Bermagui breakers crash over Eden Whalers

Ally Crowe, pictured looking for a handball against Narooma, was one of just two goal-kickers for the Whalers on Saturday.
Ally Crowe, pictured looking for a handball against Narooma, was one of just two goal-kickers for the Whalers on Saturday.

The Eden Whalers have slipped to fifth place in the Sapphire Coast AFL women's competition.

The Whalers suffered an unfortunate loss to the Bermagui Breakers at the Eden Cricket Ground on Sunday, propelling the Breakers to third on the ladder, while the Whalers have fallen in just behind the Panthers on the competition tally.

Scoring opportunities were incredibly limited for the Whalers, but the club made its few shots on goals count, kicking two goals and no behinds to go down to the visitors 4-7-31 to 2-0-12.

In howling winds, the Whalers found zero attacking options in two of the quarters against the Breakers, while the visitors beat back the wind to find a few chances on the sticks.

The Whalers showed plenty of energy in the first quarter, containing the visitors to a solitary goal.

However, when the Whalers found their first six-pointer in the second quarter, the Breakers were finding their stride and kicked a goal of their own and two behinds to estabblish a narrow lead at the main break.

That lead was extended in the third period when the home side found no options to attack the posts, but the Breakers found a pair of goals and a further two behinds.

A goal in the last period wasn't enough to reel the Breakers back, where three behinds was enough to award the visitors the win.

Carra Sheldon, Kate Mitchell and Tyler Crowe were among the best for the home side.

Meanwhile, the Whalers had a bye in seniors, but both grades will be looking to get the results when the club travels to Merimbula on Saturday.