Football Selection - Wagga Tigers - Sunday at Kindra Park

Back home at Kindra Park, a welcome to Wagga Tigers in a Senior Junior double up day, and Coolamon Grasshoppers senior selection team of Jamie Maddox, Connor Neyland and Mitch Robinson have made just one change to the first grade side. 

Into the Hoppers side returns Jamie Maddox after a week out with a leg strain with one to drop off an extended bench before game time pending whether anyone pulls up sore following Friday night training. 

The Tigers are fresh off a bye given they played Turvey Park over the Easter weekend earlier in the season and they’ll be keen to get back into the winner’s circle following their 14 point loss to Gullie a fortnight ago.  The Hoppers meanwhile, fresh off its best win over Gullie in several seasons and on the back of a massive second half last week, will be keen to continue the style of footy that has worked well this season.  There will be zero complacency in the Hoppers camp.  The Tigers team oozes class, speed and skills right across the park and in many ways has a game style that will match the Hoppers in every department.  First use of the footy and pressure acts will be critical this week and the boys have prepared well to give the game a real shake.


First Grade 2.10 pm

B: Josh Buchanan, Zach Bradley, Luke McLoughlin

HB: Ryan Allen, Will Graetz, Hayden Bradley

C: BJ Glyde, Jake Barrett, Coop McKelvie

HF: Shannon Charlie, Joe Redfern, Connor Neyland

F: Max Hillier, Matt McGowan, Jerry Maslin

Fol: Anthony Atkin, Nick Pleming, Luke Redfern

IC: (from) Jamie Maddox, Tom Stubbs, Benj Gillett, Nick Buchanan


The Magoos scrapped relentlessly and fought their way to a tough loss last week against Gullie and will be keen to salute this week on their home deck.  If they bring the attitude and commitment they displayed in the second half at the Crossroads early to this game it should prove to be a difficult day for the Tigers.  The Tigers got a real dust up in their last outing against the Demons a fortnight ago, but sit over the Hoppers on the ladder and will be keen to put some space on the Green Men.  Should be a cracker.


Reserve Grade 12 Noon

Coaches: Daniel Crocker and Shaun Bradley

B: Tom Heffer, Andy Shaw, Ryan Chamberlain

HB: Jarrod Edyvean, Jack Mason, Lach Pleming

C: Will Alchin, Tom Besgrove, Kyle Woods

HF: Isaac Pattison, Dave Chandler, Jeremy Robinson

F: Adam Gain, Tim Garrett, Heath Petty

Fol: Ben Edyvean, Jack McPherson, Hayden Leary

Int: TJ Owens, Dylan Frame, Lachie Owens, Dan Richards


In the Thirds the young Hoppers have a tough assignment against the ladder leading Tigers.  Their attitude is great, their work ethic continues to improve and they’re learning to think their way through games with the footy.   They just need to hang tough, keep persisting with their efforts and supporting each other and the close quarters will turn into wins.  You can’t fake character and this mob has decent character in spades.  Look for the leaders to stand up again this week and continue the build.


Under 17.5s 10.20 am

Coaches: Hayden Bradley and Max Hillier

B: Will Doyle, Jake Neale, Jack Foster

HB: Jake Fifield, Callum Burns, Jake Manley

C: Pete McCallum, Lach Crawford, Darcy Mackay

HF: Hugh Wakefield, Damien Wells, Abdul Umar

F: Archer Bucheggar, Will McGowan, Nate Bloor

Fol: Harry Allen, Bayden Leary, Mitch Stibbard

Int: Alim Farah, Lachie Payne, Colt Parker, Mitch Mattingly


Go Green Men!!

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