Defending premiers, Byron Bay are still in touch with the leaders after a close 16-10 win over Ballina at Red Devil Park on Sunday afternoon.
With the scores locked at 10-all and in the final minute of play, Devils fullback Brad Lees got outside a Ballina defender, passed the ball on to Lachlan Flannery who in turn gave it to winger, Bill Lowrie who crossed in the corner, his second try of the game. Mullum had a tough 21-14 win over Tweed Coast Raiders at Cabarita.
The Giants were looking pretty comfortable leading 20-4, but had a fright when the Raiders hit back with three unanswered tried.
Giants five-eighth, Scott Hogan, kicked a late field goal to ensure the win.
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