Despite inclement weather the 28th Byron Bay rugby 7s tournament was a spirited display of quality and fast-paced action for spectators. More than 50 teams competed in men’s and women’s, as well as the social and serious competitions over the... Read More →
The Lennox Head Trojans rugby club are using their last home game to highlight the changing face of rugby in the Lennox area as they have their first welcome to country and smoke ceremony before the game.
The second annual ‘Moonshiners for Mental Health’ charity day is on this Saturday August 12 at Alby Lofts Oval, Brunswick Heads. The Mullumbimby Moonshiners Rugby Club will be hosting a day of rugby, raffles, giveaways, activities for the kids and... Read More →
Byron Bay has tightened its grip on a finals berth in the far north coast rugby competition after a 34–6 win against Lennox Head on Saturday. Playing in front of a home crowd on their charity day Byron posted six... Read More →
Byron Bay rugby is raring to go for their charity day games this Saturday after first grade tightened its grip on the hotly contested fourth position on the Far North Coast Rugby Union table after a strong 53–4 win over... Read More →
The Bangalow Rebels rugby union team beat competition favourites Byron Bay to secure a ‘fantastic win’ in front of a home crowd enjoying Sponsors and Family Day on Saturday. Byron were beaten 27–22 in their first loss of the season.... Read More →
It wasn’t a case of Phar Lap v Radish, despite what the final score of 44–6 might suggest. What it was was a classic example of one team, Ballina, the reigning premiers, playing with impregnable confidence against another, Byron Bay,... Read More →
Byron Bay Rugby continued their unbeaten form by defeating the Bangalow Rebels 22–8 in a night game held last Thursday under lights at Alby Lofts Oval in Brunswick Heads. Byron started the game strongly as they have done so many... Read More →
The colourful Byron Bay Rugby Union – Rugby 7s Tournament, along with some superb running rugby, is likely to feature a ref in penguin costume and a spot of streaking.
There appears to be some confusion around football terminology, particularly in relation to the codes of rugby league and rugby union.
The annual Byron Bay Rugby Sevens was another sensational event at the recreation grounds. Hundreds of players, spectators, families and friends, superheroes, rockstars, and a penguin all converged on the hallowed fields in Marvell Street for the end-of-year cub outing for unionists.
Saturdays Presidents Cup Rugby Grand Final at Lismore between the Mullumbimby Moonshiners and Lismore City was a gruelling edge of your seat ride that earned both sides a standing ovation.
Last Sunday saw the beginning of the end as the positions in the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League finals were set in stone. The last of the semis was battled out on Stan Sercombe Oval in Murwillumbah as six teams scrambled for a place in the ultimate challenge of the 2013 season.
Story Peter Griffin – Photos Peter Moore Byron Bay rugby had it all to do against Wollongbar Alstonville on Saturday. The Bay had sent an understrength team to Wollongbar last week and was duly punished. In front of the biggest... Read More →
Dean Trevaskis It was all to play for at Brunswick Heads in Presidents Cup Rugby on Saturday, with first placed Mullumbimby taking on second placed Lismore. It was their first encounter for the season. They will meet twice more in... Read More →
The Bangalow Rugby Union club has grown from a single team in 2002 into a family oriented club of nine teams from under sevens through to First Grade, and will host a Family Day this Saturday to kick off the... Read More →
Peter Griffin Byron Bay rugby were beaten 36-14 by Wollongbar Alstonville on Saturday in a replay of their washed out third round fixture. Byron is now in fourth position, one point behind Wollongbar, but they have a chance for immediate... Read More →
Former rugby union Wallaby legends are joining forces with former All Blacks stars to take on a classic British and Irish XV to raise money for wounded soldiers. The Classic Anzacs team will feature rugby legends from both sides of... Read More →
Peter Griffin Byron Bay rugby has added another chapter in their remarkable comeback season to First Grade, beating Grafton 29–17 at home on Saturday. After seven rounds and with a game in hand Byron Bay sit third on the ladder... Read More →
Nick Bird The Brunswick Valley under-17s had their first win of the season with a good team effort to down Bangalow 12–0. Constant pressure by the 17s saw a string of penalties in their favour, with Sage Nara converting four... Read More →
Dean Trevaskis The Mullumbimby Moonshiners only loss so far this season was at the hands of the Iluka Cossacks. Saturday at Brunswick Heads was the opportunity to square the ledger. The Shiners surged deep into Cossacks territory early. Todd Arthur... Read More →
It was a below-par performance on Saturday from the Rebels on sponsors and supporters day, eventually scrapping out a 20–13 win over an enthusiastic Casino side at Bangalow last Saturday. Tries to fullback Will Latham and winger Chris Bleakley in... Read More →
Dean Treavskis The Moonshiners coming off the bye headed to Iluka for their third consecutive away game. A revived Cossacks side had thumped Grafton the previous week. The first ten minutes saw an arm wrestle in the middle third of... Read More →