Top helpers (L to R): Andy Mead, Charlotte Viner, Jo Nolan and Tony Jefferies.
So it was with interest that I read about Yate & District AC paying tribute to their own band of selfless volunteer officials, without whom the club would not function.
‘These guys have worked tirelessly all season at a variety of matches and add valuable points to our team scores,” said a statement issued by the club.
‘They encourage and organise the athletes, ensure a fair competition is had by all, and accurately note down and report results. We couldn’t enter a team into the various leagues without them. And they are all organised by the wonderful Pat Jefferies!’