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BETTA Teams Selection: Round 9 vs West Adelaide

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 3 June 2021
BETTA Teams Selection: Round 9 vs West Adelaide

The Panthers hit the road to take on the Bloods.

Coming of a return to the winners list, the Panthers come up against West Adelaide, who are coached by former Panthers coach Brad Gotch for the first time.

The Panthers will have one forced change with skipper Matt Rose set for a lengthy stint on the sidelines after injuring a shoulder late in last week's win over Centrals. 

In some more positive news, Reece Milsom returns having overcome a foot injury. 

Nic SchwarzTyson BrownDamon Freitag and Danny Juckers all come into the extended squad of 26 for Sunday's clash. 

Sunday's game with be the 257th meeting between the two teams with the ledger currently sitting at 104 to 150 West Adelaide's way. 

Meanwhile for the Reserves, there are a couple of changes to the side that defeated Centrals last Saturday. 

Young gun and Under-18 player Arlo Draper comes into the Reserves side after a sting of impressive performances so far this year. 

Sam Gaiden also returns to the side having recovered from injury. 

However, Dylan Barry has been sidelined for an extended period after he sustained a shoulder injury. 

All the action kicks off from 11:30am with the Reserves, followed by the League at 2:10pm at Hisense Stadium.

What: Panthers @ Bloods
Where: Hisense Stadium
When: Sunday, June 6. League 2:10pm | Reserves 11:30am 
Tickets: Adult $16, Concession $10, Children under 18 FREE.
Watch: Live via SANFL Digital Pass

Round 9 South Adelaide @ West Adelaide presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

In: Freitag 6, Milsom 9, Schwarz 30, Brown 34, Juckers 38
Out: Rose (injury)

Round 9 Reserves South Adelaide @ West Adelaide presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

 

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MRS Property Match Report Round 8: vs Central District

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 31 May 2021
MRS Property Match Report Round 8: vs Central District

MRS Property Match Report

South Adelaide vs Central District
Round 8 - Flinders University Stadium - 29/05/21

South Adelaide2.28.511.717.10112
Central District 4.2 6.4 10.11 12.13 85

Goals: Cross, Skinner 3, Gibbs, Nobes, Overall 2, Broadbent, Fitt, Heaslip, O'Neill, Tarca
Best: Gibbs, Cross, Skinner, Overall, Horne, Haines

South Adelaide embraced the Knuckles culture as they bounced back with a hard-fought 27-point win against Central District at Flinders University Stadium.

Coming into the match on the back of a lacklustre weekend which saw the Panthers go winless from their four matches; they proved that a week is indeed a long time in football as they came out of their three matches against Central District with a clean sweep. 

The Panthers bounce-back win was built on the back of a united team effort. But special mentions must go to Bryce Gibbs who was influential for the Panthers with 36 touches and two goals, as was Joel Cross who collected 28 touches and three goals, and Matthew Broadbent with 33 disposals and a goal.

After recording wins in the Under-18s and Reserves, it was the league side's turn to face off against the Bulldogs, but the Panthers had a much-different line up to the previous week with five changes.

This new-look line up was put to the test during the opening term as the Bulldogs, who had the breeze at their backs, kicked the opening goal of the day.

It wasn't until after nine minutes of play that the Panthers were on the board, courtesy of Sam Skinner.

Minutes later, the Panthers were able to string together enough quick handpasses to find Mitch O'Neill, who had just enough space to quickly mark his return with a goal.

However, from here Central District closed out the quarter by booting three unanswered goals in the space of just four minutes: handing the Panthers a two-goal deficit at the first break.

The second term was the Panthers turn to use the wind; and after some close calls, Cross broke through with a thumping goal on the run. But what followed was a shoutout as both sides were unable to string together back-to-back goals.

Sam Overall was able to set up his partner in crime, Skinner, who drilled his second goal of the match. Continuing his best game of the season so far, Sammy set sail minutes later with a strong contested mark, which he celebrated with his first goal of the day.

