1967 SWDFL SEASON RESULTS

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PLAYER TRANSFERS

IN: Wayne Bromley (Mentone), Darryl and Les Collis (Darlington Point), Ray Davies (Darlington Point), Brian Fitzpatrick (Leeton), Geoff Martin (Griffith Waratahs, RL), John Scott (Morningside), Roger Thom (Lake Burgooney).

OUT: Malcolm Brauman (Windsor Zillmere), Gordon Browne (umpiring), Vic Hathaway (Weethalle-Rankin Springs), Bob Little (Whitton), George Schlitz (Moama), Len Sexton (umpiring), Bill Tyndall and Jim Wharton (Yenda).

Round 1 - Sunday April 9, 1967 at Ariah Park Recreation Ground                                    High Marks and Fumbles

Ariah Park-Mirrool ... 2.7 .. 5.8 .. 9.10 .. 13.11 (89)

Griffith......................... 3.1 .. 10.4 .. 15.6 .. 19.13 (127)

Goals: AP-M: B Rist 4, R Yandell 3, I Crewes 3, T Noack 2, K O'Dwyer, V Quade

Griffith: M Russell 7, R Robins 5, L Collis 3, D Dreyer 3, A Maloni

Best: AP-M: B Rist, K O'Dwyer, R Murray, R Fairman, I Crewes, N Walker

Griffith: K Kirkpatrick, M Russell, J Higgins, A Maloni, G Martin, M Newman, D Dreyer

Griffith: Fred Gambell, Bob Spears, John Higgins; Brian Fitzpatrick, Sid Robins, Vince O'Dwyer; Bob Munnerley, Angelo Maloni, Mick Newman; Les Collis, Kevin Kirkpatrick (c-c), John Kirkwood; Wayne Bromley*, Ralph Robins, Denny Dreyer; Roger Thom*, Geoff Martin*, Mal Russell; Reg Higgins

Reserves: Griffith 13.15 (93) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 5.6 (36)

Best: Darryl Collis, Les Collis, Max Eldridge, Garry Owen, Ray Smith, Terry O'Connor

Thirds: Griffith 8.8 (56) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 4.3 (27)

Best: Jim Portolesi (6 goals), Wayne Robins, Wally Clark

Round 2 - Sunday April 16, 1967 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval                                                High Marks and Fumbles

Griffith .......... 2.1 .. 6.5 .. 10.8 .. 18.12 (120)

Coolamon .... 2.3 .. 5.5 .. 9.9 .. 11.10 (76)

Goals: Griffith: K Kirkpatrick 4, M Russell 4, J Scott 3, A Maloni 2, R Thom 2, J Kirkwood 2, R Robins

Coolamon: K Fruend 5, G Bradley 2, F Fitzpatrick, P Curtis, R Pieper, J Kew

Best: Griffith: K Kirkpatrick, A Maloni, B Fitzpatrick, J Fitzpatrick, R Spears, J Higgins

Coolamon: G Bradley, P Curtis, G Parmenter, J Kew, T Hughes, L Rynehart

Griffith: F Gambell, R Spears, W Bromley; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, J Fitzpatrick; R Munnerley, A Maloni, M Newman; J Scott *, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), J Kirkwood; G Martin, R Robins, D Dreyer; J Higgins, R Thom, M Russell; L Hodson*, M Eldridge

Umpire: Kevin Doolan (VFL). Gate: $171.20

Reserves: Griffith 13.16 (94) d Coolamon 3.2 (20)

Goals: A Biron 6, D Collis 3, G Owen 2, J Whyte, P Smith

Best: J Whyte, A Biron, D Collis, J Eley, G Owen

Round 3 - Sunday April 23, 1967 at Ganmain Sportsground                                               High Marks and Fumbles

Ganmain ..... 7.2 .. 10.4 .. 12.8 .. 13.8 (86)

Griffith ....... 2.1 .. 5.4 .. 9.5 .. 11.5 (71)

Goals: Ganmain: F Gumbleton 6, J McCaig 3, T Carroll 2, R Reiher, G Carroll

Griffith: J Scott 4, M Russell 3, R Robins 2, J Higgins, A Maloni

Best: Ganmain: W Kember, G Carroll, J McCaig, G Buchanan, W McCaig, R Reiher

Griffith: S Robins, A Maloni, R Spears, R Thom, J Scott, M Newman

Griffith: F Gambell, R Spears, G Martin; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, L Collis; J Fitzpatrick, A Maloni, M Newman; J Scott, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), J Kirkwood; R Thom, R Robins, D Dreyer; A Biron, J Higgins, M Russell; P Smith, R Higgins

Umpire: John Doherty (SWUA)

Reports: Denny Dreyer (Griffith) and Jim McCaig (Ganmain) for striking - reprimand.

Reserves: Ganmain: 7.11 (53) d Griffith 6.11 (47)

Goals: R Smith 3, G Owen 2, M Eldridge

Best: G Owen, D Collis, T Overs, L Hodson, C Phillis, R Smith

Thirds: Ganmain 8.4 (52) d Griffith 2.7 (19)

Goals: J Portolesi, D Forrester

Best: W Robins, K McCudden, J Robinson, D Forrester, G Reed, I Hamilton

Round 4 - Sunday April 30, 1967 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ............ 0.5 .. 5.10 .. 8.13 .. 12.16 (88)

Turvey Park ... 2.5 .. 4.9 .. 8.12 .. 11.14 (80)

Goals: Griffith: M Russell 5, R Thom 3, A Maloni, A Biron, R Robins, K Kirkpatrick

Turvey Park: C Noack 5, L McGill 2, K Lovett, B Conway, F Crawford, R Nolan

Best: Griffith: S Robins, R Thom, M Russell, A Maloni, W Bromley, K Kirkpatrick

Turvey Park: R Nolan, K Lovett, C Harrison, R Burgess, I Carroll, L McGill

Griffith: F Gambell, R Spears, J Higgins; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, L Collis; R Higgins, A Maloni, M Newman; K Kirkpatrick (c-c), A Biron, J Kirkwood; R Thom, R Robins, D Dreyer; W Bromley, G Martin, M Russell; P Smith, L Hodson

