Marist Brothers upset last year’s beaten Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League grand finalists Northern United 22-14 in round one of the NRRRL on Saturday.

In other games:

Defending premiers Lower Clarence drew 22-all with Mullumbimby, Grafton Rhinos beat Tweed Coast, Cudgen beat Casino, Grafton Ghosts beat Evans Head, Ballina beat Kyogle and Byron Bay beat Murwillumbah.

Results, Round One:

SATURDAY

TWEED COAST V GRAFTON RHINOS LES BERGER FIELD CABARITA  1/5/10
IST: GRAFTON RHINOS 22 DEF TWEED COAST 10
RES: GRAFTON RHINOS DEF Bye (Tweed Coast)
18S: TWEED COAST DEF Bye (Graf.Rhinos)

NORTHERN UTD V  MARIST BROS. CROZIER FIELD LISMORE 1/05/10
IST: MARIST BROTHERS 22 DEF NORTHERN UNITED 14
RES: NORTHERN UNITED 32 DEF MARIST BROTHERS 28
18S: MARIST BROTHERS 36 DEF NORTHERN UNITED 14

SUNDAY

LOWER CLARENCE V MULLUMBIMBY MACLEAN SHOWGROUND 2/5/10
IST: LOWER CLARENCE 22 drew with MULLUMBIMBY 22
RES: MULLUMBIMBY 32 DEF LOWER CLARENCE 14
18S: MULLUMBIMBY 38 DEF LOWER CLARENCE 6.

CASINO RSM V CUDGEN QUEEN ELIZABETH PK CASINO 2/5/10
IST: CUDGEN 44 DEF CASINO RSM 4
RES: CUDGEN 24 DEF CASINO RSM 12
18S: CUDGEN 24 DEF CASINO RSM 18

GRAFTON GHOSTS V EVANS HEAD McGUREN PARK,GRAFTON 2/5/10
IST: GRAFTON GHOSTS 46 DEF EVANS HEAD 16
RES: GRAFTON GHOSTS 30 DEF EVANS HEAD 24
18S: GRAFTON GHOSTS 38 DEF EVANS HEAD 0

BALLINA V KYOGLE KINGSFORD SMITH PARK BALLINA 2/5/10
IST: BALLINA 46 DEF KYOGLE 14
RES: BALLINA 26 DEF KYOGLE 12
18S: BALLINA 28 DEF KYOGLE 6

BYRON BAY V MURWILLUMBAH BYRON BAY R.L. GROUND 2/5/10
IST: BYRON BAY 30 DEF MURWILLUMBAH 18
RES: BYRON BAY 30 DEF MURWILLUMBAH 12
18S: MURWILLUMBAH DEF Bye (Byron Bay)

Round 2: Evans Head v Byron Bay, Cudgen v Grafton Ghosts, Northern United v Casino RSM, Kyogle v Marist Brothers, Grafton Rhinos v Ballina, Mullumbimby v Tweed Coast, Murwillumbah v Lower Clarence.