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FOOTBALL: The weekend got under way on
Friday night when our under 9 and 11 sides
played at Angaston under lights in cold but fine
Our second under 13s team played the first
game on Saturday morning on the main oval at
Our younger sides have done the club proud
and their development this year is a real credit
to their coaches and support people.
The under 15s continued on their winning way
and secured top spot for the minor round with
an emphatic 56-point win against the Angaston
Coach Mathews couldn't be happier with these
boys who are playing great football, having won
11 games on the trot.
Trey Mason played a great captain's game and
was awarded the Tigers' best player.
Others who contributed on the day were Jake
Billing, who is having a great season, Brandon
Kemp, Brandon Acton, Blayke Lane and Riley
Our under 17s let themselves down after a
couple of great weeks.
In what was a good game of junior football,
the lads were always in the game until the last
quarter when Angaston pulled away to win by
The Tigers' best player, Dylan Pilkington,
played a blinder, while Kyle Ginotis, Beau Mason,
Matt Stewart, Paul Searle and Hayden Reynolds
all contributed well.
Things looked bleak for the reserves well into
the last quarter when they trailed by three goals
but the lads pulled something out which had
been missing for the past few weeks to run out
winners by 16 points.
Best player was Haydon Schloite, who played
his best game for the club.
Other players who contributed on the day
were Jason Roe, Todd Lamont, Nick Crothers,
Lee Corneliesen and Rhys Kalic.
The A grade game was a tough affair, given
Angaston was desperate to keep its finals
The first five minutes kicked off with two nasty
behind the play incidents but the boys didn't let
that affect their game.
The final margin of 58 points was a clear
indication of the Tigers' domination over the
Craig Jamar completely controlled the ruck
and was awarded best player.
Others to play well were Aaron King (five
goals), Matt Phillips, Paul Bova, Sean Brading
and Brad Hunt.
GOLF: The conditions returned to perfect for
last week's par round.
Seventy players teed off early and late,
including an amazing 11 fillies.
The best score of the day came from Ryan
Morrison, who hit a brilliant +7.
Unfortunately, Ryan is not yet a member and
is ineligible for the major prize, however he did
get to keep the B grade win for his efforts.
The major prize went to Kieren Chappell,
who teed off early and came in with a +3,
the same score as our illustrious captain Marty
It was the former who won the countback and
Marty had to settle for a day ball behind Ryan in
the B grade.
Jamie Lindeblad was the best of the A graders
with +1 and Ian Clarke and Greg Tilbrook
finished out of the red at square.
'Boo' Menzel battled hard all day and also
finished in the black in the B grade with +1.
Brad James was next best with -1.
Mario Siciliano was another who came in
with +3 and was an unfortunate loser in the
countback but at least he won the C grade.
Theo Symons shook off the ice to finish square
and Ian Gawley, Justin Wood and Stephen
Waters also had a pretty good day with -1.
Of the fine field of 11 fillies, it was Marianne
Daniel who came closest to being in the black
with -1. Carole Molloy had -2.
The Thursday field was obviously glad to get
back out for a hit with 24 players teeing up.
The winners' list read like a visitors' book, with
Glyn Donaldson from Gawler leading the way
with 38 stableford points.
Tim Miller, from North Adelaide, and Steven
Watson, from the Barossa, joined local Jim Latter
on 37 points.
This week we are playing for Russ Minnett's
trophy in a stableford round.
FOOTBALL: Round 16 kicked off on Friday night
with both the under 9s and 11s recording wins.
Saturday morning the under 13s continued
their winning ways with a polished win over a
Best players included Zaine Greenem, Brayden
Fisher, Sam Riggs, Jack Carpenter and Liam
Anthony Connelly's junior colts fought hard
but went down by seven goals to the Magpies.
Best players included Kayne Loffler, Brodie
Ewen, Hudson Eeles, Toli Spourdos, Jono
Connelly and best on ground Casey Barker.
The senior colts chalked up another victory,
with a workmanlike effort.
Best for South included Lachlan Carter, Ben
Washington, Daniel Dankiewicz, Darcy Judd-
Smith, Brad Dankiewicz and best on ground
After an inaccurate first quarter the reser ves
gained control of their match to win by eight
Best players included Damien Daglish, Jordan
Dare and David Green.
Tyson Gordon was best on ground.
The A grade found their running game again
this week, thumping the Magpies by 15 goals.
Superstar Heath Lawry kicked seven, whilst
Matt Foldesdy was superb through the centre.
Ruckman Chris James gave the midfield first
use of the ball and took some strong grabs
around the ground.
Jackson Dare was best on ground for a
magnificent display, which included three third-
Club person of the week is popular A-grade
assistant coach Mark Brant.
Mark volunteers his time and coaching skills to
great effect throughout the week and on match
days, all whilst having a young family.
FOOTBALL: Barossa under 9 Red played
Tanunda White at Tanunda and got off to a
fantastic start with a few first-quarter goals.
