A depleted Killarney Vale side was unable to gain a victory over Nelson Bay, as they were defeated 111- 49 at Adelaide St Oval in the last round of the AFL Black Diamond Cup, on Saturday, August 12.
Nelson Bay confi rmed their place in the semi- fi nals thanks to their resounding 62 point win over Killarney Vale. The Bombers, in the absence of Scott Reed and Ryan Barrett, were best served by Max Mumford, Tim Oosterhoff, Liam Hassall, Kyall Walford and Bernleitner. In the Black Diamond Plate, Wyong Lakes secured the Minor Premiership with a strong 37 point win over Newcastle City at No.1 Sportsground, while Terrigal Avoca finished their season with a 68 point win over near neighbours, The Entrance Bateau Bay. In the GE Women’s Semi Finals, Killarney Vale and Wyong Lakes were unable to progress in their preliminary fi nals after both sides were defeated by Gosford and Maitland. In qualifying fi nal of the Reserve Grade, Killarney Vale served notice to minor premiers Cardiff that they mean business with a professional 31 point win over Warners Bay.
Source: Match report, Aug 12 Garry Burkinshaw, Black Diamond AFL