Barry Macrae Funeral
Following another forced visit to Barnet General I regret to announce the passing of another one of our football greats, Barry Macrae, who died on 8th October after a long illness. The funeral is on Friday 2nd November at West Herts Crematorium, WD25 0JS, North Chapel, at 1.20pm. Then back to the Bay. Gordon
See Obituaries for details of Ralph Batchelor, Geraint Pritchard, Dickie Rundle, David Johns and John Fiddy.
OSFC Vets Day
There was a good turn out of footballing vets to support the First X1 in their cup match against Cambridge Heath played in the sunshine last Saturday 20th October. We won the match and the drinking competition afterwards. Well done Ian Meyrick for organising the supporters club.
September Lunch at the Imperial
There was a bumper turn out of 42 Old Boys for our September Lunch, accompanied by our guests, The Clerk, William Alden and Master David Allan. We had a wide range of ages in attendance from the youngest at 51 years old to the eldest at 91 years young! This time we introduced name badges for each attendee which included their school years – a great idea suggested by Stu Behn and to be adopted for future lunches. This was gratefully received by all and particularly useful to those of us that forget our own names!… Read more
Pete Bennett scoops Player of the Year at Brickenden Grange
Dates for the Diary
Wednesday 5th December 2018
OSA Christmas Lunch at Stationers’ Hall, 12.15 for drinks
Sunday 9th December 2018
OSA Carol Service Hornsey Parish Church, St Mary with St George, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH at 4pm.
Friday 29th March 2019
OSA Annual Dinner and AGM
at Stationers’ Hall.
3 Peak Challenge
Roger Engledow would like to find out whether there might be interest in undertaking Geraint Pritchard’s cherished Yorkshire Dales 3 Peak Challenge – a 24 mile walk that includes the 3 peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. Please read Roger’s circular A Challenge to remember Geraint and respond accordingly.