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RAIDERS OVER 50’s 2019

RAIDERS OVER 50’S 2019 Hi, the Peninsula Raiders are planning to launch an Over 50’s  team in 2019. If you are a current or past player, or have a friend, brother, cousin who is turning 50 or is already there- that wants to get a bit fitter and play FOOTY FOR FUN. Get them to

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Raiders Superdraw!

Get your tickets now for the Peninsula Raiders 2018 Superdraw. Contact Andy Riddle 0438 608 558 to get your ticket now. Drawn on Friday 3rd August 2018.  


Raiders Youtube Channel

For all the latest 5th quarter post match reports as well as the Probe into the Raider players head to the Raiders YouTube channel. You will be able to find a few clips of all the Raiders in action. Check it out Now. Click on the logo to head to the page.


Huberts Hyperbole. Legends Rd 6 Match report.

Round 6 v South Yarra On a perfect day for Football apart from the howling gale and driving rain. The Legends took to the Raiderdome against South Yarra. With only 18 fit Legends from the usual team we called on Bradders, Parksy and Noons (50th game for the Raiders) to help us out. With the

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Lanyons Lines. Rd 5 Masters match report.

Match report. 2nd game at the dome in a row, we played host to carrum, the conditions we once again perfect, also with such a big weekend on the football calendar, what a Fantastic Gesture it was for Bretta to hand over the reins to Byron to lead us out for the day, everyone was

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Annas Anecdote. Supers Round 5 Match Report.

Supers vs Carrum Well what a great result on Sunday on all accounts. Wokka, myself and all the coaching staff were absolutely stoked with the results and output we were able to achieve. Disappointing for the Legends not to get a game, then the masters got the day off to a great start. From the

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Lanyons Lines. Rd 4 Masters Match Report

Masters report Rnd 4. After a couple of fantastic wins on the road it was great to be back at the Dome. We hosted Melbourne, tricky conditions but it was good the heavens didn’t open. Once again some very welcomed key position inclusions in the side. We were rev’d up. I personally believe we may

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Clarky’s Comments. Rd 4 Legends Match report.

Round 4 vs Melbourne In the afterglow of the Royal Wedding and as Harry and Meagan snuggled up with the corgis… across the other side of the world the Raiders were primed to take on Melbourne at home at the Dome. As English royalty slept, our football royalty donned the ceremonial Raider jumper and as

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Annas Anecdote. Rd 3 Supers Match Report.

Supers vs Bayside After great performance in round 2 it was up to Highett to take on Bayside after they recorded a 15 goal win over Waverley the week before, so their confidence would have been sky high. Although we were coming off a 10 goal win over Dingley 2 weeks ago , with no

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Lanyon’s Lines. Rd 3 Masters Match Report.

  Masters report, Round 3, After a great win against last years grand finalist (Dingley at Dingley) in Rnd 2, the challenge was just as big heading to Bayside’s house who were undefeated and sitting on top of the ladder. The boys were certainly up and about and looking forward to the challenge ahead. It

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Clarkys Comments. RD 3 Legends Match Report

Round 3 As we headed north along the great Nepean, you could perhaps smell the cappuccinos, and taste the smashed avocado whilst embracing the aroma of a intrigingly perfumed yummy mummy as she ever so elegantly pilots the white Range Rover loaded to the gills with junior footballers all called Tristan, Forest and Charlotte-Tiffany-Anne into

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Annas Anecdote. Rd 2 Supers Match Report.

Supers vs Dingley Wowee ! Round two up at the Dingley den saw the Supers bounce back after the dissapointment of round 1, to record a resounding victory by over 10 goals. In total contrast to round 1 where we just couldn’t get any flow or momentum going, everyone played their role and we clicked

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Lanyons Lines. Rd 2 Masters match report.

