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WBFL President’s Report

Welcome to the 2013 Mt. Gambier Community Bank WBFL Grand Final. With the revamped WBFL comprising of six clubs for the 2013 season and the inclusion of the Under 15 and Under 17 competition being played on Saturdays, we have witnessed great footy action on every Saturday. I thank the six Clubs for their tremendous support throughout the season - football has been the winner. I would like to take this opportunity to thank our Business Partners, in particular our major Affiliates, Mt. Gambier and District Community Bank, Elastoplast Sport and Deakin University for the generous support during 2013. All of our sponsors are listed each week in the “Western”, please support them whenever possible. After 15 rounds and 3 finals of hard fought footy, we have reached that great One Day in September. The Under 15 competition sees South

Gambier and East Gambier vying for the premiership. There is some great talent amongst these boys so get there early and watch this match. North Gambier and West Gambier will fight out for the bragging rights in the Under 17 competition. The Under 17 competition this year has been a real revelation and the talent that these boys display is worth going a long way to see. The Reserves final will be played between the undefeated North Gambier and South Gambier and again this will be a very high standard game of football. The Mount Gambier Community Bank senior grand final comes down to a battle between minor premiers, North Gambier and the fast finishing West Gambier. Both sides are in terrific form and either team can win the big one. The Tigers are going for back to back premierships and the Roos will be out to repeat their 2010/2011 performances. Thanks to all Club Executives, especially the Presidents, Secretaries and Operations Managers for their support and co-operation provided to the League Executive this year. There were a great number of different challenges faced this year and all Clubs are to be congratulated on their efforts for 2013. Congratulations to all of the Clubs that have hosted finals this year, every day has been well managed with excellent crowd

attendances and the hospitality is much appreciated. Congratulations also to Clubs and Individual winners at last week’s League Medal count, headed by our 2013 Brian Hennessy Western Border Medalist, Brad Wilson from the West Gambier Football Club and a huge thank you to East Gambier for hosting a very memorable day. On behalf of the Board and our Clubs, thanks to the South East Football Umpires League for the job they have done this year. My best wishes to the Umpires officiating today. Thanks must also go the West Gambier for hosting our 2013 Grand Final Day. It is a massive undertaking, but I am confident that the Club will rise to the occasion. Finally, I wish all sides playing in Grand Finals today the best of luck. Let’s make sure all games are played in the correct spirit, on and off the field. Jim May, President, Western Border Football League.

UPDATED Starting times for the Grand Finals: FOOTBALL UNDER 15’s EAST gambier v SOUTH gambier 9.00 am SA time

NETBALL 13 & Under

SA Times

11:00am

COURT 2- SOUTH GAMBIER v NORTH GAMBIER

15 & Under

10:00am

COURT 1- EAST GAMBIER v MILLICENT

UNDER 17’s north gambier v WEST gambier 10.30 am SA time RESERVES north gambier v SOUTH gambier 12.10 am SA time Mount Gambier Community Bank Seniors north gambier v WEST gambier 2.30 pm SA time

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11:30am

COURT 1- EAST GAMBIER v CASTERTON

C Grade

12:30pm

COURT 2- EAST GAMBIER v NORTH GAMBIER

B Grade

2:00pm

COURT 2- CASTERTON V EAST GAMBIER

A Reserve

1:00pm

COURT 1- MILLICENT V WEST GAMBIER

A Grade COURT 1- MILLICENT v WEST GAMBIER

2:30pm


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SATURDAY, September 21st, 2013

WBNA PRESIDENT REPORT Welcome everyone to the WBNA/WBFL Grand final day. What an exciting year it has been and I cannot believe that we are here at the grand final already. It has been a year of many changes and challenges but I believe that all clubs have accepted this challenge and the year has been an exciting one for netball. The finals series this year has seen some very tight games and last week the spectators had the pleasure of watching not only a multitude of close games, a time on and a double time on! It was a great day for the spectators, players and umpires that’s for sure. I would like to thank all the clubs that have hosted the finals series and all the hard work and effort that they put in to ensure that all attending are well looked after. It is not an easy job and it takes many volunteers and support from players, parents, friends, grandparents and lovers

of our sport and their clubs that make these days happen. I would ask that we respect the grounds that we are playing on, be aware of your environment, use the bins provided and if you come across a problem seek out a member of the host club to help you out. During the finals series we have many passionate supporters coming out to support their family members or friends. On this wonderful grand final day it is nice to see passion and positive barracking of your teams but be mindful that this is a positive experience and not a negative one. Abusive behaviour will not be tolerated. I would like to thank the Executive of the WBNA who volunteer their time and put a great deal of effort into working towards the smooth running of the day. As you would be aware this does not just all come together on the day, it is a yearlong effort. The WBNA work extremely hard and

should be congratulated. Last but definitely not least I would like to acknowledge our umpires, it can be an often thankless task but without them we would not have a game. Remember that they know the rules better than most and are out there doing their best just like everyone else. It is just as exciting to be a part of grand finals for an umpire as it is for the players and I hope you all go out and enjoy the atmosphere of the day. So to all the teams playing today including the coaches, managers, first aiders and everyone else I have forgotten, enjoy the day! Not many teams or players for that matter get to play in grand finals netball so play hard and fair, respect your team mates/opposition and umpires and most of all enjoy! Mignon Bruce President - WBNA

ALCOHOL POLICY The Executives of the Western Border Football League and Western Border Netball Association wish to remind all patrons that no alcohol is allowed through entry gates at any finals venue. All vehicles entering this Saturday for the 2013 Grand Finals will be searched at the gate.

Keep up to date with all the local football and netball news every Saturday on LIME FM 104.9 8.00 am LimeSat’s Sports Show featuring the Western Border Half Hour 9-9.30 am 1.45 pm LimeSat’s Live Broadcast All WBFL Senior Grade Footy FINALS broadcast live! 5.30 pm LimeSat’s Results Show Final scores wrap from the day’s footy and netty action


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FROM THE JUNGLE At last, the Phant’s favourite day on the Western Border calendar, Granny (Final) Day. Seems like only 12 months since we were last here. What a wonderful finals series it has been. The crowds have been big, bright and beautiful. I’ve said it before, but now as we head to the biggest stage it truly has been a great year for Western Border football and netball, albeit played out in challenging circumstances. Coach Ransom must have felt like the cat that swallowed grandma’s budgie last week as his Roo boys sprayed on the Demon’s campfire last Saturday. For the Ds, they are left to ponder where it all went wrong. The only team (to date) to have upset the Tiges in 2013, so much hope turned into so much heartache in the blink of pussy’s blind eye.

THIS WEEK NORTH GAMBIER V WEST GAMBIER

So what do West need to do to claim their third Holy Grail in four seasons? Well for starters, they need to cut the supply chain to Coach McConnell, Fletty

In the early games:

The U15s should be a pearler between South and East. The junior Bullies did everything in their power to cough up the chance of a flag last week, and some of them are still wiping the remains of coach Mallee’s post game spray from their eyes. If they stay focussed, they should get the iced vovo’s at game’s end. In the 17s North have been the stand out all year, but West sure boast some exciting talent. The Roos caused an upset in the U16s last year, however I don’t think they will repeat the dose 12 months on. In the ressies, no disrespect to South, but if the Tiges don’t win this one the Phant will swing through the jungles of Bengalla using his loin cloth for dental floss. FOOD FOR THOUGHT:

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FROM THE CEO’s DESK The landscape of Western Border football and netball has certainly had a very different look in 2013.

West Gambier’s return as a force in Western Border football has been as rapid as it has been unexpected.

The implications from last year’s joint VCFL/SACFL Southern Border Review for all our stakeholders have been significant, but I believe at this point we can reflect back on a highly successful transition period which has been underlined by exceptional crowds throughout the 2013 finals series.

Following the departure of several premiership players last year, the Roos made a slide towards the wrong end of the ladder. But the return of a handful of key experienced playmakers in 2013 has helped turn the tide for the club’s on field fortunes.

Innovations such as additional U12 netball teams and the restructure of our junior football have been big winners. Everyone has an opinion on what could or should happen as we head forward, and I believe vigorous, balanced debate is always productive. I am convinced if we have the right people with the right attitude involved in planning, we can look forward with optimism. We should also remain focussed as opportunities present themselves to help shape the destiny of generations to come. But back to what this weekend is all about. North Gambier FC returns to defend its senior grade 2012 title. This time they face a club familiar with recent premiership success, with its most recent flag secured two years ago (which co incidentally was at the expense of the Tigers).

I look forward to Saturday’s showdown with anticipation, because once you get to ‘The Big Dance’ anything is possible. I would like to sincerely thank the members of the WBFL Board of Management, headed by President Jim May, for their valued assistance and considered judgement whilst operating under significant collateral pressures. Thanks also to inaugural WBFL Integrity Commissioner Greg Duver for his balanced assessment of matters relating to the Laws of our Game. And thank you to the club executives for the support and cooperation provided to the Board this year. Congratulations to all clubs that have hosted finals so far, every day has been well managed and the hospitality much appreciated. Congratulations also to all the club and individual award winners at our recent League Medal Count, headed by our 2013 Brian Hennessy Western

Border Medallist Brad Wilson from West Gambier FC. I wish to acknowledge the highly valued support provided to the WBFL by the Mt Gambier and District Community Bank, as our Naming Rights Partner. The Bank’s doctrine of community investment encompasses a vast range of local activities. The community’s support of its operations is effectively contributing to the future prosperity of us all-it really does ‘Start with U!’ In addition to the Mt Gambier and District Community Bank, I also take this opportunity to thank our other Business Partners, especially major affiliates Deakin University and Elastoplast Sport. The generous support of our sponsors not only eases the financial pressure on our member clubs, it also assists our executive to provide a variety of valuable resources to them. All our Business Partners are featured weekly in ‘The Western, please support them whenever possible. On behalf of the Board and our clubs, thanks to the South East Football Umpires League for a job well done this year. Best wishes to all umpires officiating on Saturday. And congratulations to the executive committee of the Western Border Netball Association. Their operations have obviously not been immune to the changes forced upon the football landscape, and I commend them for their positive outlook and promotion of their organisation. Best wishes to West Gambier on hosting our 2013 Grand Final Day. It is a massive undertaking at any time, but when you have several of your own teams competing, including A Grade football and netball, the workload compounds. But I’m confident the club will rise to the occasion. Finally, good luck to all teams competing for premiership glory. Let’s hope all matches are played in the proper spirit, ensuring a fitting conclusion to another memorable season of Western Border football and netball. David Heard CEO

The Western Border Football League greatly appreciates the generous support of the Mt Gambier & District Community Bank. Branch Manager Tracy Koop is pictured with league CEO David Heard.

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football preview The Border Watch Serving the South East and Western district since 1861

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THE BORDER WATCH

seniors IT’S the day of days. Ten months or so ago when around 600 footballers and 350 netballers across the Western Border competition started preseason training, this was the day they all had in mind. In any sport, reaching the finals is normally the first priority, then reaching the finals and then clinching a spot in the ultimate match.......the grand final. That honour today has been reserved for just 22 teams, 14 on the netball courts and eight on the footy oval. Premiership glory awaits only half that number as today’s grand final losers lament what could have been.

Football North and West meet in the senior footy grand final for the second time in three seasons, having played off in 2011 when West won comfortably by 49-points at Blue Lake Sports Park. North however learnt its lesson well and since then has dominated the WBFL competition, winning the 2012 flag in stunning fashion and this year, dropping just one roster game. The Tigers understandably will start today’s grand final as a short priced favourtie, having disposed of South Gambier by 87-points in a one-sided 2nd semi-final two weeks ago. North has beaten West in each of five encounters since losing the 2011 grand final and despite meeting the Kangaroos at Malseed Park, any home ground advantage West may have is thrown out the window when you compare records between the two at that venue. North have beaten West at Malseed Park 32 times from 39 games since the Kangaroos moved there permanently in 1974.

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Put simply, the ground will hold no fears for Justin McConnell’s Tigers.

FINALISTS - HEAD TO HEAD

After winning back-to-back flags in 2010 and 2011, West has undergone a massive makeover in terms of player personnel, highlighted by the fact there are only eight members from 2011 still playing at senior level with the Roos.

