Colin Veitch (Coaching Development Manager for the Saracens Amateurs) and Tom Weir (vice-captain of the amateur 1st XV) have approached the SSA in connection with the Saracens RFC WW1 Project. Colin and Tom have set themselves the goal of uncovering & recording, for the first time, the history of those Saracens Club members that fought and died in the Great War.
Their intention is to pay tribute to our fellow Saracens players who lost their lives in the conflict by creating a Roll of Honour at the Club, which they hope will serve as a permanent and appropriate reminder of their sacrifice.
We made the point at the AGM that we are facing two problems about away travel for 2014/15:
Firstly, coach travel to away games appears to be in decline, and secondly we no longer have a Travel Coordinator. Dealing with the second point first, if anybody is interested in taking on this role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
With regard to coach travel:
In 2013/14 we ran coaches to four games. In two other instances (Leicester and Gloucester) we planned to run coaches, but the take-up was so low that we had to cancel. Of the four games to which we did run coaches, three were at Twickenham
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