A muddy day in the paddock


The junior AFL season is well underway. Last weekend the under-14 Ballina Bombers played the Byron Bay Magpies at Fripp Oval in Ballina. Hard work for both sides, unless it was a tie, a dream run was about to end for one club as both sides, until this match, had not suffered a loss this season.

The score tells the tale that Ballina only got the ball through the post once more than the Pies during the match, but their aim was better for a 5.6–36 win over 3.7–25.

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