Umpire: McLean (VFL). Gate: $202

Reserves: Griffith 11.13 (79) d Turvey Park 9.7 (61)

Goals: R Smith 3, G Owen 3, D Best 2, D Hall

Best: D Collis, T O'Connor, R Smith, D Best, B Hawkins, M Eldridge

Thirds: Turvey Park 7.5 (47) d Griffith 6.9 (45)

Goals: D Tyndall 2, D Forrester 2, J Portolesi, K McCudden

Best: W Robins, A Hickey, D Forrester, G Reed, J Robinson, K McCudden

Round 5 - Sunday May 7, 1967 at Whitton Recreation Ground

Whitton ... 1.1 .. 2.4 .. 2.4 .. 7.9 (51)

Griffith .... 4.8 .. 11.10 .. 15.15 .. 17.19 (121)

Goals: Whitton: L Morphett 2, R Milne 2, W Aliendi, V Bourke, R Whyman

Griffith: J Scott 5, G Martin 4, R Robins 2, A Biron 2, M Russell 2, D Dreyer, J Higgins

Best: Whitton: J Kenny, R Little, R Milne, B Preston, L Morphett, V Bourke

Griffith: G Martin, K Kirkpatrick, S Robins, J Higgins, J Scott, M Russell

Griffith: F Gambell, R Spears, J Higgins; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, J Fitzpatrick; R Higgins, J Scott, M Newman; G Martin, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), P Smith; R Thom, R Robins, D Dreyer; A Biron, W Bromley, M Russell; B Hawkins, D Collis*

Umpire: Williams (VFL)

Reserves: Griffith 9.22 (76) d Whitton 2.1 (13)

Goals: T Overs 2, J Kirkwood 2, D Hall 2, T O'Connor, R Smith, D Best

Best: L Hodson, T O'Connor, F Conlan, J Mitchell, M Eldridge, D Best

Round 6 - Sunday May 14, 1967 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith .... 4.4 .. 5.5 .. - .. 10.10 (70)

Leeton ..... 1.7 .. 7.6 .. - .. 12.11 (83)

Goals: Griffith: R Robins 4, K Kirkpatrick 2, D Dreyer, M Russell, R Thom, A Biron

Leeton: J Lyons 3, R Dawson 3, D Lyons 2, G Lashbrook, E Rose, J Wirth, P Dunn

Best: Griffith: R Spears, K Kirkpatrick, S Robins, J Higgins, W Bromley, R Thom

Leeton: D Lyons, R Alchin, D Allen, K McGowan, J Kidman, G Scorer

Griffith: F Conlan, R Spears, W Bromley; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, L Collis; L Hodson, A Maloni, J Kirkwood; J Scott, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), G Martin; R Thom, R Robins, D Dreyer; A Biron, J Higgins, M Russell; F Gambell, B Hawkins

Umpire: -------. Gate: $420

Reserves: Griffith 15.18 (108) d Leeton 4.10 (34)

Goals: D Collis 4, R Smith 3, R Carroll 2, K McCudden, J Mitchell, R Dreyer, 3 short

Best: D Collis, R Smith, P Smith, J Mitchell, M Newman, M Eldridge

Thirds: Griffith 12.5 (77) d Leeton 5.4 (34)

Goals: D Forrester 4, D Knox 2, W Robins 2, J Portolesi 2, W Collis, J Bastianon

Best: W Collis, J Robinson, D Forester, W Robins, A Hickey, R Bortolazzo

Inter League (Neville Nesbitt Trophy) - Sunday May 21, 1967 at Ganmain Sportsground

S.W.D.F.L ... 1.4 .. 3.12 .. 6.15 .. 7.16 (58)

Farrer FL ... 2.5 .. 5.8 .. 11.8 .. 16.17 (113)

Goals: SWDFL: Bob Little 2, Ian Crewes, Frank Hodgkin, Robbie Nolan, Kevin Fruend, Des Lyons

Farrer: Colin Roberson 4, Arthur Cole 3, Tipping 3, Brian Prior 2, Barney McKellar, Ron Birch, Terry Bartel, Peter Weidemann

Best: SWDFL: Eric White, Phillip Wines, Noel Anderson, Ray Dawson, Ken McGowan

Farrer: Athol Webb, Bernie Anderson, Colin Roberson, Terry Bartel, Brian Willis, Allan Tipping

S.W.D.F.L No 2 ... 2.5 .. 3.8 .. 6.14 .. 10.16 (76)

Farrer FL No 2 ... 0.2 .. 2.6 .. 3.6 .. 6.8 (44)

Goals: SWDFL: Kevin Kirkpatrick 3, Bruce Forbes 2, Ron Harvey 2, John Wirth, John Shearer, Lou Alchin

Farrer: Chalmers 2, Howe 2, Absolum, Bert Haynes

SWDFL: Kevin Kirkpatrick, Russ Turner, Bruce Forbes, Pat Carroll, Ron Harvey, Ken Lovett

Farrer: Harry Gardiner, Garry Richardson, Gilchrist, Bert Haynes, J Semmler, Howe

Schoolboys: SWDFL 14.15 (99) d Farrer FL 5.4 (34)

Round 7 - Sunday May 28, 1967 at Ardlethan Recreation Ground

Ardlethan ... 1.3 .. 1.3 .. 2.3 .. 4.3 (27)

Griffith ........ 4.4 .. 11.10 .. 16.20 .. 21.28 (154)

Goals: Ardlethan: W Connors 2, R Henry, B Stewart

Griffith: J Scott 7, R Robins 3, L Collis 3, A Biron 2, D Dreyer 2, K Kirkpatrick 2, J Mitchell, D Collis

Best: Ardlethan: F Thompson, B Carroll, W Thripp, M Kelly, B Barry, M Bradley

Griffith: J Scott, A Maloni, B Fitzpatrick, L Collis, J Higgins, R Spears, D Dreyer, M Newman

Griffith: F Conlan, R Spears, W Bromley; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, L Hodson; J Kirkwood, A Maloni, M Newman; L Collis, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), G Martin; J Mitchell, R Robins, D Dreyer; J Higgins, A Biron, J Scott; D Collis, P Smith

