Despite being up 24-15 and 30-24, the Sutherland Seahawks went down 30-34 to the Wollongong Mustangs at 5 Sports on Saturday.

A must win game shapes up against the Newcastle Cobras next week in order for the Seahawks remain in the hunt for the playoffs as the season record drops to 5-3.

Poor field position and a lack of converting PAT attempts ultimately decided the game. Wollongong kicked extremely well, 2 field goals secured the victory, the Seahawks scoring 5 touchdowns to just 4 from the Mustangs.

Offensively, several dropped balls including 2 PAT’s hurt badly, but the Seahawks still out-gained the Mustangs by 108 total yards in the game; usually more than enough to win.

Next week the Seahawks will attempt to avenge last year’s loss to the Newcastle Cobras. The game will be 12.20pm at Kyeemagh RSL field.


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