Lower Clarence and Northern United share the lead in Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League after round eight games over the weekend.

Lower Clarence was too strong for Cudgen, winning 24-10 at Kingscliff, while Northern United beat Casino RSM 44-14 at Casino.

Other winners were premiers Byron Bay, who won by a point over Marist Brothers, Ballina, who overcame the tough road trip to Kyogle, Mullumbimby over Grafton Rhinos, Grafton Ghosts over Evans Head, and Tweed Coast over Murwillumbah in the Tweed local derby at Cabarita.

Pointscore: Lower Clarence 14, Northern United 14, Mullumbimby 12, Byron Bay 12, Grafton Ghosts 10, Tweed Coast 9, Cudgen 8, Grafton Rhinos 8*, Ballina 8,  Kyogle 5, Casino RSM 4, Murwillumbah 4, Marist Brothers 2*, Evans Head 0.
* Deferred match: Result to be advised.

Results:

MARIST BROTHERS V BYRON BAY CROZIER FIELD LISMORE   13/06/09
1ST BYRON BAY 13 DEF MARIST BROTHERS 12
RES MARIST BROTHERS 20 DR BYRON BAY 20
18S MARIST BROTHERS 34 DEF BYRON BAY  4

CUDGEN  V  LOWER CLARENCE NED BYRNE FIELD KINGSCLIFF  13/06/09
1ST LOWER CLARENCE 24 DEF CUDGEN 10
RES LOWER CLARENCE 28 DEF  CUDGEN 24
18S LOWER CLARENCE 18  DEF CUDGEN 16
            
MULLUMBIMBY V GRAFTON RHINOS  LES DONNELLY FIELD        13/06/09
1ST MULLUMBIMBY 52 DEF GRAFTON RHINOS 4
RES MULLUMBIMBY 46 DEF GRAFTON RHINOS 6
18S MULLUMBIMBY 26 DEF GRAFTONRHINOS 8

SUNDAY
CASINO RSM V NORTHERN UNITED QUEEN ELIZABETH PK  CASIN0 14/06/09
1ST NORTHERN UNITED 44 DEF CASINO RSM 14
RES NORTHERN UNITED 46 DEF CASINO RSM 34
18S NORTHERN UNITED 48 DEF CASINO RSM 32

KYOGLE V  BALLINA        NEW PARK  KYOGLE  14/06/09
1ST BALLINA 30 DEF KYOGLE 26
RES BALLINA 24 DEF KYOGLE 4
18S KYOGLE 40 DEF BALLINA 18

GRAFTON GHOSTS V EVANS HEAD McGUREN PARK GRAFTON 14/06/09
1ST GRAFTON GHOSTS 38 DEF EVANS HEAD 18
RES EVANS HEAD  40 DEF GRAFTON GHOSTS 28
18S GRAFTON GHOSTS 26 DEF EVANS HEAD  10

TWEED COAST V MURWILLUMBAH LES BERGER FIELD CABARITA  14/06/09
1ST TWEED COAST  30 DEF MURWILLUMBAH 14
RES TWEEDCOAST 38 DEF MURWILLUMBAH 22
18S TWEED COAST 26 DEF MURWILLUMBAH 16