Lower North Coast Branch Nippers Championships 2018

Host club Forster proved to be far too strong in all areas in the Lower North Coast Surf Lifesaving Championship nippers carnival.

Although the final points tally has to be completed Forster will be clear winners.

“This is a credit to Beth and Simon Lee for the time their put into Forster nippers training and administration,’’ Lower North Coast surf sports director Terry Aldridge said.

The surf pick up for Sunday’s events and was 3 to 4 foot with a testing shore break.

“The surf skills in the conditions by these young lifesaver was fantastic again a credit to all the clubs coaches,’’ Mr Aldridge added.  

Stand out competitors were:

Under eights: Blake Taylor (Forster), Bronte Kippax (Black Head), Annabelle Martin (Pacific Palms).

Under nines: Kilani Ryan (Cape Hawke).

Under 10s: Isabella Fitzgerald (Cape Hawke), Harrison Tankard (Black Head).

Under 11s: James Williams (Forster).

Under 12s Brooke Hosgood (Crowdy Head), Will Dransfield (Pacific Palms).

Under 13s: Sage McLeod (Pacific Palms), Braden Lee (Forster).

Under 14s: Abby Mulligan (Cape Hawke).

Carnival referees were Gary Curtis (Saturday) and Bernadette Nicholson (Sunday).