LAST Saturday saw the McDonald’s Family Restaurant/Amazing Dental sponsored Tigers continue their recent dominance over their cross town rivals, when the overcame a sluggish start to defeat Nowra/Albatross by 38 points in a hard fought clash at Artie Smith Oval.
The opening quarter was fairly tight with both teams hard at the contest and scoring proving difficult at both ends of the ground as both. At the first change, Vikings held the upper hand leading by 9-7, however a lapse in concentration and poor discipline saw the Tigers go to the main break trailing 28-14.
Bomaderry responded in the third term, kicking seven goals and four behinds to the Vikings solitary point.
The final quarter was tighter, however it was the Tigers who again prevailed registering 2.2 to Viking’s 1.1 in a physical contest.
Final score: Bomaderry 11.8-74 to Nowra/Albatross 5.6-36
Goalkickers: Ben Girling, Phil Cowan (both three), Jack Boxsell, Josh Lapatha, Paul Stevenson, Leslie Wardale and Tyson Sue one.
Award winners: Ben Girling (Crofty’s Tyre and Auto and Deli on Kinghorne vouchers, Michael Coulter (Bridge Tavern voucher), Phil Cowan (Kel Campbell Caltex fuel card), Matt Farrow (Tuscany Wood Fired Top Tackle award), Corey Warrington (Mamma’s Italian Kitchen award), Michael Bennet (Scruples Hairstyles voucher) and Tyson Sue (Dunn and Williams coaches cup).
Unfortunately the reserves were not as lucky, going down to the Viking by 28 points. The visitors jumped the Tigers in the first half kicking nine goals to three, and while the Tigers managed to outscore the opposition in the second half, they never really looked like closing the deficit.
Final Score: Bomaderry 7.13-55 to Nowra/Albatross 12.11-83
Goalkickers: Brent Tyrrell (four) Lockie Bailey, Matt Barnes and Nathan Thomas one.
Award winners: Adrian Ugle (Crofty’s Tyre and Auto player’s player), Rick Marshall (Bridge Tavern voucher), Nick McDonald (Tuscany Wood Fired Top Tackle award), Matt Cooney (Mamma’s Italian Kitchen award), Daniel Breeden (Scruples Hairstyles voucher) and Liam Richardson (Dunn and Williams coaches cup).
This weekend there is no SCAFL action while the Tigers trio Jack Boxsell, Tom Hines and Courtney Ward travel with the representative team to Batemans Bay to take on the Sapphire League on Saturday.
Don’t forget your tickets for the Black and Gold Ball on June 10. For more details, contact Sticks on 0403 291 231.
Until next week,
Go the Tigers – WHOOA!