Umpire: Paddy O'Connell (SWUA)

Reserves: Griffith 25.27 (171) d Ardlethan 2.2 (14)

Best: R Prenzel, M Eldridge, G Owen, R Smith, J Whyte, B Hawkins, D Best (6 goals)

Round 8 - Sunday June 4, 1967 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ............ 2.2 .. 5.3 .. 8.5 .. 9.10 (64)

Narrandera ... 4.0 .. 8.4 .. 11.8 .. 12.9 (81)

Goals: Griffith: R Robins 2, J Scott 2, A Biron 2, R Thom, M Russell, K Kirkpatrick

Narrandera: G Sharp 5, R Stevens 3, R Forbes, B Forbes, R Wilson, T Powell

Best: Griffith: M Newman, B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, J Higgins, R Spears, G Martin

Narrandera: R Stevens, P Wines, A Jackson, B Royal, N Anderson, B Forbes

Griffith: F Conlan, R Spears, W Bromley; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, L Hodson; G Martin, A Maloni, M Newman; L Collis, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), M Russell; R Thom, R Robins, D Dreyer; A Biron, J Higgins, J Scott; J Mitchell, J Whyte

Umpire: Johnson (VFL). Gate: $318.40

Reserves: Griffith 10.14 (74) d Narrandera 9.13 (67)

Best: J Fitzpatrick, R Smith, R Munnerley, R Savage, R Dreyer, J Kirkwood, J Browne, R Prenzel

Thirds: Narrandera 10.8 (68) d Griffith 4.10 (34)

Best: G Reed, A Hickey, J Crump, T Overs

Round 9 - Sunday June 11, 1967 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ......................... 5.10 .. 7.19 .. 11.26 .. 14.32 (116)

Ariah Park-Mirrool ... 1.2 .. 2.7 .. 7.8 .. 10.11 (71)

Goals: Griffith: R Thom 5, M Russell 3, K Kirkpatrick 2, D Dreyer, R Robins, W Bromley, A Maloni

AP-M: B Rist 4, J Prentice 2, G Seymour 2, I Crewes, E Noack

Best: Griffith: K Kirkpatrick, R Thom, J Fitzpatrick, S Robins, B Fitzpatrick, J Scott

AP-M: R Murray, I Crewes, R Quade, R Johnston, B Rist, G Breust

Griffith: F Conlan, R Spears, W Bromley; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, J Fitzpatrick; G Martin, A Maloni, L Collis; J Scott, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), R Prenzel*; A Biron, R Robins, D Dreyer; R Thom, J Higgins, M Russell; G Owen*, D Collis

Umpire: Keith Savage (forced to retire at three quarter time, replaced by Gordon Browne). Gate: $140.40

Reserves: Griffith 10.15 (75) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 1.2 (8)

Goals: C Pannan 3, P Smith 3, R Davies 2, D Collis, T O'Connor

Best: R Davies, J Whyte, D Best, D Collis, M Eldridge, J Kirkwood

Thirds: Griffith 1.11 (17) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 1.2 (8)

Best: W Robins, G Reed, D Knox, J Candusso, D Forrester, J Portolesi (1goal).

Round 10 - Sunday June 18, 1967 at Matong Sportsground

Grong Grong-Matong ... 2.4 .. 6.5 .. 7.6 .. 15.11 (101)

Griffith ............................ 4.4 .. 9.10 .. 16.12 .. 16.15 (111)

Goals: GG-M: M Sellars 5, G Smith 2, B Price 2, B Rava 2, G Sheather, A Jones, F Mundy, K Evans

Griffith: J Scott 4, M Russell 3, R Robins 2, G Martin 2, D Dreyer 2, R Thom, W Bromley, K Kirkpatrick

Best: GG-M: P Walsh, G Sheather, M Sellars, B Price, K Ceely, T Le Poidevin

Griffith: S Robins, K Kirkpatrick, J Fitzpatrick, R Davies, R Spears, J Scott

Griffith: J Whyte, R Spears, A Biron; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, J Fitzpatrick; R Davies, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), M Newman; J Scott, R Thom, R Prenzel; G Martin, R Robins, D Dreyer; W Bromley, J Higgins, M Russell; M Eldridge, D Collis

Umpire: John Gambetta (VFL)

Reports: Fred Mundy (GG-M) for striking Kevin Kirkpatrick, third quarter

Reserves: Griffith 16.17 (113) d Grong Grong-Matong 0.1 (1)

Goals: P Smith 6, G Owen 3, D Collis, R Smith, R Savage, R Higgins, J Mitchell, D Hall, J Whyte

Best: R Higgins, D Collis, G Owen, P Smith, R Smith, D Best

Round 1 VCFL Country Championship - Sunday June 25, 1967 at Narrandera Sportsground

S.W.D.F.L. ...... 4.0 .. 6.7 .. 11.10 .. 14.16 (100)

G.V.F.L........ ... 9.6 .. 11.9 .. 11.16 .. 14.20 (104)

Goals: SWDFL: T Carroll 3, R Harvey 2, E White 2, K Kirkpatrick 2, R Little 2, F Hodgkin, M Sellars, R Nolan

GVL: M Kick 6, B Guy 3, I McDonald 2, B McCarty, G Wilson, S Florence

Best: SWDFL: M Sellars, R Harvey, E White, B Rist, F Hodgkin, K Kirkpatrick, R Dawson

GLV: B Guy, C Stewart, W Coady, G Betson, R Willett, M Kick, B Sleeth

South Western DFL: Geoff Nye, Pat Carroll, Max Kruse; Allan Waters, Noel Anderson, Will Kember; Ray Dawson, Phillip Wines, Richard "Lou" Alchin; Roger Thom, Frank Hodgkin, Barry Rist; Eric White, Tom Carroll, Robbie Nolan; Ron Harvey, Merv Sellars, Kevin Kirkpatrick; Garry Carroll, Bob Little; emerg;  Ross Elwin,  George McKelvie;

