Croydon Rangers Game Day

Week 6 – Rangers defeat Warriors 12-6

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The Rangers celebrated their first home game of the season and coach Mark Fairweather’s 50th win by defeating the reigning Vic Bowl champion Warriors 12-6 under lights in front of a big local crowd.

Running back Kit Ng rushed 20 yards for a score and Stephen Cupido caught a 10 yard pass from QB Jamie Stafford to put the home team in front, a lead they never relinquished.

The defense stood strong with two goal line stands including two straight stands from the one yard line as the Warriors looked almost certain to step into the end zone.

The final quarter saw the offense eat up nearly10 minutes with a 70 yard drive from their own 5, eventually coming undone with one of the more bizarre penalties in Ranger history. The defense held strong for one last drive that ultimately came up short as the Rangers celebrated their first win against the Warriors since 2004.

A very special thanks to our guest of honour, Victorian MP Shaun Leane who tossed the coin pre-match, to our tireless staff in the canteen, the sideline support staff and of course, the home town crowd that turned out to support the team.

Photos from week 4 – Rangers def Buccs

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Week 4 – Rangers def Buccaneers 6-0

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The Rangers defeated the Bay City Buccaneers 6-0 in difficult conditions Sunday morning for their second win of the season, and second straight shut out.

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Rangers 0 0 0 6 6
Buccaneers 0 0 0 0 0

On a muddy track and with rain falling, the game was deadlocked nil all through out until the Ranger defense got it done on the scoreboard.

As the Buccs went to punt, Richie Garraway blocked the kick and DE James Arthur dived on the loose ball for a touchdown and the lone score of the day.

It was than a nervous wait as the clock ran down and the Buccs headed past mid field towards the red zone. Again, the defense stood tall and the Rangers held on for a very tough win.

Team Scoring Summary Qtr Score
Rangers Fumble Recovery James Arthur DE 4th 6-0

Sunday June 20th 2010 – 10:30am – Sydney Pargeter Reserve Power Road, Endeavor Hills. Melway Ref. 91 B1 or click here for Google Maps

Photos from week 2 – Rangers def Miners

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Week 2 – Rangers def. Miners 38-0

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Croydon Rangers Team 200th Win

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Rangers 6 19 7 6 38
Miners 0 0 0 0 0

The Rangers celebrate their 200th win all time with a solid 38-0 victory over the Berwick Miners.

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In trying conditions they flew out of the gates early with two trips to the red zone before finally scoring a TD in the opening quarter.

With a commanding lead 25-0 at half time the Rangers continued to press with two more scores in the second half.

Running back Kit Ng finished with four TDs, including two long runs from scrimmage to the end zone, whilst QB Jamie Stafford threw a long TD pass to Josh Gibbs for 66 yards. Jordon Beck celebrated a big day out in his rookie senior year with several decisive carries culminating in a big touchdown early in the 4th quarter. Congratulations also to Kirk Dalziell and Matty Pitt who caught their first passes in a Ranger jersey.

Team Scoring Summary Qtr Score
Rangers Kit Ng 7 yard TD run (2PT No Good) 1st 6-0
Rangers Kit Ng 13 yard TD run (2PT No Good) 2nd 12-0
Rangers Kit Ng 66 yard TD run (Ian Box XPT) 2nd 19-0
Rangers Josh Gibbs 67 yard TD reception from Jamie Stafford (2PT no good) 2nd 25-0
Rangers Kit Ng 54 yard TD run (Ian Box XPT) 3rd 32-0
Rangers Jordan Beck 6 yard TD run (XPT No Good) 4th 38-0

Sunday June 6th 2010 РSydney Pargeter Reserve Power Road, Endeavor Hills. Melway Ref. 91 B1 or click here for Google Maps

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