Ballina-based anti-pokies organisation Kickin' The Punt has launched a new GoFundMe campaign to bring gambling stories to the screen.
Local kids interested in playing AFL this year are being urged to sign up with the Brunswick Valley Bulldogs Junior AFL Club as soon as possible to avoid missing out on the start of the season.
The Byron AFL team put the cream on top of an undefeated season run by beating the Ballina Bombers in the grand Final last Saturday 11.11–77 to 6.5–41. The Byron team had been dominant all season but to finally get... Read More →
It was a tough, hard-fought contest but the Byron Magpies AFL side clinched a nail-biting 8-point victory over a determined Ballina team on Saturday afternoon. A crowd of more than 100 were treated to a ‘nail-biter’ and the game was... Read More →
Byron Bay Magpies AFL team have secured a home final after beating Tweed Heads last weekend on their way to securing the minor premiership. Finishing on top of the table gives the Magpies a home final against number two in... Read More →
Finley Neylan returned to Ocean Shores Public School this week after successfully competing for the North Coast region in the NSW Primary School Sports Association AFL championships.
Girl-power owned Sunday footy at the Stan Thomson Oval as the Brunswick Valley Bulldogs and Murwillumbah Vulcans U9s and U13s girls season burst into life.
Both the Under 12 and Under 14 Tweed Coast Tiger Junior AFL teams travelled south recently to play premiership matches against Byron Bay on their southern brothers' home turf. Both teams also went home victorious to cap off a great season of Northern Rivers Junior AFL.
Sydney Swans dual premiership player and AFL 9s ambassador Jude Bolton last week launched the AFL 9s Byron Bay Invitational, to be held at the Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex on October 11 and 12.
AFL Northern Rivers Juniors school holiday Superclinic is here in 2014 with the program running at the Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex on Thursday and Friday July 3 and 4.
This week's Player Profile is 13 -year-old Kayne Lines from the Brunswick Bulldogs
Gold Coast will debut three players in the round one clash against Richmond this Saturday night. Youngsters Jack Martin, Sean Lemmens and Clay Cameron have been named in the line-up.
AFL Umpires Simon Meredith, Nick Liparota. Brendan Hosking and Adam Wojcik will visit theGold Coast, Northern Rivers, Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay from Monday March 3 as part of the AFL Umpire Roadshow.
The combined clubs of the Northern Rivers Junior AFL turned out in force on Saturday for a sign-on full of fun and games with players from the Gold Coast Suns.
AFL's Andrew Demetriou and Micheal Conlon were this morning welcomed by Byron mayor Simon Richardson to officially open the AFL facilities at the Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex.
Cadbury AFL 9s is kicking off in Byron Bay next month, taking advantage of the new Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex. The competition will be run by AFL Northern Rivers Juniors with all proceeds reinvested into developing local footbal
Joe Davidson The Byron Coopers Magpies didn’t finish the season as planned on Saturday when they were defeated by reigning premiers, the Tweed Tigers. Byron went down fighting in an afternoon of footy interrupted by light showers at Ballina. The... Read More →
Joe Davidson The top local AFL teams met on the weekend in the second semi, which saw the Tweed Coast take on Byron at Ballina – the Magpies booked a place in the 2013 Grand Final after defeating Tweed Coast... Read More →
The Tweed Tigers had a big weekend in Aussie Rules football – all teams travelled south for their events. Under 9s Looking to continue their sensational late-season form, Tweed Black ventured down the freeway to the picturesque Schultz Oval at... Read More →
Victoria Country coach Paul Henriksen says that about 10 of the 25 players preparing for the AFL Under-16 National Championships in Sydney – including those eligible under the father-son priority option – are potential future draft prospects as they hold... Read More →
For the second time this season the Byron Coopers Magpies defeated 2012 Premiers Tweed Coast Tigers. This time the game was held at Byron’s home ground in Bangalow on Saturday afternoon. A slow start to the game by Byron allowed... Read More →
Story Stuart Amos – Photos Eve Jeffery Round 14 of AFL recognised ‘Women in AFL’ with the inaugural Women’s Game played on Saturday, featuring 50 female footballers from across the country representing the Melbourne Demons and the Western Bulldogs. Saturday’s... Read More →
Joe Davidson The Byron Coopers Magpies travelled across the border to Burleigh Heads on Saturday morning to face newcomers to the competition, the Burleigh Bombers. Strong south-easterly winds made for testing conditions and an even first quarter with each side scoring two goals by the... Read More →
Matthew Lodge It took a second-half revolution for premiership fancies Hawthorn to finally shut down a valiant Gold Coast, winning by 17 points at the MCG on Sunday afternoon. At one stage leading by 17 points at the eight-minute mark... Read More →
Two of the brightest junior AFL stars from the Byron Bay area are off to southern NSW after being chosen in representative sides to play in the State AFL Under 12s championships. Fergus Biggin-Johnston from Byron Bay Public School was... Read More →