Goulburn Valley FL: G Howard, G Beton, F Peck; B Sleeth, K Rowe, D Alexander; W Coady, Cliff Stewart, K Maples; S Florence, Ian McDonald, B McCarty; P Doolan, Murray Kick, George Wilson; Ray Willett, W Harrington, B Guy; K Yeates, G Haslem, L Wickham, Roland Crosby

Umpire: Stan Fisher (VFL) Gate: $1,268

Northern Riverina 11.15 (81) d SWDFL Reserves 6.5 (41)

Goals: SWDFL: R Smith 2, B Reid 2, Terrance Carroll, N McLennan

NRFL: R Goodsell 4, Tyack 2, B Noll 2, Vic Hathaway, Harry Sanson, Noel Noll

Best: SWDFL: P Brill, R Iverach, L Hodson, R Brett, R Smith, N McLennan

NRFL: N Noll, V Hathaway, R Goodsell, H Sanson, C Groch, I King

SWDFL Reserves: Ray Smith, Jack Cedelland, R Murphy; Les Hodson, Robert Brett, Bob Robertson; R Lashbroook, John Nolan (capt), Joey Whyte; Peter Brill, Terrence Carroll, Darryl Collis; Bruce Reid, Kevin Guthrie, Don Best; Robert Iverach, Lance Dunbar, L Johnson; Terry Walsh, L Johnson; Brian Weaven, Ted Clarke, Norm McLennan, Gil Botten

Round 11 - Sunday July 2, 1967 at Kindra Park

Coolamon ..... 1.4 .. 2.7 .. 5.9 .. 7.12 (54)

Griffith .......... 4.2 .. 8.10 .. 14.12 .. 20.13 (133)

Goals: Coolamon: K Fruend 3, P Curtis 2, R Harvey, F Fitzpatrick

Griffith: M Russell 5, R Robins 3, A Maloni 3, D Dreyer 2, W Bromley 2, G Martin 2, K Kirkpatrick, J Scott, R Smith

Best: Coolamon: T Hughes, P Curtis, R Harvey, G Bradley, B Lucas, J Robertson

Griffith: K Kirkpatrick, J Scott, W Bromley, G Martin, S Robins, M Russell

Griffith: F Conlan, R Spears, A Biron; B Fitzpatrick, S Robins, L Hodson; R Davies, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), R Prenzel; J Scott, R Thom, A Maloni; G Martin, R Robins, D Dreyer; J Higgins, W Bromley, M Russell; J Foley, R Smith

Umpire: Stan Tomlins (VFL)

Reserves: Griffith 25.27 (177) d Coolamon 2.1 (13)

Goals: D Collis 8, P Smith 5, L Collis 3, J Foley 3, G Owen 2, M Eldridge 2, D Hall, R Carroll

Best: D Collis, M Eldridge, J Foley, L Collis, R Savage, M Newman. * Wally Clark fractures jaw

Round 12 - Sunday July 9, 1967 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ..... 2.2 .. 7.9 .. 10.10 .. 10.16 (76)

Whitton ... 2.1 .. 3.4 .. 5.6 .. 6.8 (44)

Goals: Griffith: M Russell 4, G Martin 3, J Scott, D Dreyer, R Robins

Whitton: R Little 4, B Preston, B Kelly

Best: Griffith: G Martin, M Russell, R Prenzel, J Scott, K Kirkpatrick, A Biron

Whitton: R Little, E Reynolds, W Aliendi, J Kenny, V Bourke, B Preston

Griffith: J Foley, F Conlan, A Biron; L Hodson, R Spears, J Fitzpatrick; R Davies, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), R Prenzel; J Scott, R Thom, A Maloni; G Martin, R Robins, D Dreyer; J Higgins, W Bromley, M Russell; D Collis

Umpire: -------. Gate: $116

Reserves: Griffith 8.18 (66) d Whitton 2.6 (18)

Goals: R Smith 2, J Kirkwood, C Pannan, P Smith, D Best, J Whyte

Best: M Newman, R Carroll, J Whyte, P Smith, J Kirkwood, G Owen

Round 13 - Sunday July 16, 1967 at Gissing Oval

Turvey Park ... 4.3 .. 7.5 .. 11.9 .. 14.10 (94)

Griffith ............ 0.3 .. 7.9 .. 8.13 .. 12.17 (89)

Goals: Turvey Park: B Dowling 3, R Nolan 3, B Conway 2, E White 2, Grenway, F Crawford, K Lovett, L McGill

Griffith: J Scott 3, K Kirkpatrick 3, J Foley 2, R Thom 2, M Russell, D Dreyer

Best: Turvey Park: E White, B Dowling, G Nye, L McGill, B Conway, R Nolan

Griffith: R Spears, J Foley, K Kirkpatrick, R Prenzel, J Fitzpatrick, A Biron

Griffith: B Fitzpatrick, F Conlan, A Biron; R Prenzel, R Spears, J Fitzpatrick; R Davies, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), R Robins; J Scott, J Foley, A Maloni; G Martin, R Thom, D Dreyer; W Bromley, J Higgins, M Russell; J Whyte, D Collis

Reserves: Griffith 11.6 (72) d Turvey Park 9.11 (65)

Goals: G Owen 4, P Smith 3, D Hall 2, D Collis, J Mitchell

Best: L Hodson, G Owen, D Collis, P Smith, R Higgins, M Newman

Thirds: Turvey Park 8.9 (57) d Griffith 2.4 (16)

Goals: J Portolesi, T Higgins

Best: M Brill, R Bortolazzo, J Candusso, W Robins, J Crump, W Collis

Round 14 - Sunday July 23, 1967 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ....... 3.2 .. 7.5 .. 10.8 .. 15.13 (103)

Ganmain .... 1.2 .. 2.2 .. 3.6 .. 5.6 (36)

Goals: Griffith: M Russell 4, J Scott 3, J Foley 2, R Thom 2, K Kirkpatrick, S Robins, A Maloni, R Robins

