June 8, 2018

The Gosnells Hawks league team returned to the winners list with a comfortable 19 point win over Stirling. Final scores were Gosnells 8.17 (65) Stirling 7.4 (46). Best on ground for Gosnells were Scott Lewis, Jayden Woods, Jacob Smith and Brent Phillis.

The reserves were untroubled to easy defeat Stirling by 141 points. With the team recording several massive victories in recent weeks Coach Steve Davis has the problem of finding positions in the team for several players coming back from the league, from personal leave and injury. Final scores were Gosnells 23.15 Stirling 1.6 (12). Alex Taylor promoted from the thirds for this game was adjudged best player with Luke Drew, Henry Woods and Luke Chapman (7 goals) all playing well.

The colts who played off in the Grand Final last year were no match for Canning Vale this season. Final scores were Canning Vale 22.12 (144) Gosnells 1.0 (6). Stefan Little, Raymond Shaw, Aiden Gray and Ben Lamb were best for the Hawks.

The thirds remain undefeated with a 104 point win over SNESA. Final scores were Gosnells 19.11 (125) SNESA 3.3 (21). Dan Fitzgerald, Reuben Barham, Dennis Luffman and Richard Marsden all performed well.

The new Metro League team with some new players and good numbers is developing into a strong unit. It will be interesting to see how they progress during the latter part of the season. Final scores were Gosnells 21.17 (143 Wanneroo 5.1 (31). Best were Devon Coyne, Leroy Narkle, Josh Websdale and Solomon Slater.

The women’s team struggled in wet conditions and were defeated by 9 points. Final scores were Warnbro Swans 2.1 (13) Gosnells 0.4 (04). Ashleigh Rickard, Sabrina Johnston, Elisha Bettenay and Jodi Bubrzycki all played well for the Hawks.

On the remaining fixture in round 1 is on Saturday the 9 June with the league, reserves & colts playing Bullcreek Leeming at Beasley Park while the thirds play Ellenbrook at Ellenbrook District Open Space Oval at 3.20 pm.

It is unfortunate that thirds are not fixtured to play on the same day as the league, reserves & colts for the rest of the season. The next time most members will get to support the thirds will be in the finals. Good luck to Sam and his boys for the rest of the year.

The Sunday Metro team play Queens Park at Queens Park Reserve at 2.40 pm on Sunday 10 June and the women play Cockburn Lakes at Anning Park at 2 pm on Sunday.

Congratulations to the following two players who will achieve milestones this week. Nathan Hansen will play his 200 club game and Daniel Fitzgerald his 100 club game. Members are encouraged to get to the grounds and “get around” both Panther and Fitzi.

Kevin Wansbrough

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VALE Dr Wallace Bowden

May 25, 2018

Our Deepest sympathy to Marjorie, Lynn, Stuart and the Bowden family. Dr Bowden is credited with WAFL legend John Colgan joining the club as coach in 1962. This laid the foundation for what is today a successful community club. Dr Bowden was awarded Life Membership in 1989. Dr Bowden donated the Dr W Bowden Medal for the SSMNFL and the SSFL F & B player from 1968 to 2002 and the GFC reserves F & B trophy from 2003 to 2017. He also acted as club doctor and was Patron for many years.

Kevin Wansbrough


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May 25, 2018

The Gosnells Hawks Football Club league team recorded its second defeat of the season by going down to Ballajura by 78 points last Saturday. It will be interesting to see how the team responds when they play the same team at home in round two. It would appear at this early stage of the season Ballajura is the team to beat for the flag. Final scores were Ballajura 17.20 (122) Gosnells 6.8 (44). Lindsay Williams, Josh Hall, Levi Gallagher and Chris Kessell all performed well for the Hawks.

The reserves continue to play well with a 32 point win over Ballajura and advance to second on the premiership ladder. Final scores were Gosnells 13.7 (85) Ballajura 8.5 (53). Best on ground were Nathaniel Reid, Daniel Wise, Luke Drew and Jack O’Reilly.