Masters report. Our 1st away trip to Dingley (last years grand finalist) was always going to be a challenging prospect. We had a list change of 6 players from round 1 with some very welcomed additions, we had to get the mood right and ensure we got off to a good start as we did

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Clarkys Comments. Legends rd 2 Match Report

  It was the best of games, it was the worst of games, it was the age of umpires, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of the Dynsey, it was the epoch of the Gooch, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the game

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Sluggas Serve.

Legends Match report. Kicking the dew off the ground for Round 1, the Legends were keen to start the season off with a win and get some rust out of our games.  One of those was accomplished with a strong win against Mordialloc but I reckon there might be a little rust still to work

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Lanyons Lines

Match report. Masters Vs Mordialloc., Finally Footys Back! No better way to start the season (after a great pre season) hosting mordy at the dome. With the influx of some great news players to the club we had a great side to start the season, the mood was upbeat and that transferred onto the field.

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Annas Anecdote

Supers vs Mordialloc Round one saw 8 new players run out in the raiders Supers side which was exciting and great for the club . The Supers did battle with last years grand finalists Mordialloc, in a really dour low scoring physical contest . The game never really broken open throughout the 4 quarters, every

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Womans Masters

If you are lady 30+ interested in playing woman’s masters football you now can. Mordialloc & Werribee are both hosting  a come & try clinic for the ladies to put on their boots, come have a kick and check out what all the excitement is about. Check out the events on their facebook pages below. Werribee facebook

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Poker Night Fundraiser 2018

The annual Poker Night fundraiser is back again and this year it will be held on Friday 27th April 2018 at the clubrooms. Book your tickets with Shags now.      


Round one is coming!

It is just over a month before football returns to the Raiderdome with a big triple header clash against Mordialloc. With not much separating the sides in last years regular season the Supers will be keen to atone for a poor showing in last years semi-final. Saturday 8th April is the date with the Legends

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Wordsmith- Masters semi-final vs Cranbourne.

Masters Finals Appearance v Cranbourne. After a difficult and multi faceted interrupted 6 week lead up to the finals, the Masters side was finalised on the morning of the game. We had horrible luck with injury and ‘The ‘Sickness’ that went through the club like a fat kid through a donut shop. As a Coach

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Semi-finals 2017

AFL Masters Vic Metro Southern Division Semi Finals Roy Dore Reserve Carrum Sunday 27th August RESERVES  11.00 am Cranbourne v Peninsula SUPERS      1.00 pm Mordialloc v Peninsula  Gates open at 7.45am  $2 entry fee (inc. Players) with all profits to beyondblue  Canteen open  BBQ breakfast and lunch  Outside

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Clarkys Comments – Rd 10 Legends Match Report

Legends. The last hurrah. Last game  of the season and a time to reflect. A good healthy win and never really troubled all day giving us an 8 from 10 season and so many things to deflect on. Like why would Napoleon attack Russia in winter? Why did Hitler do the same? Do these idiots

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Wordsmith Masters Rd 10 Match Report

Masters v Mordialloc Although we went into this game knowing it was a dead rubber a better more rounded exhibition would’ve been encouraging. A lack lustre performance with all players just going through the motions isn’t what we are about. I’m not sure whether we were thinking about saving our bodies for next week or

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2017 Important Dates

As you all know the end of season is fast approaching and a number of dates and important club functions need to be locked in. Presentation Night: When:  Sat 16th Sept Where:  Mornington Bowls Club, 767 Esplanade, Mornington Time: 6.30-11.30pm Dress: Smart Casual Cost: $50 per head (Raiderette members free) Finger food by Italian maestro

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Wordsmith RD 9 Masters Match Report

Masters V Dingley Second last round of the home and away season and the last home game. The scene was definitely set for a top of the table return bout with a fired up Dingley. The ground recovered and held up well after the mid week deluge and the weather was perfect for football. The

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Clarkys Comments Rd 9 Legends Match Report

As Mark Twain once said, “reports of my death are greatly exaggerated” and so it was with the legends 2017 season. After 2 losses tarnishing what was a stellar start to the season, the mighty legends had to turn it around with a big win. Silence the doubters, quash the critics, renounce the renouncers, harness

