Luncheon: Friday, 24 February, 2017.


Our Old Guv Legends Luncheon

to be held on Friday, 24 February, 2017, at 12 noon.

Venue: West Adelaide Football Club, 57 Milner Road, Richmond

promises to be a great day!

Salad Bar Available.


Our Special Guest will be Mr. John “Dingo” Manfield and Don Woolman will make our presentation to John.
For those who don’t know John you are in for a treat. He did his Comp apprenticeship at the Old Guv in the early 1950s and was mates with Don “Flash” Woolman and the late Ron “Arti” Hamence.
John did all this whilst living inside the Adelaide Zoo with his family and  zoo friends.

Those coming so far: Rod Parham, Judy Marks, Pam Palmer, Janet McGuiness, Alex Riley, John and Toni Manfield, Don Woolman, Marianne Hunn, Ray Belt, Bob Downs, Jack and Helen Flack, Dennis Grover, Kevin Rex Stack-Neale and Judy, Vic Potticary, Barry O’Donnell, Lew Morrison. Esther Harris, Brian Hartshorne, Conrad and Norma Rogers, Peter Wright, Jyll Watson, Garth Mugford, Mike Burnett, The Korffs (Charlie, Ruth, Thelma, Andrew and Eireann), Eunice Wright, Ellen Krueger, Geoff Michell, David and Wendy Walker, Jenny Easther, Judy and Dennis Duthie,

Apologies from Rob and Wendy Powell, Laurie Cahalan, Coralie Hills, Marilyn and David Harding, Grant Hofmeyer,

Our thoughts go out to Bruce Lockier and family.
Bruce is undergoing intensive rehabilitation at the moment and is still not 100% and we look forward to seeing him in the near future.

OGL Luncheon, Friday 25 November.


The Toff Report

Gudday, Toff here: At our Old Guv Legends Luncheon on Friday, 25 November, the following wonderful people were there:
Brian “Grubby” Hartshorne, Marianne Hunn, Rod Parham, Alex Riley (me), Marilyn Harding, David Harding, Judy Marks, Grant Hofmeyer, Ray Belt, Rob and Wendy Powell, Keith Oxley, Don Woolman, Jack and Helen Flack, Conrad and Norma Rogers, Tony and Elaine Fitzsimmons, Eunice Wright, David Walker, Dennis and Judy Duthie, Geoff Michell, Charlie Korff, Ellen Kreuger and Bob Downs.
Special Appearance by John “Mooster” Bryant and special thanks to Andrew White from Westies.


Cheers till next time The Toff.

Contact: Alex Riley 8370 1911 – Rod Parham 0424 294 450

Griffin Reunion.


Photo: Ralph Clyma and wife, Jill Linn, Ken Linn, Kevin Lymn, Chris Lymn, Colin Rawlings, Rod Parham, Neil Lavender, Rod Baker, Bill Elliott, Pam Lavender, unknown, Peter Bourne, Doug Long, John Scardigno, Jim Coombe and Bruce Bubner.
(Left Click to enlarge Image).
The Griffin Reunion Luncheon held on Thursday, 3 November at the Lockleys Pub was an outstanding success.
There were heaps of Griffinites there along with their wives and partners.
All credit must go to the organisers Martin Horsman and Bruce Bubner, they did a wonderful job.



Photo: Doug Long and Peter Bourne
I was able to catch up with and recognise (after some time) old stalwarts like Frank Beer, Phil Rush, Bill Elliott, Kevin Lymn, Ken Linn, Neal Lavender, Peter Bourne. and others.



Photo: Colin Rawlings and Pam Lavender
Also, it was good to see some of the Old Guv Crossovers like Doug Long, Rod Baker, Vic Potticary and Colin Rawlings.



Photo: The Binders and their partners. (Left click to View Image).
Martin made some announcements about some of those who had fallen ill or passed on. I’m sure that Marty and Bruce will keep us in the loop.

Griffin Luncheon Dates for 2017

Thursday, 2 March.

Thursday, 6 July.

Thursday, 2 November.

As they say…Watch this space.
Rod Parham

The “Toff” Report (with Pics).

img_4378_zpsc5a2e7ca-scaled1000A Highly Successful Luncheon was held at Club Marion on Friday, 7 October, 2016.
A Big Thank You to helpful Club Marion staff members Jo and Kat
Those who made it despite the traffic restrictions down South were:
Lew Morrison, Barry “Bazza” O’Donnell, Alex “The Toff” Riley, Kevin Stone, Ray Belt, Kym Frost, Ian “Meggsy” Grunert, Graham “Sleepy” Mutrie, Steve Palmer, Charlie Korff, Thelma Korff, David Korff, Rod Parham, Leigh McCormack, Dennis “Big Den” Grover, Conrad and Norma Rogers, Garth and Margaret Mugford, Don “The Flash” Woolman, John “Dingo” Manfield, David and Wendy Walker, Peter and Lee Jordan, Jack and Helen Flack, Rob Davies, Bob “bobdownankissmyass” Downs, Peter Plowman, Brenton “Fred” Preece, Geoffrey “Giraffe” Michell, Darryl “Chook” Preece, Rob and Wendy Powell, Marilyn and David Harding, Ellen Krueger, Tony Fitzsimmons.
A late apology was received from my old mate Brian “Grubby” Hartshorne (yes, it was dinkum).


Photo by Kevin Stone: Rod Parham made a presentation to the loveable Charlie Korff.


Photo:  Kevin Stone: Rod presents excited Legend Kym Frost with his Gong.
Our new recipients were warmly welcomed as Old Guv Legends.
Rod also spoke on the sad passing of our friend and comrade Legend Ron Fuss.
The Toff