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April 14, 2021

Red Devils outplay Hornets

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A Hornet tries to bust the She-Devils’ defence in sodden conditions at Red Devil Park last Saturday. Photo Peta Ski

The Byron Bay Red Devils first grade team had another good win in the Northern Rivers Rural Rugby league competition when they beat a fired-up Cudgen Hornets 51–24 in very wet conditions at their home ground last Saturday.

Daniel Gibson ran in four tries while captain/coach Todd Carney scored two.

The win puts them in fifth spot on the competition ladder, two points ahead of Cudgen and one point behind the Tweed Coast. 

The Byron side has had three wins and a bye from their last five games.

The Red Devils travel to Casino this weekend.

In other grades on Saturday the visitors had all the running.

In the Ladies League Tag Cudgen outplayed Byron running away winners 16–4. Cudgen now sit in fourth place on the ladder, one point behind Byron Bay.

The U/18s had a 30–0 victory over the Red Devils and in reserve grade the visitors kept the home side scoreless with a 52–0 win.


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