Grafton faces a test of its premiership credentials against North Coffs today.
Grafton faces a test of its premiership credentials against North Coffs today.

Tigers on hunt at Leisure Park

AFL North Coast juggernaut, the Grafton Tigers, roll into Leisure Park this afternoon looking to add North Coffs's scalp to their belt.

Gone are the days when the Tigers struggled to get enough troops to make the road trip for away games.

Coach Adi Campbell has turned the club around and the smell of success has them hungry for more glory.

Last round, the Tigers debuted another new face in Charles Fish who booted a bag of goals.

The club hopes that Fish can at least partially compensate for the loss of elite premiership forward Dan Zacek.

He certainly has big boots to fill.

Shawn Purton stepped up, booting five majors as well, and in that form both will provide real challenges for the smaller Kangaroos defence.

Roos coach Mick Young played forward against the struggling Swans last week, helping himself to nine goals but don't be surprised to see him floating across halfback at some stage today.

North Coffs are improving but the Tigers are hardened and should take the points.



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