The Bulldogs looked to respond once again with a goal of their own; but Ben Heaslip was able to intercept a Central's handpass and what followed was one of the plays of the day as the boys linked up through the centre before Cross finished it off beautifully with his second goal of the quarter.

As the second term entered stoppage time, Gibbs clever kick bounced past the Doggies defender for his first of the day, and minutes later a quick handpass by Overall allowed his teammate to hit up Daniel Nobes who finished the second term with his first of the match.

The 25-point turnaround was a promising sign for the Panthers, who had collected just one more inside 50 than their opponents but there was still plenty left to do to ensure the win.

However, the Panthers would have to win without their inspirational skipper, Matt Rose, who courageously put his body on the line in defence but hurt his shoulder in doing so.

Heaslip got things going with his first goal of the day to start the third term; but the visitors made the most of the wind by kicking four unanswered goals to put the Panthers seven points down midway through the term.

As the match entered stoppage time, Fraser Turner sent the ball deep inside 50 where Cross was able to get on the end of it for a much-needed goal.

With the lead now sitting within a straight kick, Joe Haines showed his cleverness by conceding an own goal which allowed the Panthers to rebound out of defence.

Jake Tarca then put his body on the line to win a two versus one situation, allowing Liam Fitt to kick the lead-taking goal.

The Panthers had the perfect start to the final term, with Gibbs and Cross linking up through the centre and Overall finishing it off for his second goal. Minutes later, Skinner quickly collected and goaled from a stoppage to increase the lead to 15 points.

Collecting 132 marks to 76, the Panthers dictated the pace of the match while also collecting 14 inside 50s to 11 during the final term. Broadbent's kick swung back perfectly to top off his standout performance with a rare goal; while Gibbs and Nobes both capitalised on set shots for their second goals of the match.

With Jason Horne and Hayden Sampson continuing to impress through the middle, and James Loneragan continuing to remain steadfast down back; the Panthers stormed home to an impressive 17.10 (112) to 12.13 (85) win.

A great way to respond from last week's result; South Adelaide will now look to continue this winning form when they face off against West Adelaide on Sunday, 6 June, from 2:10pm.

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Under-18 Match Report: Round 8 vs Central District

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 31 May 2021
Under-18 Match Report: Round 8 vs Central District

Under-18 Match Report

South Adelaide vs Central District
Round 8 - X Convenience Oval - 29/05/2021

South Adelaide3.37.611.614.1094
Central District 3.0 4.2 7.4 7.5 47

Goals: Delean, Hoeck, Schirmer 3, Cockshell 2, Brown, Mitton, Smith
Best: Draper, Hayes, Mitton, Delean, Verrall, Hoeck

South Adelaide Under-18s bounced back in spectacular fashion with a 47-point win over Central District at X Convenience Oval on Saturday.

The Panthers, who were coming off of a rough result from the previous week, showed their resilience as they strung together four quarters of great footy while on their way to an impressive win over the Bulldogs, 14.5 (94) to 7.5 (47). 

There were many contributors for the blue and white, with Arlo Draper leading the way with a game-high 27 touches while Hugo Hoeck finished with 21 touches and three goals. Also impressive was the Under-16s premiership pair, Tom Schirmer and Jack Delean, who combined for six goals.

Yet despite the Panthers managing to double the Doggies score, the opening quarter was a far cry from the final score line as both of the sides continually swapped blows.

It was Central District who struck first after just a minute of play, only for Schirmer and Delean to kick their first goals of the day to keep the home side at bay.

In total, there were six lead changes during the opening term but by the quarter-time siren, no side had a clear buffer.

With just three points separating the two sides, Delean's second goal of the day, which came only two minutes into the second term, sent the Panthers into a mini goalkicking frenzy.

By the halftime siren, the boys had stretched their three-point lead into a 22-point lead. But there was still more to come as the Panthers booted a further four goals during the third term.

Koby Cockshell opened the scoring during the final term with his second major of the match; and from there it was all the Panthers. After working hard over the first three quarters, the Panthers finished the match off nicely by kicking three final term goals while holding the home side to just a single point.

