Rye Football Club v Sorrento – Preliminary Final – 8 September 2012

2012 Finals Series - Rosebud Rye's senior team was beaten in the preliminary final today at Rosebud's Olympic Oval by Sorrento, ending their 2012 year - Sorrento 12-12-84 def Rye 10-7-67. Missing a grand final by just 3 goals is painful, but the young side can regroup over the pre-season in preparing for 2013. Photos from [...]

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Rye Football Club v Hastings – 1st Semi Final – 2 September 2012

2012 Finals Series - Somerville Rye Football Club's senior team nearly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, but recovered sufficient composure to beat a fast finishing Hastings in the last minute or so of the game. Justin Van Unen spectacular with another 9 goals up front. Rye 17-12-114 def Hastings 16-11-107. Rye now takes on [...]

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Rye Football Club v Rosebud – Elimination Final – 21 July 2012

2012 Finals Series - Pearcedale Rye's senior team comprehensively defeated Rosebud at Pearcedale today by nearly 11 goals - Rye 18-10-118 def Rosebud 8-5-49. The result was a wonderful reversal of the previous week's loss to Rosebud in the final home-and-away round. Spectacularly, Justin Van Unen scored his 100th season goal, going on to boot [...]

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Rye Football Club v Sorrento – 9 June 2012

Rye's senior team lost a close game in freezing conditions in front of a large crowd. In a 1st (Sorrento) vs 2nd (Rye), Sorrento was better on the day, but couldn't shake off an inaccurate Rye. Rye had an opportunity late in the third quarter to surge ahead but couldn't convert pressure to scores. Final [...]

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Rye Football Club v Dromana – 2 June 2012

RJ Rowley Reserve, Rye Rye Football Club's senior team bounced back to form with a convincing win over Dromana at RJ Rowley Reserve, Rye. In a 2nd vs 3rd encounter, Rye was clearly better on the day, with a number of younger guys included in the Rye team for the first time for the year, [...]

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Rye Football Club v Rosebud – 12 May 2012

RJ Rowley Reserve, Rye Rye Football Club's senior team incurred another disappointing loss, this time to arch rivals Rosebud. Ordinary attack on the ball, being second to most contests, and a lack of desire in wet and slippery conditions saw Rye well outplayed. A late resurgence saw Rye nearly pinch the game, but final score [...]

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Rye Football Club v Somerville – 5 May 2012

Jones Road Reserve, Somerville Rye Football Club's senior team came back to earth with a disappointing loss to Somerville. Some poor play in wet and slippery conditions and even poorer umpiring decisions, including the dubious award of a free kick resulting in a goal following the score of an earlier goal. Final score Somerville 9-12-66 [...]

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Rye Football Club v Devon Meadows – 28 April 2012

RJ Rowley Reserve, Rye Rye's senior team continued winning form with a comprehensive victory over the MPNFL's newest entrant club, Devon Meadows. Final score Rye 20-14-134 def Devon Meadows 8-6-54. This win cements Rye on top of the table, unbeaten, with a great percentage over 200% after the first three games. [...]

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