Date: 22/10/14

Over 20 new players made their rugby league debut as Flekkefjord Tigers were crowned inaugural Southern Cup champions after a four-team festival in Norway.

Tigers joined Farsund Bobcats – on debut, Porsgrunn Pirates and Egersund in the first tournament of its kind in the country, the Bobcats hosting in front of a partisan crowd.

In the semi final, the Bobcats went down 12-10 to the Pirates, who were then downed in the Grand Final as the Tigers clawed their way back from 8-4 behind at the break to score 24 unanswered points in an impressive display.

The tournament is set become an annual event.

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