Ganmain: F Gumbleton 4, T Lenon

Best: Griffith: K Kirkpatrick, J Scott, A Biron, R Spears, W Bromley, R Davies

Ganmain: W McCaig, W Kember, B Cedelland, P Carroll, F Gumbleton, B Angrove

Griffith: B Fitzpatrick, F Conlan, W Bromley; R Prenzel, R Spears, J Fitzpatrick; R Davies, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), G Martin; J Scott, J Foley, A Maloni; A Biron, S Robins, D Dreyer; J Higgins, R Thom, M Russell; R Robins, M Eldridge

Umpire: Brian Pratt (VFL). Gate: $258

Reserves: Ganmain 13.7 (85) d Griffith 8.16 (64)

Goals: M Eldridge 2, P Smith 2, R Smith 2, J Whyte, R Higgins

Best: J Whyte, R Higgins, D Best, D Collis, J Kirkwood, R Smith

Thirds: Griffith 7.10 (52) d Ganmain 5.1 (31)

Goals: J Portolesi 2, C Baker, J Crump, G Ford, W Robins

Round 15 - Sunday July 30, 1967 at Leeton Showground

Leeton ...... 5.3 .. 8.5 .. 9.11 .. 10.13 (73)

Griffith .... 2.1 .. 4.7 .. 8.6 .. 9.9 (63)

Goals: Leeton: D Allen 4, J Kidman 2, J Wirth, R Dawson, E Rose, D Lyons

Griffith: J Scott 4, M Russell 2, R Thom, K Kirkpatrick, J Foley

Best: Leeton: D Allen, G Scorer, R Alchin, G Tuckett, B Reid, P Dunn

Griffith: R Thom, J Scott, R Prenzel, K Kirkpatrick, B Fitzpatrick, A Biron

Griffith: B Fitzpatrick, F Conlan, S Robins; R Prenzel, R Spears, J Fitzpatrick; J Whyte, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), G Martin; J Scott, J Foley, A Maloni; A Biron, R Robins, D Dreyer; W Bromley, R Thom, M Russell; R Higgins, D Collis

Umpire: Jack Hayes (VFL)

Reserves: Griffith 20.21 (141) d Leeton 8.13 (61)

Goals: P Smith 9, R Smith 4, T Overs 2, D Collis 2, J Kirkwood, G Owen, W Robins

Best: P Smith, D Collis, R Smith, L Hodson, J Mitchell, J Kirkwood, M Newman, D Best

Thirds: Leeton 4.8 (32) drew Griffith 5.2 (32)

Goals: G Gardner 2, D Forrester 2, J Portolesi

Best: D Forrester, W Robins, G Gardner, M Brill, C Baker, G Reed

Round 16 - Sunday August 6, 1967 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith .............................. 6.3 .. 6.6 .. 13.10 .. 22.13 (145)

Grong Grong -Matong ... 1.1 .. 5.2 .. 6.2 .. 7.3 (45)

Goals: Griffith: P Smith 7, R Thom 4, J Foley 3, K Kirkpatrick 2, J Scott 2, A Maloni, M Russell, R Davies, A Biron

GG-M: M Sellars 2, R Evans 2, I Ferguson, G Sheather, T Le Poidevin

Best: Griffith: S Robins, R Prenzel, K Kirkpatrick, A Biron, P Smith, R Davies

GG-M: P Walsh, M Sellars, K Ceely, I Ferguson, G Sheather

Griffith: B Fitzpatrick, F Conlan, W Bromley; R Prenzel, S Robins, J Fitzpatrick; J Whyte, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), R Davies; J Scott, J Foley, A Maloni; R Thom, P Smith, D Dreyer; A Biron, G Martin, M Russell; R Robins, G Owen

Umpire: -------. Gate: $101.20

Reserves: Griffith 21.18 (144) d Grong Grong-Matong 1.1 (7)

Goals: R Smith 5, R Higgins 4, J Kirkwood 3, D Hall 2, M Eldridge 2, L Collis 2, C Pannan 2, R Dreyer

Best: M Eldridge, R Higgins, R Smith, J Mitchell, L Collis, D Hall, D Collis, M Newman

Round 17 - Sunday August 13, 1967 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ........ 6.11 .. 12.15 .. 20.25 .. 27.35 (197)

Ardlethan ... 2.0 .. 3.0 .. 3.1 .. 4.4 (28)

Goals: Griffith: M Russell 7, P Smith 5, A Maloni 3, K Kirkpatrick 3, D Dreyer 2, R Thom 2, J Foley 2, J Scott, A Biron, R Dreyer

Ardlethan: W Connors 2, B Stewart, B Carroll

Best: Griffith: M Russell, J Foley, K Kirkpatrick, A Maloni, A Biron, R Prenzel

Ardlethan: W Connors, F Thompson, B Carroll, M Bradley, B Stout, B Barry

Griffith: B Fitzpatrick, F Conlan, W Bromley; R Prenzel, S Robins, J Fitzpatrick; J Whyte, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), R Davies; J Scott, J Foley, A Maloni; R Thom, P Smith, D Dreyer; A Biron, G Martin, M Russell; R Dreyer, R Robins

Umpire: -------. Gate: $112

Reserves: Griffith 34.27 (231) d Ardlethan 0.0 (0)

Goals: R Smith 14, L Collis 5, G Owen 4, D Collis 4, J Kirkwood 3, M Eldridge 2, J Higgins, F Gambell

Best: R Smith, M Eldridge, D Collis, L Collis, G Owen, J Higgins

Round 18 - Sunday August 20, 1967 at Narrandera Sportsground

Narrandera ... 3.4 .. 10.4 .. 13.6 .. 18.12 (120)

Griffith ........... 3.3 .. 5.4 .. 5.6 .. 7.9 (51)

Goals: Narrandera: N Anderson 9, B Waters 3, B Lipscombe, H Stephens, R Forbes, J Bloomfield, F Quilter, B Forbes

Griffith: M Russell 2, A Biron 2, J Foley, D Dreyer, P Smith

Best: Narrandera: G Sharp, N Anderson, K Lyons, D Ingram, A Jackson, S Hutchins

Griffith: J Foley, B Fitzpatrick, A Biron, R Thom, J Fitzpatrick, G Martin

Griffith: B Fitzpatrick, F Conlan, W Bromley; R Prenzel, S Robins, J Fitzpatrick; R Davies, K Kirkpatrick (c-c), J Whyte; J Scott, J Foley, G Martin; A Biron, P Smith, D Dreyer; R Thom, J Higgins, M Russell; R Higgins, M Eldridge

