Riverland Superdogs v Hills

RIVERLAND SUPERDOGS V HILLS SOUTH AUSTRALIAN AFL MASTERS – ROUND EIGHT SUNDAY 15th OF JULY 2012, LYRUP OVAL By Nick Kossatch The Riverland Superdogs put in its worst effort for the year with a 50-point hiding to a tough Hills team at Lyrup Oval on Sunday. Coach Shane Healy let his team know all about [Read more]

Riverland Superdogs bite back

RIVERLAND SUPERDOGS V EASTS SOUTH AUSTRALIAN AFL MASTERS – ROUND SEVEN SUNDAY 1ST OF JULY 2012, LYRUP OVAL By Nick Kossatch The return of key players Ben Meuret, Peter Hoffmann, Sam Ingerson and Brenton Fenwick to the Riverland Superdogs’ outfit helped it to an impressive 54-point victory against quality side Easts at Lyrup on Sunday. [Read more]

Bus drivers and Generals can’t prevent Superdog thrashing

GAWLER V RIVERLAND SUPERDOGS SOUTH AUSTRALIAN AFL MASTERS – ROUND SIX SUNDAY 17TH OF JUNE 2012, TANUNDA By Nick Kossatch The topsy-turvy season continues for AFL Masters side Riverland Superdogs after it was thrashed to the tune of 90 points against a rampant Gawler team at Tanunda Oval on Sunday. The visitors boasted four debutants; [Read more]

Riverland Superdogs v Pooraka

RIVERLAND SUPERDOGS V POORAKA SOUTH AUSTRALIAN AFL MASTERS – ROUND FIVE SUNDAY 3RD OF JUNE 2012, LYRUP OVAL The Riverland Superdogs returned to form with a brilliant 136-point thrashing against Pooraka in their AFL Masters game on Sunday in Lyrup, SA. There were no passengers as Shane Hannagan produced a tremendous best-on-ground effort with three [Read more]

Superdogs lick their wounds

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN AFL MASTERS – ROUND THREE: RIVERLAND SUPERDOGS V ADELAIDE UNI GREYS The Riverland Superdogs’ winning start ended with a heavy loss to a classy and skilful Adelaide Uni Greys at Lyrup Oval on Sunday. Injuries and illness to key players did not help as the hosts went down by 94 points. Adelaide Uni [Read more]

Superdogs’ super start to season

  MID NORTH V RIVERLAND SUPERDOGS SOUTH AUSTRALIAN AFL MASTERS – ROUND TWO SUNDAY 22ND OF APRIL 2012, SPALDING OVAL By Nick Kossatch It is two wins from the first two games of the AFL Masters for the Riverland Superdogs after it easily accounted for Mid North by 86-points in Spalding on Sunday. In a [Read more]

Riverland Superdogs v Broken Hill Shinglebacks

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN AFL MASTERS – ROUND ONE SATURDAY 24TH OF MARCH 2012, LYRUP OVAL By Nick Kossatch The Riverland Superdogs broke their winless drought against the Broken Hill Shinglebacks, coming back from five goals down at quarter time to defeat the visitors by 11 points in round one of SA AFL Masters at Lyrup Oval [Read more]


ROUND SIX 2011, Sun May 29th 2011 The Riverland Superdogs celebrated ‘Family Day’ at Lyrup Oval with a solid 16-point win against a gallant Portland Power in Master’s AFL round six. RFL umpire Mark ‘Orange Maggott’ Wilksch showed all as to why he should ‘give umpiring up’ with a supreme hard-running wingman’s game topped off [Read more]

Another Power team loses, this time to the Superdogs

ROUND EIGHT AFL MASTERS OVER 35’S by Nick Kossatch The Power lost another match; however it was in the form of Portland Power, this time to the Riverland Superdogs at Rosewater Oval on Sunday by eight points. The visitors welcomed new players Dean Romeo, Barry Gavranich and ex-Superdog and Central Districts and Hawthorn player Robert [Read more]

Local Footy: Portland show Power how it’s really done

By Nick Kossatch The Riverland Superdogs were rolled by visiting side Portland, from Adelaide, by a huge 55 points in the over-35’s Super-rules football at Berri Oval on Sunday. Portland, whose jumper is that of hapless Port Adelaide Power, dominated from go to woe with their Aboriginal midfielders dazzling with their skills.

