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Round 2 - Saturday April 24, 2021
Riverina Football Netball League
Venue: Griffith Exies Oval 3.10pm
Umpires: Craig Fletcher and Andrew Tough (RUA)
Griffith ....................... 1.1 .. 4.3 .. 9.6 .. 12.10 (82)
Leeton-Whitton ...... 3.2 .. 4.2 .. 4.2 .. 7.4 (46)
GRIFFITH: Angus Bartter, Ryan Bullus, Michael Agnew; Mitchell Irvin, James Toscan, Charlie Cunial; Nick Witherspoon, Jack Rowston, Sam Daniel; Leigh Owen, Henry Delves, Oswald Herrmann; Kahlan Spencer, Riley Irvin, Tom Powell; Nathan Richards, Jack Powell, Oliver Bartter; Tom Bartter, Jay Summers, Dean Bennett
LEETON-WHITTON: Bryce Rogers, Kyle Pete, Hayden Cooper; Ryan Grey, Tom Meline, Bailey Wood; Joshua Thomas, Sam Darley (c-c), Jye Doyle; Tyron Rainbird, Alex Daley, Josh Lanham; Coopa Steele, Taj Doyle, Bradley Boots; Mason Dryburgh, Bryce O'Garey, Jay Tang; Mark Salafia, Ryan Oldershaw, Isaac Houghton
Griffith: H Delves 4, K Spencer 2, J Powell 2, R Irvin, D Bennett, O Bartter, S Daniel
Leeton-Whitton: T Meline 3, S Darley 2, T Doyle, B O'Garey
Griffith: H Delves, L Owen, J Toscan, K Spencer, R Irvin, J Rowston
Leeton-Whitton: S Darley, T Meline, B O'Garey, I Houghton, R Grey, B Boots
Quinn Medal votes: 3 - Kahlan Spencer (Gri), 2 - Jack Rowston (Gri), 1 - Mason Dryburgh (LW).
A summary of match report, with thanks
In what was the Swans' first senior football home game since August of 2019, then sent a strong message with a convincing over Leeton-Whitton. The Crows were able to make a fast start with Taj Doyle, Bryce O'Garey and Sam Darley hitting the scoreboard while Henry Delves kicked the Swans solo major in the opening term. Riley Irvin reduced the margin after the break before Darley booted his second, but the game swung in the Swans favour from that point. The home side kicked seven unanswered goals to take a 34-point lead into the final term, with Delves kicking three while Kahlan Spencer kicked two. The Crows were unable to kick three goals as Tom Meline was thrown forward, but the Swans were able to hold on, with Delves finishing the day with four goals as the home side took an 82 to 46 victory.
(By Liam Warren - The Area News, Monday, April 26, 2021).
OTHER MATCHES - SAT: Coolamon 11.23 (89) def Collingullie-GP 9.7 (61); Ganmain-GGM 19.11 (125) def Turvey Park 5.8 (38); SUN: Wagga 3.7 (25) def by Mangoplah-CUE 14.13 (97); Narrandera, bye
Reserves: Griffith 22.16 (148) d Leeton-Whitton 1.0 (6)
Goals: C Bock 5, M Duncan 4, T Shannon 4, B Chambers 2, B Rowston 2, N Schmetzer, A Ray, K Duncan, L Killalea, D Schmetzer
Best Players: I Testoni, T Shannon, D Schmetzer, K Ruyg, M Duncan, N Schmetzer
Under 17.5: Griffith 8.10 (58) d Leeton-Whitton 3.4 (22)
Goals: M Bennett 2, A Brown 2, M Ashcroft, J Whitworth, L Wallace, W Ellis
Best players: S Irvin, L Irvin, J Whitworth, L Wallace, J Rogerson,