2001 RFL SEASON RESULTS
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IN: Gary Argus (Coleambally), Jamie Bennett (Coleambally), Michael Harris (Coleambally), Sam Kennedy (Ballina), Hamish Munro (Coleambally) Jeremy Way (Jerilderie).
OUT: Peter Hunt, Luke Irons, Michael Johns, Matt Kenny, Graham Male, Jake Maguire, Kane McGregor, Mark O'Connor, Shane Russell (Ardlethan), Danny Tuohey (Coleambally), Glenn Vaccari, Jason Vant (Urana), Matthew Waide; Sam Kennedy (Ballina).
Round 1 - Sunday April 8, 2001 at Ganmain Sportsground 2.10pm
Ganmain-GGM ... 2.3 .. 10.7 .. 12.11 .. 15.13 (103)
Griffith ................. 3.6 .. 4.6 .. 6.10 .. 10.13 (73)
Goals: GGGM: Nick Carroll 8, Mark Carroll 3, Luke Carroll 2, Rohan Brill, Scott Crozier
Griffith: Kaine Malone 2, Jamie Bennett 2, Michael Duncan 2, Andrew Hill 2, Phillip Rowston 2
Best players: GGGM: Jason Hamblin, Nick Carroll, John Lawton, Scott Crozier, Luke Carroll, David Logan
Griffith: Shane Ruyg, Luke Condon, Chris Conlan, Rodney Duncan, Jamie Bennett
Other matches - SAT: EWK 13.11 (89) def by Wagga 13.9 (87), Temora 7.15 (57) def by Narrandera 17.13 (115); SUN: Coolamon 12.24 (96) def Turvey Park 7.17(59), Leeton-Whitton 27.12 (174) def MCUE 5.6 (36)
Reserves: Griffith 19.18 (132) d Ganmain-GGM 9.1 (55)
Goals: D Beriman 4, P Rogerson 4, G Argus 3, G Dreyer 2, R Simpkin 2, S Driscoll, P Woolnough, J Magoci, S Kennedy
Best players: G Dreyer, G Argus, D Beriman, B Ford, S Kennedy
Under 18: Griffith 9.7 (61) d Ganmain-GGM 8.11 (59)
Goals: A Gardner 3, M Henderson 2,
Best players: D Best, N Malone, B Owen, M Crack, T Rice
Round 2 - Saturday April 21, 2001 at Griffith Exies Oval 5.00pm
Griffith ................................ 5.0 .. 6.1 .. 9.8 .. 13.10 (88)
East Wagga-Kooringal ... 5.4 .. 8.10 .. 11.12 .. 13.14 (92)
Goals: Griffith: Phillip Rowston 5, Michael Duncan 2, Jamie Bennett 2, Hamish Munro, Kaine Malone, Jon O'Dwyer, Danny Beriman
EWK: Shaun Baxter 2, Simon Murray 2, Jamie Charlton 2, Luke Stanford 2, Christin Macri, Jarrod Hillier, Tim McLean, Jay Peace
Best players: Griffith: Jamie Bennett, Phillip Rowston, Jon O'Dwyer, Rodney Duncan, David Curran
EWK: Jamie Charlton, Kerry Brain, Christin Macri, Ben Murnane, Geoff Hopkins, Shaun Baxter
Other matches - SAT: 14/4: Wagga 189 def Temora 42; SUN 15/4: Narrandera 40 def by Turvey Park 147; SAT 21/4: MCUE 13.5 (83) def by GGGM 26.20 (176); SUN 22/4: Coolamon 18.14 (122) def Leeton-Whitton 10.8 (68)
Reserves: Griffith 14.25 (107) d East Wagga-Kooringal 3.2 (20)
Goals: P Rogerson 7, P Woolnough 2, S Gash 2, M Bunn, B Giason, R Simpkin
Best players: B Hathaway, S Spiers, P Rogerson, P Woolnough, R Simpkin
Under 18: Griffith 14.13 (97) d East Wagga-Kooringal 6.9 (45)
Goals: D Norbiato 5, A Gardner 5, T Rule, D Best
Best players: N Malone, D Best, A Elston, D Norbiato, A Gardner
Round 3 - Saturday April 28, 2001 at Nixon Park 2.10pm
Temora ... 18.12 (120)
Griffith ..... 32.13 (205)
Goals: Temora: Archie Harvey 7, Shane Nicholls 3, Kane Johnstone 2, Matt Derrick 2, Gerald Zochling, Michael Gilchrist, Craig McGough, Mick McPherson
Griffith: Phillip Rowston 8, Michael Duncan 6, Andrew Hill 5, Jamie Bennett 4, David Curran 2, Jason Malone, Trent Bradley, Dean Jamieson, Jeff Harris, Shawn Conlan, Kaine Malone, Chris Conlan
Best players: Temora: Archie Harvey, Steven Drum, Shane Nicholls, Kane Johnstone, Michael Gilchrist
Griffith: Jamie Bennett, Kaine Malone, Phillip Rowston, Michael Duncan, Jeremy Way
Other matches - WED 25/4: Turvey Park 8.11 (59) def by Wagga 12.9 (81); SAT: EWK 24.16 (160) def MCUE 12.5 (77); SUN: GGGM 15.20 (110) def Leeton-Whitton 12.15 (87), Narrandera 7.9 (51) def by Coolamon 24.19 (163)
Reserves: Griffith 17.17 (119) d Temora 7.4 (46)
Goals: A Carmichael 7, T Demarco 2, J Magoci 2, J Harris, A Trotter, B Ford, S Gash, Unknown 2
Bes playerst: S Spiers, A Carmichael, B Hathaway, B Ford, L Testoni
Under 18: Griffith 12.6 (78) d Temora 3.4 (22)
Goals: A Gardner 7, D Best 2, C Blanchard 2, J Trewett
Best players: C Blanchard, D Best, A Gardner, B Owen
Round 4 - Saturday May 5, 2001 at Griffith Exies Oval 5.00pm
Griffith ............ 4.4 .. 5.9 .. 6.10 .. 9.12 (66)
Turvey Park ... 4.4 .. 5.9 .. 10.12 .. 11.15 (81)
Goals: Griffith: Andrew Hill 2, Michael Duncan 2, Jamie Bennett 2, Phillip Rowston, Jeremy Way, David Curran
Turvey Park: Warren Sykes 3, Andrew Donaldson 2, Ben Harper 2 Nick O'Connell, Matt Paul, Jeremy Masterson, David Clout
Best players: Griffith: Dean Jamieson, Rodney Duncan, David Curran, Jon O'Dwyer
Turvey Park: Matt Carroll, Jeremy Masterson, Dane Campbell, Adrian Dowdle, Ben Harper, Andrew Donaldson
Other matches - SAT: MCUE 12.9 (81) def by Temora 21.12 (138), Wagga 35.22 (232) def Narrandera 1.4 (10); SUN: Coolamon 7.11 (53) def by GGGM 15.16 (106), Leeton-Whitton 15.11(101) def EWK 12.15 (87)
Reserves: Griffith 17.16 (118) d Turvey Park 7.6 (48)