Seniors Round 4 – North Gambier 20.9 (129) def. West Gambier 8.12 (60) Round 10 – North Gambier 17.19 (121) def. West Gambier 6.8 (44) Round 12 – North Gambier 9.12 (66) def. West Gambier 7.14 (56)

A grand final appearance may in fact be seen as coming earlier than expected for Keith Ransom’s men. But taking the underdog tag into the grand final could well be the impetus and motivation that turns this match into one of the all time best.

Netball Millicent is out to equal the mighty North Gambier Netball Club on two fronts in today’s grand final. The powerful Saints have won 10 WBNA A Grade grand finals since the competition originated in 1984, including the last four. From 1988-92, North Gambier were the undisputed Queens of the WBNA and in total, have racked up 11 premierships. If the Saints are victorious today, scores on both fronts will be level. West Gambier are chasing only its second A Grade title, having last won in 1999 and have not played in a premiership decider since 2006 when beaten by Millicent, 4637. The Kangaroos denied North another grand final appearance in last week’s penultimate match and like their footballing brothers will carry raw enthusiasm into today’s playoff.

Reserves Round 2 – North Gambier 14.6 (90) def. South Gambier 9.6 (60) Round 7 – North Gambier 11.7 (73) def. South Gambier 7.3 (45) Round 11 – North Gambier 19.10 (124) def. South Gambier 7.4 (46) Under 17s Round 4 - North Gambier 11.13 (79) def. West Gambier 3.5 (23) Round 10 – North Gambier 7.9 (51) def. West Gambier 2.4 (16) Round 12 – North Gambier 7.3 (45) def. West Gambier 6.6 (42) Under 15s Round 5 - East Gambier 6.4 (40) def. South Gambier 4.5 (29) Round 9 - South Gambier 8.3 (51) def. East Gambier 3.7 (25) Round 13 – South Gambier 5.3 (33) def. East Gambier 4.7 (31) 2nd Semi Final – South Gambier 3.6 (24) def. East Gambier 2.3 (15)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks to all contributors to The Western in 2013. Also a big thanks to the production team at the Hamilton Spectator - Andrew, Jason, Ashley, Sandra, Tim, Ray and Joel; the design, printing and distribution crew. Best wishes to everyone for Season 2014 and beyond.!


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EAST GAMBIER U15’S Back Row (L-R): Scott Brooksby, Hunter Mansell, Marcus Murphy, Nicholas Doll, Lewis Dohrmann, Blayke McMillan, James Kitschke (President) Middle Row: Chris Lynch (Runner), Andrew Robinson (Assistant Coach), Michael Clark (Team Manager, Assistant Coach), Sam Parsons, Brandon Pitts, Brandon Thomas, Zion Young, Brady Biggs, Brad Rathjen, Jayden Green, Fraser Lynch, Lyn Gladigau (Trainer), Mick McMillan (Runner) Front Row: Kane McMillan (Water), Connor Twomey, Brodie Clark, Zac Watson (Vice Captain), Malcolm Lockwood (Coach), Todd Lockwood (Captain), Hayden Battye, Phillip Penafiel, Giancarlo Cooper. Absent: Stacey Holder (Trainer), Tyson Sneath

SOUTH GAMBIER U15’S Back Row: Barry Ellis (Team Manager), Patrick Gale, Wayne Glynn (coach), Issac Materfield, Liam Denton, Riley Glynn, Roly Wilson-Waye, Jarrad Neshoda, Luke Bull, Kevin Dukalskis (runner), Tom Vassallo, Andrew Denton (coach) Middle Row: James Dukalskis, Jordan Whicker, Jack Capewell (Vice Captain), Sam Walker (Captain), Dylan Ridding (Vice Captain), Ryan Broome, Ty Opie Front Row: Liam Muller, Liam Kain, Jack Czerwonka, Brodie Hewson, Tom Walker Absent: Jordan Tucker, Patrick Page


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UNDER 15s EAST GAMBIER

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Lewis Dohrmann......................................... Philip Penafiel.............................................. Fraser Lynch............................................... Zac Watson (VC)......................................... Connor Twomey.......................................... Hunter Mansell............................................ Brandon Pitts.............................................. Scott Brooksby........................................... Hayden Battye............................................ Brad Rathjen............................................... Blayke McMillan.......................................... Todd Lockwood (C).................................... Brodie Clark................................................ Brandon Thomas........................................ Zion Young.................................................. Nicholas Doll............................................... Marcus Murphy........................................... Giancarlo Cooper........................................ Sam Parsons............................................... Reece Lillecrapp......................................... Brady Biggs................................................ Jack Larkin.................................................. Stephen Just............................................... Jayden Green.............................................. Tyson Sneath..............................................

1 Isaac Manterfield........................................ 3 Brodie Hewson.......................................... 4 Riley Glynn................................................. 5 Liam Muller................................................. 6 Dylan Ridding............................................. 7 Ty Opie....................................................... 8 Sam Walker................................................ 9 Patrick Gale................................................ 11 Jordan Whicker.......................................... 12 Luke Bull.................................................... 13 Tom Vassallo.............................................. 16 Liam Denton............................................... 18 Liam Kain................................................... 24 Jack Capewell............................................ 26 Jarrad Neshoda......................................... 29 Ryan Broome............................................. 31 Jessie Owen............................................... 32 James Dukalskis........................................ 33 Jordan Tucker............................................ 34 Jack Czerwonka......................................... 78 Roland Wilson-Waye..................................

UMPIRES Field 1 - Chris Virgo, Field 2 - Barney Seager, Boundary 1 - Bella Stratford, Boundary 2 - Thea Maxwell, Boundary 3 - Ethan Chuck, Boundary 4 - Tyson Kalman, Goal 1 - Austen Kenny, Goal 2 - Brad McDonnell

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NORTH GAMBIER U17’s Fourth Row: David Bruhn (Team Manager), Aidan Barry (Trainer), Matthew Mclnerney, Darcy Barry, Zac Mewett, Alex Boxsem, Don Firth (Runner), John Arthurson (Trainer) Third Row: Angus Anderson, Steven Sochaki, Ethan Brown, Sam Stafford, Liam McKinnon,Toby Firth, Jordan Mansell, Ben Bruhn Second Row: Hamish Ryan, Tony Kelly (President), Liam English (Co-Captain), Troy Hatt (Co-Captain), James Hunter (Co-Captain), Andrew Whan (Coach), Tom Flett Front Row: Scott Kenny, Will Lewis, Mason Engel (Water Boy), Sam Bruhn (Water Boy), Declan Kenny, Nash Pasquazzi Inserts: Matthew Allen, Jake Stafford

WEST GAMBIER U17’s Back Row; Patrick Wilondja, Matthew Walmsley-Pace, Adam Cram, Adam Gibbs, Aden Pfitzner, Lawry Bradley-Brown. Middle Row; Steven O’Connell (Trainer), Barb Brodie (Trainer), Randall Langley, Brenton Ross, Alick Mansfield,Jordan Ross, Mitch Kipping, Jordan Aston, Garret Ha, Ian Stratman (Runner). Front Row; Ben Stratman, Ryan Rutkowski (C), Jordan Coombes (C), David Stratman (Coach), Jesse Pfitzner (C), Caleb Musgrove, Mason Hunter.


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UNDER 17s NORTH GAMBIER

WEST GAMBIER

Coach Andrew Whan

Coach Michael Muhovics, David Stratman G B

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44 Matthew Allen.............................................. 52 Liam McKinnon........................................... 62 Henry Crauford .......................................... 63 Sam Stafford .............................................. 64 Alex Boksem .............................................. 70 Jake Stafford............................................... 70 Richard Pearson......................................... 71 Zac Mewett.................................................. 72 Declan Kenny.............................................. 73 Angus Anderson......................................... 74 Ethan Brown................................................ 75 William Lewis............................................... 76 Toby Firth.................................................... 77 Thomas Flett............................................... 79 Scott Kenny................................................. 80 James Hunter.............................................. 81 Matthew McInerney..................................... 82 Jordan Mansell............................................ 83 Nash Pasquazzi.......................................... 84 Ben Bruhn................................................... 85 Liam English................................................ 86 Darcy Barry................................................. 87 Hamish Ryan............................................... 88 Stephen Sochacki.......................................

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Patrick Wilondja.......................................... Brenton Ross.............................................. Matthew Walmsley-Pace............................. Keanu Hawke.............................................. Adan Gibbs................................................. Aden Pfitzner............................................... Caleb Musgrove.......................................... Garret Ha..................................................... Aaron Vonstanke......................................... Mason Hunter............................................. Jordan Coombe.......................................... Ben Staskevicius......................................... Kienan McKay............................................. Jordan Aston............................................... Lawry Bradley-Brown.................................. Jesse Pfitzner.............................................. Jordan Ross................................................ Adam Cram................................................. Ryan Rutkowski.......................................... Ben Stratman.............................................. Jackson Lock.............................................. Alick Mansfield............................................ Mitchell Kipping.......................................... Randall Langley.......................................... Cormac Kuppins-Dwyer..............................

UMPIRES Field 1 - Steve Primer, Field 2 - Tim Riquier, Field 3 - Cauis Fitzgerald, Boundary 1 - Ben Thiel, Boundary 2 - Connor Clarke Boundary 3 - Jordan Kalman, Boundary 4 - Carey Megaw, Goal 1 - Declan Carmody, Goal 2 - Kade Knight

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NORTH GAMBIER RESERVES Fourth Row: Alden Barry (Trainer), Chris Birks, Garth Willoughby, Troy Bird, Jack Gibbs, Tim Young, Brad Colliver, Jamie Yeates Third Row: Kyle Kuhn, Nick Morretti, Jake Schutz, Luke Norman, Alex Bowd, Jack Walker, Jake Galpin, Chris Hatt, Sam O’Connor (Team Manager), John Arthurson (Trainer) Second Row: Matthew Chapman, Matt Hensel (VC), Joe Liddle (Assistant Coach), Kevin Bryan (Coach), Sam Whelan (Captain), Tony Kelly (President), James Hunter Front Row: Sam Shepherd, Brad Stafford, Thomas Gibbs, Jack Roughana, Will Lewis (Water) Insert, Left: Kevin Opperman,Toby Coonan, Stephen Mclnerney Insert, Right: Liam Downs-Woolley, Mark Hudson (Trainer), Paul Bosko

SOUTH GAMBIER RESERVES Back Row: Dan Miller, Chris Patzel, Adam Wilson, Andrew Medhurst, Conner Mackle, Ricky Hay Middle Row: Steve McGinty (Team Manager), Nick Patzel, Aaron McPhee, Damian Jones, Mick Ryan, Peter Harten, Shaughn King, Taylor Laube, Mick Ellis (runner) Front Row: Mark Wighton, Matt Pratt, Richie Attiwill (Captain), Ryan Donovan (coach), Aiden Paprotny, Josh Harvey, Daniel Stratford Absent: Ben Miller, Paul Ellis, Nick Seager, Russell Patterson, Pat Glynn, Jake Tentye, Ryleigh Franchetto, Matt Berkefeld


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RESERVES NORTH GAMBIER

SOUTH GAMBIER

RESERVES COACH Kevin Bryan

RESERVES COACH Ryan Donovan

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1 Patrick Perry..................... 25 2 Nick McInerney................ 26 3 Troy Hosking.................... 27 28 4 Mayson Ashby................. 30 5 Anthony Kilsby................. 31 6 Tim McInerney................. 32 7 Scott Flett......................... 33 8 Matt Hensel...................... 34 9 Brock Egan...................... 35 10 Jake Galpin...................... 36 37 11 Matthew Chapman........... 38 12 Sam Griffith...................... 39 13 Steven McInerney............ 41 14 Callum Hudson................ 45 15 Luke Norman................... 46 16 Sam Shepherd................. 47 17 Adam Kurzman................ 48 18 Nick Moretti...................... 50 52 20 Tim Young........................ 60 21 David Nulty....................... 65 22 Leigh Symons.................. 69 23 Richie O'Grady................. 78 24 Garth Willoughby............. 90

Liam Downs-Woolley.......... Nicholas Mark................. Brad Stafford................... Thomas Gibbs................. Sam Whelan.................... Jesse Richardson........... Brad Colliver.................... Justin McConnell............ Sam Egan....................... Jake Schutz..................... Nicholas Bartetzko............. Chris Hatt........................ Jamie Yeates................... Mark Vinko...................... Jack Walker..................... Kyle Kuhn........................ Chris Birks....................... Glen Soper...................... Jack Gibbs...................... Troy Bird.......................... Toby Coonan................... Kevin Opperman............. Michael Quirk.................. Alex Bowd....................... Jack Roughana............... Nick Blachut....................

