Lamana Dockers triumph in POM AFL comp

The Lamana Dockers reserve grade could barely shake off the West Eagles in Sunday’s AFL match at the Colts Grounds in Port Moresby.

Dockers won the game with a full time score of 48 points against West Eagles’ 47.

Despite the strong Port Moresby heat, the Lamana Dockers have again proven to be vigorous in the quarter finals against the West Eagles in the Port Moresby AFL tournament.

The Dockers, led by young Thaddeus Roa from Talasea area of West New Britain, were tough and managed to take lead over the big guns.

In the first quarter the Dockers led with two goals and 1 behind.

The Eagles made a comeback in the second quarter and scored two goals and two behind, leading in the half time.

The third quarter saw the two teams struggle to score whilst the Dockers scored two more goals and four behinds, which brought the score to 29 while the Eagles remained at 14.

The Eagles maintained their momentum and scored five goals and 3 behinds, bringing their point to 47.

Not giving up, the Dockers again scored two more goals and kicked 5 behinds, bringing the final score to 48.

In the women’s challenge, the Kokofas were thrashed by Lamana Dockers.

(Lamana Dockers, in purple, during their game on Sunday)

Freddy Mou