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It was a successful weekend for Byron Bay FC with wins in all senior men’s and women’s grades.

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A ‘catch-up’ round in a very chilly Ballina on Tuesday night saw the Reserve Grade Northern Hotel Rams deliver a so

Conor Cannon celebrated his return to the top squad with a hat-trick!
Conor Cannon celebrated his return to the top squad with a hat-trick!

und 6–1 flogging to the Seahorses with six different goal scorers a testament to Byron’s free-flowing and attacking style of play.

Conor Cannon, Tane Meek, Steve Kirkpatrick, Brad Jones and Cory Goldstone all found the net and a shot from Emanuele Altarvi bounced in off the keeper.

The Premier League Rams were less forceful in the cold, taking a fairly relaxed 3–1 win over their coastal neighbours with goals to James Tomlinson, Michael Kelly and Jordy Campbell.

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On Saturday, the Premier squad braved the challenging Casino pitch and once again emerged triumphant.

The Reserves, rattled by an early Casino goal, remained one down for most of the match and an upset was on the cards. In the final quarter, a cross from Jono Pierce to the head of Tai Flanagan put the Rams back in the game and as the Byron boys pressed the Casino goal in the dying minutes, Pierce fired of a shot that sealed a 2–1 win and preserved the Reserves championship hopes. 

Another hat-trick to Tyson Kaye sees him chasing the ‘Golden Boot
Another hat-trick to Tyson Kaye sees him chasing the ‘Golden Boot

The Premiers overcame the bumpy Casino pitch to demolish the Cobras’ top squad eight goals to two. Hat tricks to Tyson Kaye and Conor Cannon and individual goals from Sam Owens and Jordy Campbell driving home the Rams’ superiority.

Byron’s second and third division teams also won their rounds convincingly and the Byron Wildcats enjoyed similar success with strong wins in second, fourth and Grade 15 matches.

This weekend – Splendour weekend – sees a pause in the Senior competition with all teams retuning to the fray the following weekend.

Junior matches will be played this weekend as usual.

Jody Campbell powers through the Casino defence.
Jody Campbell powers through the Casino defence.


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