Raiders conquer Ballina in historic NRRRL Grand Final win

Updated: September 10, 2018

By Steve Vivian / Tweed Daily News 

The Tweed Coast Raiders, against the odds but with an incredible travelling contingent of fans, have won their first NRRRL grand final, defeating league heavyweights Ballina Seagulls 24-4 in Ballina today.

Raiders fans, players and first-year head-coach Brent Kite are now celebrating an historic premiership victory that few thought would eventuate as it did, with the Raiders comprehensively outplaying Ballina, a team with a dynastic dominance over the league, on their home ground.

The Raiders lead 6-4 at half-time before blitzing Ballina in the second half, holding the reigning premiers to their lowest score of the season.

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