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SWANS CLUB NOTES: The Aussie Ruler May 14, 1961 - No 6.
Results last Sunday could not have gone better from our angle and the two game lead will be handy as the season progresses.
The seconds continued on their winning way but were a little over confident perhaps and it took a blast from their coach Jim Eley at half time to get them at their top.
The "Pie Night" after training on Wednesday was a great success and most appetites were satisfied with 200 pies and 15 dozen "lolly water" being disposed of.
Kevin Savage turned in his best game of the season to rate as Griffith's best in the second 18 game.
Others to show out in this game were Fred Gambell, really keen after being dropped last week. Jack Kloot and Alby Sutton.
John Bortolazzo justified his retention by the selectors by turning in a much improved exhibition on the wing in the first 18 game.
There has been a lot written about late starts recently but in the last two rounds at Griffith the both teams been on the ground waiting for the umpire, who very seldom arrive before 2.15 p.m.
Something perhaps could be done by the executives to get the umpires to Griffith with a little more time at their disposal.
Les Collis, after a couple of "warm up" games with the seconds following injury, ably filled the injured Bill Tyndall's place as rover and as one of Griffith's best players, should retain his place and add further to the selectors' problems.