Marsh Rovers 1978


The opening games of the 1978 saw Towns 21.17 defeat Kimberley Meats 4.3, Beagle Bay 9.13 beat St Mary's 7.19, best player being John Fielding

Two teams from Derby, saw Tigers 7.13 defeat marsh Rovers 2.4 Best players: Patrick Ishiguchi, Jimmy Edgar and Michael Dolby all played well.

As can be seen from these scores, many players unable to kick reliable drop punts, peppered the goals resulting in behinds.

PREMIERSHIP - TOWNS (making it five in a row)

Towns again took all before them defeating Derby Tigers in the Final 17.16 to 10.9. Graeme Fong was adjudged best on ground, especially since he had almost sealed the result with a personal tally of 4 goals in the first quarter.

Back row: Steve Hughes, - , Lee Baird, Greg Howard, John Noble, Greg Elton, - , Max Joseph, Fred Spratt, - .

Front row: Lee Waldie, Colin Archibald, Michael Teh, Glen Medland, Stewie Gregory, - , Marty Parn.

1978. Towns premiership team.

Back row L-R:

? , Bill Chamberlain, Brian Gilberte, Greg Howard, Eric Whittle, Lloyd 'Big Bird' McMurtry, Chris Payne, Stewy Gregory, Ian 'Irish' Shand.

Middle row L-R:

Graeme Fong, Osman 'Ozzi' Ibrahim, Stephen 'Dogs' Doyle, Strop? , Olly Ryan, Glen 'Mucky' Medland, Ken 'Seagull' Clarke, Greg 'Rocky' Elton

Front row:

Graham 'Scrubber' Durward, Greg 'Patches' Fiorenza, Dave Fawcett (coach), Peter Brown, ? .