1978 SWDFL SEASON RESULTS

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PLAYER TRANSFERS

IN: Pat Dwyer (Waratah, NT), Glen Luhrs (East Sydney), Jeff Mitchell (Waratah, NT), Paul Nilsen (Broken Hill), Dennis Schmetzer (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Pat Talbot (Waratah, NT), Allan Way (Rainbow), Bob Williams (Whitton).

OUT: Joe Box, John Candusso, George Duncan (Yenda RLFC), Trevor Miller, Bob Patterson, Garry Smart, Phillip Smith, John Vickery, Peter Vickery (Queanbeyan); Paul Nilsen, Ian Manning (deceased).

Round 1 - Sunday April 16, 1978 at Kindra Park

Coolamon .... 4.3 .. 9.10 .. 13.16 .. 16.21 (117)

Griffith ........ 1.3 .. 4.7 .. 8.8 .. 12.11 (83)

Goals: Coolamon: D Breust 5, A Rudd 3, P Maloney 3, N Pleming 2, G Bartholomew, T Longmore, G Daw

Griffith: N Thompson 3, Glen Luhrs 2, G Harrison, J Mitchell, A Way, T Bennett, F Valeri, R Greenwood, G Manning

Best: Coolamon: D Breust, J Gaynor, P Maloney, J Chamberlain, R Garrett, T Longmore

Griffith: I Wade, R Greenwood, N Thompson, G Harrison, Steve Best, J Mitchell

Griffith: Alan Way (c-c)*, Jeff Mitchell*, Bob Greenwood, Pat Dwyer*, Neil Thompson, Frank Valeri, Stephen Best, Dennis Schmetzer*, Shane Best, Glenn Harrison, Glen Luhrs, Ian Wade, Darryl Collis, John O'Donnell, Terry Bennett, Alan Hicken, Ian Manning, Peter Carey, Graham Manning, Greg Hill

Umpire: T A Cunneen (VFL)

Reserves: Griffith 14.12 (96) d Coolamon 5.5 (35)

Under 19: Griffith 21.10 (136) d Coolamon 6.9 (45), M O'Donnell 10

Round 2 - Sunday April 23, 1978 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ............................... 0.5 .. 5.11 .. 8.13 .. 11.17 (83)

Grong Grong-Matong ..... 7.9 .. 9.7 .. 15.10 .. 16.11 (107)

Goals: Griffith: J Mitchell 3, N Thompson 3, F Valeri 3, Shane Best, S Brand

GG-M: T Doherty 5, J Gawne 4, W Norton 2, T Glascott 2, L Kerr, G Evans, M Walsh

Best: Griffith: I Wade, P Dwyer, N Thompson, P McGarry, J Mitchell

GG-M: G Choy, W Evans, L Gibson, J Gawne, J Smith, W Norton

Griffith: J Mitchell, S Robins, Pat Dwyer, N Thompson, F Valeri, Stephen Best, D Schmetzer, Shane Best, G Harrison, I Wade, D Collis, J O'Donnell, P Nilsen*, S Brand, T Bennett, A Hicken, P Carey, G Manning, G Hill, P McGarry

Umpire: G Ohlsen (VFL). Gate: $348.40

Reserves: Griffith 28.17 (185) d Grong Grong-Matong 3.5 (23)

Round 3 - Sunday April 30, 1978 at Leeton Showground

Leeton ....... 7.5 .. 11.11 .. 15.19 .. 20.23 (143)

Griffith ...... 3.3 .. 6.7 .. 8.11 .. 11.14 (80)

Goals: Leeton: B Harrison 6, P Kellahan 3, M Kruse 3, L Harrison 2, G Whymark 2, W Aliendi, D Campbell, D Lang, F Piccolo

Griffith: S Brand 4, R Robins 2, T Bennett, R Greenwood, J O'Donnell, F Valeri, A Way

Best: Leeton: P Warburton, T Foley, M Kruse, R Elwin, G Whymark, T Whiting

Griffith: J Mitchell, G Harrison, R Agresta, S Brand, N Thompson

Griffith: A Way (c-c), J Mitchell, P McGarry, S Robins, N Thompson, F Valeri, Stephen Best, R Agresta, G Harrison, P Carey, I Wade, D Collis, J O'Donnell, R Greenwood, S Brand, T Bennett, A Hicken, R Robins, G Owen, G Hill

Umpire: ---------

Reserves: Griffith 17.7 (109) d Leeton 10.10 (70)

Under 19: Griffith 13.12 (90) d Leeton 5.10 (40)

Round 4 - Sunday May 7, 1978 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ..... 1.7 .. 6.13 .. 12.17 .. 16.19 (115)

Whitton .... 2.1 .. 3.3 .. 7.5 .. 12.7 (79)

