The inaugural Franklin club summit was held on Sunday 3rd November at the Tuakau Cosmopolitan Club with over 30 attendees from 6 local clubs, opening with lunch kindly provided by Joma’s Darren Soroka.

The agenda included presentations on Franklin United’s 5 Year and 10 Year plans led by Operations Manager Jim Evans & Secretary Ian Cathcart, where goals included teams in the NRFL Premier Division, in each NRFL Youth division and a Women’s team.  With the population growth in our region flagged at over 100,000 new homes, the targeted 3,000 membership increase across member clubs is entirely achievable.  The 2020 aims also included obtaining C & Y licenses, increasing our coaching pool, introducing a Women’s team, establishing annual tournaments and increase the visibility of Franklin United with community teams in member clubs…   Read more