G B

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Brent Howard................... Luke Foran....................... James Paprotny............... Brett O'neil........................ Brad Cordy....................... Brett Exelby...................... Russell Paterson.............. Josh Wilson...................... Matthew Weistra............... Jake Dowdy..................... Mick Ryan........................ Brad Bryant...................... Chris Williams.................. Nick Jenkin....................... Lloyd Pearce-Raisin............ Simon Berkefeld............... Brodhi Carracher............. Ben Miller......................... Jak Ryan.......................... Luke Duncan.................... Jed Mullen........................ Daniel Stratford................ Ryan Donovan................. Peter Harten..................... Ash Bryant........................ Aiden Paprotny................ Jack Primer......................

G B

29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 51 52 53 54 55

Mark Wighton.................. Nick Seager..................... Ricky Hay........................ Richie Attiwell.................. Clay Von Duve................. Conor Mackle.................. Sam Jennings................. Taylor Laube.................... Tyson Currie.................... Chris Patzel..................... Matt Pratt......................... Nick Patzel...................... Daniel Miller..................... Damien Jones................. Aaron McPhee................ Adam Wilson................... Shaughn King................. James Patzel................... Daniel Loupos................. Paul Ellis.......................... Shaun Patzel................... Josh Harvey.................... Robert Mills..................... Jesse Foster.................... Scott Fleming.................. Andrew Medhurst............

UMPIRES Field 1 - John Hunt, Field 2 - Bruce McLaughlin, Field 3 - Darren Philps, Boundary 1 - Jack Slattery, Boundary 2 - Brodie Kalman, Boundary 3 - Zac Pearson, Boundary 4 - Brodie Hewson, Goal 1 - Tom Birks, Goal 2 - Tony Mageria

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NORTH GAMBIER SENIORS Fourth Row: Nicholas Mark, Brad Stafford, Sam Egan, Leigh Symons, Patrick Perry, Michael Quirk, Jake Galpin, Brad Colliver, Simon Engel (Runner) Third Row: Jonathan Bruhn (Runner), Stephen Day (Selector), Nick Morretti,Troy Hosking, Kevin Opperman, Anthony KiIsby, Callum Hudson, Scott Flett, Mayson Ashby, Tim Mclnerney, Luke Norman, (Selector), Kevin Bryan (Selector), Mark Hudson (Trainer), Kelvin Ruge (Team Manager) Second Row: Alden Barry (Trainer), Matthew Chapman, Nick Blachut, Richard O’Grady (Assistant Coach), Justin McConnell (Coach), Adam Kurzman (Captain),Tony Kelly (President), Brock Egan, Robert Lock (Assistant Team Manager) Front Row: James Hunter, Troy Hatt, Matthew Mclnerney, Mitchell Harrold (Mascot), John Arthurson (Trainer), Matt Hensel, Nick Mclnerney Inserts: Glen Soper, Liam Downs-Woolley, David Nulty, Robert Bault (Timekeeper), Nicholas Bartezko

WEST GAMBIER SENIORS Back Row; Jame Waugh, Jordan Coombe, Doug Lloyd, Jamie Dobie, Jesse Pfitzner, Elliot King, Braden Lane, Leigh Collins, Centre Row; Tom Dolan, Sam Robson, Nick Allen, Darron McElroy, Nathan Lewis, Joe Ferguson-Lane (DVC), Joel Carter, Tom Holmes. Front Row; Barb Brodie (Trainer), Gabe Tucker, Mark Smith, Brad Wilson (Asst Coach), Keith Ransom (Coach), Steven Wenman (Captain), Adbullah Kumara, Matt Walmsley-Pace. Insert Rowan Fox, Jarred Ryan. Absent Josh Schapel.


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Mt Gambier Community Bank SENIORS NORTH GAMBIER SENIORS COACH

WEST GAMBIER

Justin McConnell G B

SENIORS COACH

Keith Ransom

G B

G B

G B

1 Patrick Perry..................... 18 Nick Moretti.....................

1 Tom Holmes..................... 20 Nick Allen........................

2 NIck McInerney................ 21 David Nulty......................

2 Brad Wilson...................... 21 Joel Carter.......................

3 Troy Hosking.................... 22 Leigh Symons................. 4 Mayson Ashby................. 5 Anthony Kilsby................. 6 Tim McInerney................. 7 Scott Flett......................... 8 Matt Hensel...................... 9 Brock Egan...................... 10 Jake Galpin...................... 11 Matthew Chapman........... 12 Sam Griffith......................

23 Richie O'Grady................ 26 Nicholas Mark................. 27 Brad Stafford...................

3 Elliott King........................ 4 Jarrod Ryan...................... 5 Leigh Collins.................... 6 Mark Smith....................... 7 Clinton Cowell..................

22 Levi Morton..................... 23 Brodey Koop................... 24 Rowan Fox...................... 25 James Waugh.................

30 Sam Whelan....................

8 Steven Wenman............... 29 Daron McElroy................

32 Brad Colliver....................

9 Doug Lloyd....................... 30 Sam Robson...................

33 Justin McConnell............

11 Gabe Tucker..................... 31 Ethan Clayton..................

34 Sam Egan.......................

12 Josh Smith....................... 32 Nathan Koopman............

36 Nicholas Bartetzko ......... 43 Troy Hatt.......................... 47 Glen Soper......................

13 Steven McInerney............ 60 Kevin Opperman.............

13 Abdullah Kamara............. 14 Nathan Lewis................... 15 Matt Koopman.................. 16 Jaymie Dobie................... 17 Joe Ferguson-Lane..........

33 Nick Martin...................... 34 Kayne Badman................ 36 Joshua Schapel.............. 45 Travis Lockwood ............

14 Callum Hudson................ 65 Michael Quirk..................

18 Dale Robbins.................... 59 Brayden Lane..................

17 Adam Kurzman ............... 90 Nick Blachut....................

19 Brayden Lockwood.......... 66 Tom Dolan.......................

UMPIRES Field 1 - Taylor Fry, Field 2 - Wayne Kerber, Field 3 - David Carraill, Boundary 1 - James Owen, Boundary 2 - Ben Robinson, Boundary 3 - Ryan O’Reilley Boundary 4 - Connor O’Reilley, Goal 1 - Michael Button, Goal 2 - Chris Till

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WBFL SENIOR GRADE GRAND FINAL BEST ON GROUND MEDAL It is with much pleasure that the WBFL Board of Management advises the medal awarded to the player adjudged best on ground in future Western Border FL senior grade grand finals will be named in honour of South Gambier FC legend Michael ‘Mick’ Ryan. Ryan is the League games played record holder with 391 senior games. He also played his 400th club game with SGFC earlier this year. A number of candidates were considered for this honour, but no person is more synonymous with WBFL Grand Final Day than Mick Ryan. Mick has collected 10 WBFL premiership medallions with his beloved Demons, including one as playing coach in 2005. In addition to the achievement of WBFL games played record holder, Ryan was the Western Border Medallist in 1996, and has also collected four club Best and Fairest trophies.

2013 Brian Hennessy Western Border Medal Vote Count Name

Club

Name

Club

Bradley Wilson

West Gambier

Votes 18

Tyson Lindsay

Millicent

Votes 3

Brock Egan

North Gambier

13

Nathaniel Robbins

Millicent

3

Brett O'Neil

South Gambier

12

Brodhi Carracher

South Gambier

3

Daron McElroy

West Gambier

11

Leigh Symons

North Gambier

3

Dylan Ayton

Casterton

9

Glen Gascoyne

Millicent

3

Jonathan Agnew

Millicent

9

Mathew Weistra

South Gambier

3

Richard O'Grady

North Gambier

9

Bradley Cordy

South Gambier

3

Simon Berkefeld

South Gambier

9

Jesse Fry

East Gambier

2

David Nulty

North Gambier

8

Cameron Haggett

Millicent

2

Shem Balshaw

East Gambier

8

Doug Lloyd

West Gambier

2

Patrick Perry

North Gambier

7

Steven Wenman

West Gambier

2

Tim Macmichael

Casterton

7

Travis Wilson

Millicent

2

Toby Stribling

East Gambier

7

Nick Blachut

North Gambier

2

Adam Kurzman

North Gambier

7

Joe Walker

Millicent

2

Luke Duncan

South Gambier

7

Jayden Eldridge

East Gambier

2

Scott Flett

North Gambier

7

Elliott King

West Gambier

2

Brent Howard

South Gambier

6

Ashley Bryant

South Gambier

2

Jak Ryan

South Gambier

6

Nick Lock

East Gambier

1

Callam Hudson

North Gambier

6

Rowan Fox

West Gambier

1

Justin McConnell

North Gambier

5

Anthony Wilson

East Gambier

1

Joshua Martin

Millicent

5

Tom Dolan

West Gambier

1

Chris Povey

East Gambier

5

Nathan Lewis

West Gambier

1

Thomas Holmes

West Gambier

5

Matt Dempsey

East Gambier

1

Brandon Currie

Casterton

5

Jock Cleary

Casterton

1

Adam McKenzie

Casterton

4

James Paprotny

South Gambier

1

Brett Exelby

South Gambier

4

Jed Mullen

South Gambier

1

Jake Currie

Casterton

4

Matthew McCallum

East Gambier

1

Christopher Perry

Casterton

4

Anthony Kilsby

North Gambier

1

Nick Moretti

North Gambier

3

Mark Cowland

Casterton

1

Steven Duldig

Millicent

3

Mason Redman

Millicent

1

Gabriel Tucker

West Gambier

3


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2013 WBFL AWARD WINNERS The 2013 Western Border Medal Count and Presentation Day was hosted by the East Gambier Sportsmen’s Club. Thanks on a job well done. Congratulations to the following: Mt Gambier Community Bank Seniors Brian Hennessy Western Border Medallist Brad Wilson West Gambier 18 votes Runner Up Brock Egan North Gambier 13 votes Under 21 Player of the Year Daron McElroy West Gambier Leading goalkicker Justin McConnell North Gambier 70 goals Congratulations to 2013 Brian Hennessy Western Border Medallist Brad Wilson, West Gambier FC. Brad is pictured with WBFL President Jim May and Christine Hennessy, representing the Hennessy family.

5SE Player of the Year Brett O’Neil South Gambier 5SE Team Man of the Year Brad Wilson West Gambier ‘Farmer’ Phil Scanlon Memorial Rookie of the Year Jak Ryan South Gambier Sportspower/Border Watch Player of the Year Brett O’Neil South Gambier Reserves Best and Fairest Dan Stratford South Gambier 15 votes Runner Up Bronte Grosser Millicent 14 votes Reserves leading goalkicker Jake Schutz North Gambier 38 goals Under 17 Best and Fairest Troy Hatt North Gambier 21 votes Runner Up Jack Dawe East Gambier 19 votes

Congratulations to David Nulty North Gambier FC on 350 senior games played. Pics courtesy Rod Morris & Brett Kennedy - The Border Watch

Leading Goalkicker Stephen Sochacki North Gambier 39 goals Under 15 Best and Fairest Brad Close North Gambier 25 votes Runner Up Todd Lockwood East Gambier 23 votes Leading Goalkicker Todd Lockwood East Gambier 35 goals Blue Ribbon Foundation Spirit of Sport Player of the Year Justin deJong Millicent DonateLife SA Volunteers of the Year Michael Clark East Gambier (football) Bronwyn Turner Millicent (netball) Casterton News Most Disciplined Club South Gambier FC Norm and Di Facey Champion Club North Gambier FNC


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NETBALL PRELIMINARY FINALS RECAP A GRADE West Gambier’s netballers have emulated the feats of their footballers, advancing from the cutthroat 1st semi final to the season decider. The Roos will now take on Millicent, having just outlasted North Gambier in a topsy-turvy battle in which momentum swung often and significantly, despite the fact no more than five goals ever separated the two sides. The Tigers came out of the blocks firing, scoring four goals before West was able to convert. While North was clinical in attack, the Roos were hesitant, but courtesy of the some critical turnovers by Amy Cram and strong converting from Emily Stafford and Lisa Cram, West was able to turn a sluggish start into a two goal quarter time advantage. The second quarter was a genuine arm wrestle as both teams refused to give an inch and while both defensive lines were creating turnovers, neither side could string a run of goals together and the gap was still two goals in favour of the Roos at the main break. In a mirror image of the first quarter, it was West that came out after the break full steam ahead and pushed the advantage out to five goals. Amy Cram and Rachael Wilson were shutting down the space and forcing the North feeders into error, while the strong driving from Brittany McEvoy and her connection with Lisa Cram and Emily Stafford, who were isolating each other well, looked a recipe for success. But the Tigers, in particular, coach Michelle Hosking, had other ideas and they clawed their way back with a lift in mid court pressure that saw Hosking herself take a number of interceptions, while her team mates also chimed in as Melissa Renko started to get her hands on the ball and deny Lisa Cram as much possession, and Amanda O’Shaughnessy and Brianna Walters started to find the circle’s edge with greater ease. It was arguably the most dominant either side had looked as North turned the early five goal deficit into a three goal three quarter time lead. Ashlee Kalontarian was a huge part of the resurgence as well, making space, directing play and finishing accurately as North looked to take control. Once again, though, it was West that got

the better of the start of the final quarter and the Roos got things back to level pegging in the blink of an eye. It was a lack of concentration that cost the Tigers as passing errors, which had not been evident in the third quarter surge, returned, allowing Amy Cram and Wilson to snare some simple interceptions which Stafford and Lisa Cram converted with ease.

