Tigers edge Eagles

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Looma Eagles’ Jefferson Pindan
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Derby Tigers defeated reigning premiers Looma Eagles by five points in a thrilling away win on Saturday.

The first two terms were even with the Tigers holding just a three-point lead at the main break.

But the Tigers broke the shackles to lead by 31 points at the final break.

The Eagles fought back well but a last-gasp goal by Rhonen Maher got the Tigers over the line.

Derby Tigers will look to make it four wins in a row and end the Cable Beach Greenbacks’ winning streak when the two sides square off at Derby Oval on Saturday.

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Looma Eagles will be hoping to record their first win of the season when they play Peninsula Bombers at Father McMahon Oval also on Saturday.

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