Breaking a 27-year drought
Preview: The Bombala Blue Heelers had enjoyed a strong 2018 season, and for the second-year running had qualified for the Group 16 first grade grand final, this time against Bega on the Roosters’ home soil. The team had put on a commanding performance in the first week of the finals by beating Moruya 46-0 in Bombala. They missed out on direct entry to the grand final with a two-point loss against Bega the following week, but kept their premiership dream alive with a clutch 26-4 win over Batemans Bay away from home. The last time Bombala won a Group 16...

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