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December 5, 2021
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Bombers Down Defence

The Central Bombers ambushed Defence Hawks in a thrilling encounter yesterday at the Amini Park in Port Moresby.

In the A reserves, Koboni fell prey to Bomana Cats 27-13, winding down round ten of the Port Moresby AFL Premier Competition. 


Yesterday was no different at the Amini Park as friends, families and AFL fanatics flocked the grounds for round 10 of the Port Moresby AFL Premier Competition.


The match between Central Bombers and Defence Hawks was the one not to be missed.


The spirited Bombers, who rounded off the competition ladder with no points after round eight, were looking positive early, hoping to move up a notch.


But the Hawks were the stronger side with five wins and three losses after round 8. They proved their worth with thorough ball-handling to put on an early lead with 3 goals, no behinds, totaling 18, while the Hawks were left with 1 goal, 1 behind and 7, wrapping up the first quarter.


Defence Hawks returned in the second quarter with an equalizer, stopping the Bombers at 8-6, but Bombers snatched the third quarter with 1 behind while the boys in black and red went scoreless.


The final quarter saw the Hawks bagging 6’s, hoping it was a winning score, but the classy Bombers went on to pocket four behinds, coming out winners at 5 goals, 1 behind with 31 to Hawks’ 2:7:19.


In Saturday’s matches, Taurama Suns defeated University Tigers and the Gerehu Magpies calmed the Gulf Giants at 52-32 points in the senior division.


In the women’s division, Lamana Dockers drew 16-all with Gerehu Magpies; however, the game was awarded to Dockers due to Magpies’ inability to muster the full team of 17 players on the field.


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