Singleton Greyhound Brendon Chalker speaks about his side's season of redemption

LAP OF HONOUR: Singleton Greyhounds under-18 captain Brendon Chalker leads a lap of honour around Scone Park following his side's 44-10 grand final victory.
LAP OF HONOUR: Singleton Greyhounds under-18 captain Brendon Chalker leads a lap of honour around Scone Park following his side's 44-10 grand final victory.

When Brendon Chalker departed the ground in last year's shock grand final loss to Scone he set himself a mission.

Redemption for the upcoming 2019 season.

STANDING TALL: Brendon Chalker speaks to his teammates before league officials.

STANDING TALL: Brendon Chalker speaks to his teammates before league officials.

Fast forward to Saturday afternoon and the teenager was all smiles when lifting his side's long awaited premiership trophy.

"We came out last year and we thought we had it easy but we just lost it," Chalker told the Singleton Argus.

"This year was going to be different so we came out to conquer and just seeing that scoreboard right now sums up all of our emotions."

Whiles nerves were present throughout the eve of the match Chalker would go on to land a heroic try in the first half to the applause of visiting supporters scattered around the ground.

THE POST-MATCH: Premiership captain Brendon Chalker celebrates the premiership victory with Beau Parnell.

THE POST-MATCH: Premiership captain Brendon Chalker celebrates the premiership victory with Beau Parnell.

"Last night I was just trying not to think about the game and just listening to music all night and we talked as a group about non-football things," he added.

"We then came to Scone switched on and the rest was history.

"To captain the squad tops everything that I have ever wanted to do and I wasn't leaving anything out there for the boys.

"Holding the trophy up then was just something else."

To captain the squad tops everything that I have ever wanted to do and I wasn't leaving anything out there for the boys.

Brendon Chalker (Singleton Greyhounds captain)

In his last junior match the skipper then led the side for a spontaneous yet heartfelt lap of honour. His proud mentor Dan Higgins watched on with pride.

POST-MATCH: Captain's speech.

POST-MATCH: Captain's speech.

"He steered us around and was always positive and energetic today and throughout the year," Higgins added.

"I know he hurt a lot big time last year but he took it upon himself to make sure it didn't happen again."

(Full match report - click here)