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 2018 SEASON 
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Round 11 - Sunday July 8, 2018 (Pink Day)
Riverina Football Netball League
Venue: Griffith Exies Oval 2.10pm
Umpires: Tim Beard and Craig Fletcher (RUA)
Griffith .................... 3.2 .. 9.6 .. 12.7 .. 14.14 (98) 
Ganmain-GGM ..... 3.3 .. 5.3 .. 11.6 .. 12.7 (79)

GRIFFITH: Daniel Peruzzi, James Toscan, Dean Catanzariti; Michael Duncan, Guy Orton, Sam Foley; Isaac Campbell, Jordan Iudica, Nick Witherspoon; Theo Valeri, Jacob Conlan, Charlie Cunial; Heath Northey, Lucas Conlan, Dean Bennett; Riley Irvin, Ben King, Will Griggs; Sam Daniel, Reece Matheson, Jack Rowston, Jake Villata
GANMAIN-GRONG GRONG-MATONG: Andrew Roberts, Joshua Walsh, Nathan Kember; Max McCaig, Ben Walsh (capt), Jack Sase; Matthew Hamblin, Jesse Lander, Zac Wienche; Josh Bubnich, Jack McCaig, Daniel Foley; Lachlan Parker, Riley Corbett, Thomas Anderson; Jethro Peck, Scott Procter, Aaron Proctor; Jacob Dyer, Brad Hare, Fraser Menzies, James Wilson
Griffith: J Conlan 3, S Daniel 2, T Valeri 2, J Iudica 2, D Bennett 2, H Northey, B King, L Conlan
Ganmain-GGM: R Corbett 2, A Proctor 2, D Foley 2, M McCaig, M Hamblin, L Parker, T Anderson, J Lander, F Menzies
Griffith: J Toscan, J Iudica, J Conlan, S Foley, B King, D Bennett
Ganmain-GGM: F Menzies, D Foley, T Anderson, B Walsh, J Lander, S Proctor

A summary of match report, with thanks
THE Griffith Swans have survived a tough test from Ganmain-Grong Grong-Matong to come away with a 19-point win at Exies Oval on Sunday afternoon. The Swans were able to hold off a charging Lions outfit who closed within a point before a Jacob Conlan goal just before the siren sounded gave the home side a 14.14 (98) to 12.7 (79) victory.

Conlan led the way up forward with three goals while Sam Daniel, Heath Northey, Theo Valeri and Dean Bennett picked two apiece. Meanwhile for the visiting side Daniel Foley, Riley Corbett and Aaron Proctor kicked two goals each. Ill-discipline from the Swans saw the Lions get right back into the game with a six-goal third term to see them down by seven heading into the final term.

The uncharacteristic issues left Swans' coach Will Griggs a little disappointed. "We were very undisciplined today I think we gave away three or four fifties which never helps, and we have been so good at that all year," he said. "It wasn't so much our new players but some of our older more experienced blokes and at this stage of the year you can't to afford to do that.

"We thought that we had it in the third quarter we stuck to it pretty well and then they got a few goals late in the quarter to level it up a bit heading into the final term. But when you have got the wind, it always helps a little bit."

The Lions were already without star ruckman Jacob Olsson for the clash due to suspension and had young gun Riley Corbett backing up after receiving a call up to play for Greater Western Sydney reserves in the NEAFL competition. However, after going goal-less in GWS on Saturday, the schoolboy was kept to his lowest tally for the season.

GGGM have now dropped to fifth on the Riverina League ladder, behind Leeton-Whitton on percentage and just a win clear of Turvey Park and Coolamon. The win now means the Swans winning start to the season has now extended to ten games, but Griggs isn't getting ahead of himself. "It is very hard to go through the year undefeated, so we aren't thinking that at all," he said.

"We know there is going to be a lull and we think we are in that lull at the moment. Teams are testing us and lucky enough we can respond. "We always knew was going to be a tough game, we rate them very highly they are probably a top three team.

The Swans will now prepare themselves for a trip to Leeton to take on their archrivals who have won three of their last four games while the Lions will take on Wagga Tigers at home. (By Liam Warren - The Area News, Monday July 9, 2018).

OTHER MATCHES - SAT: Leeton-Whitton 13.10 (88) def Narrandera 4.7 (31), Mangoplah-CUE 6.6 (42) def Coolamon 3.11 (29), Wagga 8.4 (52) def by Turvey Park 11.11 (77); Collingullie-GP, bye.

Reserves: Griffith 11.6 (72) def Ganmain-GGM 2.4 (16)
Goals: K Duncan 5, T Argus 3, B Chambers 2, J Crowe
Best Players: B Chambers, J Ryan, K Duncan, R Johns, J Taylor, J Crowe
Under 17.5: Griffith 14.9 (93) def Ganmain-GGM 4.3 (27)
Goals: G Rovere 6, Z Whitworth 3, D Cosson, C Bock, L Parmenter, B Potts, B Clifford
Best Players: M Irvin, G Rovere, Z Whitworth, C Bock, O Herrmann, C Verri

Netball - A grade:  Griffith 41 d Ganmain-GGM 29; A reserve: Ganmain-GGM 41 d Griffith 35; B grade: Griffith 48 d Ganmain-GGM 5; C grade: Griffith 34 d Ganmain-GGM 10; Under 17's: Griffith 38 drew Ganmain-GGM 38.

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