Under perfect skies, the Northern Rivers Junior AFL finally played their first games of the 2009 season yesterday.

“There were plenty of excited newcomers to the game, along with many former club members, and all clubs have grown in registered players, so the 2009 season looks to a even bigger and better than past seasons,” publicity officer Jill Lyons reported.
 
Results:
 
U/12s
Tweed Tigers  10 – 5 – 65  d  Lismore Swans  5 – 2 – 32
Byron Magpies  13 – 15 – 93  d  Ballina Bombers  3 – 1 – 19
Brunswick Bulldogs  15 – 11 – 110  d  Byron Magpies B  3 – 9 – 57
 
 
U/14s
Tweed Tigers  9 – 9 – 63  d  Lismore Swans  5 – 8 – 38
Ballina Bombers  10 – 8 – 68  d  Byron Magpies 3 – 6 – 24
 
U/12s
Maclean Tigers  8 – 10 -58  d  Plateau Power  7 – 11 – 53
 
U/14s

Maclean Tigers  19 – 23 – 137  d  Plateau Power  1 – 3 – 9