Evans Head winger James Slade comes in for some defence against Tweed Coast in NRRRL at the weekend.
Evans Head winger James Slade comes in for some defence against Tweed Coast in NRRRL at the weekend. Kayarna Tregidgo

Simply the best: Top five NRRRL players after round three

NORTHERN Star sports editor Mitchell Craig names five players who have caught his eye after three rounds of the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League competition.

BRENT SCOTT HALL, of Casino

A hard-working centre who keeps finding his way to the tryline.

He scored crucial tries in wins against Murwillumbah and Cudgen.

The Cougars will need all hands on deck against the Evans Head Bombers this weekend.

ANTHONY COLMAN, of Ballina

He is back in the fold this year after two years on the Gold Coast.

The Seagulls are spoiled for choice in the second row with Colman now out in the centres.

Has aimed up in defence with Ballina winning three straight games to start the season.

TREVOR BOLT, of Evans Head

Started the season where he left off last year at the Bombers.

He is guiding his team around the park well and should make the Northern Rivers representative team this year.

The clash in the halves between Bolt and Casino's Evan Hickling will be something to see this weekend.

PAUL O'NEILL, of Marist Brothers

He is always an asset to his side, whether he plays hooker or in the halves.

Brothers have piled on the points this season and face Ballina in a top-of-the-table clash this weekend.

PAT ROSSER, of Cudgen

The captain-coach is back on the field this year after missing most of last season with an injury.

He has made a strong start at lock and was a standout in the local derby and win against Tweed Coast.



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