Lismore marches on in rugby
LISMORE made it three wins from three games to start the season in Far North Coast rugby union and cracked the half century in a 50-12 win over Casino on Saturday.
Ben Felicioni scored three of Lismore’s eight tries.
In other games, Wollongbar-Alstonville defeated Southern Cross University 23-0 and goal-kicking helped Lennox Head to a 27-19 win over Ballina with each team scoring three tries.
Lismore 50 (Ben Felicioni 3, Stephen Prosser, Neil Moran, Scott Lancaster, Joe Noble, Sam Flynn tries; Matt Bermingham 5 conversions) d Casino 12 (Brenton Fuller, Tim Gould tries; Brenton Fuller conversion).
Wollongbar-Alstonville 23 (Scott Burgess, Nick Dufficy, Jason Higgins tries; Ben Damen conversion, 2 penalty goals) d Southern Cross University 0.
Lennox Head 27 (Phil Tyler, Tony Buchanan, Harry Witt tries; Adam Gordon 2 conversions; 2 penalty goals; Tony Buchanan conversion) d Ballina 19 (Chris Long, Liam Preston, Ben Robinson tries; Adam Fisher, Luke Watling conversions).
Pointscore: Lismore 14, Ballina 10, Lennox Head 9, Wollongbar-Alstonville 5, Casino 4, Grafton 0, Southern Cross University 0.
Lennox Head 6 d Ballina 0
Lismore 19 d Casino 12
Wollongbar-Alstonville 41 d SCU 7
Grafton 10 d Yamba 7
Ballina 14 d Mullumbimby 3
Wollongbar-Alstonville 50 d SCU 0
Bangalow 24 d Mullumbimby 0
Yamba 21 d Byron Bay 10
Kyogle 67 d Murwillumbah 17
Iluka 11 d Evans River 5