Goals: P Rogerson 4, A Carmichael 4, J Magoci 2, P Woolnough 2, M Burke 2, J Harris, R Simpkin, C Parmenter
Best players: S Kennedy, G Argus, J Magoci, B Ford, G Dreyer
Under 18: Griffith 11.12 (78) d Turvey Park 5.12 (42)
Goals: A Gardner 8, B Wade, M Crack, D Wynne
Best players: A Gardner, D McGrath, A Elston, M Crack, C Blanchard
Inter League (Nesbitt Trophy) - Saturday May 12, 2001 at Narrandera Sportsground
Riverina FL ... 7.8 .. 14.15 .. 22.15 .. 29.20 (194)
Farrer FL ....... 0.0 .. 3.2 .. 6.3 .. 7.4 (46)
Round 5 - Sunday May 20, 2001 at Narrandera Sportsground 2.10pm
Narrandera ... 3.1 .. 4.3 .. 8.4 .. 8.8 (56)
Griffith ........... 3.2 .. 9.4 .. 12.10 .. 18.15 (123)
Goals: Narrandera: Jason Hill 4, Ian Limbrick 2, Ben Powell, Damon Burden
Griffith: David Curran 4, Michael Duncan 3, Chris Conlan 2, Danny Beriman 2, Jason Malone 2, Jamie Bennett, Matt Bunn, Kaine Malone, Luke Condon, Jon O'Dwyer
Best players: Narrandera: Jack Vearing, Damon Burden, Chris Walsh, Jason Hill, Steven Murphy
Griffith: Rodney Duncan, Michael Duncan, Jon O'Dwyer, Matt Bunn, Kaine Malone
Other matches - SAT: EWK 11.12 (78) def by GGGM 14.11 (95), Temora 8.9 (57) def by Leeton-Whitton 24.18 (162); SUN: Coolamon 6.13 (49) def by Wagga 25.13 (163), Turvey Park 27.20 (182) def MCUE 9.4 (56)
Reserves: Griffith 24.21 (165) d Narrandera 0.0 (0)
Goals: P Rogerson 6, J Magoci 4, N Creevy 3, G Argus 3, Myles Bunn 2, R Simpkin, T Butcher, D Dunn, G Foley, B Hathaway, G Dreyer
Best players: T Bradley, J Magoci, G Argus, B Ford, A Noad
Under 18: Narrandera 13.11 (89) d Griffith 11.4 (70)
Goals: A Gardner 4, C Blanchard 4, M Wade, B Owen, D Best
Best players: C Blanchard, D Best, B Owen, B Wade
N.S.W. State Championship - Sunday May 27, 2001 at Sydney Cricket Ground
Sydney FL .... 5.2 .. 8.5 .. 10.7 .. 15.10 (100)
Riverina FL ... 2.5 .. 4.8 .. 11.12 .. 17.12 (114)
Round 6 - Sunday June 3, 2001 at Griffith Exies Oval 2.10pm
Griffith ................ 5.3 .. 9.7 .. 14.11 .. 17.13 (115)
Wagga Tigers .... 6.5 .. 8.9 .. 12.13 .. 21.14 (140)
Goals: Griffith: David Curran 4, Chris Conlan 3, Rodney Duncan 2, Phillip Rowston 2, Jason Malone, Matt Bunn, Jamie Bennett, Michael Duncan, Danny Beriman, Kaine Malone
Wagga: Tom Power 2, Darren Cook 2, Tim Newton 2, Andrew Priest 2, Jason Morton 2, Steven Priest 2, Chris Drum 2, Brent Rynehart 2, Warick Brown, Paul Irvine, Rowan Wadley, Chris Jackson, Corey Pavitt
Best players: Griffith: Jon O'Dwyer, Rodney Duncan, Michael Duncan, Chris Conlan, Phillip Rowston
Wagga: Steven Priest, Chris Jackson, Stephen Schultz, Jason Morton, Paul Irvine
Other matches - SAT: EWK 29.14 (188) def Coolamon 13.7 (85), MCUE 14.18 (102) def Narrandera 14.9 (93); SUN: GGGM 23.14 (152) def Temora 10.9 (69), Leeton-Whitton 22.13 (145) def Turvey Park 13.8 (86)
Reserves: Wagga Tigers 15.13 (103) d Griffith 10.12 (72)
Goals: G Argus 3, P Rogerson 2, S Kennedy 2, T Butcher, Myles Bunn, G Collis
Best players: Myles Bunn, L Testoni, T Butcher, G Argus, J Harris
Under 18: Griffith 11.12 (78) d Wagga Tigers 7.8 (50)
Goals: D Norbiato 4, L Catanazariti 3, A Gardner 2, M Bortolin, J Trevett
Best players: D Best, D Norbiato, B Owen, L Catanzariti, A Boag
Round 7 - Sunday June 10, 2001 at Kindra Park 2.10pm
Coolamon .... 6.5 .. 13.9 .. 19.12 .. 22.17 (149)
Griffith ......... 6.3 .. 8.5 .. 9.10 .. 15.12 (102)
Goals: Coolamon: Damien Baker 5, Matt Hard 3, Tony Donohue 2, Greg McKelvie 2, Tim Hilton 2, Brett Garrett, Gavin Graetz, James McKenzie, Brett Nolte, Mark Edmondson, Jacob O'Neill, Unknown 2
Griffith: David Curran 4, Danny Beriman 3, Phillip Rowston 2, Gary Argus 2, Rodney Duncan, Trent Bradley, Chris Conlan, Michael Duncan
Best players: Coolamon: n/a
Other matches - SAT: Temora 14.11 (95) def by EWK 29.21 (195), Wagga 26.14 (170) def MCUE 8.7 (55); SUN: Narrandera 5.9 (39) def by Leeton-Whitton 32.18 (210), Turvey Park 11.19 (85) def GGGM 11.7 (73)
Reserves: Coolamon 11.11 (77) d Griffith 9.7 (61)
Goals: S Gash 2, A Pavese 2, P Rogerson 2, J Magoci 2, T Butcher
Best players: J Magoci, T Butcher, D Dunn, O Brown, P Connell
Under 18: Coolamon 12.17 (89) d Griffith 4.9 (33)
Goals: A Gardner 4
Best players: G Bonetti, D Elston, C Blanchard, D Best
Round 8 - Saturday June 16, 2001 at Mangoplah Sportsground 2.10pm
Mangoplah-CUE ... 3.4 .. 4.7 .. 6.8 .. 8.9 (57)
Griffith ................... 2.3 .. 8.6 .. 10.15 .. 13.19 (97)
Goals: MCUE: Colin Sanbrook 2, Luke Simpson 2, Matt Deacon, Grant Bruce, Mick Byrne, Matt Creasy
Griffith: David Curran 4, Danny Beriman 2, Jeremy Way 2, Dean Jamieson, Jamie Bennett, Chris Conlan,
Michael Duncan, Jeff Mickan
Best players: MCUE: Grant Bruce, Brad Sanbrook, Matt Creasy, Shane Wardrop, Orren Stephenson
Griffith: Dean Jamieson, David Curran, Jeff Mickan, Phillip Rowston, Jamie Bennett
Other matches - SAT: EWK 19.9 (123) def Turvey Park 10.12 (72), Leeton-Whitton 9.6 (60) def by Wagga 17.19 (121), Temora 10.14 (74) def by Coolamon 25.23 (173); SUN: GGGM 22.16 (148) def Narrandera 3.8 (26)
