Reigning premiers Hastings Valley Vikings have picked up where the squad left off last year, notching up their first win of the Mid North Coast Rugby Union season over the weekend.
The Vikings taking down Southern Cross University - 36-19 - with the Marlins fighting back hard after a 24-nil deficit at half time
Meantime, Coffs Snappers claimed victory over Wauchope at home, 39-10.
But no luck for Port Pirates in their travels, suffering a 40-17 defeat by the Redmen.
Kempsey had the bye.