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At least 16 women’s rugby 7s teams will be vying for glory will this wekend at Byron’s annual festival. Photo A Smith

Over 900 players from across Australia and the world will be taking part in the 29th Byron Bay Rugby 7s this weekend.

The tournament features three competitions including men’s and women’s competitive and a men’s social.

Action will take place over three fields at the Byron Bay Recreation Grounds in Marvell Street on Saturday and Sunday from 9am.

All are welcome to the free event that includes food trucks, a bar, live bands, fancy dress and evening DJ.


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