The South Eastern Times : March 28th 2017
THE SOUTH EASTERN TIMES Prestige bowls event pa 19ge Country three-peat COUNTRY DOMINATION: SA Country claimed its third consecutive MAC Cup win against its City rivals at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. Penola’s Adam Merrett led the side to victory and had strong showings from South East footballers Simon Berkefeld, Matt Willson, Brett O’Neil and Clint Gallio. SA Country 10.5 (65) d SA City 7.7 (49) PENOLA Football Club’s A Grade coach Adam Merrett has led SA Country to its third consecutive MAC Cup win against the best city footballers in the state at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. The game was played in difficult weather conditions as a curtain raiser to the Australian Football League match between the Adelaide Crows and Greater Western Sydney Giants. The heat did not phase SA Country who achieved a 16-point victory to take its win/loss ratio to seven/four. South East footballers - vice cap- tain Simon Berkefeld, Matt Willson, Clint Gallio and Brett O’Neil - joined Merrett for the annual clash. Merrett was added to the playing group due to an unexpected withdrawal on Saturday night despite his initial intentions of sticking to the sidelines. “It was interesting, I did alright, I kicked a goal and basically played off the bench when the guys needed a rest, it was pretty hot and I didn’t play a lot, but it was still a good experience to be playing at my age,” he said. Merrett said it was an honour to lead such a talented side, but coaching at a high a level did bring nerves. “It was the first time I have coached the state side, so I was a Picture: PETER ARGENT Asics netburner bAllistics $ 190 Asics netburner super 7 $ 220 Asics netburner gel junior $ 99 Asics netburner AcAdemy $ 160 Asics netburner professionAl$ 200 Asics netburner gel senior $ 180 Asics netburner professionAl nike mAgistA opus ii fg jnr $ & senior $ 110 GET THE RIGHT FIT this season 70 nike tiempo genio ii leAther fg senior & junior $130$ nike hypervenom phAde iii fg $ 60 proud sponsers of the mt burr, hAtherleigh, tAntAnoolA, robe footbAll & netbAll clubs Your LocaL ExpErts | 29 GEorGE strEEt MiLLicEnt phonE 8733 2433 20 - The South Eastern Times, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 DENTON SPORTSPOWERPTY. LTD www.thesoutheasterntimes.com.au 50 AdidAs Ace 17.3 primemesh fg $120 $200 Baseball presentations pa 17ge bit nervous,” he said. “But in saying that there were some great footballers in the team, which made it an easier job than you think. “They all know how to play football, but it was still both nerveracking and a great experience.” Continued page 18 Asics lethAl testimoniAl 4 it $ 270 710531 good luck for season 2017!
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