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Premiership Teams

 
The following is every Southport Premiership Team from 1985 to the present day.
 

1983

Backs: Mick Youngs, George Budge, Mick Hering.
Half-backs: Andrew Bos, Sel Short, Zane Taylor.Centres: Lynton Keighran, Steve Wells, Ashley Miles.
Half-forwards: Tim Tagliabue, Doug Byron, Peter Boyce.
Forwards: Jason Cotter, Peter Munro, Zane Separovich.
Rucks: Peter Guy, Peter Ives, Gavan McGuane.
Interchange: Craig Crowley, Tom O’Connor.

Details of that memorable season-ender played at Windsor Park in Brisbane:
SOUTHPORT       3.2   4.5   7.8   13.12 (90)
MORNINGSIDE  3.1   5.1   8.2    12.5   (77)

GOALS: Southport:  P Boyce 2, T Tagliabue 2, P Munro 2, P Guy 2, T O’Connor, G McGuane, P Ives, J Cotter, Z Taylor. Morningside: T Tarrant 3, G Dwyer 2, J Newton 2, W Ledger 2, T Durward, M McGregor, J Willemse.
BEST: Southport: Z Taylor, G McGuane, S Wells, S Short, P Guy, A Bos. Morningside:  R Willet, T Croke, T Tarrant, G Doyle, M Burns, S Ross.

1985

Backs: Lino Girardi, Mick Youngs, Murray Cetinich.
Half-backs: Craig Crowley, Trevor Surman, John Millane.
Centres: Darren Carlson, Trevor Wilkins, Trevor Crowley.
Half-forwards: Andy Matheson, Paul Heerey, Mark Frawley.
Forwards: Gordon Coventry, Brett Thompson, Glen Middlemiss.
Rucks: Peter Guy, Zane Taylor, Gavan McGuane.
Interchange: Jason Cotter, Darren Coombe.

Full details of the match were:
SOUTHPORT  2.0  7.3  10.6     11.8 (74)
MAYNE             1.2  3.4    6.7  10.11 (71)

GOALS: Southport: B Thompson 6, G Middlemiss, M Frawley, G McGuane, A Matheson, Z Taylor. Mayne:  G Goss 4, J Farrer 2, R Finch, G Fitzpatrick, S Corbett, P Allison.
BEST: Southport: T Surman, P Guy, P Heerey, Z Taylor, B Thompson, M Youngs. Mayne:  B Burden, P Allison, G Maddison, M Nolan, J Rogers, J Matheson.
At Windsor Park, Brisbane.

 

1987

The side for the grand final was:
Backs:
Brad Nicholls, Phil McGarry, Paul Snare.
Half-backs: Craig Crowley, Peter Johnston, John Glynn.
Centres: Stuart Glascott, Darren Carlson, Phillip Philcox.
Half-forwards: Ray Sarcevic, Gary Dempsey, Chris Van Wyk.
Forwards: Chris Stacey, Brett Thompson, Gordon Coventry.
Rucks: Peter Riewoldt, Zane Taylor, Jason Cotter.
Interchange: Gavan McGuane, Paul Drever.

Full details of the grand final:
SOUTHPORT                    3.3  8.10  11.14  13.17 (95)
WINDSOR-ZILLMERE  1.3     2.4      7.5    11.6 (72)

GOALS: Southport: B Thompson 4, G Coventry 3, C Stacey, G McGuane, C Van Wyk, Z Taylor, P Philcox, J Cotter. Windsor-Zillmere:  J Blair 4, P Ugle 3, J Payne 2, D Peet, J Horan.
BEST: Southport: G Dempsey, G Coventry, J Cotter, S Glascott, P McGarry, Z Taylor. Windsor-Zillmere: P Ugle, G Frank, C Brittain, C Frugtneit, C Buchanan, J Horan.
This year also marked the first time the Sharks completed the clean sweep of  seniors, reserves and colts premierships.