Umpire: Len Sexton (SWUA). Gate: $495

Reports: Bruce Forbes (Narrandera) for striking Sid Robins (Griffith)

Reserves: Griffith 7.17 (54) d Narrandera 6.5 (41)

Goals: R Smith 3, T Overs, L Collis, R Carroll, J Mitchell

Best: R Smith, J Mitchell, L Hodson, G Owen, R Carroll

Thirds: Narrandera 9.10 (64) d Griffith 5.1 (31)

Goals: D Forrester 2, W Robins, G Gardner, J Portolesi

Best: W Robins, M Brill, D Forrester, C Baker, J Crump

First Semi Final - Sunday August 27, 1967 at Ariah Park Recreation Ground

Ganmain ... 3.2 .. 6.6 .. 8.9 .. 12.10 (82)

Griffith ...... 2.3 .. 5.6 .. 8.8 .. 10.10 (70)

Goals: Ganmain: F Gumbleton 4, R Turner 3, J McCaig 3, B Parmenter, Tom Carroll, F Hodgkin

Griffith: J Foley 2, J Scott 2, A Biron, R Robins, P Smith, R Thom, R Spears, D Dreyer

Best: Ganmain: W Kember, J McCaig, B Angrove, P Carroll, R Turner, F Hodgkin, W McCaig

Griffith: S Robins, A Biron, J Foley, G Martin, J Scott, R Prenzel, B Fitzpatrick

Ganmain: Eric McCaig, Pat Carroll, Des Carroll; Bill McCaig, Will Kember, Terrence Carroll; Barry Angrove, Russ Turner, Terry Lenon; Rex Holgate, Frank Hodgkin (c-c), Ross Reiher; Ben Cedelland, Frank Gumbleton, Brian Parmenter; Tom Carroll, Graham Buchanan, Jim McCaig; Dan Carroll, Robert Tonacia

Griffith: Brian Fitzpatrick, Frank Conlan, Wayne Bromley; Robert Prenzel, Sid Robins, John Fitzpatrick; Joe Whyte, Angelo Maloni, Geoff Martin; John Foley, Roger Thom, John Scott; Bob Spears, Phillip Smith, Denny Dreyer; Bill Biron, John Higgins, Mal Russell (capt); Ralph Robins, Bob Carroll

Umpire: John Gambetta (VFL).    Gate: $648.20

Reserves: Turvey Park 7.13 (55) d Griffith 7.8 (50)

Goals: Ray Smith 2, Darryl Collis, John Kirkwood, Garry Owen, Bob Carroll, Max Eldridge

Best: John Mitchell, Don Best, Les Hodson, Les Collis, Ray Smith

Umpire: Jim Voss (VFL)

Griffith: Col Phillis, Fred Gambell, John Hall; John Kirkwood, Don Best (c-c), Les Hodson; Reg Higgins, Mick Newman, Ron Dreyer; Brian Hawkins, Les Collis, Darryl Collis; Terry Overs, Max Eldridge, Garry Owen; John Mitchell, Bob Carroll, Ray Smith; Denis Tyndall

Thirds: Griffith 3.5 (23) d Leeton 3.4 (22)

Goals: Wayne Robins 2, Garry Gardner

Best: John Candusso, Wayne Robins, Warwick Collis, Geoff Reed, Paul O'Brien

Second Semi-Final - Sunday September 3, 1967 at Ganmain Sportsground

Narrandera ...... 2.6 .. 4.6 .. 10.12 .. 12.14 (86)

Leeton .............. 2.1 .. 7.2 .. 10.2 .. 12.7 (79)

Goals: Narrandera: N Anderson 3, R Wilson 3, R Forbes 2, P Wines 2, B Waters, R Stevens

Leeton: D Lyons 4, B Reid 3, A Poulsen, V Howe, J Wirth, J Kidman, G Lashbrook

Best: Narrandera: P Pledger, G Sharp, D Ingram, K Lyons, S Hutchins, J Bloomfield, B Waters

Leeton: R Alchin, E Rose, R Elwin, J Wirth, B Reid, P Dunn, G Tuckett

Narrandera: Paddy Pledger, Athol Jackson, Kelly Lyons; Tony Irons, Gil Botten, Barry Royal; Dennis Ingram, Phillip Wines, Tom Powell; Jim Bloomfield, Stewart Hutchins, Ron Wilson; Ross Forbes, Noel Anderson (c-c), Bruce Waters; Geoff Sharp, Barry Lipscombe, Ray Stevens; Frank Quilter,

Leeton: Alan Waters, Geoff Tuckett, Max Kruse; Ken McGowan, Ross Elwin, Garry Scorer; Richard "Lou" Alchin, Alan Poulsen, Greg Lashbrook; Jim Kidman, Ray Dawson (c-c), Jim Lyons; Eric Rose, Des Lyons, Bruce Reid; John Wirth, Jim Lyons, Don Allen; Vince Howe, Ray Rielly 

Umpire: Jack Hayes (VFL).  Gate: $1559.55

Reserves: Ganmain 12.7 (79) d Narrandera 10.12 (72)

Thirds: Narrandera 11.13 (79) d Turvey Park 5.3 (33)

Preliminary Final - Sunday September 10, 1967 at Whitton Recreation Ground

Leeton ........... 2.7 .. 5.8 .. 8.11 .. 10.14 (74)

Ganmain ....... 4.2 .. 6.6 .. 7.7 .. 8.7 (55)

Goals: Leeton: E Rose 2, R Dawson 2, J Lyons 2, J Kidman, A Waters, D Lyons, B Reid

