Black Diamond AFL: Lemon flies for Hawks as Saints kept to nil

Mitch KnightJACK Lennon kicked six goals as Cardiff made it a perfect 10 wins to start the Black Diamond AFLseason, thrashing Wyong 121-59 at Hillsborough Oval on Saturday.
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The Magpies stunned the home side early, landing four majors to lead 26-25 at the first change.

Hawks had edged ahead 50-46 by the main break but the second half was one-way traffic as theyrecorded a 17.19 (121) to 9.5 (59) win.

Lennon opened the Hawks’ account but he did most of his damage in the final term with three to take his season tally to 33.

Josh Murphy was also a handful and bagged four goals.

Justin McPhan kicked three for Gosford.

Warners Bay totally dominated a hapless Maitland holding the Saints to nil at Feighan Park.

Jack Downing led the way with seven as the Bulldogs kicked 25.21 (171). But their best work was done on the ball and at the defensive end where Luke Roach was outstanding.

Pat Gillingham continued his breakout season to help steer Newcastle City to a crushing 22.20 (152) to 3.3 (21) at No.1 Sportsground.

The Blues were in control from the outset, kicking eight goals in the opening term.

Apart from Gillingham, who is the leading goalkicker in the league with 36, Mitch Knight and Connor Haswell were strong.

Killarneyvale kicked three unanswered goals in the third quarter to set up a8.13 (61) to4.11 (35) victory over Singleton at Rose Point Park. Dillon Stevens was best on ground in his debut for the Bombers.

James Webster bagged a handful as Terrigal Avoca flexed their muscles with a23.23 (161)to1.4 (10) win over strugglers Lake Macquarie at Tulkaba Park.

Apart from Webster, Jack Grimmond was impressive.