Reserves: Griffith 21.16 (142) d Mangoplah-CUE 6.5 (41)
Goals: A Gardner 6, R Simpkin 4, P Connell 3, A Trotter 2, G Argus 2, A Pavese, S Driscoll, S Gash, B Owen
Best players: B Owen, A Gardner, R Simpkin, S Kennedy, N Malone
Under 18: Mangoplah-CUE d Griffith on forfeit
Round 9 - Sunday June 24, 2001 at Griffith Exies Oval 2.10pm
Griffith .................... 6.4 .. 8.6 .. 11.9 .. 15.17 (107)
Leeton-Whitton .... 6.4 .. 10.9 .. 13.13 .. 13.16 (94)
Goals: Griffith: Danny Beriman 6, Ashley Gardner 3, Kaine Malone 2, Jeff Mickan, Brent Hathaway, Chris Conlan, David Curran
Leeton-Whitton: Shane Whelan 3, Matthew Smith 3, Mick Fraser 2, Matthew Lang, Lee Whelan, Jamie Broadbent, Travis Irvin, Darren Atkinson
Best players: Griffith: Phillip Rowston, Jeremy Way, Danny Beriman, Jamie Bennett, Rodney Duncan
Leeton-Whitton: Don Moran, Travis Irvin, Darren Atkinson, Jamie Broadbent, Ty McGregor
Other matches - SAT: Narrandera 5.6 (36) def by EWK 23.21 (159), Wagga 19.16 (130) def GGGM 8.9 (57); SUN: Coolamon 23.20 (158) def MCUE 13.10 (88), Turvey Park 30.12 (192) def Temora 5.5 (35)
Reserves: Griffith 15.11 (101) d Leeton-Whitton 7.5 (47)
Goals: M Burke 4, S Driscoll 3, R Simpkin 3, J Maguire 2, A Trotter, H Munro
Best players: G Argus, J Magoci, R Simpkin, H Munro, B Giason
Under 18: Leeton-Whitton 7.9 (51) d Griffith 7.2 (44)
Goals: J Trevett 2, B Owen, B Browne, D Elston, C Blanchard, L Catanzariti
Best players: A Elston, B Owen, C Blachard, B Wade, T Condon
Round 10 - Sunday July 1, 2001 at Griffith Exies Oval 2.10pm
Griffith ................. 1.2 .. 2.7 .. 7.12 .. 10.14 (74)
Ganmain-GGM ... 3.5 .. 8.8 .. 11.12 .. 12.12 (84)
Goals: Griffith: David Curran 3, Phillip Rowston 2, Luke Condon 2, Hamish Munro 2, Jamie Bennett
GGGM: Nick Carroll 4, Scott Crozier 3, Scott Hamblin 2, Stephen Kelly 2, Daniel Underwood
Best players: Griffith: Michael Duncan, Jeff Mickan, Luke Condon, Ashley Gardner
GGGM: Scott Crozier, Christen McPherson, Luke Carroll, Nick Carroll, Chris Kelly
Other matches - SAT: MCUE 9.12 (66) def by Leeton-Whitton 23.15 (153), Narrandera 18.13 (121) def Temora 15.11 (101), Wagga 17.12 (114) def EWK 9.5 (59); SUN: Turvey Park 10.10 (70) def by Coolamon 14.14 (98)
Reserves: Griffith 20.20 (140) d Ganmain-GGM 5.3 (33)
Goals: S Driscoll 6, A Trotter 4, G Dreyer 2, A Sparks, C Parmenter, M Burke, G Lamont, O Brown, R Simpkin, P Rogerson, 1 short
Best players: G Dreyer, S Driscoll, A Trotter, C Parmenter, N Creevy
Under 18: Griffith 17.14 (116) d Ganmain-GGM 3.4 (22)
Goals: A Elston 4, S Devlin 4, T Gallagher 3, A Hill 3, T Rice, B Wade, J Trevett
Best players: D Elston, B Owen, A Elston, B Wade, A Boag
Round 11 - Saturday July 7, 2001 ay Gumly Oval 2.10pm
East Wagga-Kooringal .... 3.5 .. 7.5 .. 13.9 .. 16.11 (107)
Griffith ............................... 2.4 .. 4.11 .. 7.13 .. 14.18 (102)
Goals: EWK: Tim McLean 5, Tom Gorham 3, Jamie Charlton 2, Ryan Miller 2, Christin Macri, James Geale, Stephen Barnes, Unknown 1
Griffith: Hamish Munro 5, Danny Beriman 2, Matt Bunn 2, Luke Condon, Michael Harris, Kanie Malone, Jamie Bennett, Jeff Mickan
Best players: EWK: Jamie Charlton, Tom Gorham, Scott Baxter, Geoff Hopkins, Chris Cook
Griffith: Rodney Duncan, Phillip Rowston, Michael Duncan, Hamish Munro
Other matches - SAT: Temora 10.6 (66) def by Wagga 20.18 (138); SUN: GGGM 8.14 (62) def MCUE 7.9 (51), Leeton-Whitton 10.9 (69) def by Coolamon 14.13 (97), Turvey Park 16.18 (114) def Narrandera 6.9 (45)
Reserves: Griffith 13.15 (93) d East Wagga-Kooringal 5.4 (34)
Goals: J Magoci 4, J Harris 2, S Gash 2, A Hill, R Simpkin, B Ford, S Driscoll, G Lamont
Best players: T Bradley, G Dreyer, B Ford, J Magoci, D Dunn
Under 18: Griffith 10.17 (77) d East Wagga-Kooringal 1.1 (7)
Goals: A Gardner 6, N Malone, T Gallagher, L Owen, C Muir
Best players: A Elston, N Malone, D Elston, G Bonetti
SWANS AIMING FOR FIFTH WIN IN DAMIEN SCOTT'S 150TH - By Rebecca Kroek
THE Griffith Swans first grade side should post their fifth win of its season this Sunday, when it plays Temora at the Exies Oval. Temora has struggled all season to post just one victory from 11 games, defeating MCUE in round four by 57-points. Since then, there has been a string of losses, and the club has not been helped by a coaching change three weeks ago, with captain-coach Craig McGough leaving and assistant coach Kane Johnstone stepping up.
Senior Griffith Swans player Damien Scott, who takes the field for his 150th game in the red and white on Sunday, said that while the Swans should beat Temora, the game cannot be taken lightly. The sides last met in round three at Temora, Griffith posting its first win of the season with a 205 to 120 result. Since that game, Griffith has won three and lost five, although several losses have been by small margins.
