Dave Hoskin Carriers Marist are still tinkering, but the bare bones are there for what they can achieve in full flight, after a late burst of tries saw them overwhelm Black Bull Liquor Pirates 57-14 in the Spriggens Park derby today.

Running in nine tries in front of their supporters for Old Timers Day, Marist took advantage of their neighbours still being a shell of season's past, although Pirates were not helped by losing a couple of midfielders to injury before kickoff.

This allowed some nostalgia, as club legend Denning Tyrell came out of retirement to play at halfback and

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