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February 26, 2024

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The Art of Woman highlights the upcoming Lismore Women’s Festival 

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Lennox Head hang on to top spot on the Coastal League after a win against fifth-placed Cudgen last Saturday.

Cudgen were sent in at Reg Dalton Field and were bowled out for 160, with Lennox’s Nicholas Winkler-Maloney doing the most damage with 4/29 off eight overs.

Lennox chased down the total in 25 overs with opener Blake Perkins leading the charge with 69 off 66 balls.

The win keeps Lennox Head on top of the table with 104 competition points, just one above Byron Bay (103) who are just two points clear of Colts (101), with Terranora in fourth (81), followed by Cudgen (59).

Byron Bay beat Lennox Head two weeks ago and got on top of Bangalow last Saturday at the Cavanbah Centre.

Banaglow elected to bat and were bowled out for 139 in the 34th over with Jason Trisley the pick of the Byron bowlers collecting 3/23.Anthony McPhail scored 44.

Byron chased down the total in 15 overs from the bat of Doug Jarvis (71 from 38 balls) and Stephen Daniels (52 off 42).

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