Last weekend the Swans trailed by 32 at half time against EWK, but after a second half comeback went down by only five points. "This week, we're gradually improving and hopefully we can improve on the weekend and rack up a good score," Scott said. "All along captain-coach Jon O'Dwyer has kept us fairly positive as far as we go out and give it our utmost. "A couple of these game could've easily gone our way and they haven't and that's what's put us in the position we are now."
Scott is one of the more experienced players in the side, and with plenty of youngsters in the team finds that they tend to look up to the seniors. "Guys like Phil Rowston, Jon O'Dwyer, Chris Conlan and Jamie Bennett, there's a few of us around that 30-age bracket, and obviously a lot of the younger guys do look up to us and we try and support them as much as we can," Scott said.
Involved in the club on more levels than just as a player, in 1999 Scott was awarded the Joan Hicks Memorial Award Clubperson of the Year with his wife Leanne. "You're there all the time, it becomes part of your daily habit and it you don't enjoy it most people walk away. I enjoy it that's why I keep doing it," he said.
"Guys like Ian Wade are putting a lot of time and heart into the club, I'm just along for the ride. " I just enjoy being around the club and the young guys keep you young, I guess. "While ever I'm enjoying the game, I think I'll stick around with it, you're a long time retired." (Edited - The Area News - Friday, July 13, 2001).
Round 12 - Sunday July 15, 2001 at Griffith Exies Oval 2.10pm
Griffith ....... 9.7 .. 17.9 .. 26.15 .. 36.18 (234)
Temora ...... 0.0 .. 2.1 .. 3.3 .. 5.3 (33)
Goals: Griffith: Danny Beriman 7, David Curran 6, Hamish Munro 4, Phillip Rowston 4, Jason Malone 2, Rodney Duncan 2, Jamie Bennett 2, Michael Duncan 2, Simon Spiers 2, Jeremy Way, Kaine Malone, Damien Scott, Jeff Mickan, Dean Jamieson
Temora: Mick McPherson 2, Archie Harvey, Pat Robinson, Jared Gornell
Best players: Griffith: Rodney Duncan, Jason Malone, Michael Duncan, Phillip Rowston, Danny Beriman
Temora: Daniel Reid, Jared Gornell, Jason Krause, Pat Robinson, Archie Harvey
Other matches - SAT: MCUE 5.5 (35) def by EWK 22.15 (135), Wagga 21.12 (138) def Turvey Park 12.18 (90); SUN: Coolamon 23.17 (155) def Narrandera 7.7 (49), Leeton-Whitton 17.9 (111) def GGGM 12.9 (81)
Reserves: Griffith 40.23 (263) d Temora 1.0 (6)
Goals: J Magoci 11, N Creevy 6, B Giason 4, J Harris 3, B Hathaway 3, G Argus 3, D Dunn 3, P Rogerson 2, R Simpkin 2, B Ford, A Noad, O Brown
Best players: J Magoci, N Creevy, B Giason, B Hathaway, D Dunn
Under 18: Griffith 11.7 (73) d Temora 7.3 (45)
Goals: B Hicken 4, A Gardner 2, D Best 2, C Blanchard, A Elston, L Catanzariti
Best players: T Condon, N Malone, B Wade, D Best, B Hicken
Match report: Kicking 36 goals to five, the Griffith Swans posted their biggest win of the season to thrash Temora 234 to 33 at the Exies Oval. Up front, Danny Beriman's kicking saw him boot an accurate seven goals one for the game and Dave Curran six as the Swans returned to the winners list with a 201-point victory.
Griffith captain-coach Jon 'ODwyer was happy not only with the scoreline, but with how his players performed. "We just went out to play the footy we're capable of and the scoreboard takes care of itself," O'Dwyer said after the game. He said the "fantastic start" set up the win, the Swans holding Temora scoreless while kicking nine goals seven in the opening term.
"That's the footy we've got to play if we're going to get anyway near being a finals side," O'Dwyer said.
He also said he was very happy with how Jason Malone played in marking key Kangaroo player Archie Harvey, while he said Rod Duncan led by example all game to put in another strong effort. Pleased with the win as the finals draw near, O'Dwyer was also happy that the Swans kept Temora to five goals while kicking 36 themselves. "It shows was we're capable of if we play four quarters of consistent footy," O'Dwyer added.
The Swans reserve grade side posted a massive victory, dominating Temora for the entire match to finish 263 to 6 winners. The Kangaroos kicked one goal in the second term but were held scoreless for the remaining three quarters as the Swans proved far too strong. A 11-goal lead at the first term was increased to 132 by the long break, and the Swans then added six in the third quarter. However, the final quarter was the biggest scoring, Griffith booting 13 goals five for the term to finish 257-point victors. (By Rebecca Kroek - The Area News - Monday, July 16, 2001).
Round 13 - Sunday July 22, 2001 at Maher Oval 2.10pm
Turvey Park ... 4.5 .. 7.9 .. 8.11 .. 12.12 (84)
Griffith ............ 4.3 .. 7.5 .. 11.9 .. 16.13 (109)
Goals: Turvey Park: Warren Sykes 7, Chris Masterson, Dale Cameron, Matt Carroll, Troy Maiden, Mark Donaldson
Griffith: David Curran 4, Kaine Malone 3, Danny Beriman 3, Phillip Rowston 2, Hamish Munro 2, Jamie Bennett, Jason Malone
Best players: Turvey Park: Andrew Donaldson, Warren Sykes, Troy Maiden, Ben Harper, Mark Donaldson, Matt Carroll
Griffith: Kaine Malone, Michael Duncan, Jon O'Dwyer, Phillip Rowston, Jeremy Way
Other matches - SAT: EWK 27.20 (182) def Leeton-Whitton 11.13 (79), Narrandera 4.4 (28) def by Wagga 33.19 (217), Temora 16.4 (100) def MCUE 13.14 (92); SUN: GGGM 4.10 (34) def by Coolamon 18.22 (130)
Reserves: Griffith 10.10 (70) d Turvey Park 10.6 (66)
Goals: A Trotter 2, S Driscoll 2, P Rogerson, A Sparks, J Magoci, M Harris, B Hathaway, B Giason
Best players: G Argus, B Giason, M Harris, O Brown, J Magoci
Under 18: Turvey Park 7.15 (57) d Griffith 7.4 (46)
Goals: A Gardner 3, C Blanchard 2, J Trevett, T Condon
Best players: D Elston, B Wade, C Blanchard, B Owen, A Gardner
Match report: A big third quarter saw the Griffith Swans continue its quest for a top five finish with a 109 to 84 victory over Turvey Park at Maher Oval. After a tight first half, the Swans kicked four goals four while holding the Bulldogs to just one major in the third term and pull away to what become a match-winning lead.
It was a must win game for the Swans if they were to keep their finals hopes alive, trailing sixth-placed Turvey Park by four points. The win should see the Swans move into sixth with a better for and against percentage than he Bulldogs. With fifth-placed Leeton-Whitton going down to East Wagga-Kooringal, Griffith is now just one win out of the top five with five rounds to go.
