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Former Mullumbimby rugby league player and NRL professional Sam Martin has been appointed to the Giants coaching panel for 2017.

Sam has played NRL under-20s with both the Melbourne Storm and Gold Coast Titans and will bring a youthful knowledge to the club, according to new committee president Daniel ­Molenaar.

The move is part of the Mullumbimby Giants’ push to re-enter the northern ­rivers first grade competition for 2017.

‘It is well known that  league in country areas is struggling and unfortunately  2016 saw no league played in this rugby league-proud town of Mullumbimby.

‘This was even more disappointing because not long ago Mullumbimby celebrated 100 years of rugby league history in the town,’ he said.

Fresh start

A new committee has now been formed to resume the greatest game in Mullumbimby.

‘Much work has to be done but we believe that 2017 will see Mullumbimby re-enter the NRRRL competition,’ he said.

Efforts are being made to re-establish relationships with sponsors and supporters of many years.

The club is also seeking  new businesses who wish to see the resumption of Rugby League in Mullumbimby.

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