Three out four ain’t bad in Round 1

Williamstown CYMS Round 1 Review by Dene Macleod 4 matches, 3 wins, with just the Ressies going down on the weekend. The Seniors had a terrific win against Parkdale, in what was an intense and brutal match. Watching it made you glad to be on the sidelines, with the final injury tally being 2 x [Read more]

“Football Williamstown”

By Darren Dawson There has been more than a little discussion about junior footy on the Almanac website recently, in part prompted by Paul Daffey’s piece referencing the Brunswick Junior Football Club: Was it mere chance that in the very week Daff’s article appeared on this site, that my old club Williamstown CYMS was [Read more]

Williamstown CYMS Round 4 Review

by Dene Macleod SENIORS WERRIBEE 6.3         12.8        17.10     24.16.160 WILLIAMSTOWN CYMS 3.2         3.4          7.5          8.7.55 WERRIBEE Goal Kickers: A. Taylor 4, A. Panayi 4, M. Taylor 3, M. Palmington 2, A. Tedeso 2, J. McLellan 2, R. Fastuca 2, M. Dean, J. Palmer, W. Pelar, S. Callea, A. Murphy [Read more]

Local Footy: Oopy’s oration stirs players and supporters to score win for the ages

By Darren Dawson Almost two weeks on from my old club’s stunning grand final victory, it is only now that the hairs on the back of my neck have begun to settle down. Having been comprehensively defeated by D1-section rivals Peninsula Old Boys in the second semi, Willy CYs had fought back through the preliminary [Read more]

Local Footy: CYs end season in perfect fashion, with flags in firsts and seconds

SENIORS WILLIAMSTOWN 6.4    8.5    12.5      15.9-99 PENINSULA 2.2    6.5      9.10    9.18-72 WILLIAMSTOWN Goal Kickers: W. Cooper 3, B. Gray 2, C. Elliott 2, T. Wheeler, M. Cini, J. Wong, F. Adamson, B. Lethborg, J. Tranter, J. Reid, C. Richards Best Players: B. Gray, S. McGuinness, T. Wheeler, J. Wong, J. Tranter, W. Cooper PENINSULA Goal [Read more]

Local Footy: My love for my club grows stronger with age

By Darren Dawson It’s been eleven seasons since I last pulled on the boots for the Williamstown CYMS Football Club. As the years pass, the number of players with whom I played continues to diminish, but strangely my attachment to the club grows stronger as I get older. When I finally hung up the boots [Read more]

VAFA: CYs thrash Therry to move into Grand Final

SENIORS WILLIAMSTOWN    2.3    7.10    7.15    16.19-115 THERRY PENOLA     1.2    2.3      5.4         8.9-57 WILLIAMSTOWN Goal Kickers: Z. Read 4, B. Gray 3, T. Wheeler 2, J. Reid 2, T. Hynes, M. Cini, M. Lishman, B. Lethborg, C. Richards Best Players: B. Gray, Z. Read, S. McGuinness, N. Walsh, T. Hynes, M. Cini THERRY PENOLA Goal Kickers: [Read more]

Local Footy: CYs fall short in tight, tense affair

SENIORS PENINSULA               1.4    3.8    9.11    15.16-106 WILLIAMSTOWN    1.1    5.3     9.4      11.6-72 PENINSULA Goal Kickers: J. Rombotis 4, J. Coghlan 3, T. Coghlan 2, B. Southam 2, S. Payze, A. Wood, J. Heron, T. Scarpella Best Players: A. Wood, S. Barbour, T. Coghlan, S. Grigg, R. Powney, S. Payze WILLIAMSTOWN Goal Kickers: T. Wheeler 5, J. [Read more]

Local Footy: CYs work hard to secure double chance

SENIORS OLD WESTBOURNE    2.6    3.6       9.6      10.8-68 WILLIAMSTOWN        2.7    4.12    4.20    11.24-90 OLD WESTBOURNE Goal Kickers: D. Sidwell 3, P. Hudson 2, R. Taylor 2, D. Lockwood, B. Connors, C. Hunter Best Players: D. Lockwood, P. Hudson, B. Connors, O. Hickey, M. Aquilina, F. Pavez WILLIAMSTOWN Goal Kickers: B. Gray 3, C. Elliott 2, Z. [Read more]

