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Back to back for the Pelicans as Hammerheads hit the lead

The Port Macquarie Pelicans made it back to back event victories this weekend as they added Tweed Enduro success to their Trial Bay triumph a week earlier.

Margaret Lawn with yet another victorious outing for Port led the way, with Christine Lalor and Michelle McDonald also winning their AG’s. Rhys Lawler and Steve Sanders added further points with 2nd place finishes, as did Jodie Barry with a 4th.

In the space of seven days, Port have gone from the long shots to just 20 points off the lead. The miracle come back is very much on.

Ballina bounced back from a quiet day at Trial Bay to finish second at Tweed.

Clayton Fettell was the fastest on the day to secure 2 points for Ballina. Jennifer Bramann, Kim Churchill, Louise Dansey and Garry Simes also finishing in the top 10 to secure Performance Points for the Seahorses.

The former Series leaders find themselves just 11.5 points off the lead now.

Coffs Harbour are beginning to lurk ominously now as they turned in yet another good performance to finish third.

They sit third overall, just 10 points off the lead and with the bcu Coffs up next on the calendar.

Andrew Rowlings and Jennifer Williams with victories for the Rockets at Tweed, Kylie Marle also managing a 5th.

Byron had another solid outing to finish fourth.  Paivi Hanninen fresh off her win at Trial Bay took out 4th in her AG.

The Breakers are 5th overall, 14.5 points off the lead.

5th on the day, but new Interclub Series leaders are the Hat Head Hammerheads.

They have a 6 point lead heading in to the last two events.

President, Mike Stevenson coming home in 10th to add points to the Hat Head tally.

What a story it will be if the new kids on the block can finish on top.

The Clarence Valley Stingrays didn’t score on the day and drop to second overall.

Top 3 questions heading into the Tweed Enduro answered!

  1. Can Hat Head topple the Stingrays to take the lead with two Rounds to come?

They can. 6.5 points was enough to gain top spot with the Stingrays failing to register any points. 

2. Can Coffs stay in striking distance of the front two with bcu Coffs being the penultimate Round?

They did. Third at Tweed means that Coffs are just points off the lead and are looking a serious chance of being crowned Year 01 champs. 

3. How will Ballina respond to being knocked off the top of the ladder for the first time this season?

Well. They finished second on the day at Tweed to stay in the hunt for title glory.


Looking ahead to Round 6

Round 6 is all set for March 3rd and the bcu Coffs Tri.

The penultimate round will be make or break for all clubs.

The Rockets will have high hopes of taking the overall lead on home ground.

Full details can be found here