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July 14, 2024

A massive day of junior football in Lismore

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The Altsonville Wizards had a great match against Byron Bay – it was a tough meeting but the Wizards walked away with the trophy on this outing. Photo Eve Jeffery.

A glorious day of junior football played out at Oakes Oval on Sunday as the Grade 12 to Grade 15 teams battled out their finals.

The proved that the standard of junior football on the far north coast is really high and players and coaches should be really proud of their efforts.

Some of the parents of winning teams have sent in photos. We invite all players and parents of all teams in all sports to send in their snaps from local competitions.

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In the Grade 14 Second Division – Mullum Brunswick had a great win over Byron Bay. They were also the point score leaders for the year and undefeated for the whole season. Photo Jade.

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Shores United Grade 13 Second Division North won their Grand Final against Ballina and with a tally of 119 for the year, scored more goals than any other team in the association. Photo Christian Liedvogel.

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The Mullumbimby Under-15s First Grade were runners-up in their Grand Final after going down to Casino 4–2 on penalties after being all level at one goal a piece at the end of game time. Photo Kol.

The results for last Sunday’s Grand Finals:

Grade 12/2nd North – Eureka 3 d Tintenbar 1

Grade 12/2nd South – Nimbin Headers 1 d Goonellabah 0

Grade 12/1st Division – Lismore Thistles 4 d Bangalow 2

Grade 13/2nd North – Shores United 3 d Ballina

Grade 13/2nd South – South Lismore 3 d Lismore Workers 1

Grade 13/1st Division – Italo Stars 2 d Alstonville 1

Grade 14/2nd – Mullum Brunswick 5 d Byron Bay 1

Grade 14/1st – Altsonville Wizards 3 d Byron Bay 2

Grade 15/2nd Division – Richmond Rovers 4 d Mullum Brunswick 3

Grade 15/1st Division –  Casino 4 d Mullum Brunswick 2

There will be more Grand Finals played out at Oakes Oval this weekend. For more information visit the Football Far North Coast website.


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