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Kyabram Bombers Blockbuster

Bombers bounce arch rival to set scene

July 23, 2014 3:15am

Bring on Benalla. Paul Newman supplied the bulk of the goals for the Bombers in their win over arch rival Shepparton United on Sunday.

Kyabram Bombers set the scene for an epic battle against unbeaten ladder leader Benalla this Saturday with a crushing win over finals aspirant Shepparton United at Kyabram on Sunday.

The Bombers, who scraped in by a kick when the two sides met in late May, produced a relentless team performance to bury its last season grand final rival by 96-points in their best team effort for the season.

The Bombers were never seriously challenged, splitting the game wide open with a seven goals to one second term to take a commanding 58-point lead into the half-time break.

They kept building on this lead in the third and final terms to further embarrass the visitors in its stunning win.

It was virtually a case of ‘all hands on deck’ for the Bombers who carried no passengers on the day.

The onball brigade led by Jordan Williams, Liam Ogden, Xavier Hilton and Sam Sheldon were the players to ignite the Bombers early along with ruckman Jake Reeves.

Sheldon along with Chris Atkins, Ryan Emmett and Paul Newman supplied the bulk of the goals in side which had 11 individual goalkickers.

TAC Cup players Liam Barrett and Tom Holman also displayed their skills for the Kyabram fans with impressive games along with another

of the young brigade, Eamonn Ogden, who was busy on a wing all


For the full story grab a copy of the print edition of the Kyabram Free Press.

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