Raiders 48 (D. Hayes, N. Bacasno, B. Cockbain, A. Cousin, S. Wolland, I. Vulu, B. Cadwallader, S. Gerrand tries; D. Croker 4 conversions) def Brothers 0 Trent Elson and Simon Corby made comebacks in the dominant win.
This week the Raiders will travel to Mackay for a clash with City in what will be a topof-the-table battle.
The game will be played at Quarry Hill from 4pm while the team’s next home game will be against Bowen on Friday, June 26.
Meanwhile, the Raiders farewelled fullback Florian Marin who is returning to France.
The speedster, who has been one of the club’s best players so far this season, will be a big loss for Whitsunday team already missing back Ollie Cackett.
In other news, Raiders’ coach Rama Chand has been named the Mackay and District Rugby Union’s new development officer. “His attributes you could almost say exceed the position. He’s going to be really good,” Mackay rugby president Mick Saunders said.
OVER!: Raider Neil Bacasno was too good for the Brothers’ defence at the Whitsunday Sportspark on Saturday afternoon.
Photo: Rory Sheavils