Panthers progress to decider

ANGASTON will contest the 2017 Barossa, Light & Gawler reserves football grand final after defeating South Gawler by 44 points on Saturday.

The Panthers got the jump on the minor premiers, kicking 3.3 to 1.2 in the first term to lead by 13 points at quarter-time.

South’s day went downhill from there as it managed just 1.1 for the next two quarters, compared to Angaston’s 4.7.

With the margin at 37 points at three-quarter-time, the Panthers continued to dominate, led by Matthew Williams, who kicked four goals.

Brayden Dalby continued his sensational season with two goals and a place in his side’s best.

For South, Ben Washington starred with two majors, while team-mates Dylan Schwerdt and James Frencken kicked the side’s only other goals.

Magpies make prelim

Tanunda will play off in Saturday’s preliminary final after belting Barossa District by 73 points in Barossa, Light & Gawler reserves football on Sunday.

The Magpies started well, taking a nine-point lead into the first break.

However, it was after quarter-time that Tanunda put its foot down.

The Magpies booted 5.2 in the second quarter to race to a 29-point lead at half-time, and never looked back.

Magpie Trent Goers was on fire up forward and finished with five goals for the afternoon.

Daniel Bergen was handy alongside Goers, kicking three.

For Barossa, Alex Arthur was the only multiple goal-kicker with two.

Jack Hudson


Growing up in Gawler, Jack has taken on a variety of journalistic roles while still studying for his Bachelor of Journalism and Creative Writing degree. He began his career at The Bunyip as a weekend football writer, before taking on roles with The Footy Budget and The Cricket Chronicle and then earning his first part-time gig at the Barossa Herald. Now returning to The Bunyip, Jack also has a keen interest in footy and soccer, as well as a passion for gaming and reading.