Join us for this year's Past Player's and Sponsors Day!
Hosted by the great Don Korner, with plenty happening throughout the day and a classic Houghton bonfire to see us through the evening.
See you there!
What a great turnout for our Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser!
Thanks to everyone who joined us on Saturday to help raise funds and awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis campaign. Houghton Districts Football Club is proud to partner with our friendly rival, Mawson Lakes, to play a part in this great cause.
The Raider Reserves are still undefeated with another convincing win against Mawson Lakes. Final Score: 14.12 96 to 3.2 20. Best players included S. Forbes, A. Molloy, J. Kuhar, D. Donovan, B. Johnson.
The A Grade battled hard, but a sleepy third quarter saw them go down by 13 points. Final Score: 10.11 71 to 13.6 84. Best players included J. Davis, B. Kratochwil, N. Hall, M. Sharpe, B. Turner.
Saturday 19th May vs Mawson Lakes, Houghton Memorial Oval
Fundraising Round for Cystic Fibrosis
Put on a little bit of red and join us this Saturday, as we fundraise for Cystic Fibrosis in cooperation with Mawson Lakes Football Club.
- Donation of $5 entry per car; all entry donations will receive a ticket to a ‘Gate Prize Pack', which includes: half hour massage voucher from Jessica Delany's Massage Therapy, Charlesworth Nuts gift pack, one bottle of spirits, three bottles of wine, CF stubby holder - pen - badge - wristband, and three tickets to win a 2018 signed and framed Crows guernsey.
- Tickets to win the 2018 signed and framed Crows guernsey are $5 each or three for $10. Tickets for the guernsey raffle will be available until the return game at Mawson Lakes in July.
- Other raffles available during the day, including a meat tray from our awesome sponsors Bruce's Meat & Poultry Options.
We'd love to see a big crowd get along and support this wonderful cause. See you Saturday!
The Raider's weekend started on Friday night, with the Under 8s enjoying their first home game under lights against Golden Grove. The Lil Raiders had fun on the frosty Houghton night and finished up making themselves at home in the club room with a mountain of pizza!
The Seniors trekked to Flinders University on Saturday. The opposition were no match for Hendo's Reserves juggernaut. Final Score 0.1 1 to 29.20 194. Best Players included T. Birch, B. Johnson, D. Keetch, J. Kuhar, R. Glanville.
In swirly conditions, the A Grade were put to the test against a resilient Flinders University. Scores were even at quarter time before the Raiders put the pedal to the metal. Final Score 3.4 22 to 16.21 117. Best Players included M. Sharpe, C. Schutz, J. Mcmurtrie, L. Rayson, B. Korner.
Thanks to Flinders University for their hospitality after the game.
What a marvellous day at Houghton Memorial Oval!
The sun was out, and it was the perfect atmosphere for Houghton Raider's Family Day!
The Reserves kicked off the day with yet another resounding win over Golden Grove. Final Score 20.21 141 to 2.1 13. Best players included T. Ferris, T. Almond, T. Camilleri, B. Johnson, B. Kroepsch.
Following the Reserves game, the HDFC Junior Exhibition game got underway, with a huge crowd looking on. The HDFC and Modbury Under 8s put on a great show, making the most of the relaxed format and a bigger playing field.
The kids lined up in a Guard of Honour to cheer on the HDFC A Grade as they entered the field, with HDFC Captain (and Modbury U8s Coach), Nathan Hall, at the fore.
The A Grade demolished Golden Grove, with Loky Anderson booting 10 goals, 9 of which came in the second half. Final Score 25.13 163 to 5.3 33. Best players included L. Anderson, J. Davis, M. Sharpe, J. Mcmurtrie, J. Schulz.
The weekend was topped off with the HDFC U8s having a great game on Sunday morning against Golden Grove. Well done, kids!
HDFC would like to thank the Modbury Hawks for joining us on our Family Day. We hope to continue the tradition in the future.
After a successful HDFC Junior launch this weekend, the Houghton Raider family invite you and your family to spend a Saturday afternoon with us!
We're making the most of the unseasonably warm weather and putting on a Raiders Family Picnic this weekend, Saturday 5th May!
Amongst all the fun will be a Junior Exhibition Match in between the Reserves and A Grade games. To accommodate this, the Reserves will be starting at 11:45am.
We'd love to see you there!
What a history-making weekend for the Raiders!
The Raider senior squad ventured to Mitchell Park on Saturday, with the endeavour to come away with two solid wins. And that they did.
The Reserves again showed their strength and depth of the senior squad with a convincing win. Final score 2.1 13 to 13.17 95. Best players included J. Prettejohn, R. Purdon, T. Birch, D. Keetch, S. Bird.
The A Grade proved they were a force to be reckoned with, recording a decisive 90-point win. Final scores 4.5 29 to 17.17 119. Best players included J. Mcmurtrie, C. Schutz, S. Prochazka, J. Davis, N. Hall.
The inaugural Raider Under 8s started their 2018 campaign at Houghton Memorial Oval on Sunday morning. The sun was out to welcome Walkerville up the hill. The kids donned their new guernseys and played in true Raider spirit. Well done Lil Raiders!