Junior AFL on the Far North Coast has started for the 2008 season.

Many kids pulled on their footy boots on a day that would have been perfect for the beach.

All clubs have started the season with good numbers but will welcome any new players, girls as well as boys into their clubs.

Round 1 Junior AFL results:

Under-14s: Ballina Bombers 22-6-138 d Maclean Eagles 1-2-8, Lismore Swans 14-15-97 d Brunswick Bulldogs 8-3-51, Tweed Tigers 20-26-139 d Plateau Power 1-3-9.

Under-12s: Ballina Bombers 14-5-89 d Maclean Eagles 0- 2-2, Lismore Swans 4-13-37 d Brunswick Bulldogs 3-5-23, Tweed Tigers 18-20- 128 d Plateau Power 6- 0-36.