EAST WAGGA-KOORINGAL

Year Formed: 1946

Club Nickname: Hawks

Affiliation: 1949-56 Wagga District FL; 1957-58 Recess; 1959-76 Central Riverina FL; 1977-81 Farrer FL; 1982-2009 Riverina FL; 2010-17 Farrer FL.

Timeline: 1946 Formed as Gumly Gumly; 1957 Gumly Gumly went into recess; 1959 Gumly Gumly reformed and changed name to East Wagga; 1980 East Wagga merged with Kooringal Juniors and become East Wagga-Kooringal. 2004 Changed name from East Wagga-Kooringal to Eastern Hawks. 2010 Changed name back to East Wagga-Kooringal.

Senior Premierships: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1979, 1982, 2016

Best & Fairest: FFL Baz Medal - 1978 Greg Smith, 1981 George Galvin; RFL Jim Quinn Medal - 1987 Colin Hounsell, 1995 Damien Graham, 2001 Christin Macri, 2006 Ken Vanderfeen; FFL Gerald Clear Medal - 2016 Nick Hull.

Goalkicking: RFL - 1986 Trevor Sutton (140), 1987 Trevor Sutton (90), 2001 Tim McLean (72), 2005 Ben Perkins (102), 2006 Ben Perkins (104); FFL - 2010 Chris Jackson (52), 2014 Marc Geppert (82), 2015 Marc Geppert (111), 2016 Marc Geppert (101).

Captain / Coach: 1946 J Sibraa, 1960-62 Fred McGregor, 1968 Allan Gray, 1972 Max Sanbrook, 1976 Brian Quade, 1979-81 Greg Leech, 1982-83 Neville Lyons, 1984 Tony Turner, 1885 Andrew Vanderfeen, 1986-87 Colin Hounsell, 1988-89 Bevan Rowe, 1990-01 Barry Suckling, 1992 Greg Leech (npc), 1993 Peter Whittle, 1994-96 Jason Baulch, 1997 Darren Turner, 1998-99 Craig McGough, 2000-01 Rob Stevenson, 2002 Kerry Brain, 2003 Brad Burkinshaw, 2004 Geoff Smith, 2005 Mick McPherson, 2006 Pat Gribble, 2007 Barry O'Brien, 2008 Pat Gribble, 2009 Ben Perkins, 2010 -13 Chris Jackson, 2014-17 Gavin McMahon (npc), 2018-19 Matthew Hard (npc).

Players for both clubs: Bob Berton, Owen Geddes, Drew Hicks, Simon Hicks, Craig Lugton, Kaine Malone, Jamie Robinson, Barry Spry.

STATS: GRIFFITH vs EAST WAGGA-KOORINGAL

Riverina Football League 1982-2009

Played 61, won 42, lost 18, drew 1