www.cowrablues.com.auText Box: 2010 Season
August 28 Update
Stirring semifinal win against Orange.  Ethan Simpson outstanding game with winning goal in final minute.  Great team effort to progress to Preliminary Final against Dubbo next week.  

August 21 Update
Final round bye - 4th position after home and away series - elimination semi in Orange on Sunday 29 August.
August 14 Update
Mudgee no-show so no game.
August 7 Update
Slow start by the young Blues but plugged away with much closer second half.  Brad McLeish in great form, Ethan Simpson outstanding. Fantastic goal from Dylan Thompson.
Bathurst Bushrangers                    3.4,  8.5,  10.9,  12.9  (81)
Cowra Blues                             0.0,  1.0,  2.1,  2.5  (17)
Troy Reid 1, Dylan Thompson 1
July 31 Update
Blues no match for a rampant Tigers outfit.
Orange Tigers                           6.3,  10.8,  15.15,  21.21  (147)
Cowra Blues                             0.0,  0.1,  1.3,  1.3  (9)
July 24 Update
Game effort against a strong Dubbo team.  Brad McLeish another fantastic game, James McCormack 2 opportunist goals, Brad Reid great in defence. 
Dubbo Demons                            6.5,  10.8,  13.12,  17.20  (122)
Cowra Blues                             0.0,  1.1,  3.1,  3.3  (21)
James McCormack 2, Jessie James 1
July 17 Update
A bye this week so a well deserved rest after 2 hard road trips.
July 10 Update
The young Blues have effectively stitched a up a semifinal spot with another solid win over Mudgee, culminating a committed period with the side having to do the longest trip in junior footy two weekends in a row.
Cowra Blues                             9.5,  12.6,  15.7,  19.10  (124)
Mudgee Black Swans                      0.0,  0.1,  2.2,  2.4  (16)
GOALS, Cowra Blues :
James McCormack 4, Michael Weekley 3, Bradley Reid 3, Jessie James 3, Brahe Reid 3, Brad McLeish 3
July 3 Update
The side is on a roll now with successive wins to move into the top four.  After a slow start (the bus hadn’t arrived with half the team!!), the Blues cut loose with 20 goals after quarter time, keeping the Swans scoreless.
Cowra Blues                             1.1,  5.7,  12.11,  21.19  (145)
Mudgee Black Swans                      4.5,  4.5,  4.5,  4.5  (29)
Cowra Blues :
Bradley Reid 6, Ethan Simpson 5, James McCormack 4, Jessie James 2, Brad McLeish 1, Nicholas Collett 1, Kyle Simpson 1, Jason Spolding 1
June 26 Update
First win of the season - a great reward for players and coach after a long wait.  Fantastic opening quarter set up the win, with strong defence late in the game paving the way to a memorable victory.  Jamara Cutmore and Jake Charnock outstanding in first game for club.
Cowra Blues                             3.4,  4.4,  6.5,  7.5  (47)
Orange Tigers                           0.0,  2.5,  3.5,  5.5  (35)
Cowra Blues :
Simone Roe 3, Jamara  Cutmore 2, James McCormack 1, Jessie James 1
June 19 Update
Highlight of the game was a great backline mark from Brad McLeish despite currently carrying an injury.
Bathurst Bushrangers                    5.7,  10.10,  11.13,  18.15  (123)
Cowra Blues                             0.1,  0.3,  0.3,  1.3  (9)
June 12 Update
Encouraging effort against the Bushrangers in Bathurst but still no win.  The Blues played a great second term to get back into the match, but fell away in the third quarter where the game was won and lost.
Bathurst Bushrangers 	2.2   4.5   7.7   9.11.65 
Cowra Blues 		0.0   2.2   3.3   4.8.32
Goal Kickers: J. James 2, B. McLeish , E. Simpson
June 5 Update
A big scare for the Demons with the young Blues leading at halftime.  Cowra missed a lot of opportunities in the second quarter and paid dearly as Dubbo proved too strong towards the end of the game.  Simone Roe played her best game of the season.