Local Footy: Willy CYs wrap up second spot with dominant first quarter

SENIORS WILLIAMSTOWN    4.3    14.10    15.11    27.16-178 YARRA VALLEY         0.2      1.4        2.10       2.11-23 WILLIAMSTOWN Goal Kickers: W. Cooper 7, J. Wong 6, C. Elliott 3, B. Gray 2, M. Lishman 2, Z. Read 2, S. McGuinness, B. Lethborg, J. Reid, M. John, C. Richards Best Players: J. Hatfield, W. Cooper, C. Elliott, J. Tranter, Z. Read, [Read more]

Local Footy: CYs ensure finals berth, now aiming for top two

SENIORS WILLIAMSTOWN    5.2    11.10    15.16    25.20-170 OLD PARADIANS     3.1      5.3        8.4        10.5-65 WILLIAMSTOWN Goal Kickers: B. Gray 3, Z. Read 3, R. Cassidy 3, B. Hynes 2, W. Cooper 2, M. Lishman 2, C. Elliott 2, J. Hatfield 2, J. Wong, N. Walsh, B. Lethborg, M. Sultana, J. Tranter, J. Reid Best Players: B. Hynes, [Read more]

Local Footy: Willy in striking distance of second spot after thrashing Ivanhoe

SENIORS IVANHOE                   3.1      4.6      6.6          9.8-62 WILLIAMSTOWN    6.4    12.8    21.12    32.17-209 IVANHOE Goal Kickers: K. O’Dwyer 3, D. Neilson 2, J. Ritchie, C. Traeger, D. Wood, S. Mason Best Players: D. Meredith, K. O’Dwyer, D. Neilson, J. Meakin, D. Adams, D. Wood WILLIAMSTOWN Goal Kickers: R. Cassidy 10, S. Barlow 7, Z. Read 4, T. [Read more]

Local Footy: Willy too strong for Banyule

SENIORS WILLIAMSTOWN    6.2    10.3    18.6    20.9-129 BANYULE                   1.1      2.3       3.5      7.6-48 WILLIAMSTOWN Goal Kickers: C. Richards 4, T. Wheeler 3, S. Barlow 2, W. Cooper 2, J. Gallivan, B. Gray, M. Cini, M. Lishman, J. Hatfield, M. Sultana, J. Tranter, Z. Read, R. Cassidy Best Players: C. McNamara, A. McKay, R. Cassidy, J. Gallivan, J. [Read more]

VAFA: Williamstown CYMS v Old Westbourne

SENIORS WILLIAMSTOWN        8.6    9.6    13.8    14.10-94 OLD WESTBOURNE    0.0    4.1      4.2       7.5-47 WILLIAMSTOWN Goal Kickers: T. Wheeler 4, W. Cooper 2, Z. Read 2, J. Reid 2, S. Barlow, B. Gray, N. Walsh, B. Lethborg Best Players: J. Hynes, S. McGuinness, Z. Read, J. Connors, B. Hynes, T. Wheeler OLD WESTBOURNE Not available Williamstown CYMS [Read more]

Local footy: Williamstown CYMS, Round 5: Willy too good at Yarra Valley

SENIORS YARRA VALLEY         2.1      4.3       5.4          8.8-56 WILLIAMSTOWN    6.4    11.9    16.10    18.13-121 Williamstown CYMS returned to the winning list with a resounding 65-point away win against the Yarra Valley Bushrangers at Domeney Reserve on Saturday. Still smarting from their embarrassing defeat at the hands of Eltham the week before, the CYs got away to a [Read more]

Williamstown CYMS Round 4

 by Dene Macleod   williamstown cyms football club  SENIORS   ELTHAM                     7.2    11.4    16.10    18.11-119 WILLIAMSTOWN   2.2     7.4     12.4      13.7-85   Williamstown CY’s made the long trip to Research on Saturday only to be comprehensively beaten by Eltham Old Collegians. In a replay of last year’s Sect. D 3 Grand Final, the ‘Turtles’ jumped the [Read more]