Rovers Talk (2/7/16)

Round 13 of the Football and Netball competition got underway today with the Rovers taking on Jerilderie at Memorial Park.


A Grade won their fourth game in a row with a comfortable 63 to 47 win.

B Grade‘s winning streak has continued after the side recorded a 37 to 31 win.

C Grade have recorded their fourth win in a row after defeating their opponents 51 to 44

C Reserve made it four from four for the senior teams with a 47 to 15 win.

The Junior sides played well against their opponents today and below are the results of their games.

The Under 17’s undefeated season has ended after Jerilderie pipped them by one goal, the final scores were Jerilderie 34 to Rovers 33.

The Under 15’s four game winning streak ended today, Jerilderie won the game 40 to 24.

The Under 13’s have kept their winning streak going by defeating their opponents 36 to 9.


Rovers Football sides were in action against their opponents with success finding most of the Rovers teams.

The Seniors were demolished by Picola United to the tune of 95 points and they redeemed themselves this week in the finest possible way by defeating Jerilderie by 122 points.

The Rovers kicked four in the first quarter, four in the second quarter, eight in the third quarter and five in the last quarter to win 21.16 – 142 to 2.8 – 20.

T. Lumbar kicked 5, M. Horne got himself 4 goals, D. East 3 and D. May kicked three goals apiece, D. Hope kicked 2 whilst J. Campbell, J. Gilligan, S. Cuffe and R. McCulloch all kicked one goal apiece in the win.

The Reserves are back on the winners list with a massive 140 point win.

The Rovers kicked twenty-one goals in their win with four goals in the first, eight in the second, five in the third and four in the final quarter to record the 21.14 – 140 to 0.0 – 0 win.

D. Kirby booted 9 in a superb effort, K. Shephard, N. Aldorki, J. Mercer and L. Fleming all kicked two apiece whilst A. Goodear, J. Thorpe, G. Trewhitt and J. Parsons all kicked one goal apiece in the win.

The Thirds and Jerilderie fought out a draw in their match today, The Rovers lead by two points at Three Quarter Time but were outscored 0.2 to 0.0 in the last quarter to leave the game drawn at 3.4 – 22 each at the final siren.

J. Caniglia, J. Allitt and R. Norris all kicked one goal apiece in the draw for the Rovers.

The Fourths four game winning streak has come to an end at the hands of their opponents, Jerilderie got out to a nineteen point lead at Quarter Time and whilst the Rovers got it down to eight at Half Time, Jerilderie were too good in the second half and won the game 6.3 – 39 to 3.4 – 22.

H. Gardiner, K. Joss and J. Woodcock all kicked one goal apiece in the loss for the Rovers.


There were some great games between the two teams and there were some blowouts achieved by both sides though overall it was a successful day for the Rovers as they won the majority of the matches.

Next week is an away trip to Strathmerton and it will be another series of matches that will shape the season for several Rovers teams as all sides strive to make the finals.


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