“Jumping” Jack LORES and Luke “Gilesy” GILES will play their 100th games for the Roos this Saturday at Thunder Park.
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 Day pre match.
A minutes’ silence
The Roos and Magpies reflect
Side by Side
Mt Barker RSL President Tom Addington narrates the meaning of Anzac Day and describes of the sacrifice of local soldier Thomas Johannes De Vries VAN LEEUWEN
The Australian Flag flies as the Roos and Magpies do battle for Anzac day Honours.
Debutant Billy Stokes in the thick of the action.
Playing coach Lucas Block led by example. Roos best, Luke Giles looks on.
Jamie Groutch, Nick Hill and Simon Williams do battle with Magpies Hankin, Hourigan and Handby.
The Final Score……Lest We Forget
Luke Giles was awarded the Roos best player award from Telstra store Mt Barker proprietor Vince Puccini.
Debutant Billy Stokes, is congratulated by Roos club legend and his grand-father Graham Wilson.
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).
Womens football at ABLE Storage Oval. Mount Barkers’ Parris Jeffries is tackled by Morphettville Roos opponent.
Simone Vanzati just has the edge on her Morphettville opponent in this one on one.
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.
Laura Wright only has eyes for the ball.
Taylor Whalland about to get a kick away as Laura Wright fends off her opponent.
Taylor Whalland gets some “air time”. Britt Jackson and Mel “Spud” Bell are there for the crumbs.
From air time to hair time. Simone Vanzati taking a safe mark.
Mount Barker Best Player on Sunday Britt Jackson puts everything into her kick.
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
One In, All In
Sam Hammond, a welcome addition to the Roos fold.
Zain King appears to be willing the ball to come to him.
Onkas “Old Stager” Adam Klun is under pressure from Michael Pope and Kent Shillitoe
Stuart Hill able to break a strong Onkas tackle and get a handball away.
Check out how distorted the football is as Onkas Zac Georg-Dent punches the ball from Jack Lores grasp.
Ethan Bell looks very determined.
The ever reliable OB.
Ben Pomery and Kent Shillitoe shielding the ball from their Onkas opponent.
Michael Pope made a great return to A grade ranks after a year out with a knee injury.
Have a listen with Josh Teakle
Josh Teakle continues his Have a Listen program with Club Vice Captain and Under 11 Coach Ross Brooks
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.
This Saturday………(April 16)…….Roos v Onka Valley Bulldogs at “The Kennel” Balhannah. Mini colts commence 8:45 a.m. Seniors at 2:30 p.m.
Roos Senior Coach; Lucas BLOCK lines up for his 100th appearance this Saturday (April 16) at the Kennel (Balhannah). A Premiership player and HFL mail medallist, Blocky is in his second season as playing coach.