The latest chapter in one of Coffs Harbour’s best sporting rivalries will play out this afternoon as rugby returns to the region for 2020.
The Coffs Harbour Snappers and SCU Marlins clash at Coffs Rugby Park three months after the season was scheduled to start.
After playing the local derby, Snappers and Marlins players will join forces in a combined Coffs Harbour team which will take part in this year’s New England Rugby Union competition.
The New England season kicks off on Saturday, July 25 with Coffs Harbour taking on Glen Innes.
The first-grade trial match headlines a big day of union, as the Snappers and Marlins play off in the opening round of the 2020 Kennards Hire Upper Mid North Coast Rugby Union competition.
The Snappers and Marlins under 14’s, 16’s 18’s, reserve grade, and women’s sides will play off as the season begins at Coffs Rugby Park in Toormina.