The Kempsey Saints jumped a spot into fourth place on the Football Mid North Coast Premier League ladder after they were awarded the three competition points for the bye on Saturday.
The Saints went ahead of the Taree Wildcats, who suffered a 2-1 defeat against Port United.
Kempsey have an opportunity to solidify their spot in the top five, when they face the Camden Haven Redbacks this Saturday.
The Redbacks trail Saints by three points.
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