21.2 C
Byron Shire
August 3, 2021

Local rugby players excel at Junior Championships

Latest News

Climate change duty of care campaigners risk jail

Environmental activists say a 48-year-old Lismore nurse will face court on Wednesday in Canberra over protest stunts at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association's headquarters.

Other News

Break and Enter at Cinemas in Byron Bay

Police say that shortly after 4.20am, yesterday, Sunday August 1 a youth forced open one of the steel gates of the Palace Cinemas Byron Bay.

Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

Bruns North Arm

Jillian Spring, BillinudgelRegarding your article ‘A positive change to bring back the Bruns’, (Echo, 14 July). Since 2013/14 submissions to Council,...

Be CaféSmart about a cuppa donation for homelessness charities

Most people would be shocked to know how close to homelessness some people in the community are – some people might be very shocked to know how close they themselves are to homelessness. It doesn’t take much.

Editorial – Let’s all acquiesce!

On July 12, it became mandatory for all businesses and workplaces in NSW to use the Service NSW Check-in tool (QR code).

$10k fine for man who flew to Ballina while COVID infected, as govt takes Pfizer vaccine from regions

A young man who left COVID lockdown in Sydney and flew to Ballina while infected with the virus has been fined nearly $10,000 for numerous health order breaches in NSW and Queensland.

The Far North Coast Dolphins on the charge at the Junior Championships held at Lismore. Photo Jason Ainsworth

Eight junior players have been selected to play for NSW Country rugby team at the U/15 and U/16 NSW Country Junior Rugby Championships held in Lismore over the weekend.

Damon Coldwell (Wollongbar/Alstonville Rugby), Jackson Kempshall (WAR) and Jedd Windle (Lennox Head) have all been selected to play in the U/15 Country rugby side this year after playing with the Far North Coast side at the championships.

The local representative team lost their first games against Central West 12–0 and Illawarra 12–7. They won their third round game against Central North 31–7 and their playoff for fifth against Central Coast 14–12.

The U/16 FNCJRU side faired better winning round games against Central Coast 26–5, Mid North Coast 29–22 and a semifinal against Illawarra 29–7, but they lost the final to the Hunter rep side 33–15.

Edward Allen (Lismore), Bryce Spencer (Casino), Riley Cox (WAR), Jye Davis (WAR), and Ryan Wolton (Lismore) were all selected for the U/16 NSW Country Rugby team.

Bryce Spencer was also named Best Back of the Championships while Edward Allen was awarded the Best Forward of the Championships.

The Championships were hosted by the Casino Bulls Rugby Club.

Previous articleRams back in the game
Next articleFestival of the Stone

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

Border bubble zone bursts thanks to COVID-19 cases in QLD

Anyone in NSW who has been in one or more of eleven particular Queensland local government areas since 21 July is required to self-isolate for fourteen days from their date of return, 'or until the notice is revoked', authorities said Monday.

Two missing persons alerts on Northern Rivers

One of the cases is a woman who has been missing for more than a month.

Be CaféSmart about a cuppa donation for homelessness charities

Most people would be shocked to know how close to homelessness some people in the community are – some people might be very shocked to know how close they themselves are to homelessness. It doesn’t take much.

Railway and rail trail working together

Chris Abraham, Mullumbimby Creek The rail service between Casino and Murwillumbah was suspended by the NSW Government without any public consultation. A contract was issued...