Under 15’s Bonnie Cory (millicent) passing to Zoe Brown (Millicent) as North defender Sienna Allen looks to get a hand on it West secured the mini-break halfway through the last and despite some critical interceptions in the last line from Alannah Campbell, North was unable to close the gap. It was as if West’s defenders grew an inch or two at the final break as its pressure over the shot in the final quarter appeared to increase and make life difficult for Kalontarian and Hosking, and with Amy Cram dominating the rebounding all day, every missed opportunity was a turnover. Some footwork and offensive contact calls further hampered the Tigers chances of bridging the gap and in the end West held on for a two goal lead and a chance to unseat Millicent, which is gunning for a fifth straight title. A RESERVE Nerves of steel from Kahli Rolton sealed a nailbiting one goal victory for West Gambier over North Gambier, on a day when in all grades bar 13 and under, the preliminary final was taken out by the team advancing from the knockout semi final a fortnight prior.

Rolton converted the shot after the final whistle and allowed West’s incredible record in recent A reserve history to continue with the Roos gunning for their fifth consecutive title. It was far from a composed start from both sides in the final though, as passing errors and clever interceptions had the ball travelling up and down the court with little impact on the scoreboard and by quarter time it was North with a one goal lead. The second quarter was more of the same, although both sides settled in general court play and the turnovers came through the relentless defensive pressure from both sides all over the court. Scores were locked away at the main break at 23 apiece as neither side could strong together consecutive goals and create a buffer. At one end, the speed and understanding between Stacey Chapman and Gabby Hinge was starting to shine, while at the other, the height and strong aerial work of Kahli Rolton and Sophie Roach was starting to take its toll and while West was able to secure a three goal buffer at one stage, heading into the final quarter, the arm wrestle was far from over. With the scores on level pegging for much of the last, it was going to come down to timing and it was West that was able to secure that vital shot on goal and time had run out for the Tigers. West now takes on Millicent in a carbon copy of the A grade title decider. B GRADE It was a battle of the defenders in the opening quarter of the East versus South B grade preliminary final as East’s Abby Ellis and Nicole McIntyre and South’s Rachael Bryant and Kim McIntyre-Clark blanketed their opponents and made life tough for the respective attacking lines. In the end it was the third quarter that decided the final result as East’s Laura Pratt created a number of turnovers and Rachelle McKay and Bec Famularo connected well with their goalers Bindi Davis and Zoe Tomkinson. East dominated the quarter and held a handy ?? lead going into the last. South injected Danielle Lewis into the mid court in a bid to use fresh legs as a way of bridging the gap and while the Demons won the last quarter by ?? goals, the lead


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NETBALL PRELIMINARY FINALS RECAP Cont. had been too great and East advanced for a rematch with Casterton with a six goal victory. C GRADE Easily the longest match of the day, it took two periods of extra time to find a winner between North Gambier and West Gambier. What started as a free flowing match, with both sides scoring easily, and seeing North enjoy a two goal lead at the first change, quickly became a more defensive contest in the second. West was able to find its goalers close to the post and they converted the short shots with ease, while North stayed in the contest courtesy of some great long range conversion. The combination between West goalers Kristyn Dawe and Elysha Collins proved pivotal though as they led their side to a two goal half time lead. The third quarter saw the ball heading up and down the court, often without any score as both side stepped up the defensive intensity all over the court. Dee Watson’s experience started to shine through for the Roos as she became the key link player through the mid court, turning defence into offence, time and time again. By the final change the Roos had extended their advantage to three goals but knew the Tigers, who had survived a nailbiting 1st semi final, would come out firing. And fire they did as Ashleigh and Kristen

Sarah Hayman (North 15 & Under) takes the ball in the air.

Pietsch continued to score from long range and by the five minute mark, scores were again locked away. As they were at the final whistle, forcing the match into overtime, which is five minutes each end in what was looming as a classic experience (West) versus youth (North) battle. North started to look the side most likely but West defenders Watson and Tracie Gowie continued to fight to keep their side in the contest and at the first changeover it as North by one. But thanks to some timely interceptions from Collins, by the end of extra time, scores were again locked and the result now hinged on which team could secure a two goal advantage first. West scored the first goal of the sudden death period but North quickly answered and in the end was able to secure the 4341 victory and earn a shot at East Gambier in the season decider. 17 & UNDER It was always going to be a tight battle – it had been every time North and Casterton met in the minor round. Nerves abounded as the two sides traded turnovers, mainly through unforced errors and in the end it was the Cats who settled first. The return of Emily Milich to the court gave the young Cats a focal point and her strength on the hold and ability to rebound any missed shots only became more pivotal as the clash wore on. The defensive duo of Abbey Shannon and Shanae Guthrie were also critical with their ability to close down the space on North goalers Danika Jolley and Bailey Watson and their pressure over the shot and rebounding ability was another key factor right across the contest. From the opening whistle, the battle between Brianna Walters (North) and Isobel Cleary (Casterton) was a great tussle with both using their pace to great effect and both attacking the ball with ferocity. By quarter time the Cats held a four goal advantage and they started the second full of confidence. Casterton was moving the ball quickly and directly into Milich and Tori Perry, while the Tigers really had to work hard and with great patience to move the ball through the relentless Casterton defensive pressure.

Fortunately, the limited scoring opportunities afforded Jolley and Watson were capitalised on and at the half the deficit had increased but was only six goals. Guthrie and Shannon dominated the early going in the third quarter but fortunately for North Gambier, the Cats were not as precise with their delivery and Meg

Sienna Allen (North 15 & Under) passing Gazzard, who had been influential in keeping North in the game in the first half as well, and Tammy Woodall, were starting to create turnovers of their own. Walters was also getting her share of touches through the mid court as the Tigers stopped the Cats from playing their free flowing style and worked away at the deficit to trail by only four at the final chance. It was all the defenders again in the opening minutes of the final quarter as neither side could string consecutive goals together and the errors really started to mount for both sides. Eventually Casterton settled and started taking care of the ball better, finding Milich and Perry in space thanks to the clever delivery of Claire Outtram and the lead blew back out to a game high seven goals by the final whistle with the Cats now set to take on undefeated East Gambier. 15 & UNDER The 15 & under preliminary final was the first of the day and set the tone for the afternoon with a titanic struggle that went into overtime.


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NETBALL PRELIMINARY FINALS RECAP Cont. It was Millicent that secured the early lead courtesy of some wonderful interceptions from Alex Walker and by the first change the saints had a three goal advantage. The Tigers responded in the second with some superb defensive work from Emily Pietsch and accurate finishing from Emma Beames and scores were locked away at the half. The Saints introduced Tiana Hales and Lauren Bowman and the main break and Hales had immediate impact on the defensive wing, stopping Morgan Fisher’s drive and allowing Walker to play her preferred floating game and start to create interceptions. Keah Lynch and Zoe Brown settled in the shooting circle for Millicent and made every opportunity count and Millicent snatched the momentum and the lead, enjoying a six goal three quarter time break. The introduction of Laura Day to the Tigers forward line at wing attack at the final change proved pivotal. Day was not only fresh legs but she was

steady with the ball, not making errors

13 & UNDER

and delivering to the best option every

In a way it was the perfect opening quarter from the young Tigers as they worked hard defensively to limit Millicent’s scoring opportunities and then moved the ball with precision down court where it was finished by their shooters.

time she gained possession. With Sarah Hayman finishing accurately, the Tigers started to get reward for effort and their defensive efforts lifted. Sienna Allen rebounded strongly, Pietsch created turnovers and Amber Hood started to get her hands on the ball with some timely interceptions and Millicent was now the team making the errors. North was able to get the scores back level and the match was forced into overtime. Walker again lifted her game to another level and she continually took risks by leaving her opponent and chasing the interceptions, while Lynch also picked up her game to become a focal point in the shooting circle. Bonnie Cory also lifted and became the main link player for the Saints and in the end they were able to hand on to advance to the grand final by two.

It ensured North enjoyed a six goal quarter time lead and but half time that had blown out to eight and were it not for the amazing accuracy of Millicent’s goalers, would have been a lot more. It was a long way back for the Saints and with Lauren Ross dominating at goal defence and continually turning the ball back for her team, Millicent was unable to make an impact on the scoreline. Sophie Ferguson kept the Saints in the contest with her accurate finishing but in the end it was North advancing to take on South with a 13 goal victory.

WESTERN BORDER NETBALL PRELIMINARY FINAL SCORES A Grade West Gambier 49 (B. McEvoy, L. Cram) d North Gambier 47 (M. Hosking, B. Walters). A Reserve West Gambier 49 (K. Rolton, L. Boylan) d North Gambier 48 (G. Hinge, S. Chapman) B Grade East Gambier 55 (Z. Tomkinson, N. McIntyre) d South Gambier 49 (L. DeBreuk, L. Bruggemann) C Grade North Gambier 43 (A. Pietsch, N. Bosko) d West Gambier 41 (E. Collins, R. Humphries) in double overtime. 17 and under Casterton 33 (A. Shannon, E. Milich) d North Gambier 26 (M. Gazzard, B. Walters) 15 and under Millicent 38 (B. Cory, Z. Brown) d North Gambier 36 (S. Allen, A. Hood) 13 and under North Gambier 36 (G. Hood, L. Ross) d Under 17’s Emily Milich (Casterton) shooting with Tammy Woodall (North) out of Millicent 23 (S. Ferguson, C. Shanks.) play and Meg Gazzard (North) looking to defend.


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Past Grand Finals Reserves:

UNDER 18s:

1964: North 10.14 (74) d Hey 8.7 (55).

1964: Imps 8.8 (56) d Port 4.9 (33).

1974: East 11.10 (76) d Cole 9.13 (67).

1965: East 10.21 (81) d Hey 11.9 (73).

1965: Port 10.6 (66) d South 7.10 (52).

1966: Port 11.15 (81) d Cole 9.7 (49).

1966: Port 10.6 (66) d Imps 9.5 (59).

1967: Cole 12.18 (90) d Port 10.10 (70).

1967: East 5.7 (37) d Port 4.9 (33).

1968: Ham17.24 (126) d Port 10.13 (73).

1968: Port 15.14 (104) d Ham 11.5 (71).

1977: Ham 16.14 (110) d Imps 5.6 (36).

1969: Cast 17.13 (115) d Ham 13.10 (88).

1969: East 16.9 (105) d Port 13.3 (75).

1978: Cole 10.10 (70) dw Ham 10.10 (70).

1970: Ham 20.11 (131) d South 7.9 (51).

1970: Port 18.10 (118) d Hey 13.11 (89).

1971: West 11.11 (77) d East 9.11 (65).

Replay: Cole 9.12 (66) d Ham 2.11 (29).

