GRIFFITH NOTES: "Riverina Football Record" April 28, 1985 - No. 3
Last Sunday saw the Swans travel to Wagga. The Under 19's set the stage by nearly overhauling Wagga. Coach Garry 'Horsey' Gardner no doubt has some prospects in Jamie Bennett and Darren Prest. The Griffith Record Centre award went to Jamie Bennett. The Club thanks Leo & Eleanor Salvestrin and the Record Centre for their support in Junior football.
Dad's Army overcome a spirited Tigers outfit to win the Reserves in a dour struggle. Not to confused with a senior citizens picnic the experience of John Seidel, 'Pres' Mick Thompson, Ian 'Sheeds' Wade along with their younger counterparts pipped the Tigers on the post by two points. A welcome return to Stephen Crack (erbarrel) who made the 'one legged bandit' look quick.
The Firsts came from 28 points deficit at half-time and a heart in the mouth final quarter to beat a gallant Tigers outfit. Coach Ian Geddes was obviously pleased with his charges who stuck to their guns like a thirsty man at the bar. Darrell Collins (best on ground) and new recruit Kevin Trafford shone as the Swans swooped on Tigerland. The small brigade in Robbie Owen, Peter Telford and the 'quite achiever' Neil Bruce lent good support.
Today we meet the Turvey Park Bulldogs at home, so come on Swans let's put 100 minutes of guts into a good win. Go Swannies!