22.1 C
Byron Shire
December 2, 2021

Great end-to-end football for Bruns Breakers

Latest News

Accusations of false dam claims in Cr Cadwallader’s mayoral campaign

Ballina Shire Council candidates against the idea of a new dam in Byron’s hinterland are accusing fellow candidate Sharon Cadwallader of false claims in her electoral campaign.

Other News

Fatal crash – Alstonville

A man has died following a crash in Alsonville yesterday.

Taking the tourism tiger by the tail

Tourism is a key economic driver of the Byron Shire and despite the impacts of the pandemic on the...

Telling girls they don’t like STEM halves their involvement at any age

Even children as young as six can develop ideas that girls don’t like computer science and engineering as much as boys – stereotypes that carry over into teenagerhood and contribute to gender gaps at university, according to a study published in PNAS.

Lismore Council elections

I’m somewhat bemused by the candidates for the Lismore Council election. One ticket has 14 candidates, when there are...

Former Byron Mayor talks about the ‘Green challenge’

It’s not easy being green, it never has been, but we are proud of our long-term commitment to Greens...

Gladys just doesn’t get it? Bullshit.

The rules are lost to the dark art of time, but when I was younger, we used to play a card game called ‘Bullshit’...

Gary Osbiston

The Brunswick Breakers had an away game at Pottsville – another tough match.

Captain Julia led the team out on this bright and very warm Sunday.

The Breakers won the toss of the coin and elected to kick off. The girls were soon on the attack and had the first shot at goal. The ball whistled past the post.

It did not take long for the home team to start attacking but the away side defence were not letting anything through.

The match was going end -to-end, both sides playing good football.

The crowd were enjoying this match.

In the 20th minute Pottsville had a shot; the ball bounced wickedly on the hard pitch and caught the Bruns keeper out then rolled into the back of the net, 1–0 to the home side.

This goal did not stop the attacking momentum of the Breakers; they kicked off and took the ball down their left-hand side.

The ball was crossed into the penalty area where a home-side defender handled the ball. Penalty to Bruns.

Julia placed the ball on the spot and glided it low and wide of the keeper. 1–1. This was the halftime score; both sides applauded as they came off for a break.

The second half began with both sides having shots at a goal, still 1–1.

The heat of the sun was starting to affect both sides. Players were rotated often. Brunswick number 11 Tiare was having a great game taking on the opposition with dazzling ball control.

The whole Brunswick team were having great games. The Breakers’ coach’s thoughts were ‘the next goal wins this game and both sides don’t deserve to lose this match’.

With 10 minutes remaining in the game a Pottsville player received the ball on the edge of the Brunswick penalty area; she took aim and hit the ball perfectly high and hard. Goalkeeper Zoe tried her best but only managed to get her fingertips to the ball. 2–1, but what a goal.

The away side did not give up and kept attacking with no luck and time was running out.

The ref blew his whistle fulltime 2–1 to Pottsville. Again both sides were applauded off the field.

The Brunswick girls looked so exhausted; they had done their best. As always the coach and parents and family were so proud of them all.

Well done, girls. It took a great goal to beat you today. Final home game of the season is next Sunday.

The team will be keen for a win.


Recent stories tagged Football:

Community sport warms up as restrictions recede

Amid the uncertainty of COVID-19 and the winding back of public health restrictions, summer sporting codes are doing what they can to get their season underway.

0

Finals football on the cards for Byron’s top men’s teams

Ross Kendall Byron Bay Football Club’s division two men’s team continued their undefeated run for the season with a 2–0 win against the Uki Pythons playing away last Saturday. The team sit on top of the competition ladder ahead of Tumbulgum,...

0

Football looking forward to another big year

Local teams are encouraging more female players to join the game as Northern NSW Football pushes to make the 2021 season the biggest yet for women’s football across its seven member zones.

1

Football coaching clinic finds its feet

Bouncing out of the COVID-19 shutdown of sport a small team of local coaches have started a fully mobile football development school to bridge the gap between community and elite football.

0

Byron Bay Rams win premier league grand final

The Byron Rams are the toast of the Far North Coast after defeating South Lismore in the premier league grand final 2-0.

0

Rams finish regular season with strong win ahead of semi-final 

Byron Bay FC have completed the regular season with a strong win over rivals Richmond Rovers to finish in second places heading into the semi-finals.

0

Rams finish regular season with strong win

Christian Layland Byron Bay FC have completed the regular season with a strong win over rivals Richmond Rovers to finish in second place heading into the semi-finals. The Rams were in the hunt for first place and a second-straight Pointscore Championship...

0

The Origin Trophy of Shara Boulevard

The Origin Trophy may well come to a glorious climax this weekend afternoon at Shara Boulevard. The two top teams go head to head on Saturday to claim bragging rights for another year after a most frustrating football season.

2

 


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Minor flooding may occur Friday morning at Coraki and Bungawalbyn

Heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday have caused river level rises along the Richmond and Wilsons Rivers with the Wilsons River peaking overnight and the...

Lismore saw one new case of COVID-19

A new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Lismore in the 24 hours to 8pm 30 November.

Want to make your own nest box and help with bushfire recovery on Friday?

Conservation Volunteers Australia are running a nest-building workshop in one of Australia’s most biodiverse hotspots, the Nightcap Range, ‘to create homes and hope for wildlife’.

Storylines – An escape from reality

I am a teacher. I teach at University Canberra, on Ngunnawal country, in ACT. This university went into ‘Lockdown’ about four months ago. We were...