1971: Imps 9.11 (65) d Port 8.4 (52).

1972: East 20.18 (138) d North 8.12 (60).

1972: East 14.8 (92) d Port 11.21 (87).

1973: East 20.18 (138) d South 17.13 (115).

1973: East 16.15 (111) d South 6.7 (43).

1974: South 15.12 (102) d East 10.8 (68).

1974: North 9.14 (68) d Mill 6.7 (43).

1981: Imps 9.4 (58) d Mill 6.16 (52).

1975: East 17.3 (105) d South 11.14 (80).

1975: East 12.12 (84) d Imps 10.5 (65).

1982: Port 18.12 (120) d Cole 9.8 (62).

1976: Cole 18.17 (125) d North 7.6 (48).

1983: Port 11.12 (78) d Ham 11.8 (74).

Seniors:

1976: East 20.16 (136) d Imps 16.17 (113) 1977: Imps 23.16 (154) d West 12.13 (85). 1978: Imps 20.15 (135) d East 15.11 (101). 1979: North 8.12 (60) d West 5.6 (36). 1980: Imps 15.15 (105) d North 12.15 (87). 1981: Ham 12.6 (78) dw South 12.6 (78). Replay: Ham 15.8 (98) d South 12.10 (82). 1982: East 17.21 (123) d South 12.14 (86). 1983: East 13.15 (93) d Mill 11.13 (79). 1984: Mill 20.16 (136) d Imps 14.24 (108). 1985: Port 19.13 (127) d East 12.17 (89). 1986: Port 20.11 (131) d East 12.26 (98). 1987: North 15.21 (111) d East 11.17 (83). 1988: East 14.7 (91) d Mill 5.7 (37). 1989: North 16.7 (103) d Port 15.8 (98). 1990: Cast 21.25 (151) d Ham 15.8 (98). 1991: Port 10.18 (78) d Cast 7.10 (52). 1992: South 17.4 (106) d Cast 10.11 (71). 1993: Imps 23.12 (150) d Cast 12.11 (83). 1994: South 12.8 (80) d Ham 5.8 (38). 1995: Imps 18.13 (121) d South 12.5 (77). 1996: South 11.15 (81) d Ham 11.9 (75). 1997: South 21.18 (144) d Imps 14.11 (95). 1998: South 16.8 (104) d North 8.15 (63).

1977: Ham 14.14 (98) d North 11.8 (74). 1978: Nth 21.17 (143) d South 17.11 (113). 1979: West 14.12 (96) d Port 8.9 (57).

1975: Cole 16.13 (109) d Port 7.9 (50). 1976: West 15.9 (99) d Ham 10.9 (69).

1979: Ham 7.14 (56) d Cole 6.6 (42). 1980: Imps 15.11 (101) d Ham 8.7 (55).

1984: Imps 18.14 (122) d Port 16.6 (102). 1985: Imps 18.13 (121) d East 4.5 (29).

1980: North 20.22 (142) d Port 9.12 (66).

1986: Port 17.11 (113) d Imps 9.7 (61).

1981: Cast 15.10 (100) d Cole 9.11 (65).

1987: Port 19.11 (125) d Imps 13.10 (88).

1982: Port 17.17 (119) d South 9.7 (61).

1988: Port 11.11 (77) d North 3.15 (33).

1983: West 16.18 (114) d Ham 11.10 (76).

1989: Ham 9.13 (67) d Port 9.7 (61).

1984: Cast 17.13 (115) d Mill 12.11 (83). 1985: East 13.10 (88) d Port 9.16 (70).

1990: North 12.7 (79) d Ham 8.14 (62).

1986: East 19.12 (126) d Port 9.8 (62).

1991: Port 6.5 (41) d Cole 4.8 (32).

1987: East 18.12 (120) d Port 17.12 (114).

1992: Imps 11.10 (76) d Mill 6.15 (51).

1988: North 22.7 (139) d Ham 11.13 (79).

1993: South 11.14 (80) d Port 9.12 (66).

1989: East 19.8 (122) d Port 15.5 (95).

1994: South 8.7 (55) dw North 8.7 (55).

1990: North 14.10 (94) d Imps 9.8 (62). 1991: North 13.10 (88) d Ham 5.10 (40). 1992: South 8.11 (59) d Port 6.8 (44).

Replay: South 10.16 (76) d North 6.8 (44). 1995: North 10.7 (67) d Imps 7.7 (49).

1993: North 8.9 (57) d East 7.10 (52).

1996: Imps 8.9 (57) d Port 5.9 (39).

1994: South 18.10 (118) d East 7.6 (48).

1997: Imps 11.12 (78) d Port 4.10 (34).

1995: Port 13.11 (89) d South 8.9 (57).

1998: Ham 15.12 (102) d Port 11.9 (75).

1996: East 12.10 (82) d Ham 9.10 (64). 1997: South 19.20 (134) d North 7.10 (52). 1998: South 13.15 (93) d North 6.17 (53).

1999: Port 10.10 (70) d East 8.12 (60). 2000: East 13.9 (87) d Port 5.6 (36).

1999: North 12.8 (80) d South 11.10 (76).

2001: Mill 13.7 (85) d Ham 8.8 (56).

2000: South 8.9 (57) d East 4.6 (30).

2002: Ham 12.14 (86) d Imps 4.12 (36).

2001: Imps 23.12 (150) d Port 10.8 (68).

2001: Port 13.9 (87) d Mill 11.7 (73).

2003: North 14.5 (89) d Ham 10.18 (78).

2002: South 15.16 (106) d Imps 9.7 (61).

2002: Mill 12.8 (80) d Imps 10.7 (67).

2003: Port 16.10 (106) d South 13.9 (87).

2003: Port 13.10 (89) d Mill 11.9 (75).

2004: Ham 19.18 (132) d North 10.7 (67).

2004: East 11.12 (78) d North 7.11 (53).

2005: South 17.12 (114) d East 7.7 (49).

2005: North 12.11 (83) d East 8.5 (53).

2006: Ham 16.16 (112) d Port 10.9 (69).

2006: Port 14.18 (102) d East 10.7 (67).

2006: East 16.11 (107) d Port 11.5 (71).

2007: Imps 12.9 (81) d Ham 11.10 (76).

2007: Port 24.12 (156) d North 6.5 (41).

2007: Imps 17.9 (111) d South 10.15 (75).

2008: Ham 19.11 (125) d Port 12.10 (82).

2008: Port 13.15 (93) d Imps 10.12 (72).

2008: East 11. 12 (78) d Imps 6. 7 (43).

2009: South 12.11 (83) d East 9.12 (66).

2009: South 9.8 (62) d East 8.10 (58).

2010: West 11.6 (72) d Mill 10.9 (69).

2010: South 18.4 (112) d Port 6.8 (44).

2011: West 16.21 (117) d North 9.14 (68).

2011: East 14.7 (91) d North 6.9 (45).

2011: Imps 16.9 (105) d Casterton 4.8 (32).

2012: North 17.16 (118) d South 9.5 (59)

2012: North 14.12 (96) d East 10.6 66).

2012: Port10.18 (78) d Imps 10.16 (76).

1999: South 18.12 (120) d Cast 15.18 (108). 2000: South 13.17 (95) d North 4.7 (31).

2004: Ham 6.8 (44) d Port 5.11 (41). 2005: Port 15.7 (97) d Ham 9.10 (64).

2009: Ham 17.17 (119) d Port 8.8 (56). 2010: Port 6.12 (48) d Imps 4.11 (35).


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NORTH GAMBIER FOOTY NOTES North Gambier Football & Netball Club enters the 2013 Grand Final with five teams competing which is an excellent effort and supports the rationale behind why we won the 2013 Champion Team award. Today is the culmination of what has been a great year for The Tigers and this is due to fantastic support from our sponsors, members, supporters, players & support staff. We would like to acknowledge the tremendous support that Matthew Patzel (MG Plasterers) has given The Tigers as our Major Sponsor for the past 10 years. There would not be too many sporting clubs across Australia that boast long term sponsorship such as that provided by Matt. Thanks Matt you have been incredible. Our Club would also like to acknowledge Jim May and the WBFL Board for the effort put in to keep the League at the elite level of football & netball in this region. There are a lot of the knockers out there but few people who will get in and lend support when required. We believe in this League and will continue to support it and the other five clubs in ensuring that the youth of this region will be able to play at the highest level in a sustainable league that is the envy of surrounding leagues. With the right people in place and some strategic thinking and planning there is no reason why this league cannot prosper. Today we wish all competing teams all the very best and congratulate you for getting to your respective Grand Finals. To all The Tiger teams playing today – we are so proud of you all and know that you will leave nothing in the tank in your endeavours to grab hold of that Holy Grail. “We’ll fight and fight and win, Oh we’re from Tiger land” Football: Well here we are at the absolute pointy end of the season, today we have three sides competing for ultimate glory. Last week saw our under 15s side bow out but not without a fight. The improvement from the young fella’s throughout the year has been nothing short of sensational. The boys narrowly going down in the Preliminary final to the much more fancied opponents. Browny unfortunately will remember the game for all the wrong reasons but great to see him up and about on Saturday night. Special congratulations must go to Brad Close winning the league Best and Fairest, really looks like following the old man’s footsteps. The under 17 s today start the Yellow and Black army off for premiership success when they do battle against a much improved West outfit. Coach Whan has instilled into the lads that nothing previously in the season matters unless a win today. Congratulations to Troy Hatt on an individual note for winning the league medal, which I am sure will pale into insignificance for a premiership medallion. The Reserves to have not put a foot wrong in their quest for back to back flags. There is a real hunger amongst this team, the lads have shown no complacency, and will come up against a Demon outfit that will be hungry as well. The Seniors have also had a strong year following on from last year’s success. The win two weeks ago showed that we are at the business end of the year and the hunger is as strong when they take on the West outfit on their home ground. Today is about the work of individuals who have come together as a team , to build strength in numbers. Whether you are a player who has sweated out a tough preseason and put body on the line throughout the year. Or a trainer who has endured the ups and downs, the volunteer on clean up or BBQ/canteen, gate people, team managers, sponsors, parents, grandparents, spouses and partners, committee. Today is for you - we are the Yellow and Black army, we are One Club. Go get ‘em Tige’s leave nothing behind. Richard Copeland. Social Notes: Tonight - Club open from 4.30pm onwards. BBQ teas available. Music by DJ. All welcome. Sunday - Family day at Vansittart Park from 10.00am – 4.00pm. BBQ & drinks, jumping castle etc. Club open from 4.00pm – 10.00pm SPONSORS: MG Plasterers, KFC, Comfort Inn Silver Birch, MGA Insurance, Stuckey Electrical Contractors, Allan-Liston

WEST GAMBIER FOOTY NOTES

EAST GAMBIER NETBALL NOTES

Welcome everyone to Malseed Park, it is our pleasure to host todays grand finals. Wether you play football, netball, umpire or officiate we hope you enjoy the day. Last week we got to see our 2 football sides win as the underdog in great games of footy. In the seniors a complete team effort was required to beat South and Hookers boys produced that. Standing with Wests supporters, hearing them cheer every possession and gasp when things didn’t go our way, made a great atmosphere. Official Best players were Leigh Collins, Brad Wilson, Elliott King, Tom Holmes, Roo McElroy, and Doug Lloyd, however, we had winners all over the ground. Mark Smith got mentions from the crowd along with Rowan Fox. Steve Wenman was a big crowd favourite for his never give up attitude in the back line and Tom Dolan was solid all day. AK stood up and was hard to get past, Wookie loomed large and was helped in the big forward stakes by Lewie. A special mention to the coaching staff as well for some clever tactical moves at half time that possibly won us the game. Best of luck today to our “Roo Boys” today. Our under 17’s won a thrilling game of football against a much fancied Casterton. Our boys got off to a quick start and that’s probably got us over the line. Watching this game from behind the goals I got to see the best of our capable forward line and the best of a strong defence (clever coaching helps too !!!). Aaron VonStanke looked dangerous all game and was great when we needed a forward to take a grab. Bradley-Brown was 1st best again followed by Gibbs, VonStanke, Cram, A Pfitzner, and M Hunter. Our lads match up well against North and I look forward to watching this game. There is no doubt whatever the outcome these young men will make us all proud. A grade and A reserve netball play today so get behind these west gambier grand finalists, they will appreciate every bit of support we can give them.

