Tennis: Ballina wins Phoenix Cup after dominating final

BALLINA has cruised to an easy win over East Lismore to claim the Phoenix Cup inter-club tennis title for the second year in a row.

The Ballina team of Manu Rowe, Dwayne Smith, Brandon Rowe, Alan Heathcote, Lisa Zoric and Jeanette Wills proved far too strong in the final, winning 11 sets to one.

Injuries early in the day hampered East Lismore's efforts.

In the third place play-off, Mullumbimby defeated Casino seven sets to five.

The finals were played at the Ballina Tennis Club on Sunday.



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