The Hawthorn Spartans outplayed their Fitzroy Red opponents last Saturday scoring an emphatic 103 point win. More importantly new Spartan players made their debut in this game which indicated the side’s depth of talent.

With 11 different goal kickers, Hawthorn completely eclipsed the opposition pulling up in the last quarter and doing it easy.

Final score: Hawthorn Spartans 20.13.133 to Fitzroy Reds 4.6.30
Goals: Wawrzynczak 4, Antonopoulos 3, T.Demetriou 3, Korlos 3, Georgiou, Tsapepas, Farah, Elijah, Stavridis, Seely and Dellaportas
Best: Korlos, Seely, T. Demetriou, Farah, Antonopoulos, Stavridis and Wawrzyncsak

The Spartans will now play an intra club practice match on Wednesday night at St James Park, our new training ground for 2012 in preparation for the final
practice match on Saturday April 14 against Old Mentonians at Mentone Grammar, before the club jumper presentation evening on April 18 and the season opener on April 21.

On the social scene, the Spartans Annual Ball at Stars International in Preston on May 12 aiding the Sports Without Borders charity, will have the Spartan players, officials families and supporters in attendance as well as all club sponsors including, M2K Communications, Bank of Cyprus Australia, Neos Kosmos, Albert Park Deli, AFL Multicultural Program, Southern Ocean Seafoods, Nortrade and ANL Lighting – Ticket details from George Demetriou on 0409 022909 or email