THE Bomaderry Tigers have leapfrogged Illaroo into second place on the Shoalhaven Football ladder, thanks to a gutsy 2-1 win against the Roos at Sharman Park on Monday.
Goals either side of half-time by forward Jordan Haddow secured all three points for Kevin Jackson's Tigers - who have now won four games on the trot.
In the loss, Brendan Thorpe scored the hosts goal.
This result moves Bomaderry onto 22 points, with Illaroo remaining on 20.
#Bomaderry#Tigers coach Kevin Jackson discusses his side’s 2-1 win against #Illaroo at #SharmanPark - a win that moves them into second on the #Shoalhaven#Football ladder behind #Huskisson#Vincentia. #SDFA@SCRegister@footballnswpic.twitter.com/80veYxQrLh— Courtney Rhys Ward (@CortRhysWard) June 10, 2019
Both sides are still chasing leaders Huskisson-Vincentia (25 points), who made it 22 points out of a possible 24, by defeating Callala 4-1.
At the Huskisson Sporting Field, goals from Corey Ryan (38th minute) Jayden Lee (47th), David Hampton (65th) and Michael Hampton (86th) sealed the Seagulls' win - with Kye Irwin (76th) finding the back of the net for the Brumbies.
Rounding out the top four at Culburra, who had the bye in round 10.
Joining the Cougars on 19 points at St Georges Basin, who ended a three-game skid by defeating Milton-Ulladulla 4-3 at Lighthouse Oval.
Dragons' Tim White put the visitors in front in the 14th minute, before two goals in six minutes by Jarrod Murray (24th) and Brent Anderson (29th) put the Panthers up 2-1, which is how it remained until half-time.
It took less than one minute for the visitors to equal the ledger after the resumption, thanks to a goal from Brenden Hobbs.
The Dragons regained the lead in the 65th minute when White scored his second before Hobbs' completed his brace 10 minutes later, to put the Dragons up 4-2.
Anderson scored in the 85th minute for the Panthers to set up a grandstand finish, but the Dragons held on for their fifth win of the year.
At Lyrebird Park, United made it back-to-back wins when they defeated Shoalhaven Heads-Berry 2-nil.
Goals for Alex Dicker's troops were scored by Luke Kellett and Alex Rogan - who made it five goals in three days after scoring four in the Bears 4-nil win over Basin on Saturday.
The final win of Monday went to Sussex Seahawks, who edged Manyana 1-nil at the Thompson Street Sporting Complex, thanks to Marcus Daley's 38th minute effort.
Looking ahead to round 11, Bomaderry host Culburra, Huskisson entertain Sussex, Milton take on Shoalhaven Heads, Manyana battle United and Basin clash with Illaroo - as Callala enjoy the weekend off.