Dubbo Demons                            3.0,  4.1,  7.3,  10.5  (65)
Cowra Blues                             2.2,  4.8,  4.9,  5.11  (41)
Cowra Blues : Simone Roe 3, Ethan Simpson 1, Jessie James 1
May 29 Update
Another hard week for the Blues in the slush at Orange.  The team keeps building though, and it’s clear that all the players are trying as hard as possible.
Orange Tigers                           4.0,  5.2,  8.5,  12.9  (81)
Cowra Blues                             0.1,  0.3,  0.7,  0.7  (7)
May 22 Update
A well-deserved rest for the team this week, and fantastic to see a good roll up of players at training anyway.
May 15 Update
The team was under the hammer again against a strong Bathurst side but battled on well.  Jesse James played strong footy, with James McCormack showing great skills.  Brad McLeish plugged away with a hand injury which later turned out to be a broken thumb.
Bathurst Bushrangers                    5.6,  6.9,  9.13,  15.13  (103)
Cowra Blues                             0.0,  0.3,  1.3,  2.7  (19)
Goals: Bradley Reid 1, Jessie James 1
May 8 Update
Another promising effort from the young Blues who again only fell off the pace for one quarter where the Demons kicked 4 goals.
Dubbo Demons                            1.1,  3.7,  7.9,  9.10  (64)
Cowra Blues                             0.0,  1.1,  2.4,  3.6  (24)
Goals: Brad McLeish 2, Jarrod Pulbrook 1
May 1 Update
Younger, smaller team took on Orange and played fantastic footy to match the Tigers for three quarters.  The final term saw them fall away, but there were plenty of skills on show with coach Dave Manning happy with their efforts.
Orange Tigers                           2.5,  3.5,  6.7,  10.9  (69)
Cowra Blues                             0.1,  3.2,  5.5,  5.8  (38)
Goals: Bradley Reid 2, Jessie James 2, Simone Roe 1

2009 Season
September 12 Update
Another fantastic effort from the young Blues in the Grand Final.  The team matched the strong Bathurst team in the second quarter, and even out-scored them in the final term in a determined display.  The entire team did all that was asked of them, and came off the field fully spent.  Congratulations to the Bathurst side on winning the title.
Bathurst Bushrangers	4.2	 7.3 	10.5 	14.6 (90)
Cowra Blues		1.0 	4.1	 5.3 	9.6 (60)
September 5 Update
Fantastic Preliminary Final win against the Tigers.  Solid start to lead well at halftime.  Orange fought back and the Blues looked gone at the final break, down by 2 goals.  However, a full team effort in the final term saw the young Blues storm into the Grand Final, winning by 8 points.
Cowra		9	7	61
Orange		8	5	53
Goal Kickers: M. McCormack 6, N. Coffee, J. James, J. Spolding 
August 29 Update
Solid semifinal  performance to move to Preliminary Final against Orange.  Angus McCormack outstanding in defence, Brad McLeish four quarter effort in mid-field, Nathan Coffee resolute at fullback in second half.  Great team effort to close out game and keep Dubbo scoreless after leading by just 11 points at the start of the final quarter. 
Cowra Blues 	2.1   3.4   5.6   10.7-67 
Dubbo Demons 	1.0   2.0   4.1   4.1-25
August 22 Update
Early misses at goal again cost the Blues who could have led well at 1/4 time.  The team battled on gamely throughout but fell to the Tigers who took second place on the ladder.  Nathan Coffee had his best game for the season.  Fantastic to see Mitch McCormack win the League goalkicking award.
Orange Tigers	2.0  6.2  8.2  12.4    (76)
Cowra Blues	2.7  2.10  4.13  6.14    (50)
August 15 Update
No footy - bye
August 8 Update
Blues didn’t take their early chances and fell away towards end of game.  Injuries to Jason Spolding, Angus McCormack and Scott Leary didn’t help.  Mitch McCormack and Jesse James among Cowra’s best.