Goals: Griffith: R McKenzie 3, J Mitchell 3, T Bennett 2, N Thompson 2, P Dwyer 2, P McGarry, S Brand, F Valeri, R Greenwood

Whitton: I Campbell 3, J Geltch 3, T Stirling 2, T Doolan, R Fairweather, C Wishart, J Gavel

Best: Griffith: G Harrison, P McGarry, J Mitchell, A Way, I Wade, R Greenwood

Whitton: R Thompson, T Doolan, J Gannon, E Boots, R Fairweather, I Campbell

Griffith: A Way c-c), J Mitchell, P McGarry, S Robins, Pat Dwyer, N Thompson, F Valeri, Stephen Best, D Schmetzer, R McKenzie, G Harrison, P Carey, I Wade, D Collis, J O'Donnell, R Greenwood, S Brand, T Bennett, R Agresta, G Manning

Umpire: F McDermott (RUA). Gate: $369

Reserves: Griffith 12.16 (88) d Whitton 6.13 (49)Under 19: Griffith 21.10 (146) d Whitton 5.6 (36)

Inter League - Sunday May 14, 1978 at Martin Park, Wodonga

Ovens & Murray ... 3.8 .. 7.13 .. 14.23 .. 18.26 (134)

S.W.D.F.L. .............. 3.4 .. 5.8 .. 7.9 .. 11.10 (76)

Goals: O & M: Steve Norman 7, Les Parish 3, Rod Page 2, Peter Sharp 2, G Paxton, Vin Doolan, Steve Doolan, Rob Tait

SWDFL: Greg Leech 3, Peter Cerato 2, Rod Lawry 2, Robert Donaldson 2, Neal Durnan, Jeff Mitchell

Best: O & M: Vin Doolan, Rod Page, Steve Norman, Les Parish, Peter Howard, Merv Holmes, E Flynn

SWDFL: Tom Doolan, Greg Leech, Max Kruse, Jeff Mitchell, John Gannon, Noel Fairman

Oven & Murray FL: G Wood, K Richardson, Brian Symes; D Henderson, Merv Holmes, Evan Connick; G Paxton, Eddie Flynn, Terry Cross; Steve Doolan, Reg Gleeson, Les Parish; Rob Tait, Steve Norman, Peter Howard; Rod Page, Andrew Scott, Vin Doolan (c); Peter Sharp, J Hooper

South Western DFL: Bill Pleming, Murray Nielsen, Laurie Gibson; Mark Thornton, Max Kruse jnr., Noel Fairman; Kevin Williams, John Chamberlain, John Gannon; Jeff Mitchell, Tom Doolan, Robert Donaldson; Neal Durnan, Ian McKenzie, Rod Lawry; Tony Whiting, Greg Leech (c), Peter Cerato; John Gawne, Tony Kelly

Umpire: Peter Cameron (VFL)

Round 5 - Sunday May 21, 1978 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith .......... 6.5 .. 13.9 .. 18.14 .. 26.17 (173)

Ardlethan ..... 4.4 .. 6.9 .. 7.11 .. 12.15 (87)

Goals: Griffith: J Mitchell 4, J O'Donnell 4, S Brand 3, G Manning 3, N Thompson 2, F Valeri 2, P Dwyer 2, R Greenwood 2, T Bennett 2, R McKenzie, P McGarry

Ardlethan: B Stewart 4, K Williams 3, T Richens 2, R Lawry, M Collis, P Allen

Best: Griffith: I Wade, R Greenwood, P McGarry, G Manning, P Carey, D Collis

Ardlethan: R Lawry, T Burdett, G Rayment, T Richens, S Litchfield, P McFadyen

Griffith: A Way (c-c), J Mitchell, P McGarry, S Robins, Pat Dwyer, D Schmetzer, N Thompson, F Valeri, R Agresta, R McKenzie, P Carey, I Wade, D Collis, J O'Donnell, R Greenwood, S Brand, T Bennett, A Hicken, Shane Best, G Manning

Umpire: ---------. Gate: $408

Reserves: Griffith 24.16 (160) d Ardlethan 5.5 (35)

Under 19: Griffith 9.9 (63) d Ardlethan 4.10 (34)

Round 6 - Sunday May 28, 1978 at Ganmain Sportsground

Ganmain .... 3.3 .. 4.4 .. 7.7 .. 10.11 (71)

Griffith ....... 8.3 .. 9.10 .. 15.12 .. 20.15 (135)

Goals: Ganmain: D Alison 4, G Leech 2, P Clowry, Dan Carroll, J Steele, G Eastick

Griffith: J Mitchell 5, G Manning 4, D Collins 3, R McKenzie 3, R Greenwood 2, T Bennett 2, D Collis

