Articles by Athos Sirianos
The Eagles have landed
Ararat Eagles completed the ultimate rags-to-riches story last Saturday when they defeated Tatyoon to be crowned Mininera champions.
A group chat’s contribution to the league’s best defence
Ararat Rats have the best defence in the league, with a backline only group chat playing a big role.
Tania on fire at Chalambar
Tania Dignan had a day to remember, winning the A-Grade stroke event, nearest the pins and the September brooch at Chalambar Golf Club this week.
Ararat Rats embracing the big stage
ALEX Rance’s post-match interview after rupturing his ACL in the first round of 2019 gave as good an insight as any into a premiership-winning culture. Instead of lamenting a season-ending injury, Rance adjusted the ACL acronym to read ‘always celebrate and laugh’; providing a glimpse into Richmond’s emphasis on not only embracing adversity, but doing […]
Tunbridge praises Tatyoon depth ahead of Grand Final
TIMING is everything – especially in finals. To say Tatyoon weathered the storm of the influx of injuries and absences which saw upwards of 40 players represent the senior team this season would be understatement. The Hawks did not ‘weather’ anything. They smashed it. A club built on strong foundations from the ground-up across all […]
‘We love a physical contest’ says Eagles coach
ARARAT Eagles co-coach Brett Sladdin hopes his side will bring the physicality which saw it dominate the Mininera competition this season in Saturday’s Grand Final. Despite having to take a detour via the preliminary final to reach tomorrow’s decider, the Eagles finished the regular season as the competition’s benchmark after an undefeated home-and-away campaign. After […]
Tatyoon, a club on a mission
Tatyoon has five out of nine teams playing off in a Grand Final this weekend.
Tatyoon ready for finals
FINALS are as much part of Tatyoon’s DNA as the brown-and-gold on its guernsey. Their presence in 12 of the last 15 Grand Finals has not only earned the Hawks marquee status, but that of the Mininera’s premiership gatekeepers. As the 2022 season rolled, on the knocks on their door stopped and the pounding began. […]