COOLAMON ROVERS

Year Formed: 1894. (Teams - Coolamon, Boggy Creek & Methul)

Club Nickname: Greens, Hoppers (Colours were green and white from 1919)

Affiliation: 1893-12 Coolamon/Ganmain DFA?; 1913 South Western DFA, 1918 Coolamon DFA; 1919-22 South Western DFA; 1923-29, 1931-32, 1934-36 South Western DFL; 1937-38 Wagga DFL; 1939-40 South Western DFL; 1945 Coolamon DFL; 1946-81 South Western DFL, 1982-2019 Riverina FL; 2020 Recess - COVID19; 2021 - Riverina FNL.

Senior Premierships: Ganmain FA 1894, 1908; South Western DFA 1920, 1922; Wagga DFL 1937; Coolamon DFL 1945; South Western DFL 1959, 1970, 1973; Riverina FL 1983, 2000, 2013.

Best & Fairest - Gammage Medal: 1951 Peter Curtis, 1952 Jack Pattison, 1965 Peter Weidemann, 1969 Allan Hayes, 1970 Allan Hayes. Quinn Medal: 1990 Neil Pleming, 2002 Matt Hard, 2004 Nigel Scott, 2007 Luke Maloney, 2012 Jamie Maddox.

Goalkicking - Kiesling Trophy: 1966 Kevin Fruend (93), 1982 Daryl Breust (118), 1988 Bryan Buchanan (102), 1992 Bryan Buchanan (92). Stewart Fraser Trophy: 2009 Jason Brown (71).

Captain / Coaches: 1895 Dennis O'Brien, 1902-04 J Thorpe, 1919 Alonza Slade, 1920 Jack Leitch, 1922 Les Stainsby, 1923 Ollie Armstrong, 1924 Alonza Slade, 1937 Ormond Iverach & Mervyn Hurst, 1939 C Mann, 1940 Mervyn Hurst, 1946 Wally Carter, 1947 Jim Hallahan, 1948 Tom Bush, 1949 Laurie Taylor, 1950 Arthur Sleith, 1951 Laurie Taylor, 1952 Frank Williamson, 1953-54 Dean Chapman, 1955 G Hunter/ Frank Williamson, 1956 Frank Treasure, 1957 Jim Conway, 1958 Tom Weir, 1959-63 Ian Gillett, 1964-65 Peter Weidemann, 1966 John Fisher, 1967 Ron Harvey, 1968 Barney McKellar, 1969-74 Jim Hayes, 1975 Bill Hedgecock, 1976 Allan Hayes, 1977 Peter Elliott, 1978 Ken Hayes, 1979-81 Ray O'Connor, 1982 Garry Buchanan; 1983-84 Russell Campbell; 1985 Neil Pleming; 1986 Garry Buchanan / John Chamberlain, 1987 Damien Walsh, 1988 Keiran Johnson, 1989 Neil Pleming, 1990 Jamie Thomas, 1991 Gary Shaw, 1992-93 Keith Hanna, 1994-95 Pat Gribble, 1996 Dean Henderson, 1997 Darren Moorhead, 1998 Garry Buchanan, 1999-01 Wayne Weidemann, 2002-06 Matt Hard, 2007-09 Sam Keenan, 2010-11 Scott Easdown, 2012-13 Matt Hard (npc), 2014 Lew Roberts, 2015-17 Matt Hard (npc), 2018 Connor Neyland, 2019 Connor Neyland & Jamie Maddox, 2020 Jamie Maddox & Jake Barrett. 

Players for both clubs: Charlie Anderson, Kevin Baxter, Harry Bean, Mark Buchanan, Stephen "Tich' Buchanan, John Curry, Peter Curtis, Neil Griggs, Bob Heir, Tim Hilton, Dominic Norman, Lynton Nugent, Paul Young.

 

STATS: GRIFFITH vs COOLAMON ROVERS

South Western District Football League, 1939-1940, 1946-81

Played 83, Won 52, Lost 30, Drew 1

Riverina Football League, 1982-2019

Played 86, won 42, lost 42, drew 2

TOTAL:  P 169, W 94, L 72, D 3