After fifteen years of playing this wonderful game, the Southern Titans are finally Premiers of the AFR. Fittingly conquering last year’s Premiers in a high scoring Grand Final, the Titans have capped their record-breaking season with the double of the Premiership and the Champions League to go with their most points ever scored in a regular season mantle.
It wasn’t easy though with Natas scoring huge on the back of a best on ground 45 from Matt Crouch at C, and stellar efforts from Longer, Jones, Greene and 2016 Premiership stars Hawkins and McGovern. But the form of Jacobs, Daniher, Major Medallist Mitchell, and Brownlow favourite Martin, combined with his game changing MSD selection of Scott Selwood, proved too strong. It was a tremendous effort to see Natas climb from the Elimination Final to the GF to defend the title, but the Southern Titans were the team to beat all year, and justified their favouritism with another win, breaking the long drought. Congratulations Southern Titans: Premiers 2017!