Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

New Home Ground

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

New Home Ground

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Ben Turnbull

Sports reporter

PATRICK Power clearly enjoys playing at NE McLean Oval in Hervey Bay - the dangerous small forward has kicked 15 goals in two appearances at the Bombers' home ground.

Once a fortress for the Bombers, the ground doesn't hold the same fear for the Eagles it once did and Power kicked eight in the 2015 senior grand final and at the weekend another seven in his teams 15.21 (111) to 6.7 (43) win in tough conditions.

In a strong breeze Power was fantastic, as were his ATW teammates, and by half-time had built a 51-point lead.

Hervey Bay fought back after the long break but with Power, his brother Jim, Mat Stevens and Michael Blair in great touch the Eagles were far too good.

Brothers Bulldogs were left to wonder what happened when it suffered a rare loss to Bay Power. …

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