BOMADERRY Tigers have come away with bragging rights over local rivals Nowra, following their 48 point 13.17.95 – 6.11.47 win over the Blues at Artie Smith Oval on Saturday.
The two sides went to the halftime break even, before Bomaderry over powered the Blues in the second half, as they kicked eight goals to one.
Both sides started slowly, and only two behinds separated the cross-town rivals as the Blues took a two point lead.
The second quarter unfolded similar to the first, but this time it was Bomaderry who grabbed the two additional behinds to ensure the scores were level at the main break.
The third quarter quickly saw the Tigers take control, as they booted three goals on their way to a 28-point quarter, while the Blues could manage only three behinds.
The Tigers then simply blew the visitors of the park in the final term, kicking another five majors to Nowra’s one.
At Hollymount Park, Kiama Power escaped with a 13 point 12.14.86 – 11.7.73 win over Northern Districts.
In a back-and-forth affair, the Power managed to do just enough in the second half in a win that will keep them at the top of the ladder.
Kiama took a healthy lead into quarter time following their a strong first period, kicking 5.5.35 to 3.1.19.
The roles were reversed in the second period, Northern Districts producing an impressive 6.2.38 second quarter.
Kiama could only manage 2.2.14 allowing the home side to lead by eight as the two sides headed into the long break.
It was déjà vu for the Power in the third period as they went 2.2.14 again, but with Northern Districts kicking 1.2.8, Kiama had cut the lead to two heading into the final term.
To the home side’s dismay, they could only manage 1.2.8 again in the fourth, while the power came home with a wet sail, kicking 3.5.23 to claim the win.
At Keira Oval, Wollongong Bulldogs knocked off Shellharbour Suns 15.13.103 - 14.7.91, while Albatross forfeited to Figtree.