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Week-05-Spartans-v-Eagles-03 Passing trend

Spartans 26 – 2 Eagles Rushing the ball is certainly no trend for the Spartans, even after importing a new QB, their commitment to the run is astounding, but when finals come, will it be their undoing? Boasting the league’s most productive rushing attack (Vollar and Musallum) the Spartans are literally running over opponents this […]

Week-05-Hogs-v-Oilers-05 Adelaide loses with the win

Hogs 18 – 0 Oilers Adelaide University entered week 5 unbeaten, with the Oilers looking for their first win of 2017. While Adelaide won the match, it will be a defining game regarding the 2017 season outcome. The Hogs started strong, with rookie Thresher scoring on debut, as Adelaide looks to develop the back rotation […]

04-Hogs-V-Chiefs-06 Oh my Jos!

Hogs 47 – 20 The annual Friday Night Lights matchup proved to be the offensive explosion Gridiron SA had been waiting for, with the competitions two best passing teams going at it. Until it wasn’t… The Chiefs moved the ball early, scoring on the opening drive as Adelaide University committed multiple drive extending penalties. Caputo […]

Spartans-V-Chiefs-06 Running over the pass

Spartans 33 – 14 Chiefs The late game loomed as an exciting battle between the running game of the Spartans and the passing attack of the Chiefs, the opening quarter did not disappoint. The Spartans easily scored on the game’s first possession, with a constant dose of Volar. The Chiefs immediately answered with a Caputo […]

Eagles-V-Oilers-01 Eagles for the W

Eagles 31 – 6 Oilers The Eagles and Oilers both headed into week 0-2, the big question being which team would rebound from the week prior (Eagles 51-0 defeat, and the Oilers losing 32-6)? The game remained close throughout the first half with both teams unable to take advantage of excellent field position (via turnover), […]

Hogs-V-Eagles-08 50 Burger

Adelaide University 51 – 0 Uni SA After only playing 2 quarters in week one, the Hogs went to work quickly, putting on a clinic. Both sides of the ball dominated throughout. Welbourn connected twice with Valles early, before adding two more TD’s via Battistella. The Adelaide University offense spread the ball, with over 8 […]

Spartans-V-Oilers-04 Running port to port

Spartans 32 – 6 Oilers The Spartans open 2017 with the same approach as the 2016 season. RUN. THE. BALL. With a hard-hitting defense to protect any lead, the Spartans committed to the run. Volar and Musallam scoring 2 rushing TD’s each against an undermanned Oilers squad. Special teams contributed with a 65-yard punt return, […]

Hogs-V-Oilers-02 Oil spill

Adelaide University 28 – 0 Southern District Oilers The Hogs started chasing their 5th straight title quickly, scoring on the second play of the game (Welbourn to Valles) capitalizing on good field position and controlling both sides of the ball throughout the half. Adelaide University was far too strong, forcing 4 turnovers in 2 quarters […]

Chiefs-V-Eagles-05 Chiefs clip Eagles

South City Chiefs 39 -18 UniSA Eagles The South City Chiefs and the UniSA Eagles battled for the Dawn Mayman Perpetual Trophy, the 2017 season opener. The Chiefs offensive and defensive units started fast, both scoring early. Caputo with rushing and passing TD’s and Myers with the pick six. The Eagles mounted a spirited comeback […]

Falcons-V-Patriots-01 Super Bowl 51

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Hogs-V-Chiefs-14 Razor sharp!

Razorbacks 35 – 12 Chiefs After a thrilling finish to the semifinal, would the Chiefs be able to ride that momentum into the Great Southern Bowl against a rested, more physical Razorback side? The answer, a resounding no. Adelaide University controlled the contest (in all three phases) from start to finish, after forcing an early […]

2016-leaderboard Statistically speaking

Week 12 – 13 statistics and leaderboard As we look forward to this weekends Great Southern Bowl, take a moment to review the standout performers this season. An 1100 yard rusher, 2100 yard passer, 65 for 55 and a receiver 1 short of 5 per game. The Hogs and Chiefs will battle for the Bowl […]

Chiefs-V-Spartans-04 What a kick!

Chiefs 20 – 12 Spartans The big question coming into this game, would the power running and physicality of the Spartans be enough to overwhelm the passing attack of the Chiefs? In a game that ultimately came down to a turnover in the dying seconds, fans were treated to an extremely close match. Both teams […]

Spartans-V-Hogs-12 Momentum

Spartans 14 – 0 Hogs This proved to be a strong defensive matchup, with the Spartans being the first team to hold Adelaide University scoreless all season (after averaging 23 points per game in 2016). The Spartans methodical run game giving the men in black a strong advantage in time of possession. Defeating Adelaide University […]

Chiefs-V-Oilers-11 Win and in

Chiefs 34 – Oilers 0 After the Spartans and Eagles were both victorious the week previous, the Chiefs had to win to ensure a trip to the tournament, against an Oilers side whom are better than their record indicates. The Oilers kept it close (14-0 at the major break) before the Chiefs found another gear, […]

Hogs-V-Eagles-08 Soaring

Eagles 38 – 28 Hogs Resting several key starters on both sides of the ball, how would the Hogs respond to an energized UniSA squad more than likely playing their last game of the season? UniSA opening strong scoring on their first possession, building a 14-7 lead midway through the second. Both Wyten and Welbourn […]

Spartans-V-Chiefs-04 Back to the dance

Spartans 29 – Chiefs 20 The big question heading into this week 12 clash, would the Chiefs be able to respond (physically) after being forced to forfeit a week earlier? With the Spartans looking to secure a second consecutive finals berth we saw a physical run first attack versus an athletic aerial attack, and whist […]

2016-week-11-stats R E L A X

2016 Weeks 7 – 11 Statistics and leaderboard We’re getting to the business end of the season, who’s a contender and who’s a pretender. Remember the stats don’t lie! Can the Oilers change the fortunes of the Chiefs and Eagles? See you Saturday at Norwood from 13:00 to find out. 2016 Week 11 stats and leaderboard

Eagles-V-Oilers-09 Purple reign

Eagles 46 – 28 Oilers  The Eagles not only need to win, but it’s a possibility they need to accumulate points to ensure they win the possible looming tie breaker with the Spartans. Their Offence answered the call, but will the 28 points against come back to haunt them? The Oilers opened strong behind the steadily […]

Hogs-V-Chiefs-01 Adelaide Univeristy Bowl bound

Hogs 27 – 18 Chiefs  After two underwhelming performances from their past three, Adelaide University had a point to prove. South City opened the scoring and the Hogs responded swiftly with a quick scoring drive to take a one point advantage. South City responded taking a 12-7 lead, both scoring drives coming off the back of an […]