1989

Southport’s grand final side was:
Backs: Craig Headland, Scott Lawton, Paul Snare.
Half-backs: Craig Crowley, Craig Carmichael, Zane Taylor.
Centres: Darren Carlson, Ray Sarcevic, Paul Drever.
Half-forwards: Ashley Moore, Steve Handley, Arlen Kennedy.
Forwards: Matt Kennedy, Peter Riewoldt, Rob Jones.
Rucks: Peter Guy, Mick Kenny, Jason Cotter.
Interchange: David Ashkar, Ashley Bond.\

Details of the grand final were:
SOUTHPORT                    3.3  7.5  13.9  16.17 (113)
WINDSOR-ZILLMERE  2.2  8.4  10.5       12.5 (77)

Southport goals: R Sarcevic 4, D Ashkar 3, S Handley 2, M Kennedy 2, J Cotter, M Kenny, A Kennedy, D Moore, R Jones.
Southport best: R Sarcevic, S Handley, D Moore, C Carmichael, D Ashkar, J Cotter.

1990

The grand final team of the year was:
Backs: Dean McMahon, Scott Lawton, Craig Headland.
Half-backs: Mick Kenny, Steve Handley, Brad Dobson.
Centres: Rod Brewster, Zane Taylor, Dean Bowtell.
Half-forwards: Gary Brewster, Peter Riewoldt, David Ashkar.
Forwards: Craig Crowley, Cameron O’Brien, Phil McGarry.
Rucks: Paul Siede, Glen Reeves, Jason Cotter.
Interchange: Rob Jones, Steven Toose.

Details of the clash were:
SOUTHPORT       2.2  9.5    13.8  22.14 (146)
MORNINGSIDE  3.8  5.9   10.13    12.15 (87)

GOALS: Southport:  C O’Brien 5, P McGarry 5, G Reeves 3, R Jones 2, D Bowtell, P Riewoldt, M Kenny, D Ashkar, R Brewster, Z Taylor, P Siede. Morningside: D Vickery 5, C Waterson 2, S Stewart 2, J Perez, D Bourke, F McLaughlan, D Fogarty.
BEST: Southport: Z Taylor, D McMahon, R Jones, J Cotter, B Dobson, P Siede. Morningside: C Waterson, D Fogarty, C Edwards, M Walsh, A Gaw.

1992

The successful 1992 grand final side was:
Backs: Mark Billings, David Crutchfield, John Millane.
Half-backs: Mark Benson, Michael Walsh, Shaun Stephens.
Centres: Royce Enders, Mark Smith, Andrew Lowe.
Half-forwards: Craig Crowley, Craig Headland, Cameron O’Brien.
Forwards: Rob Jones, Warwick Capper, Craig Rippon.
Rucks: Paul Siede, Chris O’Sullivan, Jason Cotter.
Interchange: Joel Howes, Craig Mansbridge.

Full details of the match were:
SOUTHPORT       1.2  9.6  12.6  14.19 (94)
MORNINGSIDE  4.2  7.3    9.5     12.8 (80)

GOALS: Southport: C O’Brien 3, J Cotter 2, C Rippon 2, R Jones 2, C Headland 2, W Capper 2, A Lowe. Morningside: B Paterson 3, R Chapman 2, M Howe 2, C Edwards 2, D Vickery 2, G Conway.
BEST: Southport: P Siede, J Cotter, D Crutchfield, R Jones, J Howes, C O’Sullivan. Morningside: D Burke, D Alderton, B Paterson, B Fagg, T Elliott, N Jeffrey.

1997

The grand final team was:
Backs: Craig Mansbridge, Lincoln Hughes, David Johnston.
Half-backs: Ian Dargie, Scott Lawton, Dean Bowtell.
Centres: Scott Bamford, Shaun Ballans, Gavin Chesser.
Half-forwards: Fabian Webb, Sean Coughlan, Ricky Brennan.
Forwards: Brent Green, Craig Wilson, Nick Mansbridge.
Rucks: Brad McMahon, Jeff Brennan, David Bain.
Interchange: Marc Woolnough, Rod Brewster, Richard Maloney.

