Big wins for Tigers and Saints
NORTH Coffs has felt the full force of an inform Grafton going down by an incredible 238 points in its AFL North Coast clash at Ellem Oval.
It was an afternoon the Roo's will want to forget conceding an unbelievable 38 goals and scoring only two in the 252-14 loss.
North Coffs coach Russ Mathews was lost for words following his side's heartbreaking defeat.
"What can you say, we just weren't good enough," Mathews said
"We were missing sixteen regular starters and while the guys who filled in from the reserves and 18's gave it everything we were a long way off.
"Hopefully we can just forget about today's game and move on."
Among the Tigers 11 goal kickers super boot Lee Anderson shone the brightest with 13 goals.
In the rounds other match, Sawtell-Toormina kept in touch with the top of the table with a 149-28 win against Coffs Swans at Richardson Park
A five goal hall from Trent Baade was the best of the Saints who lead from the first bounce and were never threatened.
With only three rounds remaining the win will ensure Sawtell-Toormina is in top form going into the Finals
GRAFTON TIGERS: 9.7 20.13 28.13 38.24 (252)
NORTH COFFS KANGAROOS: 0.0 1.1 1.1 2.2 (14)
Goal Kickers - Grafton ( L Anderson 13 S Purton 7 S Morrison 5 D Zacek 4 E Duryea 3 S Onus C Boehme J Lollback R Newman T Whalan goals) North Coffs (D Cook T Merrick)
At Ellem Oval, Grafton.
SAWTELL/TOORMINA SAINTS: 5.2 12.8 15.13 22.17 (149)
COFFS SWANS: 0.2 1.2 2.4 4.4 (28)
Goal Kickers - Sawtell/Toormina (T Baade 5 D Pritchard 3 J Saunders 3 C Parsons 2 T Pennant 2 R McGrath 2 J Franck P Sens P Gillingham R Zapulla E Schmitt goals) Coffs Swans (M Peel D Dickson D Clack R Clayton goals)
At Richardson Oval, Sawtell.