WHITTON

Year Formed: 1890's

Club Nicknames: Reds / Maroons, (1948) Tigers.

Affiliation: 1914 ? District Football Association, 1924-28 M.I.A. Football League, 1929 South Western DFL, 1930-39 Leeton District FA, 1940 South Western DFL, 1941 Leeton DFA, 1941-45 SWDFL in Recess - World War 11, 1946 Leeton DFA, 1946-79 SWDFL, 1979-81 Central Riverina FL,1982 Riverina District FL, 1983-84 Riverina District FL Div 2, 1984-94 Farrer FL Div 2.

Timeline: 1923 Whitton played a series of matches against Murrami, Stony Point and Wilga; 1979 Whitton departed South Western District FL after Round 2 for Central Riverina FL; 1992 Whitton amalgamated with Yanco and become Whitton-Yanco, 1995 Whitton-Yanco amalgamated with Leeton and become the Leeton-Whitton United Football Club.

Senior Premierships: 1928, 1932, 1939, 1946, 1985, 1986, 1987.

Best & Fairest - Gammage Medal: 1971 Peter Clarke, 1974 Jim Geltch; Coghill Medal: 1979 Errol Boots, 1981 Errol Boots; Carroll Medal: 1985 Martin Simpson, 1986 Gavin Lloyd, 1988 Colin Ingram, 1989 Errol Boots.

Goalkicking: 1984 Ralph Robins, 1985 Ralph Robins, 1994 Michael Wright.

Captain / Coaches: 1914 Frank Fennell, 1925 -, 1926 A McGrath, 1927 Don Finley, 1928-29 W Quinn, 1930 J Thompson, 1931 Don Finley, 1932 R Leibhardt, 1933 Jack Thompson, 1934 Ossie DeMamiel, 1935 R Black, 1936-38 Lew Thompson, 1939 Jack Joyce, 1940-41 Perc Weaven / Ted Thompson, 1946 Lew Thompson, 1947 Ted Thompson, 1948 Jim McCallum, 1949 Frank Hogan, 1950-52 Jack Quinn, 1953 Fred Fitzgibbon, 1954-55 Tom Dungan, 1956 Jim Stoctkon, 1957 Les Stockton, 1958 Len Mitchell, 1959 Ian Perrin, 1960-61 Kevin Rodgers, 1962 Frank Fitzpatrick, 1963-64 Bill Eveley, 1965-66 Noel Anderson, 1967-68 Bob Little, 1969 Ron Murray, 1970-71 Ron Milthorpe, 1972 Hugo Waldemanies, 1973-75 Geoff Thatcher, 1976-77 Kerry Vaughan-Niven, 1978 Tom Doolan, 1979 John Gannon / Jim Geltch; 1980-81 Jim Geltch, 1982-83 Darryl Collis, 1984-85 Jamie Robinson, 1986 Bruce Harrison, 1987 Errol Boots, 1988 -, 1989 Pas Rocca, 1990 David Boots, 1991-92 Michael Wright, 1993 Peter Sheehan, 1994 -.

Players for both clubs: Peter Campbell, Darryl Collis, Leo Dunn, Geoff Evans, Brian Fitzpatrick, John Fitzpatrick, Charlie Gladman, Glen Hall, Trevor Harrison, Brian Hawkins, Bob Little, Ronnie Murray, Barry Northeast, Phil Purtill, Ralph Robins, Wayne Robins, Damien Ryan, Fred Schmetzer, John Swann, Keith Thompson, Gary Waters, Bob Williams, Pat Withers.

STATS: GRIFFITH vs WHITTON

Unknown District Football Association 1914-15

Played ?, won ?, lost ?, drew ?

M.I.A. Football League 1925-27

Played 8, won 6, lost 2, drew 0

Leeton District Football Association 1931, 1935-38, 1941

Played 12, won 6, lost 6, drew 0

South Western District Football League 1940, 1947-78

Played 72, won 49, lost 22, drew 1