Come play with Byron Bay FC in 2016!

2016 TRAINING, TRIALS AND SIGN ON AT THE REC FIELDS BYRON BAY
Corner Carlyle, Cowper and Tennyson Streets Byron Bay

PREMIERS & RESERVES – 6.30pm Tues & Thurs (from 28/1)

GENERAL MENS – 6.30pm Wednesdays (from 3/2)

WILDCATS (Womens & Girls – 5.30pm Wednesdays (from 17/2) 
Youth teams (12 and up) and open womans teams – all welcome.

JUNIOR SIGN ON (grades 6 to 16)
Miniroos small sided for 5 to 11, Competitive 11 a side 12-16
9am to 12pm Saturday, February 6 or 13

Come on down and be a part of Byron's largest sporting club!

Girls Summer Soccer, Byron shire has it covered!

Girls Summer Soccer, Byron shire has it covered!

Although the winter soccer season is now done and dusted, the girls in Byron shire won't be hanging up their boots just yet! A variety of programs catering for players of all ages and skill levels are running over the summer to keep the girls kicking.

For the first time ever FFNC are introducing a female summer youth league competition, providing a great opportunity for the shire's rising youth stars to step up to the next level. With Byron Bay, Bangalow and Mullumbimby soccer clubs all entering teams in the competition, our shire is well represented in female participation.

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Reserves Triumph, Prems, deja vu!

Reserves Triumph, Prems, deja vu!

Last Saturday’s Football Far North Coast Premier League Grand Final turned out to be a replay of last year’s event right down to the final result!

The evening started out well for the Northern Hotel Rams, with the Reserve Grade boys taking to the muddy pitch determined to reverse 2014’s Grand Final loss to arch rival and Pointscore Champions, Richmond Rovers.

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Casino Royale ... this Sunday!

IT'S ON! Immediately after the Senior Presentation on Sunday, 27 September. The Presentation starts at 5pm (it's FREE) and the Casino kicks off at 7.30pm. Click the link below to get your tickets or call Menno on 0431 096 027.

Put on your best black & white finery and join us

Sunday 27 September from 7.30pm

for an evening of glamour & fun at the Great Northern

Admission of $60 includes a drink, scrumptious canapés and gambling chips that you can use at the blackjack, roulette & craps tables

It's all in fun (It’s only play money)

The chips are not redeemable for cash, but you can use them to bid for some amazing prizes.

Everyone is welcome!

or call Menno on 0431 096 027

Definitely Grinners!

Definitely Grinners!

Byron Bay FC’s dream season continues, winning the Football Far North Coast Club Championship and taking six teams through the the Grand Finals. With three wins from the four Grand Finals played so far, the club is definitely on a roll.

Our Grade 12 Cougars got the silverware ball rolling with a 3-0 win over Ballina in their Grand Final. After finishing in fourth spot on the pointscore table, the 13s Panthers battle their way to the Grand final but lucked out against Pottsville. The Grade 16 1st Division boys took out the Pointscore Championship, and completed the double with a thrilling 3-2 win over Lismore Thistles in last Saturday’s Grand Final. Our wonderful women’s Wildcats all made the finals series and our fourth Division team not only made the Grand Final, they won! The girls finished their season with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Suffolk Park.

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There’s nothing like Finals Football!

With the Northern Hotel Premier Division Rams enjoying a well earned week off, it was up to the second-placed Rams reserves to win their way through to the next round of the finals series on Sunday.

The Rams Reserves faced down third placed Lismore Thistles in a tough and physical battle that went down to the wire.

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Simply the Best

Simply the Best

Saturday’s final round of the Football Far North Coast Premier League competition saw reigning poinstcore champions, the Northern Hotel Byron Bay Rams, finish the season with a comfortable win 1-0 victory over Alstonville.

The Byron Bay squad has led the field for the entire season and finished the competition seven points clear at the top of the table.

Not so fortunate were the Reserve Grade Rams who, despite an emphatic 5-0 win over ‘Villa’s reserves, had to settle for second spot after last week’s loss to Rovers.

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Winners!

Winners!

With the Northern Hotel Byron Bay Rams’ comfortable lead eroded by a draw and an upset loss in the last two weeks, Sunday’s top-of-the-table clash with Richmond Rovers was billed as the ‘match of the season’.

With the Pointscore Championship on the line in both Premier and Premier Reserves divisions, the Rams were on the cusp of a history making double. Richmond Rovers, last year’s Grand Final winners were keen wrest the minor premiership title from the Rams and were in for a fight.

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More goals for the Rams!

More goals for the Rams!

The Byron Bay Rams took to the Ballina pitch on Saturday with a new sponsor and a new look for 2015. Now backed by the Hotel Great Northern, the Rams once again totally dominated coastal rivals, the Ballina Seahorses in both Premiers and Reserves. While the Reserves didn’t manage to equal the big numbers of their last meeting with Ballina, the 3-2 final score was no indication of the balance of play.

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Rams under fire

Rams under fire

Round 2 of the Anzac Cup pre-season competition saw the Byron Rams meet arch rival Lismore Thistles at the Ewingsdale grounds on Sunday, March 8.

Thistles and Rams have contested the Anzac Cup finals for the last two years and have been fairly evenly matched for the last few seasons so, despite last week’s comfortable win over Richmond Rovers, the Rams knew they were in for a tough contest.

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Win, Win in Pre-Season Opener

Win, Win in Pre-Season Opener

Byron Bay’s Under 16’s and Premier squads both scored gratifying wins against their 2014 nemeses in Sunday’s opening round of the Anzac Cup.

The 16s met the young guns from Summer Youth League winners, Lennox Head, in a fast-moving and entertaining clash at the windy Ewingsdale grounds.

Battling a strong headwind, the Byron boys looked to have the better of it in the first half, but strong counter attacks earned their southern neighbours an early goal before half time.

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A Tough Break

A gritty performance from flanker Tane Meek couldn’t break the Workers resolve

A gritty performance from flanker Tane Meek couldn’t break the Workers resolve

Summer Youth League Round 7 With round 7 of the Summer Youth League coinciding with the start of ‘Schoolies’, both the SAE-Qantm Byron Bay squad and Lismore Workers took to the pitch with skeleton crews.

The young Rams were also missing some of their older and more experienced players and while only fielding eleven, the Workers team was an older and much more experienced unit that any the Byron boys have faced so far.

Young Rams’ striker, Adam Budd, put Byron on the scoreboard in the opening minutes with a deft tap into the bottom corner.

The early goal spurred Workers into action, however, and their dominance increased throughout the game. Byron’s depleted midfield and defence struggled to contain the Workers attack. Byron managed many powerful counter attacks, but couldn’t break the Workers back line.

Byron Captain and mentor, Ben Ahern, penalised repeatedly for his tough tackling style, was eventually ordered from the field after receiving his second yellow card.

Already outgunned, the 10-man Rams team did their best to hold back the red tide but age, experience and numbers were against them. The final whistle blew on a 5-1 scoreline despite a valiant effort from the Rams against a polished display from Lismore Workers.

Round 8 sees The Rams at home against traditional rival, Lismore Thistles. Round 7 upsets have seen Richmond Rovers and Bangalow bump Byron and Thistles out of their equal second spot so this weeks match will see them battling for 4th spot on the ladder.

Be at the Ewingsdale ground for a 7pm kick-off and cheer our lads on.

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