The colt’s team is starting to show some improvement but went down to Ballajura. Final scores were Ballajura 15.11 (101) Gosnells 6.6 (42). Stefan Little and Tom Stevens were best again for Gosnells. Beaudine Winnar and Aiden Gray also performed well.

The thirds recovered from a moderate start to the game against Brentwood Booragoon to boot 8 goals in the second quarter and go onto a comfortable victory. Final scores were Gosnells 15.16 (106) Brentwood Booragoon 5.2 (32). Best for the Hawks were Max Websdale (7 goals), Alex Taylor, Jaxon Millsteed and Corey Ridley.

The Metro team found Baldivis too good on the day but should bounce back with a home game this week. Final scores were Baldivis 14.10 (94) Gosnells 10.3 (63). Ethan Barry, Lindsay Pickett, Damien Taylor and Devon Coyne were best for Gosnells.

The Gosnells women team tried hard but found the Cottesloe team 36 points in front on the final siren. Final scores were Cottesloe 8.7 (55) Gosnells 2.7 (19). Best were Concetta Molinaro, Sabrina Johnston, Shanyn Morrison and Maddison Briggs.

This week all games are at home at Gosnells Oval. The Gosnells women play Sunday starting at 1.00 pm with the Metro League at 2.30pm. Saturday teams play at normal times.

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May 17, 2018

The Gosnells Hawks Football Club’s fixture last week against Kenwick saw the league team lose its first game after five straight victories, the colt’s team recording their first win for the season with the reserve team scoring a massive 174 point victory.

League coach Corey Bertram was forced to make seven changes to his team from the previous week and even though the Hawks fought hard Kenwick was superior on the day and recorded a 7 point victory. The game this week against top team Ballajura will be the match of the day with both teams level on five wins at this early stage of the season. Final scores in the league were Kenwick 12.15 (87) Gosnells 11.14 (80). Billy Blanket, Jayden Woods, Scott Lewis and Cam Hayden all performed well for the Hawks.

The reserve team bounced back from a defeat last week with a massive victory over Kenwick. Final scores in the reserves were Gosnells 27.16 (178) Kenwick 0.4 (4). Best for the Hawks were Mitchell Withers, Tristan Edgill, Joseph Hill and Kyle Wood.

The colt’s finally put a win on the board with a 38 point win over a gallant Kenwick. The Rodney Pollock Memorial Medal was won by Gosnells Captain Stefan Little. Others to play well were Tom Stevens, Dylan Curley and Coree Thomson. Final scores were Gosnells 16.8 (104) Kenwick 9.12 (66).

Next Saturday 19 May the league, reserves and colt’s travel to Kingfisher Oval, Ballajura  to play Ballajura, the thirds play Brentwood Booragoon at Karoonda Oval at 4.45 pm, the Women play Cottesloe at Cottesloe Oval at 11 am and the Metro league play Baldivis at Baldivis Park, Baldivis at 2.30 pm on Sunday 20 May.


Kevin Wansbrough

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Result Week 5

May 9, 2018

The Gosnells Hawks Football League Team remains the only unbeaten team in C1 Division of the WAAFL with a 14 point victory over rivals Bassendean last Saturday. The Hawks were in control for most of the day to hold off a determined opponent in the last quarter. Final scores were Gosnells 15.8 (98) Bassendean 12.12 (84). Zac Ridley, Josh Hall, Hayden Yarran and Dean Stauborg were best for Gosnells. The reserves again failed to live up to expectations and went down in a close game by 6 points. Coach Steve Davis is confident his team can bounce back in the next few weeks. Final scores were Bassendean 5.10 (40) Gosnells 5.4 (34). Chris Kessell playing his first game in the reserves this year was best with Matthew Hopewell, Nathan Hansen and Nathaniel Reid all playing well for the Hawks.