Ganmain: F Gumbleton 3, B Cedelland 2, Tom Carroll, J McCaig, B Parmenter

Best: Leeton: R Elwin, A Waters, E Rose, A Poulsen, K McGowan, R Alchin

Ganmain: W Kember, Pat Carroll, Des Carroll, E McCaig, Dan Carroll, Tom Carroll

Leeton: Pat Dunn, Geoff Tuckett, Max Kruse; Ken McGowan, Ross Elwin, Garry Scorer; Richard "Lou" Alchin, Alan Poulsen, Greg Lashbrook; Jim Kidman, Ray Dawson (c-c), Don Allen; Eric Rose, Des Lyons, Bruce Reid; John Wirth, Jim Lyons, Alan Waters; Vince Howe, Ray Rielly

Ganmain: Eric McCaig, Pat Carroll, Des Carroll; Dan Carroll, Will Kember, Terrance Carroll; Barry Angrove, Russ Turner, Terry Lenon; Rex Holgate, Frank Hodgkin (c-c), Ross Reiher; Ben Cedelland, Frank Gumbleton, Brian Parmenter; Tom Carroll, Graham Buchanan, Jim McCaig; Roylance Hatty, Robert Tonacia

Umpire: Don Jolley (VFL).    Gate: $1226

Reserves: Turvey Park 9.5 (59) d Ganmain 6.7 (43)

Thirds: Turvey Park 6.7 (43) d Griffith 3.5 (23)

Goals: John Crump, John Robinson, David Forrester

Best: John Candusso, Wayne Robins, David Forrester, John Crump, John Robinson, Mervyn Brill

Grand Final Sunday September 17, 1967 at Narrandera Sportsground

Narrandera ....... 3.9 .. 8.10 .. 11.12 .. 17.15 (117)

Leeton ............... 1.3 .. 4.8 .. 8.14 .. 10.21 (81)

Goals: Narrandera: N Anderson 3, R Forbes 3, B Forbes 2, P Wines 2, G Sharp 2, J Boomfield 2, K Lyons, R Stevens, D Ingram, B Waters

Leeton: J Wirth 4, R Dawson 2, E Rose 2, D Allen, B Rielly

Best: Narrandera: G Sharp, N Anderson, A Jackson, K Lyons, T Powell, B Waters, P Pledger

Leeton: R Elwin, G Lashbrook, P Dunn, A Poulsen, R Dawson, J Wirth, D Lyons

Narrandera: Paddy Pledger, Athol Jackson, Kelly Lyons; Tony Irons, Gil Botten, Barry Royal; Dennis Ingram, Phillip Wines, Tom Powell; Jim Bloomfield, Bruce Forbes, Stewart Hutchins; Ross Forbes, Noel Anderson (c-c), Bruce Waters; Geoff Sharp, Barry Lipscombe, Ray Stevens; Ron Wilson, Frank Quilter

Leeton: Pat Dunn, Geoff Tuckett, Vince Howe; Ken McGowan, Ross Elwin, Garry Scorer; Richard "Lou" Alchin, Alan Poulsen, Greg Lashbrook; Jim Kidman, Ray Dawson (c-c), Don Allen; Eric Rose, Des Lyons, Bruce Reid; John Wirth, Jim Lyons, Alan Waters; Ray Rielly, David Waters

Umpire: Jim McMaster (VFL).    Gate: $3,622

Reserves: Turvey Park 12.12 (84) d Narrandera 9.12 (60)

Umpire: John Deaton (SWUL)

Thirds: Narrandera 17.14 (116) d Turvey Park 5.3 (33)

Umpire: Len Sexton (SWUL)

1967 SOUTH WESTERN DISTRICT FOOTBALL LEAGUE AWARDS

First Grade: Best & Fairest - Gammage Medal

17 - Robbie Nolan (Turvey Park); 16 - Lou Alchin (Leeton); 15 - Mal Russell (Griffith), Merv Sellars (Grong Grong-Matong), Phillip Wines (Narrandera); 14 - Bob Little (Whitton); 13 - Jim Kidman (Leeton); 12 - John Kew (Coolamon), Ross Elwin (Leeton); 11 - Ian Crewes (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Frank Fitzpatrick (Coolamon), Frank Hodgkin (Ganmain), Will Kember (Ganmain), Noel Anderson (Narrandera); 10 - Bob Thompson (Whitton); 9 - Jim Dunn, Barry Rist (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Bob Spears (Griffith), Jim Lyons (Leeton), Geoff Sharp (Narrandera), Bernie Dowling (Turvey Park); 8 - Fred Thompson (Ardlethan), Bill McCaig (Ganmain), John Scott (Griffith), Greg Sheather (Grong Grong-Matong); 7 - Mick Bradley (Ardlethan), Kevin Kirkpatrick (Griffith), Bruce Bryon (Grong Grong-Matong), John Shearer (Turvey Park); 6 - W B Carroll (Ardlethan), Ray McKelvie (Coolamon), John Foley (Griffith), Ray Dawson, Allan Poulsen (Leeton), Eric White (Turvey Park), Ted Reynolds (Whitton); 5 - Bill Connors (Ardlethan), Ricky Quade (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Ron Harvey (Coolamon), Pat Carroll (Ganmain), Sid Robins, Roger Thom (Griffith), W Johnstone, Fred Mundy (Grong Grong-Matong), Don Allen (Leeton), Jim Bloomfield, Ray Stevens (Narrandera); 4 - Terrance Kelly (Ardlethan), Gerald Bradley (Coolamon), Ken Evans, Dennis Heathcote (Grong Grong-Matong), Pat Dunn (Leeton); 3 - Bruce Barry (Ardlethan), David Bamford, Terry Noack, Ross Yandell (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Lance Crocker, Phillip Curtis, Tom Hughes, Charlie Moses (Coolamon), Barry Angrove, Tom Carroll, Ben Cedelland (Ganmain), Brian Fitzpatrick, Geoff Martin (Griffith), Eric Rose (Leeton), Gil Botten (Narrandera), Barry Conway, Ken Lovett, Geoff Nye (Turvey Park), Greg Boots, Joey De Mamiel, Gerry Gavel (Whitton); 2 - B M Carroll (Ardlethan), J Catterson, John Lewis (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Vince Maloney (Coolamon), Des Carroll, Garry Carroll (Ganmain), Wayne Bromley (Griffith), Trevor Le Poidevin (Grong Grong-Matong), Max Kruse, Geoff Tuckett, Allan Waters, John Wirth (Leeton), Barry Lipscombe, Hamish Stephens (Narrandera), Ferg Crawford (Turvey Park), T Doyle, John Gavel, Jock Kenny (Whitton); 1 votes unavailable.  

