Losses Covered

 

Losses covered
IMMINENT RETURN: Glenrowan co-coach Nigel Robinson is hoping to return to the Tigers’ line up for their traditional Anzac Day clash with Milawa in round four. PHOTO: Marc Bongers

THE departure of half a dozen premiership stars has done little to derail Glenrowan’s quest for a third straight Ovens and King Football League flag.

Corey Munro, Mick Monteith and Al Pike have joined the likes of dual premiership skipper Lachie Cohen, 2014 O&K Team of the Year member Scott Bradley and stocky midfielder Roy Dyson as confirmed outs.

Kelly Tigers co-coach Nigel Robinson said the losses hurt, but not to the extent that might be imagined.

“There is a bit of class leaving the side, but we never try to hold onto players once they decide it’s time to move on,” Robinson said.

“Corey Munro is Glenrowan through and through – he has gone to start work in Queensland as an electrician, but it certainly wouldn’t surprise me to see him come back at some stage, because he loves the club.

“Mick Monteith is a very good player, but we were lucky to have him at all last year as he spent a good chunk of the season overseas.

“And Al Pike just had a very unlucky run at the club – when he did his knee (in 2013) they took part of his hamstring to make the graft, but that really restricted him in the end.”




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Seniors Ladder

2017 WAW Credit Union Cup
POS TEAM PTS
1 Tarrawingee 40
2 Benalla All Blacks 36
3 Goorambat & District 36
4 Glenrowan 28
5 Milawa 24
6 Moyhu 20
7 King Valley 16
8 Greta 12
9 Bonnie Doon 12
10 Whorouly 8
11 Bright 8
12 North Wangaratta 0

Reserves Ladder

2017 Reserves Cup
POS TEAM PTS
1 Bright 32
2 Glenrowan 32
3 Tarrawingee 32
4 Milawa 28
5 Whorouly 28
6 Greta 16
7 Benalla All Blacks 16
8 Moyhu 16
9 King Valley 16
10 Bonnie Doon 12
11 North Wangaratta 4
12 Goorambat & District 4