The game opened with neither side able to gain the upper hand and at the first break Turvey Park held a narrow two-point lead. The second quarter saw the sides again kick an equal number of goals, but the Bulldogs added an extra two behinds to be four up at the long break.
The Swans, however, came out firing in the third term and while holding Turvey Park to one goal two kicked four majors and two behinds to hold a valuable lead into the final quarter. While the home side found some lift in the final term to kick four goals, Griffith had the momentum and booted a further five majors to seal the win.
(The Area News - Monday, July 23, 2001).
SWANS LOOK TO KEEP THE EAGLES GROUNDED - By Rebecca Kroek
THE Griffith Swans side will be looking for a big win over Narrandera this weekend to boost its percentage as the finals draw closer. The Eagles have just two wins from 13 games and the Swans should post a comfortable victory although at this stage of time no game can be taken lightly.
"We've got to win as many games as we can to get into the finals, but you never go into a game expecting to win," said Swans assistant coach Phillip Rowston, who plays his 100th senior game with the club on Sunday.
With just five rounds remaining in the regular season the Swans are a very good chance to make the finals, sitting in sixth just one win behind Leeton-Whitton. Turvey Park trails Griffith but only on percentage, and with the three sides placed so closely together and so for and against statistics could be vital in determining who goes through and who misses out. "I'm quite confident we will make the finals," Rowston said.
"Our destiny is in our hands. "I think we will get there on our own merits, we don't need to hang around waiting for the other people's results." The sides last met in round five at Narrandera with Griffith pulling away from a slow start to post a 67-point win. Since then, Narrandera has continued to struggle, and last weekend suffered a 189-point loss to the Wagga Tigers.
Griffith, meanwhile, came out firing in the third quarter to post a 25-point win over Turvey and established themselves as genuine, finals contenders. "We've always thought that we were good enough to be in the finals, we just made it harder on ourselves by not winning some of the early games," Rowston said.
The Swans last made the finals in 1998 under the coaching of Rowston, but were eliminated by Narrandera. This year the Eagles are nowhere near a top five finish, while the Swans are looking to start their run at the finals with a solid win at Exies Oval on Sunday afternoon. (The Area News - Friday, July 27, 2001).
Round 14 - Sunday July 29, 2001 at Griffith Exies Oval 2.10pm
Griffith ........... 4.4 .. 6.12 .. 11.16 .. 17.19 (121)
Narrandera ... 3.3 .. 4.4 .. 7.5 .. 11.6 (72)
Goals: Griffith: Danny Beriman 2, Rodney Simpkin 2, Shawn Conlan 2, Jason Malone 2, Michael Duncan 2, Kaine Malone 2, Jamie Bennett, Jeremy Way, Dean Jamieson, Myles Bunn, Rodney Duncan
Narrandera: Jason Hill 2, Tim Zak 2, Simon Absolum 2, Scott Jones 2, Dean Hopwood 2, short 2
Best players: Griffith: Damien Scott, Kaine Malone, Rodney Duncan, Phillip Rowston, Greg Dreyer
Narrandera: Steven Murphy, Chris Smith, Stuart Hutchins, Jack Vearing, Dean Hopwood
Other matches - SAT: Leeton-Whitton 20.6 (126) def Temora 2.9 (21), MCUE 7.13 (55) def by Turvey Park 18.22 (130), Wagga 20.13 (133) def Coolamon 11.7 (73); SUN: GGGM 12.8 (80) def by EWK 25.9 (159)
Reserves: Griffith 34.22 (226) d Narrandera 0.2 (2)
Goals: P Rogerson 8, A Trotter 7, J Magoci 5, S Driscoll 4, A Beriman 4, A Sparks 2, S Mitchell 2, M Harris, N Creevy
Best players: P Rogerson, S Ruyg, T Bradley, Luke Testoni, A Beriman
Under 18: Griffith 8.6 (54) d Narrandera 0.2 (2)
Goals: A Gardner 3, C Blanchard 2, D Best 2, J Trevett
Best players: D Best, L Condon, L Catanzariti, B Owen
Match report: The Griffith Swans kept their RFL finals hopes alive with a 121 to 72 win over Narrandera at the Exies Oval. With four rounds to go the Swans remain level with Turvey Park, although Leeton-Whittton's victory over Temora leaves Griffith still one win outside the five. Despite sitting well down the ladder with just two wins this season Narrandera challenged the Swans early and at quarter time trailed by seven points. Griffith managed to extend this in the second term although hampered by inaccuracy, kicking two goals eight for the quarter for a 20-point lead at half time.
Things improved in the third term for both sides the Eagles managed three goals although the Swans stayed ahead and lifted in accuracy to kick five goals four.
The home side closed out the game solidly in the final quarter, putting in its best effort of the day to add another six goals and keep victory well out of Narrandera's reach.
The Swans reserve grade side, meanwhile, continued to improve its for and against percentage with a 226 to 2 thrashing of Narrandera. After opening with a nine-goal first term, the Swans cruised along to finish with 15 majors in the final quarter. Paul Rogerson booted eight goals, with Andrew Trotter bagging seven, Jason Magoci five and Shayne Driscoll and Adam Beriman, four each in a big win.
The Under 18s Swans, however, went down to Narrandera 54 to 81 in a hard-fought game, after trailing by just three points at three quarter time. (The Area News - Monday, July 30, 2001).
Round 15 - Saturday August 4, 2001 at Robertson Oval 2.10pm
Wagga Tigers ... 5.7 .. 15.10 .. 17.17 .. 29.23 (197)
Griffith ............... 3.1 .. 4.6 .. 5.7 .. 9.7 (61)
Goals - Wagga: Wayne Morley 5, Corey Pavitt 5, Darren Cook 4, Rowan Wadley 3, Jarrod Twitt 3, Paul Irvine 2, Steven Priest 2, Darren Warke, Brent Rynehart, Warick Brown, Aaron DeJong, Robbie Jackson
Griffith: Kaine Malone 4, Hamish Munro 2, Michael Duncan, David Curran, Jeremy Way
Best players - Wagga: Justin Rynehart, Tim Newton, Brent Rynehart, Jarrod Twitt, Andrew Priest
Griffith: Rodney Duncan, Jason Malone, Jeremy Way, Kaine Malone, Phillip Rowston
Other matches - SAT: Narrandera 9.12 (66) def by MCUE 17.9 (111), Temora 8.7 (55) def by GGGM 21.15 (141); SUN: Coolamon 11.12 (78) def by EWK 17.9 (111), Turvey Park 11.10 (76) def by Leeton-Whitton 13.10 (88)
Reserves: Wagga Tigers 12.5 (77) d Griffith 10.14 (74)
Goals: J Magoci 2, G Argus 2, S Mitchell, S Driscoll, B Ford, A Trotter, A Sparks, N Creevy
Best players: B Giason, J Magoci, S Kennedy, G Argus, Myles Bunn
Under 18: Wagga Tigers 16.7 (103) d Griffith 2.4 (16)
Goals: N Malone, B Owen
Best players: A Boag, C Blanchard, B Owen, S Devlin, B Wade
Match report: A RAMPANT 12-goal last quarter helped set up a 136-point win for the Wagga Tigers over the Griffith Swans, the home side posting a 197 to 61 victory. The loss sees the Swans finals hopes drop, with next weekend's game against Coolamon now a must win one.
