GRAFTON Ghosts bounced back to form with a 38-point disposal of Sawtell Panthers today.

Mitch Lollback and Matt Muller continued their point-scoring feats in the Ghosts' first Group 2 season, combining for 32 points in their team's 48-10 win.

South Grafton Rebels were left to rue an opportunity gone begging, giving up a 20-4 half time lead against Macksville Sea Eagles to eventually go down 28-26.

In the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League, Lower Clarence Magpies never had a chance against Murwillumbah Mustangs, going down 82-14 in first grade.

Pick up Monday's The Daily Examiner for a look at Ghosts youngster Jayden McDonagh and his future prospects, and keep an eye out for all the reaction in Tuesday's paper.

Group 2

First Grade

Grafton Ghosts 48 def Sawtell Panthers 10 at Frank McGuren Field, Grafton.

Coffs Comets 32 def Bellingen Magpies 6 at Geoff King Motors Oval, Coffs Harbour.

Macksville Sea Eagles 28 def South Grafton Rebels 26 at Alan Gillett Oval, Macksville.

Woolgoolga Seahorses 68 def Orara Valley Axemen 16 at Coramba.

Reserve grade

Grafton Ghosts 28 def Sawtell Panthers 16.

Coffs Comets 58 def Bellingen Magpies 14.

Macksville Sea Eagles 34 def South Grafton Rebels 12.

Woolgoolga Seahorses 22 def Orara Valley Axemen 20.


Sawtell Panthers 32 def Grafton Ghosts 30.

Coffs Comets 18 def Bellingen Magpies 16.

South Grafton Rebels 34 def Macksville Sea Eagles 30.


First grade

Murwillumbah Mustangs 82 def Lower Clarence Magpies 14 at Stan Sercombe Oval, Murwillumbah.

Marist Brothers 56 def Evans Head Bombers 20 at Oakes Oval, Lismore.

Kyogle Turkeys 20 def Mullumbimby Giants 10 at New Park, Kyogle.

Byron Bay Red Devils 54 def Northern United 20 at Red Devil Park, Byron Bay.

Casino Cougars 46 def Ballina Seagulls 34 at Queen Elizabeth Park, Casino.

Reserve grade

Murwillumbah Mustangs 94 def Lower Clarence Magpies 4.

Marist Brothers 14 def Evans Head Bombers 12

Kyogle Turkeys 50 def Mullumbimby Giants 20.

Byron Bay Red Devils 24 def Northern United 10.

Casino Cougars 44 def Ballina Seagulls 10.


Murwillumbah Mustangs 58 def Lower Clarence Magpies 4.

Kyogle Turkeys 28 def Mullumbimby Giants 16.

Byron Bay Red Devils 50 def Northern United 12.

Ballina Seagulls 24 def Casino Cougars 14.

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