SOLID RESULT: The Coffs Breakers dealt the Grafton Tigers an absolute thrashing.
SOLID RESULT: The Coffs Breakers dealt the Grafton Tigers an absolute thrashing. Brad Greenshields

Breakers by name and by nature deal huge thrashing

AUSSIE RULES: COFFS Breakers hammered the Grafton Tigers to put some distance between the rest of the pack in the AFL North Coast Competition.

Up against the undermanned Tigers, the Breakers made light work of their foes as the line-up which won its first four rounds returned with devastating effect.

Grafton meanwhile were missing key players such as Hamish Ellem, Benny Holder, Sean Duroux, Sam Hardes, and Chris Curthoys.

The writing was on the wall by the first quarter after the Breakers kicked 12 goals to the Tigers' zero.

Grafton were unable to post any points on the board as the Breakers continued their punishment.

At the siren the Breakers ran away to a mountainous 33.22.(220)-0.0.(0) triumph.

Sawtell-Toormina Saints also scored a win over the Port Macquarie Tigers to remain joint ladder leaders in the senior competition.

The first quarter was a tight tussle, but the the Saints got ahead by two goals.

The second quarter continued in the same vein with Sawtell posting seven goals to four to be up by 36 points.

Sawtell continued to build upon its lead in the back half to run out convincing winners 20.11 (131)-9.5 (59).

Saints' Malcolm Trotter, who was thick in the action, continued his excellent run of form while Dan Pritchard booted six majors and Aaron Clarke slotted four, and Mark Couzens two.