The 14.5 (94) to 7.5 (47) win was the perfect way to bounce back, and the Panthers will look to keep this winning form going when they face off against West Adelaide at Flinders University Stadium on Saturday, 5 June, from 11:30am.

Show that you are #SouthProud in 2021!

 

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MRS Property Reserves Match Report Round 8: vs Central District

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 31 May 2021
MRS Property Reserves Match Report Round 8: vs Central District

MRS Property Reserves Match Report

South Adelaide vs Central District
Round 8 - Flinders University Stadium - 29/05/21

South Adelaide0.64.105.147.1658
Central District 3.1 4.1 5.3 7.8 50

Goals: McCreery 3, Freitag, Tucker
Best: Coleman, Schwarz, Machin, Lovering, Tucker, McCreery

South Adelaide Reserves stunned Central District with an eight-point upset win at Flinders University Stadium on Saturday.

Despite heading into the match as the underdogs and suffering from a slow start, the Panthers were able to regroup and record their second win of the season, 7.16 (58) to 7.8 (50).

The inaccuracy-plagued Panthers struggled to make the most of their chances during the opening term, finishing with 19 inside 50s to 6 but trailing by 13 points at the first break. Things looked more dire as they lost exciting midfielder, Dylan Barry, to a collar bone injury just five minutes into the first quarter.

A man down and kicking just six behinds during the first term; it looked like the Panthers were set for a repeat of last week. That was until Darnell Tucker struck with a much-needed goal to help break the Panthers' goalkicking drought.

From here, Jake McCreery followed up with two goals in four minutes to put the Bulldogs on the back foot; before Damon Freitag finished with his first goal of the day to increase the Panther-friendly buffer to 13-points.

The halftime siren would sound to signal the promising 4.10 (34) to 4.1 (25) lead, a 22-point turn around that the Panthers would defend valiantly for the next two quarters.

The third term saw the Panthers push to increase their lead, but their wayward kicking would sour most of their attempts and they would finish with just one major for the quarter.

With Nic Schwarz, 34 touches, and Tate Coleman, 30 disposals, providing plenty of ball movement for the Panthers along with Aaron Douglass remaining steadfast in defence; the boys set out to protect their lead for the final 26 minutes of play.

After some tense minutes, Tucker broke through for his second of the day midway through the final term. Following suit, McCreery registered his third of the day just two minutes later and it looked as if the Panthers were home.

But the Panthers couldn't rest, with Central District kicking two goals in as many minutes; and with just three minutes left on the clock their lead had been cut to just eight points.

Remaining composed, the boys in the blue and white were able to close the game out brilliantly by disallowing the visitors anymore looks inside 50 for the final few minutes of the match.

The 7.16 (58) to 7.8 (50) win sees the Panthers lift themselves to seventh on the ladder, and they will look to keep this momentum going when they face off against West Adelaide at Hisense Stadium on Sunday, 6 June, from 11:30am.

Are you on board for 2021?

 

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BETTA Team Selection: Under-18 Round 8 vs Centrals

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 27 May 2021
BETTA Team Selection: Under-18 Round 8 vs Centrals

The South Adelaide Under-18s make the longest trip in the SANFL to face Centrals.

Coming off a tough day at the office last week, the Junior Panthers will look to bounce back against Centrals at the Ponderosa. 

The Panthers will be bolstered by the inclusion of Arlo Draper who returns following an injury. 

Myles Amos, Kyle Marshall, Koby Cockshell and Lachlan Inthavong all come into the extended squad. 

All the action kicks off on Saturday morning from 11:30am at X Convenience Oval.

The 2021 SANFL Digital Pass will once again stream all Under-18's matches, which can be purchased here.

South Adelaide Members receive a discount on the Digital Pass which can be purchased here.

What: Panthers @ Bulldogs
Where: X Convenience Oval
When: Saturday, May 29, 11:30 AM
Watch: Live via SANFL Digital Pass

Round 8 South Adelaide vs Central District presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

 

Are you on board for 2021?