Grand final details:
SOUTHPORT     8.2  13.5  17.7  26.13 (169)
MT GRAVATT  1.2     5.3  10.5      11.9 (75)

GOALS: Southport: C Wilson 6, S Bamford 4, B Green 4, F Webb 4, R Bremnnan 3, D Bain 2, D Bowtell, S Ballans, M Woolnough, B McMahon. Mt Gravatt: A Bruni 5, D Wirth 2,  J Carter 2, S Lanyon, S Diehm.
BEST: Southport: S Ballans, S Bamford, F Webb, C Mansbridge, I Dargie, R Maloney. Mt Gravatt: B Jones, D Keck, D Hunter, S Dupuy, B  Dobbs,A Bruni.
At Windsor Park, Brisbane.

1998

The grand final side was:
Backs:
Ian Dargie, Dean Bowtell, Shaun Stephens.
Half-backs: Clint Watts, Chris Smith, Shauin Coughlan.
Centres: Richard Maloney, Shaun Ballans, Adam McKenzie.
Half-forwards: Craig Mansbridge, Justin Hodgkinson, David Bain.
Forwards: Gary Hayes-Dewar, Rod Mackay, Nick Mansbridge.
Rucks: Adam Cooke, Julian Shanks, Shane Young.
Interchange: Craig Wilson, Rob Panozzo, Mark Smith, Nathan Balshaw.

Grand final details:
SOUTHPORT       3.4  4.8  10.13  12.15 (87)
MORNINGSIDE  3.1  5.3      7.6   11.10 (76)

GOALS: Southport: C Mansbridge 3, S Young 2, N Mansbridge 2, R Mackay 2, C Watts, G Hayes-Dewar, A McKenzie. Morningside: S Kednna 4, B Ryan 2, T Lynn 2, M Barton, P Cook, M Ward.
BEST: Southport: C Watts, G Hayes-Dewar, D Bowtell, N Mansbridge, S Coughlan. Morningside: B Ryan, T Short, S Kenna, P Sherwood, M Wellington, C Edwards.
At Giffin Park, Brisbane.

 

1999

The grand final team was:
Backs:
Dean Bowtell, Greg Pemberton, Clint Watts.
Half-backs: David Bain, Mark Bradley, Brendon Martin.
Centres: Steve McLuckie, Shaun Ballans, Nathan Balshaw.
Half-forwards: Craig Mansbridge, Brent Green, Sean Coughlan.
Forwards: Rod Mackay, Tim Deacon, Nick Mansbridge.
Rucks: Troy Crossley, Damon Lawrence, Danny Wise.
Interchange: Mark Adamson, Campbell Black, Adam McKenzie, Shaun Stephens.

Full details:
SOUTHPORT      3.3  7.7  11.11  15.14 (104)
NTHN EAGLES  3.1  5.4      5.5         9.7 (61)

GOALS: Southport: T Deacon 6, R Mackay 3, C Black 2, A McKenzie, C Watts, C Mansbridge, B Green. Northern Eagles: R Williamson 3, D Craven 2, M Smith 2, C Buchanan, M Waters.
BEST: Southport: S Ballans, D Bain, M Bradley, G Pemberton, S McLuckie, D Lawrence. Northern Eagles: T Warren, B Howson, D Dickfos, D Benham, R Williamson, M Waters.
At Giffin Park, Brisbane.
 

2000

Southport’s grand final team:
Backs:
Jayson Pate, Scott Lawton, Greg Pemberton.
Half-backs: Clint Watts, Mark Bradley, Craig Mansbridge.
Centres: Steve McLuckie, Shaun Stephens, Nick Riewoldt.
Half-forwards: Campbell Black, Sean Coughlan, Travis McKenzie.
Forwards: Tim Deacon, Rod Mackay, Lee Stewart.
Rucks: Ryan Martin, Nick Mansbridge, David Bain.
Interchange: Adam McKenzie, Gary Mann, Matt Young, Troy Crossley.

 

Grand final details:
SOUTHPORT      1.3  1.3  5.4  10.8 (68)
NTHN EAGLES   2.2  5.5  6.9  8.11 (59)

GOALS: Southport: S McLuckie 4, N Riewoldt 2, C Watts 2, S Stephens, G Pemberton. Northern Eagles: M Smith 3, D Nolan, P Wolfe, J Keogh, S Hawkins, D Dickfos.
BEST: Southport: S McLuckie, R Martin, S Lawton, C Watts, S Stephens, G Pemberton, N Riewoldt. Northern Eagles: D Benham, P Wolfe, S Hawkins, M Watts, D Dickfos, L Weller.
At Giffin Park, Brisbane.
 

