Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Diggers Shoot Down Brothers in Archem

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Diggers Shoot Down Brothers in Archem

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Archem Premier League Scoreboard

Brothers Aston Villa 1 Diggers 2 Bingera 1 North Bundaberg 3 Alloway 0 Moore Park 7

FOOTBALL: Diggers shot down Brothers Aston Villa in the final minutes of a nail-biting showdown between the Archem Premier League powerhouses at Martens Oval on Saturday night.

There was plenty on the line in the match.

Brothers Aston Villa was responsible for knocking last year's minor premiers Diggers out of contention for the 2009 title in the semi-finals.

Brothers Aston Villa coach Peter Bock said his team was devastated by the shock defeat.

"The lads deserved to draw with the way they played," he said.

"To have the game snatched away in the last minutes was heartbreaking.

"We're shattered. Absolutely shattered."

Jed McCormack led the assault for Brothers again, with a scorching break up the wing resulting in the first goal 20 minutes into the first half.

A snappy delivery from the Diggers midfield set up a goal to even the score, and led to a tense stalemate in the second half. …

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