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April 21, 2021

Lucky one point breather for ‘rusty’ Pies over Ballina

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Mick Hosking

The Byron Coopers Magpies secured a one point win in the dying minutes against Ballina Bombers on Friday night with a goal from Matty K from the sideline.

Much of the ground was a quagmire and Byron were described by coach DG as ‘rusty’, but the team rallied to open their season with a narrow win after being three goals down at three quarter time.

Solid efforts all over the ground were led by the club co-captains and a host of new and old faces.

A few silly mistakes and some untimely injuries kept Ballina in the game all night. However, it was Byron that sang the song at close of business.

Deserved Beach Hotel Award Winners were Kane Bullock, Liam Afflick, Joe Ryan and Dave Smith.

Dane Davidson also unselfishly stepped in to help a Bomber player accepting an award from the Ballina Bombers in the form of a rum skoll after the match and won the Dick Hearne clubman award for his performance. Final Scores 9.10.64 to 9.11.65.

 


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