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Over 900 players and plenty of spectators enjoyed two days of top-flight rugby as Byron Bay hosted its annual Rugby 7s festival.

Teams came from across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu to compete for their share of the prizemoney.

Brisbane Fiji emerged as the best men’s team while Nation 7s took out the women’s event.

‘The weather was very good to us and the crowds all weekend were good. From the club’s perspective it has been very successful event,’ Byron Bay Rugby Club’s Jeff Watts said.

‘We had over 900 players and the standard of rugby was very good.’


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