Reserves step up to get Bay Tigers over the line in Group 16

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The focus of captain coach of the Batemans Bay Tigers, Brent Pike.

The new captain coach of the Bay Tigers first grade rugby league side, Brent Pike, says while it was a scrappy last half he'll take the win. 

The Tigers beat last year's grand final winners, the Bombala Blue Heelers, 48 points to 34, in Round 2 of the Group 16 competition last Sunday at Batemans Bay. 

It was the first victory of the season for the Tigers and the first time they've defeated the Blue Heelers since returning to Group 16 in 2015. 

Pike says both teams were playing without a full strength side and he said the reserves for both teams did a great job.