Sawtell struggle to see off Macksville Stingers in North Coast Football men's third division

IT WAS a road trip few have made and come away with three competition points – but the Macksville Stingers were certainly not outclassed against Sawtell Scorpions in North Coast Football men’s third division action at Toormina this afternoon.

The high flying Scorpions were on the board minutes after the start, but rather than buckle, Macksville replied with one of their own moments later and it was one-apiece at the break.

Sawtell went on to take the fixture 3-2, but the effort of the Stingers – including a bevy of youngsters, will give them confidence of becoming heavyweights in 2018.

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