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Monday, 10th September, 2012
Bulldogs snatch win as South coach calls it quits
By Ben Sheffield and Balldock
North have claimed the 2012 premiership in a thriller at the Jubilee Oval on Saturday, snatching a three point victory, after trailing by 40 points
early in the third quarter.
In front of the biggest crowd to watch a local Grand Final in more than a decade, South received the perfect start when Jordan Staker goaled inside two minutes, with the lead extended minutes later when Drew Hardy converted to put them 12 points up.
Sharks thrown in the deep end
Thursday, 2nd August, 2012
By Emily Roberts
The Port Lincoln team challenging Broken Hill's combined female representative team have had less than two months to prepare for this weekend's big game.
The Eyre Peninsula Calypso Star Sharks have had just six weeks to train together as a team - and most of the girls haven't played a game of football.
Their coach, Brett Channon, said only one member of the team has played a game of football before getting together.
We're ready: Ruddock
Saturday, 2nd June, 2012
Despite a build up hampered by injuries and unavailable players, Broken Hill’s coaches and players firmly believe that they can win today’s Miners Cup match against the Far North Football League at AAMI Stadium.
The confidence exists even though as many as 18 first choice players are missing from the side and that 11 members of the team were not part of last year’s Miners Cup-winning team.
Last year Broken Hill dished out a footballing lesson to their SA opposition, recording a 54 point, 20.14 (134) to 12.8 (80), victory.
Yesterday the players and their support entourage left Broken Hill on the team bus early in the morning.
Behind enemy lines
Thursday, 31st May, 2012
The Roxby Downs Wedge Tailed Eagles football team are making their final preparations before taking on Broken Hill in the annual Miner’s Cup match at AAMI Stadium on Saturday.
Roxby Downs Football Club president, Barry Mitchell, says Roxby’s players are thrilled to be taking part in the fixture.
“It’s a huge occasion for them to represent the league and have the opportunity to play on AAMI Stadium.
“This is something not many people get the opportunity to do,” he said.
Resurgent Robins on the way up
Friday, 11th May, 2012
West have jumped into second spot on the Under 18 premiership ladder with a come from behind win over a gallant North.
North led by two goals at half time but were overrun six goals to three in the second half for West to win by nine points.
For the second week in a row North have lost by a small margin and that bodes well for a competitive season of Wednesday night footy.