However, Tanunda White got on top as the
game went on due to their bigger bodies and
While Oscar Hamilton captained the side,
the top dog was Kieran Karlovcec, with Jack
Heckendorf, Daniel Bain, Broc Rowen, Aiden
Linke and Branden Bean also playing very well.
Barossa under 13 Blue had another win at
home on Friday night against a fired-up Tanunda
Overall, it was a very physical game with the
Bulldogs getting off to a good start in the first
term, however a lapse in the second allowed
Tanunda to get on top.
The fire was back in the belly for the third
quarter with the boys dominating play, leaving
Tanunda scoreless for the quarter and giving
them the advantage.
Zach Copper played well all game, kicking
long and deep into the forward lines.
Daniel Bussenschutt stood up when we
needed him, playing tough in the contests and
reading the play well off the packs, while Connor
Lewis used his body well up forward to give us
Barossa's under nine Blue side went to
Nuriootpa on Saturday morning and played a
great team game.
Incentives went to Sam Sibbick, Jaye Carson,
Cam Martin and Dyson Sharp, while top dogs
were Tyson Appleby and Calder Ward.
Under 9 White played one of its best games of
the season against a fairly even Nuriootpa.
Their use of handball was outstanding as was
the determination and pace to win the ball.
Jed Layock, top dog, was superbly consistent
in all zones and was like a magnet for skilful ball-
handling and thoughtful disposals.
Brock Farrugia and Noah Green truly
represented the seniors of the team by playing
an awesome game and showing leadership.
Jayden Carmody received an award for
displaying good competitive spirit and applying
pressure on the opposition.
Similarly, Henry McLachlan also showed his
loyal courage and ability to find the ball, thus
earning an award.
The under 13 Whites played Saturday morning
at Nuriootpa but did not have the stamina to
get the win.
Best players were Lachlan Teusner, Tyson Hunt
and Craig Dowse.
Goal-kickers were Aaron Degreef, Jesse Allman
and Zac Cooper.
The under 17s had a good win and have
cemented their spot in the top four.
Damien Nangle played well in the ruck,
along with Matt Slade, Connor Robinson, Riley
Allington and Luke Stansborough, while Owen
Watson kicked three goals.
GOLF: Hamley Bridge players visited Two Wells
for the return leg of the Hamley stableford
Two Wells had won the first leg at Hamley
earlier in the season and was confident in taking
on the visitors at home.
As the scores rolled in it was obvious that Two
Wells was going well, with most scores in the
30s to Hamley's majority of 20s.
The final result was that Two Wells retained
the Hamley Challenge Cup and sent the visitors
packing after giving them a fine meal and a bit
Yogi Frencken, Robert Hogg and John Ball led
the way in A grade with excellent scores and
Steven Kelly and Michael Dimasi did the same
in B grade.
There was a matchplay on the day as well, with
Robert Hogg finding giving 14 strokes away
to Michael Dimasi a step too far, with Michael
winning one up.
GOLF: George Dahlitz has won his fourth
tournament for the month after topping a field
of 25 players to win Thursday's stableford round
on a countback from Anton Noack (38).
Max Grasby took third spot, on a countback
from Dennis Hawke, with 36, which left Wim
van Pelt and Roen Cameron (35) as the other
Other players to make the better half were
Roland Pawlak (34), Fred Hewitt, John Bell, Noel
Stringer (33), Roger Hahn, Deane Branson and
Geoff Ralph (32).
Last Saturday, 17 players from Hamley Bridge
Golf Club visited Two Wells where we were
cleaned up again.
However, the hospitality from Two Wells is
second to none and a good time was had by all.
The better half of the Hamley team was led
by the recently retired Bob Hinderwell with 37
points and he could well be an improver in the
Second place went to Roger Hahn on a
countback from Barrie Zerna, both with 33
NETBALL: The senior ones defeated Tanunda by
eight points in what playing coach Karina Cook
said was a very positive win.
All of the girls worked hard until the final
The senior twos got off to a slow start but all
of the girls worked hard and combined well for a
great win to defeat Tanunda 50-32.
Megan Williamson was best player.
The senior threes played a solid game with a
Hayley Williamson kept up the pressure
throughout to come away with a convincing win
The senior fours played a nice game with good
movement, particularly goal shooter Belinda
The senior fives defeated Tanunda 43-36 with
Kristy Hughes best player.
An excellent game from the senior sixes
resulted in a three-point win over Tanunda.
Best player was Samara Mahoney.
A blazing start helped the senior sevens
cement a lead.
Rebecca Dyer provided a strong presence
throughout the court.
The intermediate ones played a fantastic game
with everyone playing hard in defence to get
Bec Riggs was best player.
The intermediate twos had a strong four-
quarter performance with defensive pressure
from all players to finish on top.
Lauren Sutton was best player.
The junior ones worked hard for each other
and played as a team to get their first win for the
Bethany Rogers was best on court.
After a disappointing loss last week the junior
twos turned it around and gave a 100-per-cent
effort in every quarter to achieve a 13-point win.
The sub junior ones got off to a good start
against the top team, but were let down by poor
Molly Dallwitz gave a great effort.
