Bombers raid brave Towns

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Towns' Sean Williams marks the ball.
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Peninsula Bombers have gone into the WKFL season midway point on a high after fighting off a determined Towns outfit.

From the outset, it seemed Towns were determined to obtain their first win of the season. thanks to a quick goal from Scott Bedford.

What followed would be an even contest between both Towns and Bombers with the likes of Elijah Howard and Darryl Williams scoring for the Bombers and Rhys Hajinoor contributing for Towns.

However, it seemed behinds worked in the favour of Bombers, who went into the first break with a two-point lead.

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The second quarter saw Hajinoor score a quick goal for Towns before the contest entered into a stalemate.

Although Towns held the lead for a few minutes, the Bombers would fight back and hold on to the lead through goals from Colin Skeen and Howard to lead by 15 points at half time.

Following the main break, the Bombers continued to extend their lead early in the term with three goals added to their tally. However, Towns would fight back with goals from Scott Bedford, Liam Bedford, Austin Joseph and Marvin Watson to trail by just eight points at three-quarter time.

The final quarter saw Towns continue their fight towards obtaining a win as Hajinoor and Watson brought their team to two points ahead of the Bombers.

However, the Bombers would quickly dash the Towns’ hopes with two, quick goals to seal the win 11.8 (74) to 10.7 (67).

The Bombers will look to continue building momentum when they go up against Saints on Friday, June 28 while Towns will find themselves up against Cable Beach Greenbacks on Saturday June 29.

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