Local Footy: Riverland Super Dogs give it to the Phantoms at Lobethal

By Nick Kossatch Finally the Riverland Superdogs made it another win against Adelaide-based Phantoms at Lobethal Oval by seven points in the Master’s Football League on Sunday. It was a keenly-fought and titanic struggle, especially by Paringa Independent Football League (and 99-game player) Paul Matthews, who let his contents show at half time.

Local Footy: Kossy brain fade costs Superdogs victory

By Nick Kossatch A costly last-quarter 25-metre penalty by Superdogs All-Australian ruckman Nick Kossatch proved the difference as his side went down by two points in a thrilling match against Blackwood at Berri. ‘Kossy’ was devastated post-match but will seek Barry Hall Anger Management Counselling very soon. He did dominate, however, with plenty of possessions [Read more]

Local Footy: Slick River Murray steam over Superdogs

  By Nick Kossatch   The Riverland Superdogs failed to capitalise on their midfield centre clearance dominance to go down by 32 points against River Murray at Mannum Oval on Sunday.    The under-strength visitors were off to a sluggish start but were encouraged by the efforts of East Murray recruit Dave Francis.   The [Read more]

Local Footy: Superdogs return to winning list

By Nick Kossatch The Riverland Superdogs Master’s over 35s football side returned to the winner’s list in barnstorming fashion against Pooraka with an 87-point victory at Berri Oval on Sunday. After an inaccurate first half, highlighted by Johnny ‘The Whiz’ Barrett’s ‘goal hungriness’ – the Dogs’ debutant Scott Muller (four goals) proved a fine a [Read more]

Local Footy: Superdogs go down fighting

By Nick Kossatch The Riverland Superdogs went down in valiant fashion against the Ingle Farm Football Club-based East club by 27 points at a rain-soaked Foxfield Oval in Adelaide on Sunday. It was a tough and physical match and Nick “Kossy” Kossatch yet again drifted forward, unaccountable, to mark and then boot the Superdogs’ first [Read more]

Local Footy: Riverland Superdogs go down in Berri

by Nick Kossatch The Riverland Superdogs broke their ‘record-breaking’ winning stretch at Berri Oval after Gawler defeated them by 10 points on Sunday.   It was a physical and hard-fought epic and Canadian exchange schoolteacher Steve Deighton (here on holidays in other words!) revelled in overcast conditions.   He was in-and-under and continually ran to [Read more]

Superdogs overcome tardy start

By Nick Kossatch RIVERLAND’S over-35s football side, the Superdogs, travelled to Blyth in South Australia’s Mid North and returned home 31-point victors. With a depleted side the Doggies “went to work” after a tardy start. The spring-heeled Nick “Kossy” Kossatch had a reason to jump higher in the ruck as his lady friend Nat was [Read more]

Loxton show they’ve got the goods

By Nick Kossatch Loxton’s Peter Smith kicked five goals to help his side to an upset four-goal win against Waikerie in the Headspace third round of South Australia’s Riverland footy league. The Tigers began in blazing fashion, skipper Leigh Kruger and Braden Smith setting the tone. Centreman Kruger helped set up youngster Jackson Fielke for [Read more]

The ‘Hoff’ Feasts on Wests

by Nick Kossatch THE Riverland Superdogs may have lost the rugged Paul ‘Weeds Cupcake’ Matthews (knee soreness) and Nick ‘Kossy’ Kossatch (Power barracking commitments) but it did not stop them from winning their first game against Wests at Berri Oval on Sunday. It was a keenly fought contest and club president Lance ‘Buckets’ Gum suffered [Read more]

Broken Hill Outmine the Superdogs by Nick Kossatch

THE Riverland Superdogs ventured off to Broken Hill for their round one clash against the Masters Australian Over 35’s competition newcomers. Saturday’s twilight fixture was a success for the Silver City-siders as they overran the Dogs in the last quarter by 10 points. Canadian recruit Steve ‘The Puck’ Deighton unfortunately strained his driver in his [Read more]