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24 Aug
2016

Special reduced rates for members at SJA Golf Day

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The 2016 SJA Autumn Golf Day, for the Phil Sheldon Trophy, is taking place at Muswell Hill Golf Club in north London, on Monday September 12

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26 Jul
2016

Memorial service for Ray Ryan in Gateshead, Jul 29

Ray Ryan: old-school sports reporter who loved to get a story

Ryan spent much of his career working in the north-east, and Friday’s event is an opportunity for his many friends and colleagues to say a final farewell

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28 Jun
2016

Curry innovator Peter Grove will be much missed

Peter Grove: varied life in journalism and events

Grove was unique among members of the SJA in being the author of a sci-fi novel and the founder of National Curry Week, a reflection of his work in the travel and hospitality media sector

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21 Jun
2016

Funeral for Peter Corrigan, Penarth, June 29

The funeral for Peter Corrigan will take place on Wednesday, June 29, at All Saints Church, Victoria Square, Penarth

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17 Jun
2016

Peter Corrigan, admired editor and columnist, has died

Peter Corrigan: much-admired, will be much-missed

He rose from fetching tea at the South Wales Echo to be lauded as one of Wales’s most revered sports journalists

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12 Jun
2016

SJA member Rowley receives BEM in Birthday Honours

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Pat Rowley, the veteran hockey writer, has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday honours list announced on Saturday

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9 May
2016

University of Derby honours Rippon with degree

Booked out: Anton Rippon wonders if there's any future for mid-lost sports authors who generate book ideas about off-beat subjects

An SJA member has been awarded an honorary degree for “services to journalism and literary production”, and is to receive his award alongside a Hollywood actor and the owner of the football club he has supported since he was a boy

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15 Mar
2016

Apr 20 date set for the 2016 SJA annual meeting

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The business of the meeting will be to receive an annual report, the annual accounts, appoint auditors and to elect the officers and committee for 2016-2017

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11 Mar
2016

BBC’s Slater lands top reporter’s job at PA Sport

On the move: Matt Slater's off to PA

Slater’s work has seen him twice been shortlisted for SJA internet sportswriting awards, winning the title in 2007

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26 Feb
2016

Alan Lee memorial service, Cheltenham, Apr 18

Details have been finalised for the service of thanksgiving to celebrate the life of Alan Lee, The Times racing correspondent who died in December

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