Warrnambool export Nathan Sobey to play for gold for Australia at 2018 Commonwealth Games

AUSSIE PRIDE: Warrnambool's Nathan Sobey is making a contribution for the Boomers at the Commonwealth Games.
AUSSIE PRIDE: Warrnambool's Nathan Sobey is making a contribution for the Boomers at the Commonwealth Games.

NATHAN Sobey will have the support of the south-west behind him when the Australia Boomers play for Commonwealth Games gold on Sunday.

The Warrnambool export drained nine points, reeled in five rebounds and had six assists in the Boomers’ 103-46 rout of Scotland in Saturday morning’s semi-final on the Gold Coast.

EFFECTIVE: The athletic Nathan Sobey in action for Australia against Scotland on Saturday. The Boomers were convincing Commonwealth Games semi-final winners.

EFFECTIVE: The athletic Nathan Sobey in action for Australia against Scotland on Saturday. The Boomers were convincing Commonwealth Games semi-final winners.

Sobey, who plays for NBL club Adelaide 36ers, managed 18 minutes’ court time.

All 12 Australians hit the scoresheet with Perth Wildcats championship winner Jesse Wagstaff top-scoring with 17 points.

The Boomers will play the winner of the New Zealand-Canada semi-final, which is currently underway, at 11.30am tomorrow – the final day of competition.