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  • Writer's pictureWayne Phillips

SA Country Footy Weekend winners Report May 25

Fifty Goals as Westies go Wild, Heartbreak for Hawks in Western Eyre

Penong is the home of at least 50 windmills that spin majestically next door to the Western United home ground.

On Saturday the West Coast Hawks for down Streaky Bay way were in a spin as they were held goal less for what may be the first time in their senior footy history while their opponent scored at will with fifty goals twenty three behinds, 323 points to just 2 behinds.

Many will say that the dynasty ends for dominant teams and on Saturday that became official as the proud Hawks who were formally the Peidnippie Rovers had no answers to the road train of 50 goals parked at Penong.

Other winners were Thevenard over Ceduna Blues and Koonibba easily over a competitive Wirrulla with Byron Pickett Jnr kicking a further 6 goals and third in the statewide country goal kicking with 35.

In Great Flinders it was Elliston Districts winning over Eyre united in a good match while Lock have locked in second place beating Tumby Bay, while the final game was Cummins taking it up to league leaders United Yeelanna before losing by 4 goals. Over in Eastern Eyre it was the Central Eyre Storm getting a fist win of the season as they beat Cowell at the Kyancutta fortress, Kimba to good for Ports.

In Northern Areas BMW had the Sea Eagles measure winning at Willmington, a comfortable win for Crystal Brook over the JP Magpies and Southern Flinders edged out by Orroroo.

Across in North Eastern the Southern Saints dealt with South Clare Demons while the tenacious BSR Tigers continued their famous dominance of Min Man and the League.

RSMU have the Burra Boys measure and North beat Blyth Snowtown.

On the Peninsula, it was Central Yorke muzzling the Wallaroo Bulldogs, the CMS Crows in winning form at Stansbury over Kadina, Moonta victorious over Ardrossan and the Southern Eagles making it a long road trip back for Bute.

In Adelaide Plains victories to Mallala over Virginia, Two Wells the dominant force to good for United while Balaklava had Hamleys measure and Angle Vale the home of AFL Giants star Leek Allir a nice win against Hummocks.

In the Barossa it was Tanunda thrashing Kapunda, South getting home just against Barossa Bulldogs while Nuriootpa Rover beat Gawler Central in the Tiger tussle and Willaston fought off Freeling.

Riverland had a grand final rematch with Barmera Monsh again beating Renmark, Waikerie got back into the top 4 by beating Loxton North and Loxton beat the lowly Berri.

In Murray Valley, Paringa Swans gave Murrayville the Blues in a shock loss and top side BSR just got over the line against Ramco.

It was Browns Well by 2 goals over an improving Wunkar.

Down into River Murray the southern Mallee Suns shone at Pinnaroo while the Coorong Cats bought the Mallee storm back to earth.

Jervois won the battle of the cross river ferry rivals against Tailem and Mypolonga fought hard to beat Mannum by a goal.

Further south it was Border Districts getting a freight at Padthaway, the Keith Crows were inaccurate against Naracoorte but easily winning, Mundulla brushed aside Lucindale in a last quarter blitz while Bordertown spoilt the ‘Hoggett’ Merrett Penola party.

In Mid South Eastern the Robe Roosters had Hamish Smith hammer 10 home and victory over Mt Burr a former club for the sharp shooter. 

He is fifth on the Statewide goal kickers with 29 for the season.

Another terrific week in SA Country Footy with all the details daily on Flow FM.



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