Congratulations to all teams competing today in the Grand Final. East have had a fantastic season with 5 teams reaching finals and 4 teams playing in a grand final today! The most we have had for a long time. The under 15s have gelled all season and take on Millicent which is sure to be a good tussle, but with just one draw and the rest wins these girls are far too talented to finish second. With an undefeated season for the 17s, nerves will be high! Can a perfect season be possible? With these girls of course. Casterton will be a tough game, as these two teams have had some close encounters throughout the season. The C grade girls will be hoping for the final win! Being exactly 10 years since C grade last took the flag, this talented bunch have the determination to take on North and shut them down. Lets get the dream run! B grade have clawed their way to the top and are up against a tough Casterton side. It’s been a win, loss, win, loss with these two so clearly in the final it’s Easts turn to win again! These girls have what it takes, and if they listen and adjust to the umpires, they will be winners and grinners. Good luck to all 4 teams! Lets bring home the bacon and make it 4 from 4! Go Doggies!!! Bo Richards


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western Border Netball best & fairest

1984: A - J. Stuchbery (East), B - V. Smith (East). 1985: A - L. Jackman (West), B - A. Brumley (Imps).

1986: A - M. Adair (East), B - M. Milich (Sth), C - J. Creed (East). 1987: A - S. Sheldrick (East), B - M. Mitchell (Nth), C - L. McDonald (Pen). 1988: A - M. Brown (Nth), B - K. Van Wegen (Col), C - J. Gibbs (Cast). 1989: A - S. Carter (Hey), B - L. Dunlop (Port), C - J. Angelino (Hey), D - C. Utber (Col). 1990: A - S. Todd (Ham), B - P. Malinowski (East), C - K. Gabble (West), D - K. Mibus (Ham). 1991: A - S. Todd (Ham), B - C. Annett (Ham), C - S. Sparrow (Imps), D - S. Bartel (Port). 1992: A - S. Sidebottom (Nth), B - L. Eldridge (East), C - R. Sigley (Imps), D - K. Farmer (Mill), U17 - P. Sharrock (Col), U15 - H. Cormon (Mill). 1993: A - N. Melican (Imps), B - A. Hartwich (Ham), C - K. Stannard (Port), D - L. Liebelt (Port), U17 - J. Hughes (Port), U15 - J. Milich (Sth).

EAST GAMBIER U15 FOOTY NOTES

Let the game begin! What an opportunity for our lads to represent the East Footy Club in today’s U/15 grand final. Last week’s game against North was frustrating and nail biting, but in the end we achieved the result to play in today’s Grand Final game against South. Many thanks to all the behind the scene people who have made todays appearance possible Clarky, Scooter, Mick, Kane, Lynchy, Stratty, Phil, James, Michelle, Trish and Jo. A big thank you to our trainers, Lyn, Mike and Stacey. Our parents have been so fantastic so many thanks for bringing the lads to trainings and the games plus washing Guernsey’s 3 times a week during the finals series. Best of luck to the East netballers today and I hope the ball drops in the nets for you. Well lads best of luck today, remember if we play football and football only we will get the desired result, but we must be switched on and be first to the ball. In closing many, many thanks to the East Gambier Football Club for giving me the opportunity to coach the under 15’s this year it’s been a pleasure to see them work together and develop into young men. Cheers. Malcolm Lockwood

1994: A - D. Scanlon (Mill), A res - N. Lovelock (East), B - J. Langdon (East), C T. McCabe (Ham), U17 - R. Skinner (Port), U15 - J. Milich (Sth).

Mulder (Nth), U15 - A. Wilmot (Port), U13

1995: A - T. Sims (Nth), A res - R. Lloyd (Nth), B - S. Kranz (West), C - J. Wright (Nth), U17 - D. Miller (Hey), U15 - B. Scanlon (Sth).

(Ham), B – B. Jarrett (Port), C – K. Finch

1996: A - N. Bourke (Hey), M. Chuck (Nth), K. Beattie (Imps), A res - Y. Carmody (Nth), B A. Turner (Mill), T. Wombwell (West), C - K. Smith (Nth), U17 - B. Stratford (Sth), U15 - K. Pietsch (Mill).

- R. Trench (East). 2005: A – J. Milich (Sth), A res – T. Barnes (Hey), U17 – K. Watts (Mill), A. Cram (West), U15 – R. Trench (East), U13 – C. Larkin (East), D. Verbena (Mill). 2006: A – K. Watts (Mill), A res – T. Barnes (Ham), B – E. Zeunert (Hey), C – D. Waters (East), U17 – A. Wilmot (Port), U15 – R.

1997: A - S. Stokker (West), S Carter (Hey), A res - S. Sidebottom (Nth), B - S. Mibus (Ham), C - K. Brown (Nth), M. Waters (East), U17 - K. MacKenzie (West), U15 M. Chuck (Nth).

Lewis (Ham), U13 – D. Verbena (Mill).

1998: A - L. Cameron (Sth), A res - S. Sidebottom (Nth), B - D. Harvey (Sth), C - K. Werchon (Mill), U17 - S. Dore (Imps), U15 - K. Sims (Sth).

(Nth), U15 – A. Loughhead (East), U13 –

1999: A - M. Walters (Nth), A res - E. Hayes (Imps), B - D. Harvey (Sth), C - S. Packer (Sth), U17 - N. Mullan (Sth), U15 - L. LovettMurray (Hey).

Cleary (Cast), B – P. Stehbens (Ham), C

2000: A - D. Scanlon (Mill), A res - F. Roach (East), R. Wilson (West), B - P. Freeman (East), C - L. Frost (Sth), U17 - J. Hayes (Ham), B. Holcombe (Imps), U15 - C. Beer (Sth), U13 - C. Houlihan (Cast).

2007: A – J. Peacock (Sth), A res – L. Copping (Sth), B – S. McQuade (Nth), C – R. Handreck (Hey), U17 – R. Trench N. Handreck (Hey). 2008: A – D. Denton (Mill), A res – T. – R. Handreck (Hey), U17 – N. Te Maipi (Imps), U15 – D. Verbena (Mill), U13 – P. Ellis (Mill). 2009: A – A. Bryant (Mill), A res – P. Wishart (Cast), S.Stokker (West) B - O.Gysbers, B.Turner C - K.Ashby. U17 – M. Perry (Cast) U15 -

2001: A - M. Chuck (Nth), G. Lamond (Sth), A res - S. Sidebottom (Nth), B - K. Brodie (Sth), C - L. Kamphius (Nth), U17 M. Gill (Cast), U15 - B. Rowan (East), U13 - L. McCallum (Cast).

E.Stafford. U13 - L . Walker

2002: A - R. Lloyd (Nth), A res - M. Smith (Ham), B - S. Forster (Sth), C - K. Milne (Sth), U17 - K. Kilpatrick (Nth), U15 - S. Holt (Port), S. Fox (Ham), U13 - E. Jenkins (Ham).

U15 - S.Guthrie (Cast)U13 - M.Lawler (Sth)

2003: A - D. Denton (Mill), A res - D. Harvey (Sth), B - S. McQuade (Nth), C - J. Domburg (Port), U17 - H. Kearney (Ham), U15 - S. Fox (West), U13 - L. Nelson (Hey). 2004: A - K. Walker (Mill), A res - R. Thiele (Mill), B - C. Flood (Nth), C - O. Warnes (Ham) and B. Harrison (Nth), U17 - C.

2010: A - D. Denton (Mill)- A res - S.Stokker (West) B - P.Brough (Hey) C - A.Ferguson (Port) K.McIntyre-Clarke (Sth) U17 - M.Wilson (West)

2011: A - S. Rolph (Port)- A res - L. Boylan (West) B- C. Grimes (Mill) - C - B. Jarrett (Port) - U17 - A. Hamill (Ham) - U15 - A. Shannon (Cast) - U13 A. Walker (Mill) 2012: A - D. Denton (Mill) - A res - T. Cleary (Cast) B-L. Norman (Nth) C-W. Falconer (Port) U17-M. Gazzard (Nth) U15- E. Gazzard (Sth) U13-T. Gray (East)


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                                                             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Netball Premiers

A grade: 1984 East, 1985 Millicent, 1986 North, 1987 East, 1988 North, 1989 North, 1990 North, 1991 North, 1992 North, 1993 West, 1994 North, 1995 South, 1996 North, 1997 Heywood, 1998 Imperials, 1999 West, 2000 Millicent, 2001 Millicent, 2002 Millicent, 2003 North, 2004 North, 2005 North, 2006 Millicent, 2007 Millicent, 2008 Hamilton, 2009 Millicent, 2010 Millicent, 2011 Millicent, 2012 Millicent A reserve: 1984 Casterton, 1985 Casterton, 1986 Millicent, 1987 East, 1988 North, 1989 North, 1990 Millicent, 1991 Imperials, 1992 Hamilton, 1993 West, 1994 North, 1995 North, 1996 North, 1997 West, 1998 West, 1999 North, 2000 North, 2001 North, 2002 North, 2003 Hamilton, 2004 Hamilton, 2005 Hamilton, 2006 Hamilton, 2007 Hamilton, 2008 Hamilton, 2009 West, 2010 West, 2011 West, 2012 West B grade: 1986 Millicent, 1987 North, 1988 West, 1989 North, 1990 North, 1991 East, 1992 Millicent, 1993 Hamilton, 1994 East, 1995 Portland, 1996 North, 1997 Heywood, 1998 Heywood, 1999 South, 2000 South, 2001 South, 2002 South, 2003 South, 2004 North, 2005 Heywood, 2006 Hamilton, 2007 Hamilton, 2008 West Gambier, 2009 Heywood, 2010 West, 2011 West, 2012 West C grade: 1989 Coleraine, 1990 Portland, 1991 Portland, 1992 Heywood, 1993 Heywood, 1994 South, 1995 North, 1996 Hamilton, 1997 Imperials, 1998 North, 1999 South, 2000 South, 2001 South, 2002 South, 2003 East, 2004 Hamilton, 2005 Heywood, 2006 South, 2007 Hamilton, 2008 Millicent, 2009 South, 2010 South, 2011 Casterton, 2012 West 17 & under: 1992 Coleraine, 1993 Portland, 1994 Imperials, 1995 Heywood, 1996 Hamilton, 1997 Imperials, 1998 Imperials, 1999 Imperials, 2000 Hamilton, 2001 Imperials, 2002 North, 2003 Portland, 2004 Hamilton, 2005 Hamilton, 2006 Millicent, 2007 Hamilton, 2008 Imperials, 2009 Millicent, 2010 Portland, 2011 Hamilton, 2012 Casterton 15 & under: 1990 Coleraine, 1991 Millicent, 1992 Hamilton, 1993 Millicent, 1994 North, 1995 South, 1996 Millicent, 1997 Imperials, 1998 Hamilton, 1999 Hamilton, 2000 North, 2001 North, 2002 North, 2003 Hamilton, 2004 Hamilton, 2005 Hamilton, 2006 Hamilton, 2007 Millicent, 2008 Portland, 2009 Hamilton, 2010 East, 2011 East, 2012 East 13 & under: 2000 Casterton, 2001 West, 2002 Imperials, 2003 Hamilton, 2004 Hamilton, 2005 Millicent, 2006 Portland, 2007 Portland, 2008 East Gambier, 2009 East, 2010 Portland, 2011 Millicent, 2012 East

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Western Border FL Celebrating 50 years 1964-2103 Life Members BRIAN ABFALTER JOHN BEATON STUART BEATON RON BEAVIS PAUL BECKMAN LEIGH CAPEWELL

