Monthly Archives: April 2016

100 Up for Jacko and Gilesy

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“Jumping” Jack LORES and Luke “Gilesy” GILES will play their 100th games for the Roos this Saturday at Thunder Park.

 

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Gilesy and Jack Lores in action 2009 with a little less meat on the bones back then.  A young looking James Hughes and that’s Senior Assistant coach “Murph” behind Gilesy.

Anzac clash shows Spirit

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The Australian Flag flies as the Roos and Magpies do battle for Anzac day Honours.

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Debutant Billy Stokes in the thick of the action.

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Playing coach Lucas Block led by example. Roos best, Luke Giles looks on.

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Jamie Groutch, Nick Hill and Simon Williams do battle with Magpies Hankin, Hourigan and Handby.

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The Final Score……Lest We Forget

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Luke Giles was awarded the Roos best player award from Telstra store Mt Barker proprietor Vince Puccini.

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Debutant Billy Stokes, is congratulated by Roos club legend and his grand-father Graham Wilson.

Traditional Rivals Anzac Day Clash

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Mount Barker Roos will meet traditional rival Hahndorf Magpies at ABLE Storage Oval on Anzac Day, Monday 25th April. Main game commences at 3:10 p.m. Senior Colts commence at 12:05, followed by the Reserves. **NOTE**  The Mini colts and junior colts will play at their normal scheduled times on Saturday (23 April).

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Women’s football – Round 2

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Womens football at ABLE Storage Oval. Mount Barkers’ Parris Jeffries is tackled by Morphettville Roos opponent.

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Simone Vanzati just has the edge on her Morphettville opponent in this one on one.

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Grounded. Simone Vanzati shields the footy as four of her team mates shield the Morphettville players. L-R are Laura Wright, Leigh Salvatore Cullen, Wendy Foster and Kaitlin Purcell.

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Laura Wright only has eyes for the ball.

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Taylor Whalland about to get a kick away as Laura Wright fends off her opponent.

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Taylor Whalland gets some “air time”. Britt Jackson and Mel “Spud” Bell are there for the crumbs.

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From air time to hair time. Simone Vanzati taking a safe mark.

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Mount Barker Best Player on Sunday Britt Jackson puts everything into her kick.

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Mt Barker player Jess Shelton was under plenty of pressure from the opposition. Laura Wright (L), Clair Matheson (R) and Meg Chaplin (Rear) are in support.

Round 2 action

Round 2 “A” Grade action

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One In, All In

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Sam Hammond, a welcome addition to the Roos fold.

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Zain King appears to be willing the ball to come to him.

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Onkas “Old Stager” Adam Klun is under pressure from Michael Pope and Kent Shillitoe

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Stuart Hill able to break a strong Onkas tackle and get a handball away.

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Check out how distorted the football is as Onkas Zac Georg-Dent punches the ball from Jack Lores grasp.

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Ethan Bell looks very determined.

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The ever reliable OB.

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Ben Pomery and Kent Shillitoe shielding the ball from their Onkas opponent.

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Michael Pope made a great return to A grade ranks after a year out with a knee injury.

Have a Listen

Have a listen with Josh Teakle

Josh Teakle continues his Have a Listen program with Club Vice Captain and Under 11 Coach Ross Brooks

 

Super BLOCK

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Lucas Block is cheered off Balhannah Oval by his team-mates after 100 great games for the Mount Barker football club. . The Roos triumphed over Onka Valley Bulldogs by 5 goals. Lucas is pictured with his daughter Tahlia.