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Elimination Final - Sunday September 3, 2006
Riverina Football League. Gate: $6108
Venue: Leeton Showground
Umpires: Rob Wilson, Duncan Potts and Greg Walsh (RUA)
Griffith .............. 5.4 .. 5.4 .. 10.6 .. 11.6 (72) 
Narrandera ..... 1.0 .. 6.6 .. 6.9 .. 9.13 (67)

GRIFFITH: James Toscan, Nathan Petersen-Gray, Daniel Best; Roger Heenan, Glenn Vaccari, Matt Bunn; Ben Ford, Michael Duncan, Dean Crack; Daniel Meade, Joel Brown, Myles Bunn; Josh Ward, Gary Argus, Graham Foley; Jeff Mickan, Matthew McDonald, Luke McLean (c-c); Ashley Gardner, Damien Scott, Jeff Harris, David Pasin
NARRANDERA IMPERIAL: Peter Bloomfield, Ian Donaldson, Stuart Hutchins; Chris Downes, Steven Irons, Chris Smith; Adam Black, Tim Mathieson, Jack Trainor; Nick Hetherington, Ben Grant, Tim Sullivan; Tim Durnan, Jamie Grintell, Tim Ruffles; Peter Heath, Danny Campbell, Mark Ivanoff; Liam Richmond, Hayden Hutchins, Wes Kiley, Drew Kenna
Griffith: J Ward 2, A Gardner 2, B Ford, G Argus, M McDonald, N Petersen-Gray, J Harris, D Best, J Toscan
Narrandera: P Heath 4, T Durnan 2, T Mathieson 2, T Ruffles
Griffith: J Mickan, M Duncan, N Petersen-Gray, J Ward, G Foley, Matt Bunn
Narrandera: C Smith, D Campbell, P Heath, T Durnan, A Black, T Sullivan
A summary of match report, with thanks
The Griffith Swans survived a late scare to hold off Narrandera by five points in the Riverina Football League elimination final yesterday at the Leeton Showground. The narrow win gave the Swans an added bonus with the side set to host this weekend's semi finals at Exies Oval.

With a significant breeze at their backs in the first term the Swans opened up a dominant 32-point lead, but the side was at the mercy of the elements in the second quarter when they failed to register a point.  "It was probably about a four or five goal wind, but we did play well in the first quarter," Swans captain-coach Luke McLean said. "It was a scrappy game ... but we had no passengers out there and the blokes were all switched on." The Swans then kicked a further four goals in the third quarter thanks to the generous wind but were restricted to just one solitary goal in the last quarter while Narrandera edged ever closer.  "We had about a 20-point lead at three-quarter time, and I wasn't sure if that was enough," McLean said. "They got a goal in the last 10 seconds or so that got them within four. "Our bottom eight were really good today ... we came through unscathed so we can look to next week and the home final." (The Area News - Monday September 4, 2006).'

Ganmain-GGM ...... 2.7 .. 8.9 .. 9.12 .. 9.12 (66)
Griffith .................... 0.0 .. 3.2 .. 3.2 .. 5.6 (36)

Goals - Ganmain-GGM: R McGowan 4, B Fennesey 2, S Harris, B Trevaskis, D Cox
Griffith: C Lugton,  W Tyndall, L Cavallo, M Harris, R Newman 
Best players - Ganmain-GGM: R McGowan, C Lenon, S Harris, D Cox, M Woolnough, S Fairless
Griffith: C Conlan, A Cappello, R Frkovic, G Minchin, D McGreal, J Gastin
Griffith:- Nathan Kite, Norm Campbell, Daniel McGreal; Danny Milani, Rick Frkovic, Garry Minchin; Adam Hukins, Greg Dreyer, Andrew Cappello, Tim Wilson, Craig Lugton, Larry Cavallo; Michael Harris, Rhys Newman, Jonathon Gastin; Andrew Chalmers, Chris Conlan, Wayne Tyndall; Jack Geddes, Richie Agresta, Alex Potroz, Luke Catanzariti

Under 18
Narrandera ...... 0.1.. 1.4 .. 1.4 .. 3.6 (24)
Turvey Park .... 2.5 .. 4.6 .. 7.12 .. 9.16 (70)

Goals - Narandera: H Newman, L Lyons, T Orme
Turvey Park: M Irons 3, R McPherson 2, S Pople, R Brennan, M Williams, H Dedini
Best players- Narrandera: B Knagge, R Bevan, Z Eldridge, H Vidler, H Newman, T Blackburn
Turvey Park: S Pople, R McPherson, R Everly, J Luff, J Howell, M Ness  

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