The wait is over for local rugby league fans with the NRRRL competition set to begin this weekend when the Byron Bay Red Devils take on Murwillumbah at home, while the Mullumbimby Giants travel to take on the Lower Clarence.
The first round home game this Sunday April 16 for the Red Devils will also be Sponsors Day.
The action gets underway with the women’s touch team taking to the field at 10.45, followed by the U/18s at 12.00, Reserves at 1.15pm and the A-grade at 2.45pm.
The Mullumbimby Giants are travelling to Yamba Fields to take on Lower Clarence, with all the action starting at 11am.
Fans will have to wait till the following week to see the Giants at home, when they host Northern United.
The NRRRL will be introducing a women’s tackle competition in 2023 with the first round set to take place on April 22