Mark Bode North Tamworth made it seven straight wins by downing Gunnedah in a gripping clash.
Mark Bode Bulldogs mentor Sean Hayne is a reluctant open admirer of his son.
The washed-out Gunnedah Cup meeting has been thrown a lifeline.
Ben Hamparsum, of Currabubula, and Joshua Jones, of Mullaley, continue to impress on the rugby field.
The Northern Inland Academy of Sports’ football squads will be traveling to Sydney next month for their end of season tour with the support of the Armidale City Bowling Club.