The thirds under new coach Sam Parker have been the surprise packet this year with four straight wins on the board and his team is appearing to enjoy their football together. It will be interesting to follow the progress of this team after it has displayed such a promising start to the season. Final scores were Gosnells 14.12 (96) Belmont 5.3 (33).  Best were Dan Fitzgerald, Kyle Wood, Sol Isa and Taylor Millsteed.

The colt’s team continue to struggle against older and bigger opponents. The WAAFL Colt’s structure is for 16-20 year olds to be eligible to play in that competition. The Gosnells team is made up of mostly young first year players and they find it difficult to match up against other clubs with more experienced players. Final scores were Bassendean 21.21 (147) Gosnells 3.3 (21). Tom Stevens, Jack Phillis, Aiden Gray and Liam Adams performed well.

The Hawks women’s team performed well but lost by a solitary point to University. Final scores were University 2.4 (16) Gosnells 2.3 (15). Best were Telsha Steenson, Elisha Bettenary, Maddie Briggs and Janine Ragno.

The Metro League team played an excellent brand of football and won a very high standard and exciting game by 1 point. Swan District legend Tallan Ames made his debut for the Gosnells Hawks and showed why he was such a highly regarded player in the WAFL. Others to play well were Coree Thomson, Ethan Barry, Dennis Luffman and Max Websdale.

Young players Coree Thomson has been selected in the WAAFL’s under 23 team and Trenayne Hodder in the colt’s team.

This Saturday the league, reserves and colt’s are home to Kenwick. The thirds and women have a bye with the Metro League playing at Dwellingup at 1.00 pm on Sunday.

Kevin Wansbrough

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Result Round 4

May 7, 2018

The Gosnells Hawks Football league team was successful in defeating a determined Quinns District team last Saturday. The Hawks held control for most of the game to run out victors by 35 points. Final scores were Gosnells 13.11 (89) Quinns District 8.6 (54). Best for the Hawks were Caleb Goodhew, Hayden Yarran, Billy Blanket and Tim Hale.

The reserve team did not perform up to expectations and went down by 13 points. Coach Steve Davis is looking for his team to improve this week with a win over rival Bassendean.

Final scores were Quinns District 11.16 (82) Gosnells 11.3 (69). Best for the Hawks were Eathan Strahan, James Bubrzycki, Luke Drew and Nathan Hansen.

The thirds are performing well for coach Sam Parker and made it three straight wins on the weekend and remain undefeated. Final scores were Gosnells 8.8 (56) ECU 6.6 (42). Best for the Hawks were Chris Kessell, Alex Goddard, Callum Burne and Heath Goodhew.

Quinns District was far too experienced for a young Gosnells colt’s team and ran out easy winners. Final scores were Quinns District 20.13 Gosnells 2.1 (13). Best for the Hawks were Tom Stevens, Michael Vidich, Stefan Little and Lleyton Bagovits.

The Metro League team struggled against a class opposition and went down by 60 points. Final scores were Warwick Greenwood 15.13 (103) Gosnells 6.7 (43). Best for the Hawks were Ethan Barry, Bryan Lutter, Jay Divitini and Blake Zessin.

The Gosnells Hawks Women’s team playing in the WAAFL competition for the first time performed well but were defeated by 14 points. Final scores were Forrestdale 6.5 (41) Gosnells 4.3 (27). Best for the Hawks were Eleanor Brooks, Jade Turton, Ashlee Howson and Natasha Patterson.

This week all teams are at home. On Saturday the league, reserves and colt’s take on Bassendean and the thirds play Belmont Districts. On Sunday the women’s team and the Metro League team are both in action with the women playing University at 12.30 pm and the Metro League playing Midland at 2.30pm. This is a rare opportunity to see all Gosnells Football Club teams in action on the same weekend. Members and supporters are encouraged to get to Gosnells Oval and support your local teams. Entrance to the ground is free.