 

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BETTA Teams Selection: Round 8 vs Central District

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 27 May 2021
BETTA Teams Selection: Round 8 vs Central District

The Panthers take on Central Districts on Saturday Afternoon.

The Panthers haven't had much time to dwell on Sunday's disappointing loss to Glenelg, as a quick six-day break might come at the right time as they look to rebound against Central District. 

Young Panther Eamon Wilkinson will be missing for Saturday's round 8 clash due to a calf complaint. 

Smooth mover Reece Milsom and son of a gun Jaidan Kappler will also miss having succumb to a foot and calf injury. 

Second gamer Matthew Roberts will also not be available due to college football commitments. 

This will however open the door for some possible returns. 

Ben Heaslip comes back into the squad after being a late withdrawal last week due to an ankle complaint.

Mitch O'Neill also returns having recovered from a slight Hamstring strain. 

Fraser Turner is set to play his second game with the Panthers while Ben Sawford is a chance to play his first match for 2021. 

For the Reserves, they have another tough test against Centrals Reserves who have won their last three. 

All the action kicks off from 11:30am with the Reserves, followed by the League at 2:10pm.

What: Panthers vs Bulldogs
Where: Flinders Universtiy Stadium
When: Saturday, May 29. League 2:10pm | Reserves 11:30am 
Tickets: Adult $16, Concession $10, Children under 18 FREE.
Watch: Live via SANFL Digital Pass

Round 8 South Adelaide vs Central District presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

In: O'Neill 13, Sawford 14, McKinnon 20, Heaslip 21, Turner 25, Elsworthy 28, Brown 34
Out: Milsom (Injury), Kappler (Injury), Wilkinson (Injury), Roberts (School)
New: N/A

Round 8 Reserves South Adelaide vs Central District presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

 

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MRS Property Reserves Match Report Round 7: vs Glenelg

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 24 May 2021
MRS Property Reserves Match Report Round 7: vs Glenelg

MRS Property Reserves Match Report

South Adelaide vs Glenelg
Round 7 - Flinders University Stadium - 23/05/21

South Adelaide2.73.75.106.1147
Glenelg 3.1 8.6 12.6 17.9 111

Goals: Juckers 3, Freitag, Tucker, Flett
Best: Sawford, Turner, Brown

Sunday sees the South Adelaide Reserves fall to the ladder-leading Tigers by 64 points at Flinders University Stadium.

Heading into the match it looked like there was only one clear winner as the bottom-placed Panthers clashed with the undefeated Tigers, but from the first bounce the Panthers proved to be no easy-beat but ultimately the Tigers managed to take control, 6.11 (47) to 17.9 (111).

Fraser Turner was a standout for the Panthers with 29 touches and 7 marks, while Ben Sawford finished with 28 disposals and 13 clearances. Tate Coleman was also strong, finishing with 24 disposals and 5 marks.

The opening term showed that the Panthers weren't going to be easily pushed aside as the side peppered the goals during the opening minutes. However, some wayward kicking meant the boys didn't get rewarded fully as they booted 1.4 (10) during just the first eight minutes of the match.

Despite the difference in ladder position, there was nothing to separate the two sides at the first break with the scores tied at 19 apiece.

However, the Tigers flexed their muscles during the second term by booting five goals to one, and from here the undefeated Tigers ran away with the win.

Yet despite the end result, the boys certainly didn't stop trying, this was perhaps best shown during the third term when Aaron Douglass took on and bet two opponents: stopping an almost certain goal in the process.

The Panthers will now look to claim their second win of the season when they face off against Central District at Flinders University Stadium on Saturday, 29 May, from 11:30am. 

Are you on board for 2021?

 

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Daily Grind Women's Match Report: Elimination Final vs West

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 24 May 2021
Daily Grind Women's Match Report: Elimination Final vs West

Daily Grind Women's Match Report

South Adelaide vs West Adelaide
Elimination Final - Coopers Stadium - 22/05/2021

South Adelaide0.22.32.73.725
West Adelaide 0.3 2.3 2.4 4.5 29

Goals: Hickey 2, Kirk
Best: Whiteley, S.Moon, Campbell, Wedding, Charlton, Hickey

A West Adelaide goal with a minute left sealed the Panthers four-point Semi-Final loss at Coopers Stadium on Saturday night.

