It was a day of ecstasy and heartbreak at the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League Grand Final day.
NEWLY installed Lower Clarence Magpies coach Matt Michael has begun life in the premier's hot-seat with a bang.
VICTORIOUS Magpies captain-coach Dallas Waters has confirmed he will go ahead with his retirement plans after leading his side to the 2009 NRRRL premiership.
MAD Monday celebrations were in full swing at the Maclean Showground yesterday as tough men donned pretty dresses and nudie runs received loud cheers.
THE Lower Clarence Magpies have ended their 25-year premiership drought after a Grant Brown drop goal clinched a one-point win in the NRRRL grand final.