Terrigal Avoca 2.6 6.10 12.13 18.15 (113) def Lake Macquarie 0.0 1.1 1.3 2.5 (17)
Terrigal Avoca Goals R.Clifton 3, P. Van Dam 3, James Polglase 2, R.Gray 2, C.Bishop 1, K.Flemming 1, J.Flint 1, B.Harper 1, J. Hart 1, D.Smith 1, J. Van Dam, C.Waters 1.
Terrigal Avoca Best B.Harper, James Polglase, J.Flint, C.Bishop, D.Smith, S.O’Brien.
Lake Macquarie Goals T.Clark 1, M.Clune 1.
Lake Macquarie Best D.O’Donnell, B.Singleton, S.Gooley, M.Clune, S.Clune, L.Freemantle
Newcastle City 5.10 15.11 18.14 21.18 (144) def Warners Bay 1.1 3.1 4.2 4.3 (27)
Newcastle City Goals J.Joy 5, M.Lonnon 3, J.Avis 2, C.Knight 2, C.Keast 2, A.Stewart 2, S.Payne 1, M.Healy 1, J.Hamilton 1, M.Enright 1, G.Bourke 1.
Newcastle City Best M.Lonnon, A.Stewart, M.Healy, C.Knight, J.Joy, G.Bourke.
Warners Bay Goals R.Clarke 2, P.Quinn 1, K.Gordon 1.
Warners Bay Best B.Burns, C.Avery, T.Hof, L.Vo, J.McCann, P.Quinn.
Cardiff 2.0 5.7 9.10 17.11 (113) def Killarney Vale 5.3 7.4 13.5 14.7 (91)
Cardiff Goals M.Ryan 5, B.Heeney 3, T.McCormick 2, L.Gibson 2, B.Serafin 1, A.Pearsall 1
Cardiff Best B.Heeney, S.O’Brien, M.Ryan, T.McCormick
Killarney Vale Goals D.Amidy 3, B.Edwards 3, H.Wells 2, D.Lloyd 2, S.Sinclair 1, J.Mifsud 1, J.McLean 1, B.Lewis 1.
Killarney Vale Best R.Barnard, R.Zahra, B.Edwards, B.Lewis, P.Schell, S.Sinclair
Singleton 17.14 (116) def Terrigal Avoca 0.4 (4)
Wyong Lakes 15.8 (98) def Cardiff 4.13 (37)
Newcastle City 17.8 (110) def Nelson Bay 8.7 (55)
Killarney Vale 16.13 (109) def Newcastle City 3.3 (21)
Warners Bay 23.20 (158) def Singleton 1.0 (6)
Maitland 11.6 (72) def Lake Macquarie 3.7 (25)
Warners Bay 14.9 (93) def Nelson Bay 6.14 (50)
Terrigal Avoca 20.14 (134) def Lake Macquarie 2.4 (16)
Killarney Vale Bye
BLACK DIAMOND AFL ROUND 10 SUMMARY
Terrigal Avoca continued their winning run with a 96 point win over the Lake Macquarie Dockers. The Panthers struggled with accuracy early kicking 2.6 whilst keeping the Dockers scoreless to lead by 18 points at quarter time. In the second term the Panthers started to find their groove kicking a further 4 goals to lead by 39 points at the main break. The leg speed of the Panthers midfield started to clear the ball from the centre and gradually found targets like Peter Van Dam and Riley Clifton who both finished the match with three goals. Brendan Harper, James Polglase and Jarrad Flint were dominating the game as the Panthers kicked 6 goals in each of the last two quarters. Tim Clark and Mitch Clune kicked goals for the Dockers however they were best served by David O’Donnell and Bryce Singleton.
The final scores were Terrigal Avoca 18.15 (113) def Lake Macquarie 2.5 (17).
Newcastle City remained on top of the Black Diamond Cup Premier Division ladder with a resounding 117 point win over Warners Bay. The Blues were a little erratic early and finished the first quarter with 5.10 to lead by 33 points. The first quarter attack on the goal posts continued in the second as the Blues machine clicked into gear with 10 goals. At 101 to 19 it looked ominously like a massive scoreline loomed however the Bulldogs worked hard to stem the flow keeping the Blues to just six goals in the second half.
At the final siren Newcastle City 21.18 (144) had defeated Warners Bay 4.3 (27). Jonathon Joy kicked 5 goals and Mark Lonnon 3 for the Blues whilst Ryan Clarke booted two for the Bulldogs. Mark Lonnon capped of a great game being voted Best on Ground. Anthony Stewart, Michael Healy and Courtney Knight were also among Newcastle City’s best. Ben Burns was terrific for the Bulldogs whilst Tim Hof and Chris Avery battled hard for the home side.
At Adelaide Street Oval the Killarney Vale Bombers got away to a great start kicking 5.3 to 2 goals to lead by 21 points at quarter time. Cardiff fought back in the second term to narrow the gap to just nine points. A six goal third quarter from the Bombers pushed the lead back out to 19 at the final change and the game was set up for a fantastic finish. In front of as boisterous home Killarney Vale looked favourites to hang on for victory however no one told the Hawks who blasted the Bombers off the park with 8 goals in the last quarter. In a spiteful quarter four players were reported for striking as Cardiff 17.11 (113) defeated Killarney Vale 14.7 (91). Veteran sharp shooter Mick Ryan kicked 5 goals whilst young star Beau Heeney booted 3. Heeney, Ryan, Simon O’Brien and Tristan McCormick were the Hawks best whilst Ryan Barnard, Robert Zahra and Brad Edwards were the pick of the Bombers. Edwards and Dane Amidy kicked 3 goals apiece.