Monthly Archives: August 2015

Support the Senior Colts


The Mount Barker Senior Colts will be in action at Lobethal Oval this Saturday at 11:00 a.m.


senior colts courier cup

Simon Nunan and his Senior Colts will be in action this Saturday at Lobethal. A victory over Hahndorf will give them a berth in this years’ 2015 Premiership decider on September 26.  The Senior colts are pictured here earlier this season having defeated Hahndorf in the Courier Cup.

Eight isn’t Enough

Eight, isn’t Enough

Last Game

Despite a comfortable victory over Blackwood and an eighth win in succession; it wasn’t enough for the Roos to claim a last minute finals berth. A despondent looking Mount Barker senior team leaving Roo Park for the last time in season 2015.


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Jed Fioravanti gets a handball away despite some strong attention from Blackwood’s Sam Fotheringham.



Some of our wonderful Training Staff applauding the Roos’ efforts on Saturday.



At the conclusion of the reserves match, club stalwarts, Shane “Buddah” Smith and Daniel “Fans” Hughes are chaired from Roo Park for the last time.

More pics, go to Seniors and Juniors pages.

Junior Roo Quiz

This weeks’ Junior Roo Quiz answer is:

Lucas Block

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Senior playing coach; Lucas Block will line up for his 99th appearance for the Mount Barker Football Club “A” Grade this Saturday against Blackwood. “Blocky” joined the Roos in 2010 and since then he was part of the 2012 Premiership side and has also been awarded a Mail Medal.

Seventh Heaven

Fioravanti, Obushak, Nitschke, Wills

Mark Obushak applies a “vice” like tackle on Loby’s Luke Nitschke. Team mate, Jed Fioravanti closes in for support. The Roos won their seventh game in succession defeating the Tigers 13.9 to 8.8 The Roos must defeat Blackwood this Saturday at Roo Park and top side Uraidla to defeat Loby for the Roos to make the finals. Go you Roos.

Magnificent Seven.

The Roos bounded over the Lobethal Tigers on Saturday for a seventh straight victory to set up a last round thriller with Blackwood for a shot at the 2015 Finals. 


Some of our “Die-Hard” Roos supporters settling in the an afternoon of footy.


“Keeping a Lid on it” Senior coach; Lucas Block addresses the players post game.

Mt Barker v Lobethal

 Mount Barker Roos


Lobethal Tigers




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This Saturday (August 15) at Lobethal Oval

A Grade     –     2:30 p.m.

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Reserve Grade     –     12:50 p.m.

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Senior Colts     –     11:10 a.m

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Junior Colts     –     9:55 a.m.

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Mini Colts     –     8:45 a.m.

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Go You Roos

Life Members & ’65 Reunion


John Pfitzner, Andrew Pfitzner, Haydn Duffield, Bill Pizzimolas, Malcolm Willaims and Gary Leverington enjoying the Life Members, Sponsors’ and 1965 Reunion at Roo Park on Saturday.


Our magnificent kitchen staff, Sue Lores, Judy Murphy and Annabelle Greenslade.


Life Member pics


Bert Walkom and Arch Crompton


Reg Walkom and Graham Wilson


Barry Childs, “Stinger” Nettle and Malcolm Paech

More pics to come….stay tuned.

Roos Poach Lions “Legally”



The Barkeroos celebrate their sixth win in succession, and are a genuine chance to make the 2015 Finals. Here, Assistant Coach David Murphy celebrates the 23 point win over top side Torrens Valley with Roos senior coach Lucas Block and his daughter.

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Young Ben Pomery lays a strong tackle on Lions co-captain Tom Eichner as Jamie Groutch is set to pounce.


High Five. Noons and Blocky celebrate a goal as the Roos gained the upper hand in an enthralling encounter at Roo Park.

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More “action” pics and Life Members / 1965 reunion pics to follow.  Check the site again Monday evening.  Go the Roos.

Junior Roo Quiz (Answer)

Junior Roo Quiz

Who were the last people (2) inducted as Life Members to the Mount Barker Football club.

First junior to give the correct answer to Junior Director David Kinchington (at Roo Park this Saturday) will receive a Roo Burger.

Answer/s below.

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Judy, Phil Heinrich

Phil Heinrich. Phil has a 50+ year association with the Mount Barker Football Club. A Premiership player with Sturt in the SANFL; his honours also include State football representation and a Reserves Magarey Medal. Phil has been an integral part of junior development over the years. Here he is pictured with his wife, Judy Heinrich after being inducted as a Life Member. (2014)

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John MAHOMET (pictured far right). Dual premiership coach, John Mahomet is the other Life Member (awarded posthumously) passed away 10 years ago. The award was accepted by John’s wife, Pat, son Terry and daughter Jodie.