Portland Defeat Port Districts in Division 2 Grand Final Clash!
Portland defeated Port Districts in the 2013 Division 2 SAAFL Grand Final, in front of a crowd of 4000+ pople at Thebarton Oval on the 14th of September.
The game was close up until 3/4 time, but our fitness and desire shone through in the final term – extending our lead to a 27 point winning margin. The final scores were: Portland 15. 16. (106) to Port District 12. 7. (79).
Best Players Portland: Brett Pederson (taking out the medal), Jarrod Wareing, Gavin Shephard, Luke Granlese and Josh Perkins
Goal Kickers Portland: Gavin Shaphard (3), Troy Wilkey (3), Josh Walker (3), Andrew Dickenson, Jarrod Wareing, Brett Pederson, Corey Evans, Benjamin Stokes and Reece Hamilton (1)
Best Players Port Districts: M. Gaffney, S. Clay, J. Johncock, C. Lavigne and L.Greig
Goal Kickers Port Districts: J. Johncock (4), N.Rose (3), J. Hales, D. Perry, R. Smitheram, S. Clay and L. Wilson (1)
The win will take Portland Football Club into Division 1 for the first time since the early 90’s. The 2013 year was a fantastic effort by the players, support staff, sponsors and volunteers involved. Let’s all put in another great effort next year and thrive in Division 1!