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The Bluedogs won their premiership fixture aginst Richmond Rovers, and hope to repeat the performance to win this year’s Anzac Day cup. Photo supplied

The Bangalow Bluedogs premier league side will take on Lismore Richmond Rovers this Sunday in Lismore to contest for the 2023 Anzac Day Cup.

The side is going into the clash after collecting wins against Byron Bay, Lennox Head and Alstonville in the knock-out competition.

The Bluedogs are also on top of the premiership ladder after a strong start with three wins form three.

The run has included beating Alstonville 6–0 and outscoring Mullumbimby-Brunswick Valley 5–1. They also took on Richmond Rovers, and in a foretaste for this weekend’s game, triumphed in a close fought fixture 4–3 last Sunday.

Richmond Rovers approach the Anzac Cup with wins under their belt against Mullumbimby, South Lismore and Goonellabah.

The Anzac Day Cup final game gets underway at 2.30pm Sunday April 23 at Bill Harris Field in East Lismore.

Byron Bay FC

There will also be football action this Sunday at the Byron Bay Recreation grounds where the local side is featuring in both divisions of the Callan McMilan Memorial Shield.

In B division, Byron Bay takes on Kyogle (12.30pm) and in the A division Byron Bay are up against Alstonville (2.30pm).

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