Wagga has now won 14 games straight, its only loss this season a narrow one in the first round to East Wagga-Kooringal, and sees the Tigers remain firm premiership favourites.
This match started fairly evenly, Wagga and Griffith kicking a goal each early and both seeing plenty of the ball. However, the Tigers kicked four goals in less than 10 minutes to take the lead, and although the Swans pulled it back to an 18-point gap at quarter time the home side was looking strong. Taking control of the game in the second term, Wagga kicked 10 majors to Griffith's one and aided by inaccuracy from the visitors with five behinds, took a 70-point lead into the long break.
The Swans continued to struggle to score past the solid Tigers defence and by three quarter time the gap was 112 points. Although Griffith improved in the final term to kick four majors, Wagga continued to outscore the visitors with twelve more goals to take a convincing win. (The Area News - Monday August 6, 2001).
Round 16 - Sunday August 12, 2001 at Griffith Exies Oval 2.10pm
Griffith .......... 5.5 .. 9.6 .. 12.7 .. 15.10 (100)
Coolamon .... 6.4 .. 9.11 .. 12.18 .. 15.19 (109)
Goals - Griffith: David Curran 6, Greg Dreyer 2, Chris Conlan 2, Danny Beriman 2, Jamie Bennett, Phillip Rowston, Hamish Munro
Coolamon: Brad Mattingly 5, Matt Hard 3, Damien Baker 2, Tony Donohue 2, Anthony Breust, Mark Edmondson, James McKenzie
Best players - Griffith: Danny Beriman, Rodney Duncan, Matt Bunn, Chris Conlan
Coolamon: Gavin Graetz, Brad Mattingly, Pat Edmunds, Shane Weidemann, Tim Hilton, Matt Hard
Other matches - SAT: EWK 31.21 (207) def Temora 10.7 (67), MCUE 1.2 (8) def by Wagga 31.23 (209); SUN: GGGM 5.9 (39) def Turvey Park 32.13 (205), Leeton-Whitton 22.11 (143) def Narrandera 4.11 (35)
Reserves: Griffith 19.10 (124) d Coolamon 4.2 (26)
Goals: S Ruyg 5, T Bradley 3, A Sparks 3, A Beriman 2, G Argus 2, D Dunn, R Simpkin, B Hathaway, J Harris
Best players: A Beriman, L Testoni, T Bradley, D Dunn, A Sparks
Under 18: Griffith 12.9 (81) d Coolamon 9.10 (64)
Goals: A Gardner 6, D Norbiato 4, J Hampel 2
Best players: A Boag, D Norbiato, C Blanchard, J Hampel, A Gardner
Match report: The Griffith Swans hopes of taking a spot in this year's Riverina Football League finals disappeared on Sunday, the side going down by nine points in a hard-fought encounter with Coolamon at Exies Oval. Heading into the game Griffith trailed fifth placed Leeton-Whitton by eight points, but with the Swans going down and the Crows big winners over Narrandera a finals berth was put beyond reach.
Though missing out on the finals, the Swans side did improve on the first-round result against third placed Coolamon pushing all the way. With three minutes of the match remaining a goal to Danny Beriman brought the Swans within three points of the lead but Coolamon came up with a reply, when James McKenzie soccered the ball off the ground and through for a goal to give his side a nine-point lead, Coolamon keeping the margin intact for the remaining minutes to take the points.
"She's been a season of near misses," said the Swans coach Jon O'Dwyer after the match, but he was still happy with the way his side performed. "When you look back at it, we have improved heaps from last year which is great, and we have pushed all the sides in the top five."
O'Dwyer's goal now is for his team to finish off the season well and win its two remaining games against Mangoplah and the side which beat the Swans into fifth place Leeton-Whitton. "We were always up against it with percentage, but hopefully we can put a chink in their (Leeton's) armour before the finals," he said. "We are definitely going to try and finish off the season on a good note, and hopefully our supporters will get behind us and see the improvement, we are not far off it." (By Anya Whitelaw - The Area News - Monday August13, 2001).
GRIFFITH'S HOME GAME SWAN-SONG - By Rebecca Kroek
THE Griffith Swans play their last home game for 2001 tomorrow, when they host Mangoplah-Cookardinia United-Eastlake at the Exies Oval. With two rounds remaining before the finals, the Swans will not make the top five this year, but captain-coach Jon O'Dwyer is already looking ahead to 2002. "It is a little bit disappointing to come so close, but we have made an improvement this year," O'Dwyer said.
He said probably the most disappointing thing is probably that there were so many games where Griffith came close to a win but not close enough. "If everyone gave that extra two per cent those close games would've gone in our favour and we would have been sitting in second spot, that's the lesson we've got to learn from that," O'Dwyer said. However, now he is looking at the final two rounds as the start of preparing for next year.
"What we're going to concentrate on is say these are our first two pre-season games for next year," O'Dwyer said. "We're going to make sure that we're their next time."
Meanwhile, O'Dwyer is looking for a win in the Swans' last home game. Griffith defeated MCUE by 40 points at Mangoplah earlier this season, however O'Dwyer is not expecting an easy game tomorrow. "It was a pretty scratchy affair last time, but I think they'll be out to finish off on a good note too," he said.
However, he added that a win tomorrow would repay the supporters who have followed the Swans this year, as well as rounding off the season for the players. (The Area News - Friday August 17, 2001).
Round 17 - Saturday August 18, 2001 at Griffith Exies Oval 2.10pm
Griffith ..................... 7.6 .. 14.11 .. 17.17 .. 21.23 (149)
Mangoplah-CUE ... 0.2 .. 2.2 .. 3.3 .. 4.3 (27)
Goals - Griffith: Hamish Munro 5, David Curran 4, Rodney Duncan 3, Kaine Malone 3, Chris Conlan 2, Michael Duncan, Jeremy Way, Danny Beriman, Brett Owen
MCUE: Matt Deacon, Matt Byrne, Colin Sanbrook, Mick Byrne
Best players - Griffith: Rodney Duncan, Jon O'Dwyer, Kaine Malone, Danny Beriman, Dean Jamieson
MCUE: Orren Stephenson, Neil Lawson, Brad Sanbrook, Owen Geddes, Adrian Short
Other matches - SAT: Wagga 14.7 (91) def Leeton-Whitton 6.10 (46); SUN: Coolamon 23.20 (158) def Temora 4.12 (36), Narrandera 5.4 (34) def by GGGM 15.14 (104), Turvey Park 16.10 (106) def EWK 9.10 (64)
Reserves: Griffith d Mangoplah-CUE on forfeit
Under 18: Griffith 22.24 (156) d Mangoplah-CUE 0.0 (0)
Goals: A Gardner 6, D Norbiato 3, M Henderson 3, Aaron Hill 3, L Owen 3, C Blanchard, D Elston, N Malone, A McCorkelle
Best players: L Owen, A Hill, A Boag, M Henderson, D Norbiato
SWANS HELP DREYER CELEBRATE IN STYLE - By Rebecca Kroek
A 14-GOAL first half set the Griffith Swans up to finish its season at home with a convincing 149 to 27 win over Mangoplah-Cookardinia United-Eastlakes on Saturday. With Greg Dreyer playing his 200th senior game for the club, the Swans came out firing and held MCUE to just four goals for the game. Dreyer said it was very satisfying to take such a good win in the windy cold conditions. "The first half was good then it got a bit scrappy; they dragged it down a bit," Dreyer said. "Overall, I think it was a great team effort and a good win."
