A hard-fought battle between top of the table sides Lower Clarence and Northern United at the Maclean Showground resulted in a 34-28 win to the Magpies securing the minor premiership.
NORTHERN United star fullback Roy Bell believes the decider against Lower Clarence on Sunday has the potential to pull the biggest crowd at a local grand final.
IN 2009 the Lower Clarence Magpies Rugby League Club has been as impressive off the field as on it, says Australian Rugby League chief executive Geoff Carr.
MAYOR Richie Williamson is backing the 'Pies in a bet with Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell - and he's willing to don a Northern United jumper if they lose.
FOOTY fans are in for a treat that has been a long time coming - the first grand final for the Lower Clarence Magpies first grade rugby league team since 1984.
NORTHERN Rivers rugby league could be about to capture the hearts of the state, with ABC Grandstand radio to broadcast a call of the NRRRL grand final.