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1979 SWDFL SEASON RESULTS

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PLAYER TRANSFERS

IN: Peter Arnell, Peter Biggs, Fred Dermott, Trevor Drake, Peter Dwyer, Glen Kruger, Laurie Saunders, Garry Smart (all Waratah, NT), George Duncan (Yenda RLFC), Peter Matuska (Ringwood), Ian Minchin (Ariah Park-Mirrool), Mark Nolan (Wagga Tigers), Paul Smith.

OUT: Malcolm Clark (Ardlethan), Stephen Crump, Bob Greenwood, Bob McKenzie, Neil Thompson, Allan Way (Beechworth); Garry Smart (Western Districts, Qld), Fred Dermott, Trevor Drake, Glen Kruger, Laurie Saunders, Paul Smith, George Duncan.

Round 1 - Sunday April 15, 1979 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith .......................... 9.2 .. 12.4 .. 16.6 .. 19.6 (120)

Ariah Park-Mirrool .... 4.3 .. 13.15 .. 21.20 .. 30.24 (204)

Goals: Griffith: D Collins 6, P Matuska 5, N Brand 3, G Smart, P McGarry, Pat Dwyer, Shane Best, P Arnell

AP-M: M Newton 9, J Prentice 7, P Manning 4, T Haddrill 3, W Pleming 2, L Cripps 2, C Fisher, G O'Brien, R Fisher

Best players: Griffith: P McGarry, P Matuska, Stephen Best, D Collins, G Smart, I Minchin

AP-M: J Prentice, W Pleming, P Manning, T Haddrill, C Fisher, M Newton

Griffith: Peter Matuska (c-c)*, Garry Smart, Phillip McGarry, Sid Robins, Pat Dwyer, Peter Dwyer*, Stephen Best, Shane Best, Ian Minchin*, Neville Brand, Glenn Harrison, Peter Carey, Laurie Saunders*, Trevor Drake*, Allan Hicken, Peter Arnell*, Robbie Owen, Greg Hill, Kelvin Turner, Darrell Collins

Umpire: T A Cunneen (VFL). Gate: $579

Other matches - Sun: Ardlethan 10.10 (70) def by Turvey Park 24.16 (160), Ganmain 9.2 (56) def by Narrandera 29.24 (198), Grong Grong-Matong 22.26 (158) def Whitton 9.12 (66), Leeton 16.21 (117) def Coolamon 15.8 (98). 

Reserves: Griffith 12.22 (94) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 7.8 (50)

Under 19: Griffith 12.14 (86) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 6.6 (42)

Round 2 - Sunday April 22, 1979 at Maher Oval

Turvey Park .... 1.3 .. 3.7 .. 6.10 .. 10.13 (73)

Griffith .............. 2.2 .. 4.3 .. 7.5 .. 8.10 (58)

Goals: Turvey Park: T Finemore 3, P Rowley 2, W Purcell, P Daniher, M Corey, M Meek, I McKenzie

Griffith: D Collins 2, N Brand 2, P Matuska, R Owen, D Schmetzer, P McGarry

Best players: Turvey Park: S Nolan, T Ness, A Hayes, T Posselt, P Buchan, A Daniher, G Mattingly

Griffith: Peter Dwyer, S Robins, Stephen Best, G Hill, K Turner, G Smart

Griffith: Shane Best, Stephen Best, Sid Robins; Kelvin Turner, Ian Wade, Greg Hill; Dennis Schmetzer, Glenn Harrison, Ian Minchin; Peter Arnell, Phillip McGarry, Laurie Saunders; Peter Matuska, Darrell Collins, Robbie Owen; Neville Brand, Garry Smart, Peter Dwyer; Allan Hicken, Drew Luhrs*

Umpire: Peter Smith (AUL)

Other matches - Sun: Ariah Park-Mirrool 15.15 (105) def Leeton 14.16 (100), Coolamon 22.16 (148) def Grong Grong-Matong 11.18 (84), Narrandera 34.25 (229) def Ardlethan 5.5 (35), Whitton 10.11 (71) def Ganmain 8.15 (63).

Reserves: Griffith 13.12 (90) d Turvey Park 8.8 (56)

Under 19: Turvey Park 12.10 (82) d Griffith 3.3 (21)

Round 3 - Sunday April 29, 1979 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ............ 2.5 .. 3.7 .. 5.10 .. 9.13 (67)

Narrandera ... 1.5 .. 7.12 .. 12.15 .. 19.16 (130)

Goals: Griffith: D Collins 3, R Owen 3, Peter Dwyer 2, P Arnell

Narrandera: J Hemphill 7, R McCallum 4, G Powell 4, N Durnan, D Lee, M Foley

Best players: Griffith: Peter Dwyer, K Turner, D Schmetzer, D Collins, G Hill, P McGarry

Narrandera: D Scott, G Powell, J Hemphill, R McCallum, R Durnan, R Donaldson

Griffith: Shane Best, Stephen Best, Sid Robins; Kelvin Turner, Ian Wade, Greg Hill; Dennis Schmetzer, Pat Dwyer, Ian Minchin; Peter Arnell, Phillip McGarry, Laurie Saunders; Peter Matuska, Darrell Collins, Robbie Owen; Neville Brand, Garry Smart, Peter Dwyer; Allan Hicken, L Saunders?

Umpire: T D Boyd (VFL). Gate: $564

Other matches - Sun: Ardlethan 15.16 (106) def Ganmain 11.17 (83), Grong Grong-Matong 10.9 (69) def by Ariah Park-Mirrool 14.23 (107), Leeton 10.17 (77) def by Turvey Park 16.15 (111), Coolamon, bye.

Reserves: Griffith 10.15 (75) d Narrandera 10.8 (68)

Under 19: Narrandera 16.9 (105) d Griffith 5.6 (36)

Round 4 - Sunday May 6, 1979 at Ganmain Sportsground

Ganmain .... 3.2 .. 3.3 .. 3.8 .. 5.10 (40)

Griffith ....... 2.5 .. 6.10 .. 8.12 .. 11.15 (81)

Goals: Ganmain: D Carroll 2, M Campbell 2, J Steele

Griffith: Peter Dwyer 3, D Coll