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Cudgen Hornets win two league grand finals over Ballina

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The day didn’t start well for the hosts Ballina, who saw their reserve grade side go down to Cudgen 22–6.

Then in the first-grade game the minor premiers also succumbed to Cudgen losing the game 18–4.

The visitors put on three tries to one in the first half. Tim Cassidy scored Ballina’s only points.

Cudgen held on through a scoreless second half to claim the premiership.

Cudgen’s only regret on the day was losing the Ladies League Touch grand final 10–4 to Bilambil.


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