Orange Tigers	3.3  3.8  6.13  11.14    (80)
Cowra Blues	1.2  1.4  2.7  3.7    (25)
1 August Update
Not the best game from the team this season.  Jesse James probably the best in a lackluster performance against the Demons.  Just the same, an important win to see the team remain in second position.
Cowra Blues	5.3  7.5  9.10  11.11    (77)
Dubbo Demons	3.1  6.1  7.4  11.8    (74)
July 25 Update
Commitment from most of team with long trip to Mudgee - Brad McLeish outstanding, along with Angus McCormack and Jarrod Pulbrook with 3 goals.  Great team effort in big win over the Swans.
Cowra Blues	5.6  9.7  11.13  15.16    (106)
Mudgee Black Swans	0.0  1.0  1.2  3.2    (20)
July 18 Update
No footy this week due to Mudgee forfeit.
July 11 Update
Strong win against a weakened Mudgee team.  Jesse James has returned and looks a much stronger player than last year - will be handy as the finals approach.  Mitch McCormack dominated play.
Cowra 24-17-161  Mudgee 14-10-94
July 4 Update
Fantastic effort by the boys with limited numbers in extreme conditions at Orange.  After starting with 11 players against 12, the team lost a couple of players after quartertime to see just 9 players against 12 in the last three quarters. However, they still managed to hold a slender lead at the end of the third quarter, but were over-run in the final term with weight of numbers winning through.  Mitch McCormack was strong, along with Brad McLeish and Nathan Coffee, while Jarrod Pulbrook scored two early goals in a great start.
Orange Tigers  	2.1  6.2  7.4  10.13    (73)
Cowra Blues	4.2  4.3  7.5  7.5    (47)
June 27 Update
Bye this week
June 20 Update
The Blues enjoyed a 85 point win over a depleted Dubbo team, 14-17-101 to 2-4-16.  Nic Collett made a welcome return with 4 goals in a solid team performance.  Great games from Scott Leary with 2 goals, Jarrod Pulbrook, Brad McLeish and James McCormack.
June 13 Update
Again no local footy but a pie night at training on Thursday night kept spirits up.
June 6 Update
No club footy with the CWAFL rep team up against NRFL.  The team struggled against a strong Northern Riverina outfit.  Cowra player Mitchell McCormack was the Central West’s best on ground, while Brad McLeish and Angus McCormack kept trying all day.
May 30 Update
No footy this weekend
May 23 Update
The Blues struggled a bit early on with accurate kicking from the Bushrangers seeing a score blowout by halftime.  Cowra were much better in the second half with Mitch McCormack and Brad McLeish multiple goal kickers.  Solid hitout from first-gamer Adrian Slattery, Nathan Coffee showed plenty of promise, James McCormack strong game in defence.
Bathurst Bushrangers	6.1  12.2  15.2  20.6    (126)
Cowra Blues		0.0  2.1  7.3  8.4    (52)
May 16 Update
Mudgee unable to field a team so no game this week but hopefully a ‘catch-up’ game will be played later in season - stay tuned for more details.
Players to be nominated for rep teams shortly.
May 9 Update
A little undermanned against Bathurst who played 13 players to Cowra’s 10 for most of the game.  Cowra didn’t take its chances in the opening term, while the ‘Rangers kicked 5 goals straight.  6 more goals in the second term saw the game pretty well over by halftime, but the Blues battled well in the second half.
Good to have Jason Spolding and Nathan Coffee on board from the local Auskick ranks.  Mitchell McCormack tried hard all day, with Brad McLeish and Jarrod Pulbrook good contributors.
