WRAPPED UP: Emma Blanch (No 15 with the ball) from Tribe Sevens is tackled top and bottom by players from The Nations at the Byron Rugby Sevens.
WRAPPED UP: Emma Blanch (No 15 with the ball) from Tribe Sevens is tackled top and bottom by players from The Nations at the Byron Rugby Sevens. Doug Eaton

LENNOX Head winger Lach-lan Creagh was part of the winning S

LENNOX Head winger Lachlan Creagh was part of the winning Shoremen team at the annual Byron Bay Rugby Sevens.

Creagh was a member of the Northern Districts side which he played club rugby for in Sydney this year.

He scored a try in the final at the Byron Bay Recreation Grounds yesterday and was a dominant player throughout the weekend.

"Lachie Creagh was the standout winger of the tournament," Shoremen coach Simon Cron said.

"He was unstoppable in a club tournament we played last week in Sydney.

"He shuts everything down around him and he also attacks brilliantly."

Shoremen had a 24-5 win over Fijian side Island Breeze in a semi-final.

Another Lennox Head player, Sam Croke, was also part of the team but missed the final with an ankle injury sustained in that game.

"Sam hurt his ankle but he set up a try in the process," Cron said.

"It was our fitness that got us home in the end and we want to keep going to tournaments like these.

"It's as good just to watch some of these teams as it is to play against them, the standard is that high."

Mad Moose was the only local winner when they took out the D-grade Saucer final

They beat the Sydney Sloths 38-14.

Mad Moose was a mixture of former and current players from the Wollongbar-Alstonville club with a few extras from Brisbane.

Ballina, Byron Bay, Lennox Head and Southern Cross University were the other FNC sides in the two-day competition.


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