Best: Ganmain: G Leech, J Steele, A Kelly, Dan Carroll, J Dean, G Hubbard

Griffith: J Mitchell, R Greenwood, G Harrison, D Collis, G Manning, R McKenzie

Griffith: A Way (c-c), J Mitchell, P McGarry, S Robins, Pat Dwyer, D Schmetzer, N Thompson, R Agresta, R McKenzie, G Harrison, P Carey, I Wade, D Collis, J O'Donnell, R Greenwood, S Brand, T Bennett, Shane Best, G Manning, D Collins*

Umpire: ----------

Reserves: Griffith 36.23 (239) d Ganmain 2.0 (12)

N.S.W. State Championship - June 3/4, 1978 at Wagga

Sat: Murray FL 15.15 (105) d Sydney FL 13.19 (97)

Farrer FL 14.9 (93) d SWDFL 7.18 (60)

Sun: 3rd / 4th Place: SWDFL 18.12 (120) d Sydney FL 15.10 (100)

Final: Farrer FL 22.18 (150) d Murray FL 6.11 (47)

Round 7 - Sunday June 11, 1978 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith .......... 1.4 .. 3.8 .. 6.10 .. 7.12 (54)

Narrandera .. 1.3 .. 4.7 .. 6.11 .. 9.14 (68)

Goals: Griffith: P Dwyer 2, R Greenwood 2, N Thompson, D Collins, D Collis

Narrandera: D Elliott 2, S Donaldson 2, R McCallum, W Finger, D Scott, R Stewart, G Powell

Best: Griffith: J Mitchell, J O'Donnell, R McKenzie, R Greenwood, D Schmetzer, P McGarry

Narrandera: S Longmore, G Powell, D Scott, N Durnan, R Donaldson, R Lee

Griffith: A Way (c-c), J Mitchell, P McGarry, S Robins, Pat Dwyer, D Schmetzer, N Thompson, R McKenzie, G Harrison, P Carey, I Wade, D Collis, J O'Donnell, R Greenwood, S Brand, T Bennett, J Seidel, Shane Best, D Collins, G Parslow

Umpire: Peter Lobb (RUA). Gate: $477

Reserves: Griffith 12.13 (85) d Narrandera 2.10 (22)

Under 19: Narrandera 5.10 (40) d Griffith 2.5 (17)

Round 8 - Sunday June 18, 1978 at Maher Oval

Turvey Park ... 2.2 .. 6.4 .. 7.5 .. 8.6 (54)

Griffith ............ 3.2 .. 4.4 .. 4.7 .. 6.8 (44)

Goals: Turvey Park: W Purcell 4, P Cerato, P Daniher, P Dowdle, D Keane

Griffith: J O'Donnell 2, P Dwyer, R Greenwood, J Mitchell, R Owen

Best: Turvey Park: I McKenzie, K O'Keefe, P Cerato, M Meek, T Posselt, D Butler

Griffith: J Mitchell, J O'Donnell, G Manning, R Agresta, R Greenwood, D Schmetzer

Griffith: A Way (c-c), J Mitchell, P McGarry, S Robins, Pat Dwyer, D Schmetzer, N Thompson, Stephen Best, R Agresta, R McKenzie, P Carey, I Wade, J O'Donnell, R Greenwood, A Hicken, J Seidel, G Manning, R Owen*, D Collins, N Brand

Umpire: Ian Sonnemann (VFL)

Reserves: Turvey Park 7.12 (56) d Griffith 3.10 (28)

Under 19: Turvey Park 8.9 (57) d Griffith 7.10 (52)

Round 9 - Sunday June 25, 1978 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith .......................... 2.3 .. 3.9 .. 6.12 .. 9.15 (69)

Ariah Park-Mirrool .... 2.2 .. 3.4 .. 5.5 .. 9.9 (63)

Goals: Griffith: P Dwyer 4, N Thompson 2, R McKenzie, J O'Donnell, R Greenwood

AP-M: M Newton 4, C Fisher, P Breust, N Fairman, G O'Brien, I Minchin

Best: Griffith: R Greenwood, A Way, J O'Donnell, J Mitchell, I Wade, D Schmetzer

AP-M: W Pleming, G Haddrill, B Weise, K Rees, J Gordon

Griffith: A Way (c-c), J Mitchell, P McGarry, S Robins, Pat Dwyer, D Schmetzer, N Thompson, Stephen Best, R Agresta, R McKenzie, P Carey, I Wade, J O'Donnell, R Greenwood, T Bennett, Shane Best, G Manning, R Owen, N Brand, G Parslow

Umpire: G Seeney (VFL). Gate: $410

Reserves: Griffith 24.17 (161) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 4.7 (31)

Under 19: Griffith 15.13 (103) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 1.0 (6)