GANMAIN

Year Formed: 1893

Club Nickname: Maroons

Affiliation: 1894-1912 Ganmain DFA, 1899 (No competition); 1913-14 South Western DFA; 1915-1918 SWDFA in Recess - World War 1; 1918 Coolamon DFA; 1919-22 SWDFA; 1923-29 SWDFL; 1930 SWDFL in Recess; 1931-36 SWDFL; 1937-38 SWDFL in Recess; 1938 Wagga FL; 1939-40 SWDFL; 1941-45 SWDFL in Recess - World War 11; 1945 Coolamon FA; 1946 SWDFL; 1947-48 Wagga FL; 1949-81 SWDFL.

Timeline: 1893 Formed as Boggy Creek; 1982 Ganmain merged with Grong Grong-Matong to become the Ganmain-Grong Grong-Matong Football Club

Senior Premierships: 1895, 1896, 1898, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1907, 1909, 1910, 1925, 1935, 1938, 1940, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1976.

Best & Fairest - Kiesling Cup: 1935 Clon Heath; Gammage Medal: 1966 Frank Hodgkin, 1978 Greg Leech, 1979 Barry Nolan.

Goalkicking - Kiesling Trophy: 1964 Tom Carroll (86), 1972 Phil Gehrig (97), 1976 Russell Campbell (103).

Captain / Coaches: 1900-10 Tom Kelly, 1911 Jack Ritchie, 1912-13 Aub Graham, 1914 J O'Keeffe, 1918-19 Wally Lenon, 1920 Bill Collis, 1920 Bill Clarkson, 1921 Bill Clarkson / C Smith / Alf Maskell, 1923 J Doherty, 1924 Ted Noonan, 1925 Paddy Carroll, 1926-27 Ted Noonan, 1928-30 Paddy Carroll, 1931 Fred Culhane, 1932 Fred Culhane / Ron Sims, 1933-34 Ron Sims, 1935 Harold Forrest, 1936 Lance Pyke, 1937 G Fields / Ron Sims, 1938 B Slavin / Ron Sims / Doug Allamby, 1939 Ron Sims, 1940 Norm Le Brun, 1946 Ivan McKay, 1947-49 Les Meek, 1950 Frank Bourke, 1951 Lawrence "Dooley" Carroll, 1952-53 Clinton Wines, 1954 Les Flintoff, 1955 Clinton Wines, 1956-57 Mick Grambeau, 1958 Kevin Gleeson, 1959 Brian Gilmore, 1960 Don Gent, 1961 Laurie Stephenson, 1962-63 Max Hetherington, 1964-66 Tom Carroll, 1967 Frank Hodgkin, 1968-70 Phil Gehrig, 1971-72 Kevin Delmenico, 1973-74 Bruce Williams, 1975 Alan Smith; 1976-78 Greg Leech, 1979 Barry Nolan, 1980 Trevor McPherson (capt.) / Tom Carroll (npc); 1981 Brian Symes.

Players for both clubs: Pre war: Keith Cox, Henry Daines, Jack Daines, Norman Le Brun, William "Pouncer" Wade; Post war: Don Buchanan, Frank 'Bishop' Carroll, Kevin Hilton, Jack O'Brien.

 

STATS: GRIFFITH vs GANMAIN

South Western District Football League 1939-40, 1946, 1949-81

Played 83, won 39, lost 43, drew 1