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CUDGEN HORNETS CONFIRM ONE OF THEIR OWN AS NEW HEAD COACH

The Cudgen Hornets have confirmed their new first grade coach for the 2019 season, is player Mark O’Grady. The halfback steps into the coach’s shoes with a wealth of experience, having steered the Hornets to a finals berth in the 2018 season. O’Grady joined the club as a junior before a stint with neighbouring NRRRL franchise the Murwillumbah Mustangs in 2014 and 2015. It’s unclear whether he’ll also pull on a jersey as part of the role or just stick to coaching, having only crossed the line twice in 20-18. (VISION ONLY)

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TWEED COAST RAIDERS WIN NRRRL DECIDER

It was the underdog who prevailed at Kingsford Smith Park in Ballina yesterday, the Tweed Coast Raiders taking out the NRRRL premiership, smashing the Ballina Seagulls 24 to 4. From kick-off the Raiders looked fierce, sharp and determined to win, scoring within minutes of the opening whistle. The Seagulls responded not long after, a try putting the Ballina side back in it, though they just couldn’t catch Tweed. Viking’s spectators barely able to keep themselves behind the sideline in the closing minutes, storming the field to celebrate their first ever premiership title. Kingsford Smith Park turning into a sea of green, with celebrations no doubt set to continue into the evening. We’ll have the match highlights for you on Monday night.

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