2014 SEASON RESULTS
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Round 14 - Saturday July 26, 2014
Riverina Football Netball League
Venue: Mangoplah Sportsground 2.10pm
Mangoplah-CUE ....... 4.1 .. 10.4 .. 19.9 .. 27.12 (174)
Griffith ........................ 2.3 .. 3.4 .. 3.4 .. 4.4 (28)
MANGOPLAH-COOKARDDINIA UNITED-EASTLAKES: Mark Roberson, Matt Collins, Patric Griffin; Harry Collins, Hunter Lloyd, Tom Keogh; Jacob Whitley, Trent Cohalan, Isaac Damme; Pat Killalea, Jake Phillips, Nic Casey; James Creasy, Andrew Dickens, Ethan Schiller; Andrew Pettigrove, Colin Sanbrook, Mitch Daniher; Scott Balding, Nathon Irvin, Joel Tancredi, Connor Huthwaite
GRIFFITH: Fletcher Josling, Tom Webb, Jordan Crowe*; Jonathon Gastin, James Taylor, Glen Snaidero; Daniel Peruzzi, David Dunbar, Kieran Hume; Ben McRae, James Toscan, Ryan Bullus; Dean Crack, Michael Griffiths, Pat Whittard; Joel Gordon, Guy Orton, Tim Matheson; James Keenan, Ben Tarr, Kieran Ruyg, Dean Villata*
Mangoplah-CUE: J Phillips 5, E Schiller 5, J Creasy 3, A Dickens 2, N Casey 2, C Sanbrook 2, P Killalea 2, T Keogh, T Cohalan, M Daniher, A Pettigrove, C Huthwaite, I Damme
Griffith: B McRae, M Griffiths, D Crack, J Toscan
Mangoplah-CUE: J Phillips, E Schiller, J Creasy, T Cohalan, M Daniher, J Whitley
Griffith: T. Matheson, J. Taylor, D Villata, T Webb, K Hume, G Snaidero
SENIOR DEBUT: Jordan Crowe, Dean Villata
A summary of match report, with thanks
Griffith coach Brandon Mathews was left lamenting a lack of effort after the Swans suffered a crushing 146-points defeat against Mangoplah-Cookardinia United-Eastlakes in the Riverina Football League on Saturday. The Swans were no match for the competition’s second-placed team, the Goannas racking up their biggest score of the season prevailing 27.12 (174) to 4.4 (28) at Mangoplah Sportsground. After watching his side push third-placed Coolamon last week, Mathews was caught off guard by the capitulation. “We’ve lost to the top sides, two of them by under a kick and one of them by 13 points,” he said. “This result was really disappointing to say the least. “We had a lot out, probably a lot of our important players, but that’s no excuse for how we played.”
The Swans were competitive early and only trailed by 10 points at the end of the first quarter but that margin ballooned to seven goals by the main break. The onslaught continued in the third term. The Swans were kept scoreless as the Goannas ran riot in the forward line to boot 9.5 and establish an unassailable lead.
The loss all but ended Griffith’s finals hopes, Mathews disappointed his team didn’t play with appropriate desperation. “I hate to say it, but there was just no effort from our guys,” he said. “There had only been one game we hadn’t been in all year up until this point. “We were still a chance of playing finals (before the game) but we’re just making it too hard on ourselves. “We had four or five guys have a crack out there, but other than that it was horrible.” Tom Webb, James Taylor, Tim Matheson and debutant Dean Villata were among the standouts for the Swans, while Jake Phillips and Ethan Schiller starred with five majors each for the Goannas.
(By Andrew Piva – The Area News, Monday July 28, 2014).
OTHER MATCHES - SAT: Collingullie-AK 11.7 (73) def Ganmain-GGM 8.8 (56), Turvey Park 12.12 (84) def Narrandera 11.13 (79); SUN: Coolamon 10.6 (66) def Wagga 7.15 (57); Leeton-Whitton, bye.
Reserves: Mangoplah-CUE 13.11 (89) def Griffith 4.7 (31)
Goals: R Johns, G Argus, L Peruzzi, B. Owen
Best Players: B Owen, J Hourigan, M Peruzzi, J Foley, A Cappello, T Shannon
Under 17: Mangoplah-CUE 10.7 (67) def Griffith 4.7 (31)
Goals: K Ruyg 2, C Cunial, R Holland
Best Players: C Cunial, D McKenzie, D Villata, B French, B Testoni, C Heffernan