Facing off against the Bloods for the second time in as many weeks, the Panthers brought the fight but ultimately fell just sixty seconds short of winning, 3.7 (25) to 4.5 (29).

Showing the defensive nature of the match, Lisa Whiteley finished with 16 disposals and 7 tackles while Jaslynne Smith collected 13 touches and 9 tackles. Up forward, Jordann Hickey made her mark by kicking two majors.

Just one week earlier, the Panthers final quarter surge saw them fall just one point shy of the Bloods and they came into Saturday night's game determined not to give the Bloods another head start.

The opening nine minutes of the game would be better described as a battle of the backlines, with the two sides continually trading blows but neither managing to kick a major score.

The defence, which was held firm by Brianna Wedding and Whiteley, managed to see the Panthers into the first break facing a narrow 0.2 (2) to 0.3 (3) deficit.

A minute into the second term, a costly free kick in front of the sticks gifted the Bloods the first goal of the match, and then it went from bad to worse for the Panthers as they lost Gypsy Schirmer to an ankle injury just minutes later.

It wasn't until the seventh minute mark that the Panthers were on the board with their first major, after Jess Kirk was able to mark strongly and kick truly.

From attacking to defending, Smith was able to prevent a dangerous looking attack by the Bloods, with her efforts allowing the Panthers to rebound out of defence, travel end to end, and score a behind.

Hickey was then able to cut off the Bloods kick-in and, on the run, put boot to ball from a fair distance to give the Panthers a slight buffer.

After some desperate attacking from West Adelaide and some valiant defending from the Panthers, the second term proved to end how it started, with a free kick at the tip of the goal square handing the Bloods the game-tying goal.

Coming out at halftime tied at 19 apiece and having to warm up in the centre of the ground because the oval wasn't cleared; the Panthers threatened to break the game open but just couldn't find the elusive goala trend that was also mirrored by the Bloods.

There were some crucial defensive moments during the third term as both sides couldn't afford to make any mistakes. A diving intercept mark by Sarah Wright helped thwart one of many of the Bloods attacks inside 50 while some truly desperate defending saw the Panthers hold out till the three-quarter time siren, despite the ball being in their opponent's goal square.

A minute into the final term, a strong intercept mark by Lucy Northcott stopped their first shot at snatching the lead. However, a few minutes a later a free kick dead in front handed the Bloods the lead.

Refusing to go down without a fight, the Panthers cleared the ball from the corresponding bounce, and after a clever play along the wing by Nicole Campbell, Hickey was able to kick her second on the run to extend the lead.

After several tense minutes, the Bloods were able to collect the ball and quickly kick the game-winning goal from a stoppage and with just thirty seconds left by the time the ball was bounced, the 3.7 (25) to 4.5 (29) result was all but sealed.

Although it was a heartbreaking way to end the season, the Panthers were once again one of the strong competitors in the competition, as they have been since joining it during 2018: since then, they have made finals four times, played in three Grand Finals, and have won two Premierships. 

Show the Girls that your are #SouthProud in 2021! 

 

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MRS Property Match Report Round 7: vs Glenelg

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 24 May 2021
MRS Property Match Report Round 7: vs Glenelg

MRS Property Match Report

South Adelaide vs Glenelg
Round 7 - Flinders University Stadium - 23/05/21

South Adelaide1.26.46.79.862
Glenelg 5.5 7.6 13.9 15.12 102

Goals: Cross, Nobes, Tarca 2, Gibbs, Horne, Overall
Best: Gibbs, Horne, Haines, Cross, Tarca

Sunday was just one of those days: Two tough quarters saw the Panthers suffer a 40-point loss against the ladder leaders at Flinders University Stadium.

