Vikings suffer fifth loss in a row

THE Nowra/Albatross Vikings are still searching for their first win of the 2018 AFL South Coast season, after suffering their fifth straight defeat on Saturday.

ATTACK: Nowra/Albatross' Jakob Ellings. Photo: DAMIAN McGILL

ATTACK: Nowra/Albatross' Jakob Ellings. Photo: DAMIAN McGILL

At Hollymount Park, the Vikings first grade side lost 16.17-113 to 5.3-33 to the Northern Districts Tigers, despite the strong play of Kyle Fortier and Adam Watson.

The Vikings women’s side didn’t fair any better, losing 5.9-39 to 2.1-13 to Norths.

All three Bomaderry Tigers sides had the bye in round six.

Elsewhere in first grade, Kiama Power defeated Wollongong Bulldogs 11.15-81 to 6.6-42 at Keira Oval, Figtree edged out Shellharbour 9.8-62 to 8.5-53 at Myimbarr Oval and Wollongong Lions defeated Port Kembla by 120 points (on a forfeit) at Kully Bay Oval.

Next round, the Bomaderry Tigers  host Wollongong Lions, Nowra/Albatross Vikings entertain Kiama Power, Figtree Kangaroos take on Northern Districts Tigers and Wollongong Bulldogs battle Shellharbour Suns.