Kevin Wansbrough

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Week 3 Results

April 30, 2018

The Gosnells Hawks Football Club league, reserves and thirds all recorded victories but the colts and metro league team were defeated in their games.

The league team made it three on the trot with a 32 point win over Willetton. Coach Corey Bertram was forced to make six changes from the previous week’s team and all new players contributed to the victory. Tim Hale, Trenanye Hodder, Billy Blanket, Hayden Yarran and Jordan Hayden all played their first league game for the Hawks. Jayden Woods won the Barratt/Hansen Anzac Medal for the best Gosnells player. Others to play well were Dmayne Brown (5 goals), Cam Hayden, Jordan Hayden and Zane Savage.

The reserve team also won its third game with a convincing 61 point win over Willetton and the thirds defeated Piara Waters by 112 points which would indicate there will be some interesting selection committee meetings in the next few weeks with so many players available.

Final scores in the reserves were Gosnells 16.8 (104) Willetton 6.7 (43). James Bubrzycki, Michael Sewell, Luke Drew and Brett Endersby all performed well for the Hawks.

Final Scores in the thirds were Gosnells 17.25 (127) Piara Waters 2.3 (15). Chris Kessell, Scott Barham, Wade Goodhew and Sam Carlino were best for Gosnells.

The colts found it difficult against a classy Willetton team. Final scores were Willetton 20.11(131) Gosnells 5.3 (33). Trenanyne Hodder,Tom Stevens, Jack Phillis and Jakob Woodhouse all played well.

The Metro League team found the highs and lows of competition sport after a convincing win last week followed with a 137 point defeat this week. Jim Davies, Bryan Lutter, Kyle Wood and Max Websdale were best for the Hawks.

This week Saturday 28 April Gosnells v Quinns District at Ridgewood Park, Merriwa. Note the  change of start time for games-colts at 9.30 am, reserves 11.20 am and league 1.10 pm. The thirds take on ECU at Windermere Park, Joondalup at 2.30 pm. The metro league team play Warwick Greenwood on Sunday at Birralee Reserve Innaloo at 2.30 pm.

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Gosnells Hawks take on Willetton in the League, Reserves and Colts at Gosnells Oval on Saturday, with Thirds taking on Piara Waters.

The Gosnells Football & Sports Club would like to honour and remember the sacrifices of the original ANZAC’s and to pay respect to our service men and women who have served and continue to serve our nation. A minute silence will be held before each game.

Those attending are encouraged to wear medals.

There will be an afternoon tea in the Percy Garrett Social Room at half time in the League game at 3.30 pm.

The games will be dedicated to the Anzac Tradition. Members of the public are invited attend and to take part in the ceremonies.

Games start at 10.40 am, 12.35 pm, 2.30 pm and 4.45pm.

A Medal for the Fairest & Best Gosnells player in the League game has been named in memory of Terry Barratt, a brother of past President and Life Member Norm Barratt and William Paul Hansen, father of Life Member and former Club Captain Nathan Hansen. Both Terry and William served in the Australian Army in Vietnam.

The Medal will be presented by Mrs Pat Websdale, wife of William. Mrs Websdale will also be invited to toss the coin prior to the commencement of the League game.

Terry played football for Gosnells, and William for Kelmscott, in the Sunday Football League.

Gosnells Football Club ANZAC Match

Gosnells Football Club ANZAC Match

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Draft ladies fixtures-subject to change

April 19, 2018

Saturday 28 April vs Forrestdale at Forrestdale 11am

Sunday 6 May vs University at Gosnells 12.30 – time change agreed to by University due to Metro League vs Dwellingup at 2.30pm

