LEETON

Year Formed: 1912

Club Nicknames: Ramblers, Royal Blues, Bloods, Tri-Colours, Magpies, Demons / Redlegs

Affiliation: 1912 Ganmain FA, 1914 SWDFA, 1918 Murrumbidgee FA, 1919-22 SWDFA, 1923-29 SWDFL, 1930 SWDFL in recess, 1931-36 SWDFL, 1937-38 LDFA, 1939-40 SWDFL, 1941 LDFA, 1941-45 SWDFL in Recess - World War 11, 1946-81 SWDFL, 1982-94 Riverina FL

Timeline: 1912 Formed as Leeton Ramblers; 1995 Leeton amalgamated with Whitton-Yanco to become the Leeton-Whitton United Football Club

Senior Premierships: SWDFL 1927, 1929, 1936, 1939, 1958, 1971, 1975, 1978; LDFA 1931, 1935, 1941.

Best & Fairest - Keisling Trophy: 1929 Geoff Neil; Gammage Medal: 1955 Danny Weldon, 1958 Des Lyons, 1962 Max Kruse, 1963 Des Lyons; Quinn Medal: 1986 Steve McMahon, 1988 Steve McMahon.

Goalkicking - Keisling Trophy: 1967 Des Lyons (67), 1974 Bruce Harrison (76).

Captain / Coaches: 1912 H Parker, 1914 D Bruce, 1918 Bill Clarkson, 1919 Bob Alexander, 1920 Guildford Webb, 1921 G Hollingsworth, 1922 Guildford Webb, 1923 Jack Nish / H Tonkin, 1924 Bill Swasbrick, 1925 Jack Adams, 1926-27 Guildford Webb, 1928-29 Bill Swasbrick, 1930 Ben Roberts (LDFA), 1931 J Saunders / Ben Roberts, 1932-34 Lionel Hastie, 1935 Jack A. McAuliffe, 1936-38 Lionel Hastie, 1939-41 Cecil Hopley, 1946 G Woodman, 1947 Sandy Watts (npc) / Paddy O'Connell, 1948 Les Main, 1949 Ossie Grose, 1950-52 Wally Buttsworth, 1953-54 Edwin Dornau, 1955-57 Max Kruse, 1958-59 George Mullenger, 1960 Bill Byrne, 1961 Frank Fitzpatrick, 1962-64 Gerald Eastmure, 1965-67 Ray Dawson, 1968 Don Allen, 1969 Ike Ilsey, 1970 Eddie Rogalski / Ross Elwin, 1971 Doug Campbell, 1972 Ray Dawson, 1973 Wal Mumford, 1974-76 Colin Trevaskis, 1977 Doug Campbell, 1978 Roger Mathews, 1979 Harry Skreja, 1980-81 Ross Elwin (npc), 1982-83 John Gannon, 1984 Colin Anderson, 1985 David Pledger, 1986 Max Kruse (npc), 1987 Wayne Smith, 1988-89 Michael Wright, 1990 Brenton Vilcins, 1991-92 Harvey McRae, 1993-94 David Meline.

Players for both clubs: Pre war: Joe Browne, Ern Davy, Fred Eardley, Jack Nish, Frank Polkinghorne; Post war: Brian Fitzpatrick, John Fitzpatrick, John Foley, Kevin Luhrs, Bob Munnerley, Paddy O'Connell, George Schlitz, Craig Seton, Laurie Smith, Greg Thompson, Darren Wallett, John Walsh, Sid Williams.

 

STATS: GRIFFITH vs LEETON

Leeton District Football Association 1931, 1935-38, 1941

Played 14, won 5, lost 9, drew 0

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

Played 81, won 36, lost 45, drew 0

Riverina Football League 1982-94

Played 29, won 21, lost 7, drew 1