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Bangalow wins top-of-table clash in local rugby

In a weekend of tight rugby, Bangalow beat Wollongbar-Alstonville 30–27 while Ballina and Lennox Head had a 35–35 draw. Playing at home Bangalow overcame a...

Red Devils beat Evans Head playing finals footy

The Byron Bay Red Devils premiership rugby league side won their qualifying final at home against Evans Head 32–30, last Sunday. The win backed up...

Good start to season for Byron Beez basketballers

Byron Bay basketballers have started the season strongly with the women picking up a win, and a narrow loss, while the men have taken...

Rainbow Dragons back on the water for regatta

The Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club has waited a few years to welcome the Northern NSW dragon boat and local community back to their...

Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley footballers keep pressuring opposition Lennox Football Club

The Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC met up again with a much tougher Lennox FC in the Far North Coast premiership and came away with...

Recognition for Brunswick SLSC volunteers

Five national medals presented on behalf of Governor General David Hurley were some of the awards given to Brunswick Surf Life Saving Club members...

AFL9s return to Byron after covid hiatus

Byron Bay’s Cavanbah Centre is set to host the two-day AFL9s Invitational tournament with $20,000 worth of prize money on offer across mixed, women...

Byron women’s AFL narrowly avoids first loss

A battle royale unfolded last Saturday afternoon at the Cavanbah oval when the Byron Bay women’s AFL team took on the Ballina Bombers and...

Charity day a big win for Moonshiners

The Mullumbimby Moonshiners rugby union raised over $7000 at their annual Beyond Blue Charity Day last weekend, and collected a solid win over Lennox...

Byron dominates NSW croquet State Championships

Local players shone when they took on players from 18 other clubs during the division two golf croquet State Championships jointly hosted by the...

SCU becomes nine-time national surf comp winner

Southern Cross University (SCU) is the country’s greatest competitive surfing university after claiming its ninth title at the UniSport Nationals Surfing Championships held on...

Home win for Lismore’s women’s rugby

Lismore City women’s rugby union ten-a-side team sits in third place on the competition ladder, just two points shy of second placed Richmond Range,...

Byron Bay beats the rest at BJJ open

The Academy Byron Bay won overall first place at the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu winter Australian Open held on Sunday, 17 July at the Cavanbah...

Social tennis winners crowned at awards night

After six months of Tuesday night social singles tennis at the Byron Bay Tennis club, Ben ‘Chef Benny’ Warriner outclassed 88 other competitors to...

Lismore set to host Mini World Cup

More than 2000 people from across NSW and Queensland will converge on Lismore in September to take part in one of the nation’s largest...

Locals feature on the podium of the Oz Grom Open

The 2022 Oz Grom Open concluded last week with eight new champions being crowned across a variety of age divisions, as well the World...

Calling high school aged kids for the Byron Basketball 3×3 musters

Are you interested in playing with the Byron Bay Basketball group? If the answer is ‘yes’ then you need to get involved with the...

Byron basketballers ready for representative comp

The Byron Bay Beez basketballers are gearing up for a new season and will be hosting a double-header to get the competition underway on...

Junior golf champs crowned in Byron

Coby Carruthers and Sarah Hammett have won the 2022 NSW Junior Championships played in Ocean Shores and Byron Bay to secure their spots in...

NSW Championships coming to town

The area’s croquet clubs are joining forces to host this year’s Croquet NSW division two Golf Croquet championships this weekend. With a forecast of fine...

Elite junior surfers compete at Lennox

Some of Australia’s best and most competitive junior surfers got their chance to shine in one-metre conditions at Lennox Head over the weekend for...

Mullum footballers collect second win of the season

The Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC opened the second half of the Far North Coast premier league with a riveting 3–2, home game win over...

Decades of volunteering earn prestigious NSW Sports Award

Brenda Zakaras and John Beasley from Lennox Head were two of 19 sports volunteers from a wide cross-section of sports who received a Distinguished...

Bangalow clinches thriller in rugby derby against Byron Bay

Bangalow beat Byron Bay on the final bell 21–20 in front of a home crowd last Saturday after a tough and hard fought contest...

After two-year delay Byron Shire gets to host the NSW junior golf championships

For the first time in almost 20 years, the NSW Junior Championships and JNJG State Age Championships are being held in the Northern Rivers...

Locals take points in first all-female surf event

Ross Kendall The Le-Ba Ladybirds won the final event of the inaugural, and Australian first, All Women’s Surf Series held at Lennox Head over the...

Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

Moonshiners beat Lismore in local rugby

The Mullumbimby Moonshiners rugby team picked up a hard-fought 11–0 win over Lismore on Saturday afternoon playing their first home game of the season...

Byron Bay BJJ athletes crowned at World Championships

Chilli Harel and Thalison Soares have fought their way to three gold medals at the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) World Championship held in Long Beach California earlier this month.

Action on the Tweed River for skiff sailors

Seven boats took to the water in a steady east-southeast breeze for race two of the Tweed Valley Sailing club’s Winter Series last month, with Kate Yeomans the victor. Lex Branch and Julie Francis led the fleet out, and by the time the last boat (skippered by Peter Fell) left the harbour he was a lap behind.

Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Lennox Longboard ‘One Dayer’ going ahead

The organisers of the 2022 Rip Curl Lennox Longboard 'One Dayer' are hoping it will be third time lucky after their event was postponed due to COVID and then catastrophic flooding. The event is now scheduled for this Sunday, 15 May.

Tweed sailors take on the Peel Island Marathon

By Matt Andrews Seven corsairs from the Tweed Valley Sailing Club made the journey to Moreton Bay to compete in the Cleveland Yacht Club’s Peel...

Locals gear up for BJJ Open this weekend

By Ross Kendall After strong results earlier this year the Mullumbimby-based Point Break Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) team are ready for the autumn running of...

Local tennis players serve up success

By Ross Kendall Junior tennis players from Mullumbimby and Byron Bay have collected impressive results at the Tweed Heads Open and NSW State Championships this...

Byron Lady Golfers pink balls fundraiser for breast cancer research

The Byron Lady Golfers were pretty in pink as they set out for the annual Pink Ball fundraising day, but not before they participated in some fun activities.

Senior rugby gets underway for 2022

Ross Kendall Bangalow ran out winners 26–7 when they took on Byron Bay in the first round of senior rugby union for the year as...

Byron Bay Surf Festival 

Surfers, beach lovers, water people – owing to COVID- related complications, the 2022 Byron Bay Surf Festival has moved to a September timeslot this...

Finding the fine art

Bangalow Fine Art are boutique art dealers and valuers who hold quarterly online exhibitions of interesting and important pieces of Australian and international art. The...

Mirabelle’s game 

A magical quest is taking place in Lismore Quad from August 15–23. Deep underground, right beneath the town (and unknown to the human inhabitants...

Local pasta, sauces, eggs and custard!

Victoria Cosford There’s a steady stream of customers at Jodie’s stall. Regulars by the looks of it, most unclipping their plastic containers – 100 per...