GRIFFITH NOTES: "Riverina Football Record" August 1, 1998 - No. 16

Lapses at crucial times in the Seniors resulted in a loss in what was a good, hard game of football against Turvey Park. We really need to start winning games and give us a chance of competing in September so lets start now.
The awards were sponsored by The Athletes Foot and the Ex-Servicemen's Club. Dinner for two was won by Frank 'Please come around and visit me' Matthews, the Billabong award was won by Damien 'Superkick' Scott, and the Lowes award was won by Phil 'Sleeping Beauty' Rowston. The McDonalds Coaches award was won by Tony 'That's my bike' Mahar.
The 2nds played four quarters of football and had a good win. The awards were $30 and the Player Mug was won by Mark 'Rowdy' McCormack, $20 to Tony 'The Ant' Butcher, and $10 to Adrian 'The ghost who walks' Stibbard. The McDonalds Coaches award was won by Brett 'Macatmacoat' Hathaway.
The Under 18's battled hard but were defeated by strong opposition. The awards were $15 to Paul Kite, $10 to Jake Maguire and $5 to Stephen Mitchell. The McDonalds Coaches award was won by Tom Spry.
The Netballers put on a great display in an enjoyable game only to be defeated by 37 to 31.
Thank you to the players, supporters and sponsors who donated goods for the Dutch Auction. Tonight we welcome everyone back to the Exies Sports Club for a meal and a few drinks after the trip home. Do do not forget that on Sunday we have the Reverse Draw commencing at 2pm at the Exies Sports Cub.
Next week after the Coolamon game we have a Trivia Night  at the Exies Sports Club. Cost is $5 entry per person and a team of six are needed.
This weeks awards are sponsored by Brian Hammond and we thank him for that.
The Player Profile this week is on Tony Mahar. Nicknames: Mars Bar, Golly, The Flying Doormat. Recruited from: Elders. Most memorable moment: Going to the Hillston races with Peter Steer. Favourite TV Shows: Cross Country. Favourite Holiday venue: Kingston Hotel in Canberra. Favourite Drink: Anything purchased by Scott Lord. Favourite pastime: Being flat out at Elders, especially on cold and wet training nights. Biggest fears: Mice, Peter Steer returning to Elders, Scott Lord becoming my boss, being ball and chained at the Elbow Room again, losing my sideburns, visiting Canberra on a Sunday. Biggest influence: Adam Baulch.

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