Game day - Round 5 Awards v Griffith

Blustery day at Griffith last Saturday as we took on the Swans and while we only came away with one win for the day, there was plenty of good things to take home from the respective contests.

Well done to all the award winners.

Next Game: Round 6 v Narrandera Eagles at Kindra Park on Saturday 1 June



First Grade:

A game that was tightly contested for four quarters.  At the 20 min mark of the third term the Hoppers led by a point, but with three quick goals in succession and on the back of a strong north westerly breeze, Griffith took a 17 point lead into three quarter time.  In the final term the wind completely dropped, the contest tightened and we couldn’t bridge the final gap.

Hoppers 8-6-54 lost to Griffith 11-9-75

Goal Kickers: J. Redfern 4, S. Charlie, M. McGowan, N. Pleming, C. McKelvie.

Notable Mentions: R. Allen, N. Pleming, J. Redfern, J. Barrett, W. Graetz, J. Maddox

Award Winners: Nick Pleming, Ryan Allen, Hayden Bradley


Reserve Grade:

A tough day for the Hoppers where the boys contested hard but were a couple of kicks behind in every quarter.  There’s a stack of improvement in this group while ever they maintain the team work and spirit they bring each week.

Hoppers 5-3-33 lost to Griffith 11-12-78

Goal Kickers: W. Alchin 2, J. Neale, H. Petty, M. Bradley

Notable Mentions: J. Mason, J. McPherson, H. Leary, T. Besgrove, W. Alchin, A. Carroll

Award Winners: Tom Besgrove, Jack McPherson, Jack Mason


Under 17s:

A massive effort from the young green men this week, with the wind howling in from the north west and no place to hide, the Hoppers refused to give up at any stage and fought out a three point win.

Hoppers 4-11-35 defeated Griffith 4-8-32

Goal Kickers: H. Wakefield 2, W. McGowan, J Manley

Notable Mentions: G. Okerenyang, W. Doyle, J. Manley, M. Stibbard, R. Fifield, B. Leary

Award Winners: Bay Leary, Jake Fifield, Mitch Stibbard



Tough day for the Hopperettes on Saturday, with two very close losses.  Hang in there girls!  Griffith at Griffith is always a tough trip.

A Grade:

Hoppers 31 defeated by Griffith 44

Award Winners: Lauren Barton and Lil Buchanan



Hoppers 14 defeated by Griffith 34

Award Winners: Meg Campbell and Jordan Robinson


B Grade:

Hoppers 34 defeated by Griffith 36

Award Winners: Amy Collins and Molly Sloan


C Grade:

Hoppers 22 defeated by Griffith 23

Award Winners: Zoe Seymour and Flynn Buttifant


Under 17s:

Hoppers 14 defeated by Griffith 33

Award Winners: Zoe Cartwright and Brinley Lewis

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