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Byron Bay wins rugby league grand final

September 14, 2008

Byron Bay has won the Retravision Northern League rugby league grand final, beating Grafton Ghosts 25-24 in an extra-time thriller at Byron Bay.

The Red Devils skipped away to an 18-6 lead but Ghosts, the minor premiers, fought back to level at 24-all by full-time.

With two minutes of extra time remaining, Byron’s Jared De Thierry kicked the winning field goal.

Mullumbimby Giants dominated the lower grades, beating Evans Head in reserves and Tweed coast in Under-18s.

Scores:

First Grade
Byron Bay 25
Tries: Tom Merritt 2 Jared De Theirry  Alex Butschies Tobin Cupples
Goals: Jared De Theirry 2 
Field Goal: Jared De Theirry
Defeated
Grafton Ghosts  24
Tries: Daniel Lollback Carson Galloway Ben McLennan Dan Shipman
Goals: Aaron Hartmann 4
Player of the Match     Ben Hill No 13   Byron Bay

First Grade was 24-all at full-time. An extra 10 minutes each way played, Byron Bay kicked a field goal in 18th minute of extra time. Byron bay won 25 to 24

U/18s
Mullumbimby 22
Tries: Aaron Cook 2  Dane Chisolm  Matt Christie
Goals: Jacob Millar 3
Defeated
Tweed Coast  4
Tries: Steve Gillett
Goals: Nil
Player of the Match    Jacob Millar No. 6  Mullumbimby
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Reserve Grade:
Mullumbimby  18
Tries: George Aroyan  Josh Alcorn Aaron Deihm James Chester
Goals: Mitch Lambert 1
Defeated
Evans Head 16
Tries: Jack Whytes Brent Dries Les Roberts
Goals: Des Anderson  2
Player of the Match     Glenn Abbott No. 10  Mullumbimby

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