Grade six still up for grabs
WITH one round remaining, most of the focus in Mid North Coast district pennants competition on Saturday will centre on grade six.
Both northern and southern sections are still up for grabs considering there is still a washed-out round which must be played if the positions are still in doubt.
At this stage, North Beach (southern) and Nambucca Heads (northern) have their destiny in their own hands.
With a five-point advantage over Stuarts Point, North Beach are in the box seat for their home match against Bowraville.
Nambucca Heads can also seal their section with a 5-1 or 6-0 result against Coffs Ex-Services as they hold a 1.5 point advantage over West Coffs who have a bye in the last round and cannot improve their position.
In grades three, five and seven, the district pennant has already been decided.
West Coffs beat Coffs Ex-Services 4.5-1.5 in their match on Saturday to lead Park Beach by nine and a half points heading into the last round.
Urunga are the grade five district champions leading their competition by a massive 18.5 points while Park Beach have easily won grade seven to take their place in the Zone finals at Urunga on Sunday, May 31.
Points tables after round nine
Grade 1: Winners Park Beach.
Grade 2: Winners Coffs Ex-Services.
Grade 3: West Coffs 41.5, Park Beach 32, Coffs Ex-Services 30, Woolgoolga 21, Urunga 10.5, Macksville 9.
Grade 4: Winners Sawtell.
Grade 5: Urunga 43, Sawtell 25.5, Coffs Ex-Services 24, Bellingen 23, West Coffs 15.5, Park Beach 12.5.
Grade 6 (south): North Beach 30, Stuarts Point 25, Bowraville 18, Nambucca Heads 15, Bellingen 8.
Grade 6 (north): Nambucca Heads 28, West Coffs 26.5, Park Beach 19, Coffs Ex-Services 17, Sawtell 5.5.
Grade 7: Park Beach 38, Woolgoolga 20.5, Macksville 13.5, Sawtell 13, Urunga 11.