Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Corey's Running Hot; Fullback Piling on Tries for Casino Cougars in NRRRL

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Corey's Running Hot; Fullback Piling on Tries for Casino Cougars in NRRRL

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Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports Editor

LADDER

Murwillumbah 19

Evans Head 16

Casino 14

Ballina 14

Northern United 13

Byron Bay 12

Cudgen 12

Marist Brothers 8

Kyogle 4

Mullumbimby 4

Lower Clarence 4

IF you want to find the form player of the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League, go no further than Casino fullback Corey Torrens.

He might not fit the traditional mould of a fullback but the truth is there is no more dangerous player than him in the No1 jersey.

Torrens could be the difference when Casino hosts Ballina at Queen Elizabeth Park, Casino, tomorrow.

He scored four tries against Mullumbimby last weekend and is the second-highest pointscorer in the competition behind Cudgen halfback Jake Sands.

"He just loves that fullback position," coach Troy McLean said.

"I started him at five-eighth this year but he enjoys that freedom at the back. He takes the line on and can pop up anywhere. …

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