletin editors this year for a awesome job which makes it easier to put together this weekly bulletin.
A very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all Sunrise members, family and friends. enjoy ,rest up and revitalize for 2023.  A reminder if you are around  on the 13th January we will meet  at The Raft , Chapel Street  @ 7am.
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Technology Set-up                                   Catch up Kathy Webb John Carlson
Second Door and Parting thought        Henry Kayser Les Geraghty
Attendance recorder   at  Indeevar Durhan Phil Mangos
Speaker Intro and Host       Chris Dever Amanda-Jane McFadden
Sergeant   The Raft John Carlson Dan Allen-Gordon
Speaker Thanks      Sanjana France Adrian Pohio
Bulletin Editor      Steve Dorrington David McConnochie
Backup      Dan Allen-Gordon Viv Dykes
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