Saturday 13 May Bye

Sunday 19 May vs Cottesloe at Cottesloe 11am

Sunday 27 May vs Warnbro at Gosnells 2pm

Sunday 03 June General Bye

Sunday 10 June vs Cockburn Lakes at Cockburn Lakes 2pm

Sunday 17 June vs Hills Rangers at Gosnells 2pm

Sunday 24 June vs Rossmoyne at Rossmoyne 2pm

Sunday 01 July vs Nollamara at Gosnells 2pm

Sunday 08 July vs Forrestdale at Gosnells 2pm – time change to 12.30 requested due to Metro League game vs Kelmscott at 2.30pm

Sunday 15 July vs University at University 12.30pm

Sunday 21 July Bye

Sunday 29 July vs Cottesloe at Gosnells – time change to 12.30 requested due to Metro League game vs Midland at 2.30pm

Saturday 4 August vs Hills Rangers at Hills Rangers 2pm

 Finals start 11 August

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Results Round 2

April 18, 2018

The Gosnells Hawks Football Club created history last Sunday when another senior team represented the club. The new team competes in the Metropolitan Football League. The club already has 3 senior and an aged team (colts) that compete in the Western Australian Amateur Football League.

In a few weeks the Women’s Hawks team will make its inaugural appearance for the club. The growth of the Gosnells Hawks Football Club can be attributed to hard work and dedication by its management and volunteers over a number of years.  A few years ago the club struggled for numbers with players having to “double up” and play two games on the same fixture and games were forfeited because of lack of numbers.

A decision to lift the profile of the club in the community by the previous committees has resulted in the club winning awards from the WAAFL, the City of Gosnells and Clubs WA. The club has also raised money for charities, $20,919 for beyondblue and $11,786 for the Cancer Council of WA over the last four years. The hard work has resulted in an influx of footballers wanting to join a friendly and progressive club.

The Gosnells Hawks Football Club has some of the best facilities in the competition which is an attraction to new members. President Michael McCaughan said that he is extremely happy with the progress of the club over the last few years. When other clubs are struggling, the Gosnells Hawks Football Club is increasing its membership and profile in the community. The club is in a healthy financial position and the addition of solar panels, office extension and renovations to the cool room in the next few weeks will improve the already excellent facilities for members.

The Gosnells Metropolitan Football League team under coach Stewart Divitini defeated Safety Bay by 15 points. Better players were Taylor Di Carlo, Matthew Hopewell , Chris Kessell and Kyle Wood (8 goals). Final scores Gosnells 15.12 (102) Safety Bay 12.15 (87).

The league team had an interesting game with Carlisle winning by 9 points after holding a healthy lead half way through the last quarter. Best for the Hawks were Jacob Smith, Luke Chapman, Eric Mitchell and Robert Davis. Final scores Gosnells 9.15 (69) Carlisle 9.6 (60). The reserves have started the season in spectacular fashion with another easy victory defeating Carlisle by 88 points. Brayden Watkins, Nathan Hansen and Travis Sansom played well for the Hawks.

Final scores Gosnells 17.10 (112) Carlisle 3.6 (24).The colts team tried hard but went down by 91 points. Stefan Little, Trenanye Hodder, Coree Thomson and Tom Stevens were better players. Final scores Carlisle 17.16 (118) Gosnells 4.3 (27).

This week all WAAFL teams are home to the Willetton Football Club at Gosnells Oval, Terence Street, Gosnells and games are dedicated to the ANZAC tradition. There will be a presentation of the BARRATT/HANSEN ANZAC MEDAL to the best Gosnells player after the league game. Interested members of the community are invited to Gosnells Oval for a remembrance ceremony at 2.15 pm. An afternoon tea will be provided by the ladies committee for members and visitors at 2.30 pm.

The Metro Football League team play Queens Park at Birralee Reserve, Bates Road, Innaloo at 2.30 pm on Sunday. Entrance to all games is free.

It is not too late to ‘Sponsor a Player’ which includes free membership for the sponsor. Check details with treasurer Bob Uittenbroek on 0412 729 600.

Kevin Wansbrough

Publicity Manager

Gosnells Hawks Football Club


Gosnells Hawks Football Club Sunday Team

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