2017 Review: Crookwell Green Devils

As part of a new segment, we will be taking a look at each club and how they performed over the 2017 season.

Crookwell Green Devils

George Tooke Shield

Position:  1st
Win/Loss/Draw:  13 – 1 – 0
Points For: 576
Points Against:98

After being bundled out in the first week of finals in 2016, the Crookwell Green Devils were a force to be reckoned with last season.

With the addition of Ben Picker, the Green Devils went through the regular season having only suffered one loss.

Not only did Crookwell boast the best attack in the league, they had the stingiest defence too.

Having earned the right to host the grand final, the Green Devils were unable to come up with the good as they suffered a loss at the hands of the Harden Hawks.


George Tooke Shield Ladies League Tag

Position:  4th
Win/Loss/Draw:  10 – 4 – 0
Points For: 326
Points Against:204

The She Devils enjoyed a solid season as they finished fourth in 2017. Although this was one place lower than they finished the previous year, Crookwell actually won more games this year.

Their for and against reflected their position on the ladder, as they boast the fourth best attack and fourth best defence.

After doing well in their first two finals matches, the She Devils were beaten 26-0 by Harden in their preliminary final.


Youth League

Position:  2nd
Win/Loss/Draw: 7 – 4 – 1
Points For: 366
Points Against:212

Crookwell showed improvement this year as they finished second on the ladder, after finishing third in 2016.

However, after winning their first finals match against Tuggeranong, the Green Devils were bundled out of the finals series with losses to Harden and North Canberra.

The Green Devils boasted the second best attack and defence in the league.

Photo: RS Williams