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SCU named as partner in two national drought hubs

Southern Cross University has been announced as playing a crucial partnership role in two new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs.

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The Beez U/12 girls took on their first representative competition on the weekend in Lismore.

Last Sunday was round one of the North Coast Shield junior competition, at Lismore, where U/12s and U/14s Beez teams played against Lismore, Grafton, Ballina and Yamba.

The U/14 girls, U/12 boys and U/14 boys all came home with three out of three wins for the day, throwing out a big challenge to their opponents in the coming rounds. 

All the Beez players stepped up to play next-level basketball, with some tough choices and challenges overcome with great coaching and player ability

The Beez newly formed U/ 12 girls team were playing in their first representative competition but didn’t get a win on Sunday.

We’re sure their skills will soon catch up to their eager enthusiasm to play.

Last Saturday the Byron Beez ran an U/12s skills day at the Cavanbah Centre with over 30 children attending eager to learn some of the finer points and skills of the game. 

Big thanks to coaches Alvin Caoyonan, Matt Barlow and Nash Campbell. 

Three on three

The Beez will be hosting a Junior 3on3 competition for U/12s to U/18s boys, girls and mixed teams on Sunday August 12. 

Register your team via the Byron Beez website: www.byronbasketball.com


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