2005
Backs: Daniel Hawkins, Sam Gilbert, Adam Devine.
Half-backs: Dan McEntee, Wayde Mills, Kevin Tandogac.
Centres: Clint Watts, Dane Carmody, David James.
Half-forwards: Glenn Nugent, Caine Miller, Josh Maddox.
Forwards: Haydn Kiel, Ben McEntee, Paul Dimattina.
Rucks: Brent Renouf, Andrew Dimattina, Darren O’Brien.
Interchange: Jayson Pate, Luke Jenkins, David Cameron, David Lynch.

Grand final details:
SOUTHPORT      3.3 9.8  10.11  16.15 (111)
MORNINGSIDE  2.2  3.7  6.10      6.14 (50)

GOALS: Southport: P Dimattina 6, B McEntee 5, D O’Brien, G Nugent, C Miller, A Dimattina, D James. Morningside: H Wilson 2, S Mugavin 2, K Abey, J Gough, A Browning.
BEST: Southport: C Miller, P Dimattina, W Mills, B McEntee, S Gilbert, D James. Morningside: H Wilson, A Browning, N Clark, D Armitage, J Gough.
At the Gabba, Brisbane.

 

2006

The grand final side:
Backs:
Cameron Betts, Clint Watts, Daniel Hawkins.
Half-backs: Kapun Morris, Brent Renouf, Glenn Screech.
Centres: David James, Dane Carmody, Haydn Kiel.
Half-forwards: Adam Devine, Dan McEntee, Fraser Pope.
Forwards: Kurt Tippett, Ben McEntee, Dane Eaton.
Rucks: Caine Miller, Tim Harders, Danny Wise.
Interchange: Jason Burge, Ben Merrett, Gary Johnson, Dane Grant.

Grand final details:
SOUTHPORT  7.3    9.5  15.11  17.14 (116)
ZILLMERE      3.2  11.5   14.7    16.8 (104)

GOALS: Southport: D Carmody 3, B McEntee 3, G Screech 2, D James 2, H Kiel 2, K Tippett, D Wise, D McEntee, C Miller, G Johnson. Zillmere: T Zantuck 8, L Weller 3, D Dickfos 3, L Crane, M Payne.
BEST: Southport: B Renouf, D Carmody, D James, H Kiel, D Wise, G Screech. Zillmere: L Crane,  T Zantuck, M Payne, D Dzufer, B Niland-Rowe, C Lambart.
At Gold Coast Stadium, Carrara.

2008

Grand final side:
Backs:
Glenn Screech, Damien Charleston, Luke Jenkins.
Half-backs: Clint Watts, Kurt Niklaus, Daniel Hawkins.
Centres: David James, Darren O’Brien, Kevin Tandogac.
Half-forwards: Jason Burge, Brett Sinclair, David Cameron.
Forwards: Justin Kahlefeldt, Ben McEntee, Dayne Beams.
Rucks: Broc McCauley, Adam Devine, Danny Wise.
Interchange: Ben Merrett, Ben Headland, Fraser Pope, Dane Carmody.

Grand final details:
SOUTHPORT       8.2  10.3    13.5     18.7 (115)
MORNINGSIDE  4.5   8.10  13.13  15.17 (107)

GOALS: Southport: B McEntee 3, D Carmody 2, B Sinclair 2, J Burge 2, D James 2, D Cameron 2, F Pope, D O’Brien, D Beams, D Wise, B Merrett. Morningside: S Brown 4, A Browning 3, M Logan 3, H Wilson 2, D Bonney, N Clark, T Upton.
BEST: Southport: K Niklaus, L Jenkins, D Wise, B Sinclair, C Watts, J Burge. Morningside: J Gough, S Brown, R Holman, N Kinch, D Bonney, B Connell.
At Gold Coast Stadium, Carrara.