He nominated Rodney Duncan, Phillip Rowston and David Curran as among those to stand out for the Swans.
Dreyer played his first senior game for the Swans in 1987, and on Saturday celebrated his 200th senior game having played nearly 300 games for Swans. He joined 10 other players in the club's history to have reached that milestone, and said it was great to celebrate it with a win. (The Area News - Monday August 20, 2001).
Round 18 - Sunday August 26, 2001 at Leeton Showground 2.10pm
Leeton-Whitton ... 0.1 .. 1.3 .. 2.3 .. 5.10 (40)
Griffith .................. 5.3 .. 6.3 .. 7.6 .. 9.7 (61)
Goals - Leeton-Whitton: Nathan Gurciullo 2, Danny Morgan, Shane Whelan, Darren Atkinson
Griffith: Hamish Munro 4, David Curran 3, Danny Beriman, Kaine Malone
Best players - Leeton-Whitton: Matt Smith, Adam Cameron, Darren Atkinson, Nathan Gurciullo, Danny Morgan
Griffith: Michael Duncan, Simon Spiers, Jon O'Dwyer, Phillip Rowston, Danny Beriman
Other matches - SAT: EWK 37.22 (244) def Narrandera 5.4 (34), MCUE 5.4 (34) def Coolamon 23.14 (152), Temora 13.7 (85) def by Turvey Park 16.19 (115); SUN: GGGM 4.9 (33) def by Wagga 14.15 (99)
Reserves: Griffith 5.8 (38) d Leeton-Whitton 3.3 (21)
Goals: S Driscoll, A Beriman, A Noad, J Magoci, S Ruyg
Best players: A Noad, P Rogerson, B Hathaway, J Magoci, S Ruyg
Under 18: Leeton-Whitton 5.13 (43) d Griffith 2.3 (15)
Goals: D Best, M Fyffe
Best players: L Condon, A Boag, C Blanchard, E Gilbert, D Elston
2001 RFL NETBALL Ladders
A grade: Coolamon 64, Griffith 58, Turvey Park 58, Wagga 54, Temora 40; GGGM 34, Leeton-Whitton 28, Narrandera 8, MCUE 8, East Wagga-K 4.
B grade: Coolamon 68, Turvey Park 56, Griffith 52, Wagga 44, Narrandera 36; Leeton-Whitton 28, GGGM 24, Temora 12, East Wagga-K 0.
C grade: Coolamon 40, Turvey Park 40, Narrandera 36, Temora 16, GGGM 16; Leeton-Whitton 12, Wagga 8.
Juniors U15's: Griffith 40, Coolamon 40, Narrandera 32, Leeton-Whitton 22, Temora 18; Wagga 16, GGGM 0.
Qualifying Final - Saturday September 1, 2001
East Wagga-K. ... 5.4 .. 10.10 .. 13.14 .. 15.18 (108)
Coolamon ........... 4.0 .. 5.2 .. 9.5 .. 11.9 (75)
Goals - EWK: Tim McLean 6, Rob Stevenson 2, Brad Burkinshaw 2, Tom Gorham 2, Brent Lillis, Stephen Barnes, Jarrod Hillier
Coolamon: Matt Hard 4, Wayne Weidemann 3, Shaun Bradley, L Carter, Tim Hilton, Brett Garrett
Best players - EWK: Brent Lillis, Brad Burkinshaw, Shaun Baxter, Jamie Charlton, Christin Macri, Tim McLean
Coolamon: Greg Rudd, Matt Hard, Shane Weidemann, L Carter
Reserves: Griffith 8.9 (57) d Leeton-Whitton 6.10 (46)
Goals - Griffith: Shane Ruyg 3, Adam Beriman 2, Paul Rogerson, Jason Magoci, Brett Hathaway
Best players - Griffith: Gary Argus, Shane Ruyg, Brendan Giason, Myles Bunn, Paul Rogerson
Under 18: Wagga 15.5 (107) d Narrandera 10.3 (63)
Elimination Final - Sunday September 2, 2001
Ganmain-GGM ... 1.1 .. 3.5 .. 5.7 .. 7.9 (51)
Turvey Park ........ 1.4 .. 7.8 .. 11.11 .. 16.14 (110)
Goals - GGGM: Jamie Crozier 4, Mark Carroll, Nathan McPherson, Luke Carroll
Turvey Park: Chris Masterson 2, Warren Sykes 2, Chris Cerato 2, Troy Maiden 2, Travis Richards, S Collie, Jeremy Masterson, Brent Fraser, Bryce Campbell, Ben Harper, Matt Carroll, Cameron Barker
Best players - GGGM: Luke Carroll, Christen McPherson, Nick Carroll, Jamie Crozier, Nathan McPherson
Turvey Park: Ben Harper, Bryce Campbell, Matt Carroll, Jeremy Masterson, Dane Carroll, Blair Campbell, Dane Campbell, Brent Fraser
Reserves: Turvey Park 6.12 (48) d East Wagga-Kooringal 5.10 (40)
Under 18: Coolamon 17.10 (112) d Turvey Park 5.10 (40)
First Semi Final - Saturday September 8, 2001
Coolamon ...... 1.5 .. 3.9 .. 7.9 .. 8.11 (59)
Turvey Park ... 1.0 .. 4.2 .. 7.6 .. 10.10 (70)
Goals - Coolamon: Matt Hard 2, Shane Weidemann, Greg McKelvie, Tim Hilton, Luke Maloney, Wayne Weidemann, Jamie Hard
Turvey Park: Brent Fraser 3, Chris Masterson 3, Bryce Campbell, Nick O'Connell, Warren Sykes, Chris Cerato
Best players - Coolamon: Matt Hard, Shayne Weidemann, Tim Hilton, Gavin Graetz, Greg Rudd
Turvey Park: Matt Carroll, Dane Campbell, Ben Harper, Dane Carroll, Cameron Barker, Blair Campbell
Reserves: Turvey Park 14.17 (101) d Leeton-Whitton 3.6 (24)
Under 18: Narrandera 11.6 (74) d Coolamon 8.9 (57)
Second Semi Final - Sunday September 9, 2001 at Robertson Oval
Wagga Tigers ...... 6.9 .. 10.12 .. 14.15 .. 22.19 (151)
East Wagga-K . ... 0.1 .. 4.2 .. 6.6 .. 7.8 (50)
Goals - Wagga: Corey Pavitt 5, Warick Brown 3, Jason Morton 3, Brett Doswell 3, Steven Priest 2, Darren Cook, Rowan Wadley, Paul Irvine, Jarrod Twitt, Darren Warke, Chris Jackson
EWK: Ben Murnane 2, Jarrod Hillier 2, Tim McLean, Simon Murray, Luke Stanford