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Clarkys Comments RD 8 Legends Match Report

Legends report by Kylie Mole (Clarky can’t remember) Hi, like my names Kylie. Like we played footy like against Chirnside like and it was like windy and like cold and like it was so spac. And like really hard game like scores and stuff were close for a bit and then they wasn’t. Like Big

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Wordsmith Rd 8 Masters Match Report

Raiders V Carrum A dry and windy afternoon set the scene for the masters to regain that winning feeling. We needed to get back to basics and find our game plan mojo. It was a game that saw the majority of the scoring at one end of the ground and both sides made the most

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Clarkys Comments. Legends Rd 7 Match Report

Legends Round 7 There’s a lot of things that disappoint in life. Those conveyor belt toasters they have in hotels for example. You put your bread in and stand guard ready to kill anyone who wants to steal your toast, only for the bread to emerge from it’s little trip through hell, as, well, warm

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Wordsmith Rd 6 Masters Match Report

The weather was fine, we were at the dome and the stage was set for an epic battle. The Masters didn’t pull any punches on their way to a disappointing loss but everyone contributed to the best of their ability. We followed the team rules and played up to most expectations. Our ball movement up

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Clarkys Comments – Rd 6 Legends Match Report

Ladies Day at the Raiderdome and the legends certainly turned it on for the girls. The prospect of 85 intoxicated women up in the clubrooms salivating over what surely was a veritable showroom of performance cars on the field. In fact the whole legends team is a cross between a luxury car show and carpark.

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Wordsmith – Rd 5 Masters Match Report

Raiders V Dingley It was a game we needed to win but one that got away. We travelled to The Dingoes Den with high expectations as our recent form suggested this game was definitely winnable. A slow start hurt us and unfortunately when you’re playing quality sides you can’t afford to let them jump you.

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Clarkys Comments – Rd 5 Legends Match Report

There’s a theory out there… of a parallel world, a duplicate of Earth on the other side of the sun. Its exactly our like our Earth except that everything is opposite. A doppelgänger planet. If your were left handed here, then your right handed there. An Earth where politicians were honest, teachers respected, kids did

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Wordsmith Rd 4 Masters Match Report

Mordialloc was always going to be a real test for us and for two and a half quarters it was a tight and hard fought battle. Our superior fitness and desire to win the ball assisted us to break the game open late in the third quarter and consolidate in the last to build a

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Rd 4 commenorative (5 of 5)

Clarkys Comments – Rd 3 Legends Match Report

Raiders Legends Commemorative day for 15 Young Men Lost. Footy is played for fun so they say. It’s a little more serious when you’re injured, more so when its serious, and tragic when its worse. 125 years ago 15 footballers from Mornington met a tragic end to a fun day. A story untold for so

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Wordsmith – Round 3 Masters Match report

Raiders v Carrum A winning feeling is a good feeling and we continue to gain confidence in our game style and the way we approach the opposition each fortnight. Our Skill level, unselfish play and the way we attack the contest are coming together very nicely. A gutsy performance was asked for and was delivered.

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Clarkys Comments Rd 3 Legends Match Report

Round 3 and its off to Parkdale to face the Vultures. Raider legends were 2 from 2 and looking to bring home the chocolates. Now there are people out there that think that gentlemen over 50 playing football in the rain on a Sunday morning  is stupid. Well every bloke I see pull on a

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15 Young Men commemorative match

“15 YOUNG MEN” COMMEMORATIVE DAY – RD 4 SUNDAY 21ST MAY

Sunday 21st May Round 4 – Commemorative Day remembering the “15 Young Men” lost at sea on 21st May 1892 after a football match representing Mornington against Mordialloc. 125 years to the day, the Raiders represent Mornington on a special day against Mordialloc. This is a very special occasion for both clubs and a big

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r2 2016 Supers vs carrum

ROUND 3 – On the Road again – Sunday 7th May, 2017.

