19.2 C
Byron Shire
December 1, 2021

Red Devils roast Turkeys 27–10

Latest News

Ballina Shire Council defs not a ‘boys’ club’, says outgoing female councillor

This person is claiming that the council is a 'boys'' club and that the out-going mayor is one of them.

Other News

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.

CWA has ready for the Christmas (w)rap

The Country Women’s Association (CWA) has been supporting women, children and their communities in NSW for almost a century...

COVID update: a new Byron case, Aquarius and Community Support Accommodation

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there was one new case of COVID-19 was reported for NNSWLHD to 8pm, November 25. This case is located in the Byron Local Government Area, a traveller from outside the region and e is not associated with the Aquarius Backpackers.

New Russian satellite-killer produces decades of fallout

‘Irresponsible’ Russian anti-satellite weapon sends shockwaves through space community with 1500 fresh fragments cannoning about in low-Earth orbit.

World record-breaking sailor takes out SCU’s Alumnus of the Year Award

If you’re seeking a bit of inspiration in your life, look no further than Southern Cross University’s Alumnus of the Year, Lisa Blair.

Byron Supper Club

Bryce Hallett The Byron Supper Club is set to return and transport audiences to a magical and exciting realm akin...

The Byron Bay Red Devils rugby league team has picked up their first win for the season playing away against the Kyogle Turkeys.

The 27–10 win came as a big relief for coach Nathan Cross.

‘The win came off the back of some solid possession and the ability to go forward with that,’ he said.

‘We completed 15 of our first 17 sets of six, so that is really pleasing to see as a coach.

‘The team is really starting to understand the importance of ball control,’ he said.

‘Confidence and belief grow when you can hold onto the ball’.

But there was still plenty of room for improvement as the team bombed several tries, he said.

The Devils have struggled all year to maintain a consistent side in terms of personnel, and Sunday was no different as two players, Johnny Kirchen and Riley Hoysted, made their first grade debuts.

‘We haven’t played the same side twice this season,’ Nathan said.

‘Players have pre-planned commitments like weddings and holidays, and then last week we had four out with injury. The team that played did a really good job.

‘It can be a real challenge when you’re trying to settle new combinations every week,’ he said.

The Red Devils have another away game this Sunday when they travel south to take on the Lower Clarence Magpies, a game they are confident of winning.

The Magpies sit just above the Red Devils, third last on the table.

‘The Magpies haven’t had a good season either; we are definitely going there to win,’ Nathan said.

Cudgen sit alone at the top of the table after beating Casino 30–16 on the weekend.

The Mullumbimby Giants and Tweed Coast share second place after they drew  26–26 in their game last Sunday.


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

Entertainment in the Byron shire for the week beginning 1 December, 2021

All your entertainment news in one brilliant place

Grumpy Grandma’s 

There are few in the region who aren’t familiar with Grumpy Grandma’s olives. Tim Stone and his wife Lynne produce these olives and extra...

Calming Curry

Live music has been in short supply for a while, and like many other things you may not have missed it until it was...

Byron Supper Club

Bryce Hallett The Byron Supper Club is set to return and transport audiences to a magical and exciting realm akin to some of New York’s...