THE Comboyne Tigers accounted for a game Port Boardriders 60-12 in their Hastings League clash at Comboyne on Saturday.
The Tigers led 28-12 at the half time break and continued to overrun the Port-based team with a strong second half performance.
First half try scorers for Comboyne included, two tries to winger Lee O'Brien and five eighth George Jones, while replacement Dion Glassie also scored a try. Nathan Bender booted three conversions and Glassie one conversion for their 28 points.
For the Boardriders, hardworking forwards Kliff Foggin and Billy Tange both scored tries while Chris Dunn booted two conversions for their 12 points.
The second half was all one way traffic with the Tigers just too big and fast for the Boardriders.
Nick Williams (5th minute) and Mitch Williams (12th minute) each scored tries with Bender booting one conversion to stretch the lead to 38-12 before The Tigers had Dennis Jones and Damien Burns sin binned for 10 minutes for shoulder charge and back chatting respectively.
Despite that Mitch Williams crossed for his second try on the 20th minute which Bender converted to take the score to 44-12.
Six minutes later Shannon Lee scored a runaway try and when Bender converted the score was out to 50-12.
Two late tries, to George Jones (33rd) and Beau Dorrington (37th) and a conversion to Bender ended the points scoring for the day at 60-12.
Kendall 54 defeated Hy-Tech Sharks 4
The Kendall Blues were never headed in their 54-4 thumping of the Hy-Tech Sharks on Saturday.
The Blues led 36-0 at the break following tries to Dylan Baldry, James Palmer, Chris Patterson, Gary Cook, Arnold Turnbull, Daniel Minns and Adrian Pensini. There were four successful conversions.
The Sharks' Dylan Adams scored the opening points of the second half. From that point on, the Blues regained control of the contest with second half tries to Pensini, Minns, Chris Hanlon while Minns completed his hat trick in the 80th minute.
Lower Macleay 46 defeated Beechwood 6
BEECHWOOD and Lower Macleay put on an entertaining game played on a wet field in front of a small but very vocal crowd on Saturday.
The first 15minutes was dominated by Beechwood but they were denied scoring.
Lower Macleay ran in three tries which were successfully converted before Beechwood after pressing the Magpies line for several minutes finally put winger Andy Copelin across. Half time saw the Magpies leading the Shamrocks by 36 to 4.
The second half started with handling errors by both sides and Lower Macleay running in two more tries with one conversion, and Beechwood a non converted try to Kurt Nicholson which took the final score to Magpies 46, Beechwood 8.
Several Beechwood players had bad doses of the flu, including Tim Copp, who still put on a good performance along with Kurt Nicholson, Aaron Roods, Ben Cutler and Danny Hobson.
Best and Fairest points for Beechwood went to Ben Cutler 3, Jake Gallagher 2 and Kurt Nicholson 1 as well as Players Player. By Eric Waldron
Points table - Lake Cathie 16; Lower Macleay 14; Comboyne 14; Long Flat 10; Settlers Inn 8; Port Boardies 4; Kendall 4*; Beechwood -2*. Deducted 2 points
This week - Comboyne v Lake Cathie; Long Flat v Kendall; Beechwood v Settlers Inn; Lower Macleay v Port Boardies.