A top of the table clash between the two southern rivals who were playing for the Carey-Darley Cup, Sunday's game was sold as a thriller and in ways it did deliver. But unfortunately, the end result wasn't in the Panthers favour, 9.8 (62) to 15.12 (102).

Heading into the big game with midfield pair, Heaslip and O'Neill, out with injury, the Panthers were forced to shuffle around the side that had knocked off the Eagles before the bye.

Being put on the back foot during the opening term, the Panthers managed to claw themselves back into the contest only to be knocked back during the third term.

The big names did rise to the occasion, with Bryce Gibbs collecting with 31 disposals and 11 clearances, while Joel Cross finished with 23 touches and a pair of goals. 9.8 (62) to 15.12 (102).

Sunday's spectacular certainly started well, with Gibbs managing to kick the first goal of the day after just thirty seconds of play. However, from here the visitors wrestled control of the match and piled on five unanswered goals to close the quarter.

Trailing 1.2 (8) to 5.5 (35), the second term saw the Panthers kick towards the 'scoring end', and they made the most of it quickly with a Daniel Nobes goal after just a minute of play. Minutes later, Sam Overall was able to collect a dropped mark and snap his first of the match.

The boys in the blue and white continued to make the most of this momentum, as just minutes later Jake Tarca drilled his first of the match. However, the Panthers run was halted as the Tigers managed to kick two goals in quick succession.

Cross was able to restart the Panthers momentum, after he was able to intercept a Glenelg pass and kick a thumping goal on the run. Then a quick and classy handpass under pressure by Overall allowed Tarca to drill his second of the game.

Heading into the main break with a 5.4 (30) to 7.6 (48) deficit; the Panthers, who were facing off against the competition's best forward line, had attack problems of their own as they lost Eamon Wilkinson to an ankle injury, while both Sams would go onto suffer head knocks.

This came to bare during the third term, as the Panthers went goalless while the Tigers piled on six goals.

Mirroring the 2019 season, when the Panthers were forced to have to fightback from a big three-quarter time deficit; this 2021 clash saw the Panthers sit 44 points down.

But the Panthers didn't roll over, with Jason Horne combining with Cross and Nobes to kick three unanswered goals during the first half of the final term. But it proved to be too little, too late.

While it certainly wasn't the best result, the Panthers will look to learn what they can and look to bounce back when they clash with Central District at Flinders University Stadium on Saturday, 29 May, from 2:10pm. 

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Under-18 Match Report: Round 7 vs Glenelg

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 24 May 2021
Under-18 Match Report: Round 7 vs Glenelg

Under-18 Match Report

South Adelaide vs Glenelg
Round 7 - ACH Group Stadium - 22/05/2021

South Adelaide2.33.44.55.636
Glenelg 4.2 9.7 16.8 23.11 149

Goals: Delean 3, Schirmer 2
Best: Mitton, Delean, Brown, Birt, Jones, Schroder

A tough day at the office for the South Adelaide Under-18s, with the side falling to a 113-point loss at the hands of the ladder-leading Tigers at ACH Group Stadium on Saturday.

It was just one of those games where nothing seemed to go right for the boys in the blue and white. The Panthers, who despite refusing to give up, just could not match it with the undefeated Tigers, 5.6 (36) to 23.11 (149).

One positive for the Panthers was the continued performance of their Under-16 premiership duo, Jack Delean and Tom Schirmer, with these boys combining for all of the Panthers' six goals. Isaac Birt was also a strong contributor, finishing with 21 disposals and 9 marks.

The Panthers matched it with the ladder leaders during the opening term, with Schirmer and Delean both kicking their first goals of the match midway through the term to give South Adelaide an early lead.

However, two late goals just before the first break saw Glenelg retake the leadand they would carry this lead till the final siren.

Despite the final result, the Panthers only had 9 less inside 50s and 11 less clearances than their opponents, which shows the boys were still fighting and getting their hands on the footy.

South Adelaide's Under-18s will look to bounce back when they face off against Central District at X Convenience Oval on Saturday, 29 May, from 11:30am.

Show that you are #SouthProud in 2021!

 

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