Coffs Harbour Breakers win thriller against Grafton

THE Coffs Harbour Breakers have maintained their unbeaten start to the AFL North Coast season beating the Grafton Tigers in a four point thriller in Grafton.

The ladder leading Breakers beat the reigning premiers 11.16 (82) to 12.6 (78) to win their fifth straight match to start the season.

The Breakers sit two wins clear at the top of the ladder as the only undefeated team after five rounds.

The Coffs Harbour Breakers women also sit undefeated at the top of the ladder after a dominant 66-point win against the Grafton Tigers.

The Northern Beaches Blues moved to second spot on the seniors ladder after a 35-point win against the Lismore Swans in Woolgoolga.

The Port Macquarie Magpies moved into fourth spot with a dominant 119 point win at home against the Sawtell/Toormina Saints.

And the Nambucca Valley Lions recorded their first win of the season beating the Casino Lions by 23 points in Casino.

Round 5 results

Seniors

Coffs Harbour Breakers 11.16 (82) def. Grafton Tigers 12.6 (78)

Port Macquarie Magpies 19.18 (132) def. Sawtell/Toormina Saints 2.1 (13)

Northern Beaches Blues 10.11 (71) def. Lismore Swans 5.6 (36)

Nambucca Valley Lions 11.10 (76) def. Casino Lions 8.5 (53)

Women’s

Coffs Breakers 10.13 (73) def. Grafton 1.1 (7)

Port Macquarie Magpies 3.7 (25) def. Sawtell/Toormina Saints 3.1 (19)

Northern Beaches Blues 7.7 (49) def. Lismore Swans 4.5 (29)

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