Round 3 and the Raiders are back on the road. Legends head to Parkdale and the Supers & Masters will be down the road at Carrum.


Wordsmith – Masters Rd 2 Match Report

Our first home game for season 2017 saw a successful Raiderdome Defence. Bayside are a very good team and it was an arm wrestle from from the start of the game to the final siren. We had the inclusion of some new players to the club as well as some Legends and they all contributed

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Clarkys Comments Round 2 Legends Match Report

To some, the Raiderdome is a pleasant verdant field where gentlemen play ball sports, children laugh, whilst birds, fairies and elves whistle and frollic. But to the Bayside Saints it’s a seething pit of wretched defeat and misery, where the bones of visiting teams are feasted upon by the marauding Raiders in a way not

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round 2 web

Back to the Raiderdome – Round 2 vs Bayside Saints

  Sunday 23rd April sees the Raiders play their first home game of the year returning back to the Raiderdome at Alexandra Park, Main St Mornington to face old rivals Bayside Saints. Legends kick off at 11am, Masters at 12.45pm and the Supers at 2.45pm.  All three teams will be playing and will be a

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Wordsmith – Masters Match report Round 1

The Masters travelled to Oval 2 Casey Fields for our first hit out with a new look match day lineup. We welcomed in 3 x debutants to the club and had ourselves set to open this years account with a win.  Unfortunately our expectations out weighed our ability in the wet conditions and we ended

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Clarky’s Comments – Legends Match Report

Clarky’s Comments – Legends Match Report Round 1 Vs Cranbourne As the huskies were deployed to drag us out onto the frozen tundra that was Casey’s Ice Station Zebra, the Raider boys were in good spirits. The thought of a full side replete with a Tugboat, and angry Morgs, a nippy Crivellero, a fit Gabe and

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2016 Presentation Night

A terrific Presentation Night was held last night with a full house at The Briars Barn. It was going so well that council had to come and kick us out at 12.30, an hour after the programmed conclusion to the evening. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves. Before I get into the award winners, a few

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The Legends Last Supper

The Legends had a great day today, didn’t have to travel too far, no one got hurt as far as I can tell. Our best player did us proud in the Masters and as usual everyone chipped in to make it a lot of fun. Very proud of smithy and his Masters boys, we were

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Wordsmith Masters Match Report rd 7 & 8

R7 – R8 Masters match reports Round 7 – saw us take on top of the table Parkdale at Parkdale. Our game plan & structure had to undergo significant change to cater for the conditions and the way the opposition go about their business. The players responded well, listened to direction and stuck to their

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Legends Match Report Round 8 Vs Bayside

A triple header against Bayside Saints at their home fortress. Last game for the year. One chance at redemption. There is no greater challenge in football. Scott had the Antarctic, Luke had Darth, Coyotte had Roadrunner, Bill had Malcolm… we had Bayside Saints. Pressure was on. This would be hard. Harder than Everest. Harder than

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“Charlie” Kicks his 100th!

Grant “Charlie” Barran has kicked his 100th Raider goal in just 38 Games. He achieved the feat in a blustery conditions against Parkdale in the round 7 game. He is just the 5th Raider to do so. Check out the video below.


Dynesy Dictation. Legends Match Report Round 7

That’s one win in a row for the Legends now. We travelled up to play South Yorella this morning. The track was more like a south Gippsland cow paddock. We should never forget how good we’ve got at the Raiderdome. After the typically gibberish pre game preamble we took to the field with a new

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Wordsmith Masters Match Report Round 6

After some soul searching, self analysis and quiet contemplation I’m ready for our next game. We have had two bad games in what I would call a ‘mini’ mid season form slump. Given the talent we had out of our regular line up Sunday started well and our first half was promising. Team structure, player

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Dynesy Dictation Legends Match Report Rd 5

