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FUTSAL-WP

Local futsal players Shaun Chaseling (pictured left) and Bingham Thurgate (right) had plenty to smile about after yet another grand final win on Monday night. The match was their third grand final win in only six months.

The pair have been part of the very successful AFL Magpie Team claiming victory last year and they are also members of the local Rockets basketball team who won that grand final at the end of last year.

Now they have had a win with the Byron Bombers futsal team and they are really on a roll. All three teams were also undefeated during their respective seasons.

 


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Power outage in Byron Shire

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