The Newcastle Nuclears made it look easy today as they collected the 1st Oceanic Cup championship in league history.
They swept the Christchurch Christians in straight games, winning the series 4-0. The Nuclears disposed of Christchurch 4-3 in the series finale at Drivers Ballpark.
“They were the better team this year, no doubt about it,” said Christians manager Derek Jost.
During the regular season, Newcastle put up a 36-14 record and finished first in the AUS Division.