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 1983 RFL SEASON RESULTS 

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PLAYER TRANSFERS

IN: Shane Best, Mark Buchanan (Coolamon), Stephen "Tich" Buchanan (Coolamon), Darrell Collins (Aberfeldie), Paul Hocking (Narre Hallam), Jamie Robinson (East Wagga-Kooringal), Damien Ryan (Casterton), Paul Sparkes (Lake Boga), Neil Thompson, Gary Waters (Echuca East).

OUT: Paul Baldi (Whitton), Grant Luhrs (Turvey Park), Rowen Smith (Essendon DFL), Kelvin Turner (Waratah, NT).

Round 1 - Saturday April 9, 1983 at Robertson Oval
Wagga Tigers .... 8.4 .. 14.6 .. 24.10 .. 30.15 (195)
Griffith ................ 1.0 .. 4.1 .. 8.3 .. 11.7 (73) 

Goals: Wagga: G Sheather 9, A Snowden 3, J Willis 3, A Grimmond 2, S Cheney 2, P Hawke 2, P Cox 2, R Colvin 2, C Hackett 2, A Gaynor, M Denton, S Allen
Griffith: N Thompson 4, R Owen 2, D Hicks 2, G Waters, R Agresta, G Toscan
Best players: Wagga: P Hawke, G Colvin, M Denton, R Carroll, B Rowe, A Grimmer
Griffith: J Robinson, R Owen, G Toscan
Griffith: Jamie Robinson*, Gary Waters*, Paul Hocking*, Glen Harrison (capt.), Damien Ryan*, Peter McGrath, Max Turner, Paul Sparkes*, Roy Agresta, Wayne Bottcher, Gerard Toscan, Martin O'Donnell, Ian Wade, Neil Thompson, David Taylor, Robbie Owen, Shane Best, Drew Hicks*, Stephen Buchanan*, Drew Luhrs
Umpire: Russell Wright (AUL)
Reports: Wayne Bottcher by boundary umpire P McDonnell for allegedly striking Jeff Willis (Wagga) with an elbow in the final quarter. 

Other matches - SUN: APM 13.13 (91) def by Ardlethan 15.18 (108), EWK 17.13 (115) def Coolamon 13.15 (93), GGGM 23.16 (154) def Leeton 12.20 (92), Narrandera 15.11 (101) def by Turvey Park 21.30 (156)
Reserves: Wagga Tigers 9.9 (63) d Griffith 6.12 (48)
Under 19: Wagga Tigers 13.8 (86) d Griffith 4.6 (30)

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Round 2 - Sunday April 17, 1983 at Ex-Servicemen's Oval

Griffith ........................... 3.0 .. 10.5 .. 14.7 .. 18.10 (118)

Ariah Park-Mirrool .... 4.3 .. 8.7 .. 14.12 .. 16.13 (109)

Goals: Griffith: D Hicks 6, R Owen 4, G Waters 3, D Ryan 3, G Toscan, M Turner

AP-M: C Daniher 4, T Haddrill 3, R Mackenzie 3, G O'Brien 2, B Fairman 2, S French, J Gordon

Best players: Griffith: G Toscan, D Hicks, R Owen, J Robinson, D Collins, G Hill

AP-M: R Mackenzie, C Daniher, B Walker, T Walker, L Lucas, T Jones

Griffith: Jamie Robinson, Gary Waters, Paul Hocking, Glenn Harrison, Darrell Collins, Damien Ryan, Max Turner, Paul Sparkes, Roy Agresta, Wayne Bottcher, Gerard Toscan, Martin O'Donnell, Ian Wade, Neil Thompson, David Taylor, Robbie Owen, Greg Hill, Tony Hicks, M Tyndall, D Hicks

Umpire: B Morrison (VFL)

Reports: Tom Murdock (APM) by central umpire Morrison for allegedly striking Tony Hicks (Griffith) with a clenched fist to the head in second quarter. 
Other matches - SUN: Ardlethan 119 drew Narrandera 119, Coolamon 175 def Wagga 98, Leeton 90 def by EWK 144, Turvey Park 115 def GGGM 97

Reserves: Griffith 27.13 (145) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 6.7 (43)

Under 19: Griffith 23.14 (152) d Ariah Park-Mirrool 6.1 (37)

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Round 3 - Sunday April 24, 1983 at Narrandera Sportsground

Narrandera .... 1.5 .. 4.4 .. 9.8 .. 14.19 (103)

Griffith ..,.......... 3.1 .. 4.4 .. 9.8 .. 12.11 (83)

Goals: M Horsburgh 4, Graham Ingram 2, P Belford 2, W Evans, I Male, V Hugo, M Quilter, R Page, W Hun