Byron Bay AFL champions
Playing against the wind, Byron Bay scored first with a point and then a goal answered by Tacking Point scoring a goal in the last minutes of the first quarter. The second quarter saw Byron Bay using the wind well to score 2 goals, 2 behinds to Tacking Point’s 1 behind.
The third quarter saw Tacking Point’s players combining well to achieve 4 goals, 1 behind, with Byron Bay working hard to score a further goal.
With Tacking Point leading by 5 points going into the last quarter, all players put in a spirited performance.
Byron Bay managed to score a point, then with just three minutes remaining Joe Beckers took a defiant mark, about 20 metres from goal and with a straight kick put Byron Bay in the lead.
Despite continued pressure from Tacking Point, that was the last score of the game and Byron Bay came away with a thrilling 2-point win.
The team’s next game is a home game against Greta Public School from the Singleton area, in about two weeks.