Year

Vice Presidents

Secretary/Ass Sec

1964 Claude Emerson

President

Ralph Manser/Joe Collery

Max Graham/Cec Hunter

Treasurer Len Wallace

1965 Claude Emerson

Ralph Manser/Joe Collery

Max Graham/Cec Hunter

Len Wallace

1966 Claude Emerson

Gordon Hutchesson/Joe Collery

Max Graham/Cec Hunter

Len Wallace

1967 Gordon Hutchesson

Bob Templeton/Joe Collery

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1968 Gordon Hutchesson

Bob Templeton/Don Downs

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1969 Gordon Hutchesson

Bob Templeton/Don Downs

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1970 Gordon Hutchesson

Bob Templeton/Don Downs

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1971 Gordon Hutchesson

Bob Templeton/Ron Taylor

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1972 Gordon Hutchesson

Bob Templeton/Ron Taylor

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1973 Bob Templeton

Murray Mooney/Gerry Sheehan

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1974 Bob Templeton

Murray Mooney/Gerry Sheehan

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1975 Bob Templeton

Murray Mooney/Gerry Sheehan

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1976 Bob Templeton

Murray Mooney/Gerry Sheehan

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

1977 Bob Templeton

Murray Mooney/Gerry Sheehan

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

DAN CLIFFORD

1978 Gerry Sheehan

Murray Mooney/Keith Spong

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

ANDREW CLOSE

1979 Gerry Sheehan

Les Hanel/Keith Spong

Max Graham/Brian Hennessy

Len Wallace

JOE COLLERY

1980 Gerry Sheehan

Les Hanel/Keith Spong

Brian Hennessy/Geoff Tuckett

Cec Hunter

JOHN CUNNEEN

1981 Gerry Sheehan

Les Hanel/Keith Spong

Brian Hennessy/Geoff Tuckett

Cec Hunter

NOEL DOODY MAX EWING NORM FACEY WAYNE FLETCHER

1982 Keith Spong

George Habel/Bob Hazel

Brian Hennessy/Geoff Tuckett

Cec Hunter

1983 Keith Spong

George Habel/Bob Hazel

Brian Hennessy/Mark Ross

Cec Hunter

1984 Keith Spong

George Habel/Bob Hazel

Brian Hennessy/Mike Chennell

Peter Roberts

1985 Keith Spong

George Habel/Bob Hazel

Brian Hennessy/Mike Chennell

Peter Roberts

1986 Keith Spong

George Habel/Bob Hazel

Jim Carter/George Habel

Peter Roberts

GARRY FOX

1987 Bob Hazel

George Habel/Keith Spong

Steve Bannon/George Habel

Peter Roberts

MAX GRAHAM

1988 Bob Hazel

George Habel/Norm Facey

Steve Bannon/George Habel

Brian Hennessy

DES GRAY

1989 Bob Hazel

George Habel/Norm Facey

Ken Butler/Paul Habel

Malcolm Hann

1990 Norm Facey

Bill James/Michael Knight

Ken Butler

Malcolm Hann

JASON HARVEY BOB HAZEL

1991 Norm Facey

Bill James/Michael Knight

Brian Hennessy

Malcolm Hann

BRIAN HENNESSY

1992 Norm Facey

Bill James/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy

Malcolm Hann

MICK JENNINGS CRAIG KEATING LEON KRUGER KEVIN MALSEED ANDREW NITSCHKE

1993 Norm Facey

Bill James/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy

Malcolm Hann

1994 Norm Facey

Bill James/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy

Des McMahon

1995 Norm Facey

Bill James/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy/Mick Murrell

Des McMahon

1996 Norm Facey

Bill James/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy/Mick Murrell

Des McMahon

1997 Norm Facey

Bill James/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy/Mick Murrell

Des McMahon

1998 Norm Facey

Bill James/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy/Mick Murrell

David Burge

DAVID NULTY

1999 Norm Facey

Mick Murrell/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy/Kevin Tobin

Jeff Kimber

MAX RIGBY

2000 Norm Facey

Mick Murrell/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy/Kevin Tobin

Greg Duver

MICK RYAN

2001 Norm Facey

Mick Murrell/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy/Roly Rivett

Greg Duver

ADAM SALMON

2002 Norm Facey

Mick Murrell/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy/Roly Rivett

Greg Duver

TREVOR SEVIOR GERRY SHEEHAN STEPHEN SKEER KEITH SPONG GREG STEVENS BOB TEMPLETON RON TULLOCH

2003 Norm Facey

Mick Murrell/Des Gray

Brian Hennessy/Roly Rivett

Greg Duver

2004 Norm Facey

Mick Murrell/Des Gray

David Burge/Roly Rivett

Greg Duver

2005 Mick Murrell

Roly Rivett/Des Gray

David Burge/Roly Rivett

Greg Duver

2006 Craig Keating

Des Gray

Marc Turri

Greg Duver

2007 Craig Keating

Des Gray

Marc Turri

Greg Duver

2008 Craig Keating

Des Gray

Marc Turri

Greg Duver

2009 Craig Keating

Des Gray

David Heard

Greg Duver

2010 Jim May

Des Gray

David Heard

Bill Downs

RENATO VERBEENA

2011 Jim May

Carol Russell

David Heard

Bill Downs

GARTH WILLOUGHBY

2012 Jim May

Clyde Lawrence

David Heard

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The Border Watch’s WBFL Team of the Year Backs

Brad Bryant

Jed Mullen

David Nulty

Games: 15

Games: 15

Games: 14

(South Gambier)

(South Gambier)

Goals: 1

Comments: A low return of goals by his standards of recent years, but in 2013 Bryant was given a different role, stop the opposition team’s forward goal sneak.

First time selection.

Comments: Has developed into the premier full back of the competition, although he still harbours a desire to venture down to South’s forward line and show his coach how to kick a goal. In almost every head-to-clash this season, Mullen has won outright. First time selection.

Dylan Ayton

Steve Duldig

Games: 15

Games: 15

He filled that task with a zeal and professionalism that rubbed off on his teammates.

(North Gambier)

Goals: 0

Goals: 0

Comments: It is only the rapid improvement of West Gambier’s Daron McElroy that has Nulty lining up in this team as the No. 2 ruckman. Nulty only missed one game for the season and in his 14 appearances there was not one that could be criticised. Rarely did Nulty lower his colours. Previous selection: 2008.

Half backs (Casterton)

Callum Hudson (North Gambier)

(Millicent)

Goals: 24

Games: 15

Goals: 0

Comments: Early in the season, Casterton’s new coach looked more interested in running around knocking blokes over and collecting as many yellow cards as he could.

Comments: Has long been the “General” of the Millicent backline and he should assume that same mantle in this All-Star side.

But once he realised what his objectives should be, turned into a leader that took the Cats into their first finals series since 2007.

While Millicent had a season of hell, Duldig has been the shining light for the Saints.

First time selection.

Previous selections: 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Toby Stribling

Brad Wilson (Vice-captain)

Games: 7

Games: 15

Goals: 0

Comments: His early season form demanded selection in The Border Watch’s All-Star team and as the roster progressed, no player emerged to push him out of consideration. First time selection.

Centre line Tom Holmes

(West Gambier)

(East Gambier)

Goals: 5

Comments: Recruited to East in Round 9 after he became disgruntled with SANFL club, South Adelaide. In just seven games with the Bulldogs he starred and many supporters could only muse “if only he’d been here all season.” East should be working hard to ensure he stays for 2014 and beyond. First time selection.

(West Gambier) Games: 9

Goals: 17

Comments: The return of Wilson to West triggers the No. 1 reason why the Kangaroos are back in the finals after one year out.

Goals: 8

Comments: SANFL, personal commitments overseas and injury restricted the former Glenelg – and dual West Gambier premiership – star to only nine roster games, but those appearances showed his flair and experience in how to turn a game his team’s way. One of the most courageous players in the league. Previous selections: 2010 and 2011.

It’s up for debate, but is there a better centreman than “Willow” in the competition? Rewarded with vice-captaincy. Previous selections: 2010 and 2011.

Half forwards Adam McKenzie

Scott Flett

Games: 11

Games: 15

Brett Exelby

(North Gambier)

(Casterton)

Goals: 14

Comments: The son of a former Casterton premiership player, McKenzie returned to the Cats this season after several years in a Melbourne suburban competition. Missed four games through injury, but did enough in 11 appearances to win selection in this All-Star team. First time selection.

(South Gambier)

Goals: 22

Games: 15

Goals: 40

Comments: The dual WBFL Medallist may be in the veteran category, but his skill has not diminished in the slightest.

Comments: Has been South’s most prolific goalscorer this season.

Whether he’s holding down centre half forward or playing a ruck role, Flett gives North 100pc and more often, first class disposal of the leather.

A brilliant high mark and an even better kick, particularly when in scoring range. His experience in crunch games has been a big benefit for South.

Previous selections: 2008, 2009 and 2010.

First time selection.

Forwards Brett O’Neil

Justin McConnell (Coach)

Richard O’Grady

Games: 15

Games: 15

Games: 15

(North Gambier)

(South Gambier)

Goals: 20

(North Gambier)

Goals: 70

Goals: 14

Comments: The all-class on-baller of the WBFL has enjoyed – arguably – his best ever season in South Gambier colours. Is among the early favourites for the Brian Hennessy Medal but there are no shortage of challengers coming thick and fast. Previous selections: 2010 and 2012.

Comments: A fourth successive selection in The Border Watch’s WBFL Team-of-the-Year after yet another stellar season. Without doubt the dominant forward of the competition. Has twice been named vice-captain of this side but in 2013 has been elevated to playing coach. Previous selections: 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Daron McElroy

Simon Berkefeld (Captain)

Brock Egan

Games: 14

Games: 12

Games: 14

Comments: Probably not as dominant as his maiden WBFL season in 2012, but the North assistant coach did more than enough to warrant selection for a second year running. Stop O’Grady, stop North has been a slogan bantered around by more than one club this season. Previous selection: 2012.

Followers (North Gambier)

(South Gambier)

(West Gambier)

Goals: 13

Goals: 22

Comments: The inspirational South Gambier skipper is almost an automatic selection in the WBFL All-Star team every year and 2013 is no different. Great games and Berkefeld are words that simply go together.

Comments: Has assumed the mantle of No. 1 ruckman in the Western Border, edging past the great David Nulty... but only just. He has repeatedly given West’s on-ballers and midfielders first use of the ball and he is expected to feature highly in the Brian Hennessy Medal this Sunday.

A terrific on-baller who the Tigers have got the best out of this season.

Has won captaincy of this star studded side. Previous selections: 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012.

First time selection.

Goals: 11

Comments: Started the season in great form when he won the Tony Casadio Medal on Anzac Day in the traditional clash against South and his form has hardly waivered since

First time selection.

Interchange Brandon Currie

Jak Ryan

Games: 15

Games: 14

(Casterton)

Goals: 9

Comments: The Cats showed faith, trust and an eye to the future by appointing the talented teenager as senior captain this season.

(South Gambier) Goals: 6

Comments: Recruited from McDonald Park to South for a specific reason, bolster the ruck stocks, simple as that.

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Currie repaid that faith by playing well for his team week in, week out.

Ryan has done more than that, he has taken his own game to a high level and in July was rewarded with selection the Murray South East team for the South Australian Country Championship.

First time selection.

First time selection.

Brad Cordy

Patrick Perry

Games: 13

Games: 10

(North Gambier)

(South Gambier) Goals: 25

Comments: The Demons’ assistant coach has made the transition from MSEFL to Western Border with the utmost of ease. Missed a couple of late season games through injury, but has bounced back and if he maintains top fitness throughout the finals, South could go all the way. First time selection.

Goals: 9

Comments: His position as North’s premier midfielder has been under pressure with the arrival of Richard O’Grady, Troy Hosking, Brock Egan and Brad Colliver, along with the expected improvement of no shortage of youngsters during the past two seasons. But Perry has delivered and his coach could not have possibly asked for more. Previous selection: 2011.

Coach: Just McConnell (North Gambier)

Captain: Simon Berkefeld (South Gambier)

ALL-STAR TRIO (from left): Jak Ryan (South), Daron McElroy (West) and Brett O’Neil (South) have all been named in The Border Watch’s Western Border Football League All-Star team for 2013.

