Central Coast into Cup Semi

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Results

Senior

Central Coast 13 a Far North Coast 10

Central North 27 a Illawarra 20

Central West 37 a Western Plains 15

Newcastle Hunter 48 a New England 0

Colts

Central Coast 30 a Far North Coast 13

Central West 71 a Central North 7

Illawarra 23 a Mid North Coast 5

Newcastle Hunter 48 a New England 0

Semi-final championship draws

March 26

Caldwell Cup a Oakes Oval

Central Coast v Central North a 2.30pm

Newcastle Hunter v Central West a 1.00pm

Richardson Shield a Oakes Oval

New England v Western Plains a 10.00am

Far North Coast v Illawarra a 11.30am

Colts Championship a Crozier Field

Newcastle Hunter v Central West a 2.25pm

Central Coast v Illawarra a 3.45pm

Colts Plate a Crozier Field

New England v Central North a 11.45am

Far North Coast v Mid North Coast a 1.00pm

FAR North Coast were edged out 13-10 by Central Coast in their Country Championships qualifying match at Woy Woy Oval on Saturday.

With wet conditions on offer and both teams muscling up in defence, the score line was restricted to 3-3 at half-time.

The Sea Hawks took a 6-3 lead early in the second half and then crossed for a converted try to extend their advantage to 13-3.

The Dolphins narrowed the gap to 13-10 when they crossed for a converted try with four minutes left on the clock but Central Coast held on to win and seal their place in the next round. …