Lismore’s Stephen Hughes makes a break through the Casino defence on Saturday.
Lismore’s Stephen Hughes makes a break through the Casino defence on Saturday. David Nielsen

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.

FIRST GRADE

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.

 

RESERVE GRADE

Lennox Head 6 d Ballina 0

Lismore 19 d Casino 12

Wollongbar-Alstonville 41 d SCU 7

UNDER-19s

Grafton 10 d Yamba 7

Ballina 14 d Mullumbimby 3

THIRD GRADE

Wollongbar-Alstonville 50 d SCU 0

VILLAGE COMPETITION

Bangalow 24 d Mullumbimby 0

Yamba 21 d Byron Bay 10

Kyogle 67 d Murwillumbah 17

Iluka 11 d Evans River 5



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