Vice-captain: Brad Wilson (West Gambier)

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Football Ladders Senior Ladder

P

W

L

D

FOR

AGST

%

PP

North Gambier

15

14

1

0

1644

847

194.1

28

South Gambier

15

13

2

0

1411

990

142.53

26

West Gambier

15

7

8

0

1134

1229

92.27

14

Casterton

15

5

10

0

1015

1328

76.43

10

East Gambier

15

4

11

0

975

1300

75

8

Millicent

15

2

13

0

905

1390

65.11

4

P

W

L

D

FOR

AGST

%

PP

North Gambier

15

15

0

0

1366

447

305.59

30

East Gambier

15

10

5

0

784

661

118.61

20

Casterton

15

9

6

0

860

776

110.82

18

South Gambier

15

8

7

0

964

777

124.07

16

Millicent

15

3

12

0

539

984

54.78

6

West Gambier

15

0

15

0

414

1282

32.29

0

P

W

L

D

FOR

AGST

%

PP

North Gambier

15

14

1

0

1163

404

287.87

28

Casterton

15

11

4

0

887

495

179.19

22

West Gambier

14

8

6

0

862

602

143.19

18

East Gambier

15

6

9

0

837

797

105.02

12

South Gambier

15

5

10

0

716

841

85.14

10

Millicent

14

0

14

0

263

1589

16.55

0

P

W

L

D

FOR

AGST

%

PP

East Gambier

15

13

2

0

876

356

246.07

26

South Gambier

15

12

3

0

740

431

171.69

24

North Gambier

15

8

7

0

528

570

92.63

16

Casterton

15

4

11

0

448

626

71.57

8

Millicent

15

4

11

0

458

759

60.34

8

West Gambier

15

4

11

0

366

674

54.3

8

Reserves Ladder

Under-17s Ladder

Under-15s Ladder


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Netball Ladders

*Information as Supplied

A GRADE

W

L

D

%

Pts

A RES

W

L

D

%

Pts

Millicent

15

0

0

163.64

60

Millicent

13

2

0

139.66

52

North Gambier

10

5

0

104.84

40

North Gambier

11

4

0

145.92

44

South Gambier

8

7

0

94.26

32

West Gambier

11

4

0

138.05

44

West Gambier

7

8

0

101.84

28

Casterton

6

9

0

91.17

24

Casterton

5

10

0

87.14

20

South Gambier

3

12

0

65.25

12

East Gambier

0

15

0

70.59

0

East Gambier

1

14

0

57.27

4

B GRADE

W

L

D

%

Pts

C GRADE

W

L

D

%

Pts

East Gambier

11

4

0

131.57

44

East Gambier

15

0

0

160.09

60

Casterton

11

4

0

119.18

44

West Gambier

10

4

1

124.91

42

West Gambier

8

7

0

118.06

32

Casterton

8

7

0

102.82

32

South Gambier

8

7

0

100.14

32

North Gambier

6

7

2

94.71

28

North Gambier

7

8

0

91.65

28

South Gambier

4

10

1

83.46

18

Millicent

0

15

0

59.47

0

Millicent

0

15

0

62.16

0

17 & under

W

L

Pts

15 & under

W

L

Pts

13 &

W

L

Pts

East Gambier

15

0

60

East Gambier

14

0

58

South Gambier

11

1

44

North Gambier

11

4

44

North Gambier

10

3

44

North Gambier

8

3

34

Casterton

10

5

40

Millicent

9

6

36

East Gambier

6

6

24

West Gambier

4

11

16

West Gambier

5

10

20

Millicent

4

7

18

Millicent

3

12

12

Casterton

4

10

18

West Gambier

0

12

0

South Gambier

2

13

8

South Gambier

1

14

4

Casterton

0

0

0

under


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MILLICENT NETBALL The Millicent netballers would like to thank the hard working committee for all their support throughout the season and throughout the finals series. Also a big thank you to the ladies that put on tea for all netball teams playing in finals last week at the club after training. We would also like to thank all of our supporters that have supported us throughout the season and especially all those who have come along to the finals games and supported us, all netballers really appreciate it as it is good to have a great crowd behind us to help us over line. The club would like to congratulate the U/15s, A Reserve and A Grade teams for progressing through to the grand final. The U/15s will come up against East who will be a real test for them; hopefully they have what it takes to be in front at the final whistle. Both A Reserve and A Grade will play West. It will be an exciting battle in the A Reserve, both teams will really test each other and it will be a real fight till the end of the game. Our A Graders have beaten West on all three occasions and will be looking to score another win however, West will not let them off lightly and will really make them work hard for the win. Congratulations to Kimmi Varcoe who will be playing her 100th game for the club in the A Reserve today. GO SAINTS !

WEST GAMBIER NETBALL Grand Final Day !! Wow has the season flown. Congratulations to all involved, whether it be on the committee, coaching, umpiring, scoring, working in the canteen, playing or just being a mum and dad to a netballer. Thank you for all your efforts this year, the club has certainly had a successful season. We were fortunate enough to have all but one team play finals, and even luckier to have two teams here today. Best of luck to Amy and Linda as they lead their teams out onto the courts today against Millicent. We saw some ripper games last week in the prelim final – commiserations to the C graders, who went down in an epic battle. It was a fantastic game to watch, with every player certainly giving their all, determined for that grand final berth. Unfortunately it was not meant to be, with North able to gain the 2 goal break needed to win the game. The other two games were also classics, with Kahli having the dreaded shot after the whistle to win the game, luckily she had nerves of steel and made the shot!! Congrats in this game also to the A Res B&F Runner Up Chaz, who celebrated her 50th club game. Then there was the A grade, who went in as underdogs, but managed to run out 2 goal victors. Well done everyone !! Today there is great excitement around the club as we prepare to host our “home” grand final. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered today to do a job and help out the club, let’s hope you all still get time to cheer a team on sometime during the day. Good luck to Amy and the A Graders, Linda and the A res girls, Stratty and Fritz and the U17 footballers and Hooker and the A Grade boys. Let’s get some wins on the board and have a ripper night up at the club. Also – don’t forget Presentation Night Friday 27th starting at 6.30 sharp !! GO ROOS !!!!

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MILLICENT A Grade BACK L-R: Mandy Reilly(Manager), Elise Reilly, Hayley Dunn, Tamara Haggett, Lisa Dildig FRONT L- R: Tanaya Redman, Audine Bryant (Co Coach), Donna Denton (Co Coach), Pippin Ellis ABSENT: Kimberly Varcoe

WEST GAMBIER A Grade Back Row; Carly Trevilyan, Racheal Wilson, Brittany McEvoy, Mollie Muhovics, Madelaine Teakle, Carlee Davey. Front Row; Tahlia Earl, Amy Cram (Coach), Lisa Cram (Captain), Emily Stafford.


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MILLICENT A Reserve Left to right Melissa Ryan, Sharon Adams (coach), Linda Boylan, Emily Stafford, Rachael Wilson, Gemma Davey, Madeline Wilson, Stacey Fox.

WEST GAMBIER A Reserve Back Row; Stacey Fox, Kahli Rolton, Liz Jarnevic, Sophie Roach. Middle Row; Lauren Holmes, Linda Boylan (Coach), Melissa Ryan (Captain), shIey Earl. Front; Charity Selleck.

UMPIRE’S CIRCLE Season 2013. Where has it gone? SEFUL was given the task of appointing all umpires to the WBFL games, which meant up to 80 appointments a week. With a number of new Umpires (Field, Boundary and Goal), we managed to fill all appointments each week, thanks to Umpires coming from Millicent, Casterton and Portland. School holidays present a major problem for us. I hope the WBFL Executive will look at doing a split round in the middle week of the School Holidays next year. To the 35 Umpires who have been appointed to a Grand Final, have a great day, do yourselves and the League proud. To those who have helped me in any way during the season, thank you. Thank you also to the dedicated parents who ran Umpires to their games each week. To all teams competing, play hard and fair, and may the best team win. Terry Walters - Director of Umpiring

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CASTERTON B Grade Back: Leanne Perry (Coach), Alex Thorpe, Kate Bruce-Smith, Chloe Pratt, Tayla Guthrie. Middle: Bridie Tierney, Scarlett Jarrad. Front: Allie Gorman, Teagan Mcintosh, Ebony Mcintosh.

EAST GAMBIER B Grade Back Row (L-R): Zoe Tomkinson, Laura Pratt, Abby Ellis, Rachelle McKay Front Row: Bindi Davis (Coach), Bec Famularo, Nicole McIntyre (Captain) Absent: Jane Kitschke (Team Manager)

CASTERTON NETBALL NOTES CFNC has been valiantly represented on the oval and the courts during the finals , a fact we are very proud of and today it culminates in two Grand finalists with our B Grade and 17u Netballers. Another history making occasion ,being the fourth consecutive year that the Club have been represented on that one day in September. Considering our population base it highlights the calibre of our community’s young people, and they and all personnel involved are to be congratulated on this achievement At the helm are coaches who are no strangers to that one day in September. Leanne Perry and Haylee Rhook, have experienced highs and lows in sport over many years and relish the chance to bring another group of players to a grand final experience. The B Grade consists of some new faces to the Club and some who began their journey as juniors and today are rewarded with their first grand final experience. They have gelled together with Leanne to play exciting, reliable netball to make a mark on the 2013 competition and will give 100% to the final bell . The 17u team are girls all gained invaluable experience as squad members in last years ultimate games at either 17u/15u levels. Coach Haylee Rhook will be steering her skilled charges in consecutive 17u battles and the side has proven their determination coming through the semis and preliminary journey. Enjoy girls! Dig deep and dare to Dream and Do!

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NORTH GAMBIER C Grade Back Row: Emma Telford, Ashleigh Pietsch, Jodie Ellery (Manageress), Anne Stephenson (Co-Coach), Stephanie Mclnerny, Renae Perryman Front Row: Katelyn Beames, Kristen Pietsch,Tarsh Bosko (Captain), Bec Bruhn

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SOUTH GAMBIER 13 & Under Back L-R: Isabel Redemski, Felicity Walker (coach), Imogen Walker Middle L-R: Felicity Clayton, Olivia Dukalskis, Jordyn Adams, Madi Glynn Front: Zoe Duncan, Hayley Hamilton

NORTH GAMBIER 13 & Under Back Row: Kerry Bilney (Coach), Lauren Ross, Lily Bosko, Emerson Aberley, Sarah Cavanagh, Bec Bruhn (Manageress), Sarah Flett Front Row: Hannah Nulty, Olivia Patzel,Tayla Wilson-Smith, Georgia Hood

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SOUTH NETBALL NOTES

SOOOO EXCITED. Its finally Grand Final Day. We’ve made it to the end of the season. What an amazing effort all our Northies have put in all year. First off, we wish all the very best to our 3 football teams. Dig in, play hard and bring home those trophies to finish off your terrific seasons. Also, we are super super excited to have 2 of our netball teams representing us today. Our gorgeous 13’s will be playing South. There are many combinations these little champs can play so will be very interesting to see how Coach Kerry lines them up, they are so versatile. Well done to you all, we know you will do your very best. Our C grade have surprised us all by just making the finals series, and then winning two incredibly hard finals against Casterton and West. Last week, they proved how determined they were by winning in double overtime, a feat probably most of us have not had the opportunity to do!! Hannah & Anne are so proud of you and I’m sure this newfound determination and peaking at just the right time of the season will see you girls bring an amazing game to East. Best of luck to you all and I know you will be looking forward to celebrating together after today’s matches. It was incredibly disappointing for our A Grade, A Reserve, the 17’s and 15’s who all narrowly missed out last week. The difference in goals was only 2, 1, 7 (in overtime) and 2. A true reflection of how tight all these games were. We are very proud of all of you and thank you to Michelle, Amanda, Mandy & Tanya for all the time and effort you put in this year. So close. Also, congratulations to Sienna Allen who played her 50th junior game last week. Go Tigers!!!

The versatility of this group and the willingness of the girls to work hard wherever they are put on the court has been a hall mark of the 2013 season. Olivia will add strength to either end of the court, while Felicity will be looking to again be the focal point in the shooting circle. Jordyn had a great second semi final picking up plenty of interceptions and whether she stays at the defensive end or moves into goals, her height and competitive spirit will be critical. Imogen is another who might find herself in different positions during the course of the contest. She combined superbly with Felicity in goals in the second semi with her clever movement and good pace and she will also be a weapon if she moves back to the mid court where her work ethic and ability to create turnovers will be critical. Zoe was a rock at the defensive end in the second semi final and her tight checking and ability to get her hands on the ball will be crucial, while the hard running and ability to find space of Hayley and Isabel were important in the second semi and will be again. Maddi also had a good second semi, particularly on the attacking wing where she looked after the ball and got in the right places every time. If we work hard and look after the ball, the rewards should come. Let’s bring a premiership home to South. Di Gould


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