It was cold. Cold and wet. Fine in a heat wave, no good in Bundoora playing footy at 10.00am. The raiders legends having been denied a win all season, were up against some stiff competition, with Northern Districts also winless at the halfway mark of the season. After an inspiring pre match address by coach

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Wordsmith Masters Match Report Rd 5

Football is a game of highs and lows and unfortunately on Sunday we couldn’t of sunk any lower. We travelled to Cranbourne to take on a side that had only lost to sides above them on the ladder and although we had key players out and a bit of the man flu going round, we

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Sponsor Focus – Broo

Broo Limited, proudly crafting Broo Premium Lager and Australia Draught. Both crafted from the finest natural ingredients, with no additives and no preservatives. Both full strength (4.6 ALC/VOL), and both available in 375ml bottles, with Australia Draught, a traditional styled draught beer, also on tap. Broo is Australian owned and proud of it. With most

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Leon Palmer

If you haven’t heard it yet, listen to Leon Palmer lose it during a KIIS-FM Gotcha call. I am very very very very sorry Leon for putting this on the website.   Very. Slugga  


Dynesy Dictation Legends Round 4 Match Report

The Legends were magnificent in their magnificence today. We played the ladder leaders Williamstown, who had literally beaten their first three opponents by 15 goals or more. The loss will be recorded in history but that won’t tell the story. We finished the game tackling harder then we started it. The backline bolstered by Leo

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Wordsmith Masters Match Report Round 4

A word from the coach. With some key players missing from the Masters team this week we needed to experiment a little with structure and positioning. Interchange rotations were virtually seamless and the players involved were most receptive to the unfamiliar initiative. Team balance was maintained and players stepped up to the challenge. Our management

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Raiders Poker Fundraiser Night Friday 24th June 2016

No Limits Texas Holdem Poker Night Friday 24 June 2016 at The Raiderdome Win 7 nights Accommodation in BALI 7pm with 7.30pm start $50.00 per ticket This gets you $1,500.00 of chips and free bar snacks. Drinks at Bar prices CONTACT MICHAEL TO BOOK 0423287048  WE ARE 50% BOOKED SO HURRY UP AND BOOK  Bring

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Wordsmith Masters match report

Game three of the season saw the Masters take on a spirited Doveton. It was a titanic arm wrestle for nearly three quarters until we were able to break the game open. We lost some of our prime moving force through injury but it was encouraging to see our establishing players stepping up to fill

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Dynesy Dictation Round 3 Legends report

The Legends were inspiring today, but all to no avail. In Ash Akehursts 150th game for his beloved raiders we came up against a more polished probable better organised opposition. Real good bunch of guys, nice and willing, rugby Ross delivered a  “ F OFF” shirtfront that wouldn’t be allowed in AFL these days. We didn’t

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ASH ACKEHURST – 150 games

Congratulations to one of the great Raider characters, Ash Ackehurst, in reaching the magnificent 150 game milestone with the Raiders. A two time best and fairest winner, cliub captain, long time club coach and a damn decent player, Ash is one of a kind at the Raiders. Interstate carnivals and every Pambula Easter carnival is

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Dynesy Dictation – Legends round 2 match report from the coach.

The Legends travelled approximately I hour 33 minutes or 128 kilometres to Craigieburn this morning to have a crack at our most Northern enemy. Turns out they weren’t a bad bunch of blokes and basically good hosts. The forward line was incredible, the backline solid and the midfield amazing. All to no avail as they

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Dixon Hayes – Life Membership

We congratulation Dixon Hayes on his Life Membership presentation on 27th April. Dicko was not able to be at the 2015 Presentation Night to receive the honour then so we are making a bit of a fuss about him now, even though he hates the fuss. Dicko is the type of bloke that makes clubs

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Peter Troup 150 Games

Congratulations to Peter Troup who plays game 150 for the Raiders this weekend in Round 1.  Troupy has been a mainstay of the club over many many years and is Mr Ever Reliable.  He is a fixture at the pre-season carnival at Pambula, having attended every year and now can add Tug of War world

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Round 1 2016!!