Second Grade - Lanham Trophy

18 - Ray Smith (Griffith); 16 - Richard 'Coke' Ryan (Grong Grong-Matong; 13 - Robert Brett (Narrandera), John Nolan (Turvey Park); 11 - Neville Williams (Narrandera); 10 - Darryl Collis (Griffith); 9 - Vince Guthrie, Rex Holgate (Ganmain); 8 - Don Best (Griffith), Allan Jones (Grong Grong-Matong). Other Griffith players to receive votes were 8 - Joe Whyte, 4 - Max Eldridge, 3 - Bob Carroll, Ray Davies, David Hall, Mick Newman, Garry Owen, Phillip Smith, 1 and 2 votes unavailable.

Third Grade - Petts Trophy

10 - Colin Pitt (Leeton); 9 - Bruce Yandell (Ariah Park-Mirrool), John Sloan (Narrandera); 8 - Greg Allen (Turvey Park); 7 - John Crump (Griffith); 6 - Peter Evans (Ganmain, Brian Waller (Narrandera); 5 - Neville White (Turvey Park), R Harper (Ariah Park-Mirrool); 4 - S Holz (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Warwick Collis, Wayne Robins (Griffith), Ken Forbes (Narrandera), P McCullough (Turvey Park).  

 

First Grade: Top Goalkickers (h/a) - Keisling Trophy

67 - Des Lyons (Leeton), 62 - Kevin Fruend (Coolamon), 60 - Robbie Nolan (Turvey Park), 55 - Frank Gumbleton (Ganmain), 55 - Mal Russell (Griffith), 49 - Ricky Quade (Ariah Park-Mirrool), 45 - Geoff Sharp (Narrandera), 41 - Jim Dunn (Ariah Park-Mirrool), 40 - John Scott (Griffith), 38 - Terry Noack (Ariah Park-Mirrool), 37 - Bob Little (Whitton), 33 - Barry Conway (Turvey Park), 32 - Barry Rist (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Jim Lyons (Leeton), 31 - Cecil Noack (Turvey Park), 28 - Ralph Robins (Griffith), 27 - Tom Carroll (Ganmain), Eric Rose (Leeton), 26 - Noel Anderson (Narrandera), 25 - Bruce Yandell (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Phillip Curtis, Frank Fitzpatrick (Coolamon), Merv Sellars, Greg Sheather (Grong Grong-Matong), Ray Dawson (Leeton), 24 - Jim McCaig (Ganmain), Kevin Kirkpatrick, Roger Thom (Griffith), 23 - Ian Crewes (Ariah Park-Mirrool, Ben Cedelland (Ganmain), 22 - Ross Reiher (Ganmain), Bernie Dowling (Tuvey Park), 21 - John Shearer (Turvey Park), 20 - Ken Forbes (Narrandera). 

54 - Kerry Guthrie (Ganmain), 51 - Ray Smith (Griffith), 39 - Neville Williams (Narrandera), 35 - Bob Mathieson (Narrandera), 33 - Phillip Smith (Griffith), Des Royal (Narrandera), 27 - Darryl Collis, Garry Owen (Griffith), Ian Birch (Turvey Park).

Third Grade - Quinn Trophy

31 - Daryl Meagher (Narrandera), 18 - Jim Portolesi (Griffith), 15 - Barry Smith (Ganmain), 14 - Michael O'Mara (Leeton), 12 - David Forrester (Griffith).

1967 FIRST GRADE DEBUTS & FINAL FIRST GRADE GAMES / GOALS

Debuts: April 8 - Wayne Bromley, Geoff Martin, Roger Thom; April 16 - Les Hodson, John Scott; May 7 - Darryl Collis; June 11 - Garry Owen, Robert Prenzel.

Final Games / Goals: Wayne Bromley (18 / 4), Ray Davies (87 / 54), Brian Fitzpatrick (39 / 0), John Fitzpatrick (33 / 0), Fred Gambell (71 / 6), Brian Hawkins (3 / 0), Robert Munnerley (35 / 2), Vince O'Dwyer (30 / 1), Malcolm Russell (37 / 109).

 

ALSO PLAYED FOR GRIFFITH IN 1967

Reserves: James Browne, Wally Clark, John Crump, David Hall, Harry Moses, Barry Noonan, Terry O'Connor, Terry Overs, John Peters, Colin Phillis, Ralph Savage. Playing-coach: Don Best

Thirds: Colin Baker, Ray Bortolazzo, Mervyn Brill, John Candusso, Warwick Collis, Geoff Ford, David Forrester, Garry Gardner, Alan Hickey, Ken McCudden, Paul O'Brien, Jim Portolesi, Geoff Reed, Pat Richardson, Wayne Robins. Coach: Robert Spears.

1967 GRIFFITH AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL CLUB AWARDS

Saturday 14th October, 1967 at R.S.L. Hall

First Grade

Best & Fairest: Kevin Kirkpatrick

Runner-up: Sid Robins

Most Consistent: John Scott

Most Improved: Geoff Martin

Best Utility: Roger Thom

Second Grade

Best & Fairest: Max Eldridge

Runner-up: Ray Smith

Most Consistent: Darryl Collis

Most Improved: David Hall

Best Utility: Les Hodson

Third Grade

Best & Fairest: Wayne Robins

Runner-up: John Candusso

Most Consistent: Warwick Collis

Most Improved: Alan Hickey

SPECIAL AWARDS

Best Club Man: Robert Spears

Griffith Co-op / Ernest Hillier Point Score

First grade: Won by Kevin Kirkpatrick

Col Longobardi Point Score

First grade: Won by Kevin Kirkpatrick

Runner-up: Sid Robins

Second grade: Won by Darryl Collis

Runner-up: Max Eldridge