Central North were unlucky to finish the Northern Country Championships without a win, according to their captain-coach Tom Groth.
The championships concluded on the Central Coast on Sunday, with North Coastal beating Central North by 47 runs.
On Saturday, Newcastle beat Central North by two wickets. And on Friday, Cenral North lost by fours runs to Central Coast.
Groth, who plays for South Tamworth, said: "Obviously we didn't get the three results we wanted, but we were in every single game ... They were all pretty close games. But unfortunately we didn't get over the line."
Against Newcastle, Central North were dismissed for 188 in the 47th over. Newcastle-based former Tamworth player Andrew Harriott - who has played for the Renegades - top-scored for Central North (37).
Newcastle lost eights wicket in passing the total in the 44th over. Moree-based teenage quick Jack Montgomery took 3-47 off eight overs for Central North.
On Sunday, Old Boys slugger Simon Norvill struck a 47-ball 64 before being run out, as Central North made 143 chasing North Coastal's 190.
Newcastle were crowned champions.