This Sunday it all kicks off again for the Raiders with a home triple header against Melbourne. Hopefully we kept some cards close to our chest after the recent practice matches against Melbourne a few weeks ago. We start the season on a high after the heroics at Pambula with the threepeat Tug of War

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Raider Profile – Craig Smith

Get to know the new Reserves coach, Craig Smith Name:  Craig Smith Nickname/s:  Smithy, Humphrey, The Smythe, Kerna, Barrington!  I pretty much answer to anything. Significant Others:  Fiancee Holly and our six kids.  Naomi, Caitlin, Jacinta, Lainey, Ben & daughter Holly! Football Career:  I started juniors at Carrum Lions, Daylston in the Bass Valley League then

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Annual General Meeting

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The AGM was held last night in the beautiful surrounds of Shags’ back deck! The 2016 committee was elected: President – Michael Dillon… Vice President – Mark Leonard Deputy Vice President – Gabe Mauerhofer Treasurer – Glenn Stevens Secretary – Ross Twyford General Committee – Troy Arnott Grant Barran Steve Bugeja Paul

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Troy Arnott – 150 games

Round 8 this week sees another magnificent milestone at the Raiders with Troy “Biscuits” Arnott playing his 150th game.  His rap sheet as a Raider is one of the most, if not the most decorated at the club with five club best & fairest, three League B&Fs and having been Supers captain for five years

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History of the Raiders

There is much debate among historians about what drove the Viking expansion. One widely held idea is that it was a quest for retaliation against continental Europeans for their previous invasions of Viking homelands, such as Charlemagne’s campaign to force Scandinavian pagans to convert to Christianity by killing any who refused to become baptized. The

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Hall of Fame – 20 years of Raiders!

A great night was had last night by 130 past and present Raiders at the Mornington Racing Club to celebrate 20 years of Raider greatness!  In one of the most classy of settings the obvious love and attention for the Raiders was on show with a grand display of photographs, various playing jumpers, Rossco’s huge

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Milestone Games

Selections pending, our Round 6 Legends encounter with Brunswick will see two magnificent Raider stalwarts achieve significant game milestones. Mark Leonard – 150 games 150 games for Lenny is a great achievement from our long time coach, vice president, co-voice of Raider radio, nickname specialist, Pambula organiser and cultural ambassador for end of season trips!  Lenny

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Ross Twyford – 200 games

In Round 3 this weekend, we congratulate Ross Twyford on the magnificent achievement of 200 superules games for the Peninsula Raiders Footy Club.  As a footballer, you’d be hard pressed to find a more dedicated and professional person who just wants to get the absolute best out of himself, as will be shown tomorrow night

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Round 2 – two wins on the board

Results and reports up for the Supers and Masters wins over Mordialloc.  The Legends went out to Craigieburn and when they return from the long trip later in the week and have cleared customs, their details will be uploaded.  They went down though!


Round 1

Best of luck to all Raiders, new and not so new, for Round 1 on Sunday. A triple header at the Raider Dome starts the season off in fine style so lets get three wins on the board.  Congratulations to Toby Lofy & Brett Stephens, named as Supers captain and vice captain this week. Check

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Captains

We congratulate Damian Moresco (Reserves) and Ash Ackehurst (Legends) for their appointments as team captains.  Supers captain still to be announced.


Raider News

Hi Raiders, Here is some important information. 1.There are still tickets available for our Reverse draw to be held on Friday the 17th of April. Hopefully those who have tickets are getting them sold. 2. The 2015 fixture is now available on sportingpulse. Our first game is at the Raiderdome on April 12th. Over 45’s

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Memberships

G’day Raiders, Pre-season 2015 is now in full swing in preparation for Season 20 of the Peninsula Raiders.  I am sure you are all very keen to organise your memberships! Fees are now $250 per senior player. Raiderette memberships are also available again in 2015.  For $65 your wife/partner will have her ticket to the

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