The sub junior twos put in a really good effort
with a strong three-quarter performance to set
up a comfortable win.
Abbie O'Rielly was the standout.
The sub junior threes all contributed to finish
with a convincing win but Bianca Menzel was
the standout player.
The primary ones showed lots of improvement
The netta twos played an awesome game with
determination to be first to the ball.
Tahlia Miliks was a star performer.
TENNIS: Although having former student and
USA college player Tim Stephens playing, Trinity
lost 3-2 to the Grove in Playford Invitational
Night Tennis last Thursday.
Stephens and Austin Pike combined to win
the doubles 30-10, but although winning one
singles 30-8, Stephens lost the other 30-15.
The crucial rubber saw Pike go down 32-30 to
Adam Stone, which was the deciding set.
Nuriootpa took a hammering when it turned
up a player short, going down 5-0 to Mawson
In the other clash, Playford beat Elizabeth 4-1,
to keep three sides bunched just behind top
team Mawson Lakes.
Games are played at the Bicentennial Courts,
Elizabeth Vale, 7pm on Thursdays.
The two-person teams play two singles each
and a double, with matches decided by the first
to 30 points with at least a two-point advantage.
Gawler & District
NETBALL: In the C grade, St George's White took
home the two points in a showdown against
their sister team, St George's Black.
A tight first quarter from both sides saw a low-
scoring affair to begin with.
White took a three-goal lead at the first change
(10-7), coming out strong with Kelly Platten
running hard in centre.
Goalies Kim and Laura McDade took advantage
of their opportunities to make an impact on the
scoreboard, taking the team to an eight-goal
lead at half-time.
Black tried hard to close the gap early in the
third, with Maddie Watford working hard in
defence, but White extended its lead to 34-22 at
the final change.
Black was determined not to give up in the
final quarter but White ran out strong winners
by 20 goals (50-30).
In a match between second and fourth, Xavier
needed at least one point to secure a finals
Gumnuts started off the better of the two,
taking a two-goal lead at the first change, but
quick passing through the mid-court from
Xavier allowed it to take a three-goal lead at the
While the game tightened up, Xavier
maintained its lead with accurate shooting from
Jessica Maslin and Julie Wing.
Gumnuts gained run and momentum in the
fourth as a result of Natasha Smethurst and
Jennifer Herraman running hard in the middle
to create scoring opportunities.
Gumnuts scored the last goal of the game to
tie the scores.
Gumnuts already held fourth spot on the
premiership table so the 46-all draw did not
FOOTBALL: Tanunda made its way to South
Gawler for a day that would have a significant
effect on the run into the finals for our sides.
In the A grade, the undermanned Magpies
withstood an early onslaught to hold their own
in the opening stanza, captain Nick Schmidt
leading the way with some great ball use.
Ben Newberry looked to have shaken off the
hamstring injury presenting with purpose up
forward and defence after some early lapses
Jason Baylis was working well into the game,
sharing ruck duties with Sam Toole.
The reserves were up against a side that is
firmly placed third on the ladder.
Tom Smith, Connor Peacock and Andy Ey held
things together and provided the Magpies with
some drive and scoring opportunities.
The second and third quarters were all South
with them piling on nine goals to one.
This proved to be the difference in the end
with South only outscoring us by a point in the
Senior colts this week have again shown they
have what it takes to take it up against the finals
contenders for season 2014.
Starting the game well, Tanunda kicked the
first two goals.
South then came back at the Tanunda boys
and dominated for the rest of the first quarter
and all of the second quarter.
The boys matched South in the third and then
outscored them in the last, kicking three goals
to their zero.
Special mentions went to Jett Deruiter, Jackson
Clarke and Harry Bosward for giving their all for
the entire game.
Best players were Dakota Hunt, Aussie
Nankerville, Ricky Liddell, Jayden Hage and
South's under 15s started the game well,
getting onto the scoreboard first.
The first quarter was a tight, even tussle
between both teams, ending with one point the
The remainder of the game saw Tanunda take
control with many good passages of play.
The defence was solid, stopping many of
South's entries into their forward line.
A good solid win heading towards the finals.
The Tanunda Black under 13 boys travelled to
Williamstown for a 6.30pm start against Barossa
The two sides have met numerous times this
year and the contest was fiercely fought with a
very competitive showing by our boys.
The score was very close and Barossa snuck
home, with a late goal sealing the win.
Darcy Henschke worked hard winning many
contested possessions and Oscar Harms had a
good night with some impressive efforts.
Mitch Manning played a good game in
defence, while the entire team stuck to the task
throughout the game.
Under 13 White boys played against a taller
and bigger South side and created chances in
the first half with Blake Neilson providing a good
target in attack.
The usual suspects helped to keep South's
forwards at bay with Jed Habermann having a
day out deep in defence.
Todd Falkenberg held firm and had one of his
best games of the year.
Another great team effort with a great last
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South Gawler's under 13s represented Central
District in Saturday's SANFL Mini League game
at half-time of the game against Port Adelaide.
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