Best players - Wagga: Jason Morton, Darren Warke, Steven Priest, Dean Neil, Justin Rynehart, Tim Newton
EWK: Shaun Baxter, Christin Macri, Tom Gorham, Jamie Charlton, Ryan Miller, Ben Murnane, Brent Lillis
Reserves: Wagga Tigers 10.13 (73) d Griffith 10.7 (67)
Goals - Griffith: Shane Ruyg 3, Gary Argus, Myles Bunn, Jeff Harris, Adam Beriman, Adrian Sparks, David Dunn, Brent Hathaway
Best players - Griffith: Brendan Giason, Luke Testoni, Shane Ruyg, Greg Dreyer, Brent Hathaway
Under 18: Wagga Tigers 8.13 (61) d Leeton-Whitton 5.4 (34)
Preliminary Final - Sunday September 16, 2001 at Narrandera Sportsground
East Wagga-K. ... 4.2 .. 5.5 .. 9.8 .. 12.9 (81)
Turvey Park ........ 4.1 .. 8.6 .. 10.7 .. 12.8 (80)
Goals - EWK: Jamie Charlton 4, Christin Macri 2, Ryan Miller 2, Rob Stevenson, Brad Burkinshaw, Tim McLean, Kerry Brain, Simon Murray
Turvey Park: Chris Masterson 5, Chris Cerato 2, Nick O'Connell 2, David Clout, Matt Carroll, Dale Iaasac
Best players - EWK: Kerry Brain, Tom Gorham, Jamie Charlton, Luke Stanford, Brad Miller
Turvey Park: Matt Carroll, Warren Sykes, Ben Harper, Matt Paul, Jeremy Masterson, Chris Masterson
Reserves: Turvey Park 17.12 (114) d Griffith 6.10 (46)
Goals - Griffith: Jason Magoci 3, Gary Argus, Shane Ruyg, Luke Testoni
Best players - Griffith: Brendan Giason, Luke Testoni, Myles Bunn, Trent Bradley, Jason Magoci, Shane Ruyg
Under 18: Leeton-Whitton 12.16 (88) d Narrandera 3.6 (24)
Grand Final - Sunday September 23, 2001 at Narrandera Sportsground
Wagga Tigers ..... 9.6 .. 16.9 .. 23.14 .. 25.18 (168)
East Wagga-K. .... 2.2 .. 5.6 .. 8.7 .. 10.8 (68)
Goals - Wagga Tigers: Corey Pavitt 6, Jason Morton 4, Darren Cook 3, Rowan Wadley 2, Brent Rynehart 2, Andrew Priest 2, Brett Doswell 2, Darren Warke, Jeremy Rowe, Steven Priest, Warick Brown
EWK: Simon Murray 3, Tim McLean, Rob Stevenson, Stephen Barnes, Shaun Baxter, Christin Macri, Jamie Charlton, Brent Lillis
Best players - Wagga Tigers: Brent Rynehart, Darren Cook, Andrew Priest, Jason Morton, Steven Priest, Dean Neill
EWK: Jamie Charlton, Peter Braneley, Tom Gorham, Stephen Barnes, Kerry Brain
Wagga Tigers: Tim Newton, Stephen Schultz, Chris Jackson; Dean Neil, Gavin McMahon (c-c), Robbie Jackson; Justin Rynehart, Steven Priest, Jarrod Twitt; Darren Warke, Darren Cook, Warick Brown; Corey Pavitt, Rowan Wadley, Wayne Morley; Andrew Priest, Jason Morton, Tom Power; Brett Doswell, Paul J. Irvine, Brent Rynehart
East Wagga-Kooringal: Jamie Keenan, Peter Braneley, Brad Miller; Danny Bromham, Shaun Baxter, Geoff Hopkins; Brent Lillis, Christin Macri, Brad Burkinshaw; Simon Murray, Tim McLean, Kerry Brain; James Geale, Jarrod Hillier, Luke Stanford; Tom Gorham, Jamie Charlton, Ben Murnane; Rob Stevenson (c-c), Ryan Miller, Stephen Barnes, Damien Hubbard, Steve Quirk, Alan Willis, Joel Grieve
Umpire: Scott Crowley, Brett Carter and Andrew Cook (RUA). Gate: $16,800
Wagga Tigers .... 4.2 .. 5.3 .. 11.5 .. 12.5 (77)
Turvey Park ....... 4.1 .. 9.2 .. 12.3 .. 16.5 (101)
Goals - Wagga:
Best players - Wagga:
Wagga Tigers:- Shannon Galvin, Stewart Cook, Jason Schultz, Tony Weisback, Jordan Simpson, Matthew Noonan, Damien Papworth, Aaron De Jong, David Rava, Stephen Thompson, Tim Pankhurst, David Vella, Stephen Cook, Brendan Gaynor, Craig Drum, Ryan Knight, Andrew Dwyer, David Schultz, Damien Powell
Turvey Park: Brendan Creek, Trent Mooney, Julian Nimmo; Cameron Grentell, Lance Warr, Nigel Clarke; Sam Collie, Glen Vardanega, Ben Rodham; Michael Flanigan, Dusty Brown, Stuart Anderson; Matt Dalton, David Clout, Dean Rodriguis; Joel Elliott, Brendon Odgen, Shane Nelson
Umpires: Wayne Tilyard, Gary George (RUA)
Wagga Tigers ....... 2.0 .. 7.1 .. 8.4 .. 13.8 (86)
Leeton-Whitton .... 0.0 .. 3.3 .. 7.6 .. 9.6 (60)
Goals - Wagga:
Best players: - Wagga:
Wagga Tigers:- Luke Hulm, Rhys McAlister, Brett Hillam; Lance George, Brendan Hackett, Matthew Rava; Jeremy Rowe, Joshua McKenzie, Ryan Plant; Peter Fitzgerald, David Roose, Scott Raufers; Kane Grace, Greg Pearce, Michael Bruce; Simon Lyons, Shane McIntosh, Tim Air; Joshua Veliscek, Nicholas Adams, Scott Lananus, Brett Harmer
Leeton-Whitton;- Brett Curry, Brenton Hillier, Dale Symes; Gary Riley, Shane Grose, Michael Emery; Ben Holt, Chris Egan, Matt Hood; Drew Dunscombe, Paul Hanrahan, Paul Symes; Kane Bullock, Brad Ashton, Troy O'Callaghan; Zac Wallis, Michael Hood, Kirk Walker; Nick Killham, Chris Thompson, Brett Hamilton
Umpires: Ray Berry, Guy Barnard (RUA)
Netball - A grade: Coolamon d Turvey Park; B grade: Turvey Park d Coolamon; C grade: Turvey Park d Coolamon; Juniors U15's: Narrandera d Griffith