25th Anniversary of the first Saturday State premier honors
2018 sees the 25th anniversary of the first Saturday State premier honors .The team of the season was RCFC PREMIER YOUTH (20s) .Winning the Saturday Premier youth league and the Saturday Top 4 cup.
(1993) A first in RCFC HISTORY
BACK IN 1993 THE LEAGUE WAS CALLED( PSL) PROFESSIONAL SOCCER LEAGUE.THE YOUTH 20s was allowed 3
Over age players on the park at one time and maximum of 5 on the match card
Coach mike Tetlow recalls and believes the system was an excellent way to develop the younger players playing alongside experience semi-pros.
Rd1 P13 W7 D5 L1 19pts.
Rd 2 P13 W11 D 0 L2 22pts.
It was a great season P26 W18 D5 L3 pts 41.
Our last league game was home to Stirling Macedonia we needed a win to guarantee to be crowned Saturday Premier league youth champions we played like true champion's wining 5-0
Dowling st erupted with joy and the party went on to the early hours.
The following Sunday we played in the Saturday Premier league Top 4 cup.
Our opponent's on the day was North Perth Croatia the game was a hard fought encounter with both teams having opportunities to win the silverware the 90 minutes score was 1-1 and the game went into a penalty shoot out which didn't start to good for Rocky missing the first one but the hero of the day was Rocky gk Phil Jackson saving 3 penalties and yes scoring the winner Rocky winning 8-7 securing silverware number 2 in the space of one week. The Trophies and medals sit proudly in the clubs cabinet .
The 1993 season was a season of top class football and great achievement.
Nice to see Carlos Almedia still involved with the club 25 years ago he was banging them in.
1993 saturday premier youth champion's
1993 saturday premier T4 cup
1993 Dos Cup finalists
1993 Saturday Premier youth
Coach of the year ( mike Tetlow )
Squad members PHIL JACKON (GK)
CORY HICKMAN STEVIE WHALE STUART WESTON DANNY ANDREWS CAROLOS ALMEDIA STEVE DUCKWORTH BOB NEWBURY BRIAN SMITH CHISTIAN
VASQUES HARRY LONG SCOTT GREAVES GEORGE VISIC (RIP) SCOTT FLETCHER GARY SMITH KIERAN COLLINS GUMMIE ARRGESSION.
COACH MIKE TETLOW
TEAM MANGER RAB CREAR.
PHYSIO BARRY TATE.
The team had a real international flavour with many different nationalities representing RCFC .
It was RCFC most successful season in the Premier League
1st team 5th youth 20s 1st 18s 4th.