Bathurst Bushrangers	5.0  11.1  11.9  13.14    (92)
Cowra Blues	1.1  1.2  1.4  1.4    (10)
May 2 Update
Nuggety defender Angus McCormack is the 2 May Player of the Week with an outstanding effort against the Dubbo Demons.
His Under 14s side had a rare win at Dubbo in a high quality game.
Angus starred across the halfbackline, and set up plenty of Cowra's goals running the ball out of defence.
Big efforts also from Scott Leary in defence and James McCormack in the forward line.
Final score was 18-13-121 to 11-2-68.

September 2 update
Grand Final - slow start against Bathurst and never really recovered but great comeback in last quarter for nail-biting 5 point loss.  Fantastic season from the team just the same.  Plenty of promising players unearthed to assure future of junior footy in Cowra.  Great results throughout season heavily contributed to Club Championship.  Congratulations to coaches Nikiya Moss and Kim Reid.
August 26 update		Award -
No game 
August 19 update		Award - Brad Reid
Blues win their first ever finals game in good style against Bathurst Bushrangers.  A great team effort to advance to the Grand Final.
August 12 update		Award - Reece Starbuck
Strong effort by Mudgee but Cowra Blues too strong to claim undefeated minor Premiership.  Kevin Book, Nick Higgins, Reece Starbuck played very well.  Tyrone Reid and James Boyce made welcome return.
August 5 update		Award - Reece Starbuck
Not everyone available for the trip to Dubbo but a fantastic effort by the team we had.  The Demons are in a re-building phase and will be stronger in future years.  The players followed their coach’s instructions and played some great footy. Starbuck, Harvey, Blinman and Kennedy among Cowra’s best.  Young Brad Reid kicked 5 goals and is a player of the future. 
July 29 update		Award - Tyson Abbott
Bathurst are currently second on the ladder and were solid in defence restricting Cowra to just one goal in the first term.  However the Blues gradually got on top in a hard game to win by 39 points.  Brad Reid kicked a great goal, Jamie Chapman did some good things, Sarah Taylor played well.
July 22 update		Award - Cameron Harvey
Very slow start against a committed Orange team who led at quartertime.  Great second term set up victory.  Brad Reid laid some great tackles.  Harvey, Blinman, Kennedy, Starbuck best for Cowra.  Mitchell Bridge and McCormack good in defence.
July 15 update		Award - Josh Kennedy
July 8 update		Award - Kyron Blinman
Good win over Orange Tigers - great start with 7 goal opening quarter, but Tigers came back in middle stages.  Michael Gregory 5 goals.  Kyron Blinman again very handy, along with Wayne Collett, Sarah Taylor and Reece Starbuck.  Jamie Chapman and Nic Collett much improved.
July 1 update:		Award - Kevin Book
June 24 update		Award - Mitchell McCormack
Solid game against Dubbo Demons - Josh Kennedy 9 goals with a best on ground performance, Kyron Blinman hitting good form, Nick Higgins and Kevin Book very handy
June 17 update:		Award -
June 10 update		Award - 
Mudgee had the long trip to Cowra and tried hard.  The Blues proved too strong with big games from Nick Higgins, James Boyce, Wayne Collett and Cameron Harvey; Cowra wins by 67 points
June 3 update		Award - Wayne Collett
A slow start against the Premiers Bathurst, but a more determined effort in the second half gave the Blues a 26 point win. 
May 27 update		Award - Taleisha McGrath
A great effort by our reps in the annual CWAFL-NRFL Under 14’s clash - Kevin Book captain, along with Wayne Collett, Nick Higgins, Kaine Binder, Cameron Harvey, Josh Kennedy, Billy Mewburn, Tyson Abbott - all tried hard; bigger, more experienced Northern Riverina team run out winners after a close first half 
May 20 update:		Award - Nick Higgins
Strong game against the Orange Tigers - slow start but came home well.  Josh Kennedy 5 goals, Brad Reid kicked the opening goal.  Cameron Harvey among the best, along with Nick Text Box:

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