Bangalow SC, Lismore Thistles SC and Italo Stars FC were the big winners following the Finals of the Tursa Employment & Training ANZAC Cup and Callan McMillan competitions, which were played on Saturday and Sunday at Crozier Field, Lismore.
Bangalow claimed their first Men’s Premier Division ANZAC Cup title after a 2-1 defeat of arch-rival Byron Bay, while Lismore Thistles won their Callan McMillan ‘A’ Final against Alstonville following a goal from the last kick of the game.
Italo Stars meanwhile are looking for a bigger trophy cabinet after they claimed three out of the six trophies on offer over the weekend. Stars Men’s Open A and Open B sides were both victorious on Saturday, before their Callan McMillan B side finished off a successful weekend for the club with a win in their match against Dunoon United FC.
Alstonville FC were the winners in the Grade 16 ANZAC Cup Final, defeating a depleted Lismore Richmond Rovers side.
We congratulate all players, coaches and match officials who participated in the Finals and we again thank Tursa Employment & Training for their ongoing support of football within the Far North Coast.
Domestic football resumes for all competitions on 3/4/5 May.
A summary of all ANZAC Cup and Callan McMillan results is as follows;
- Grade 16: Alstonville defeated Richmond Rovers 4 – 0
- Men’s Open B: Italo Stars defeated Ballina 3 – 1
- Men’s Open A: Italo Stars defeated TEBFC 2 – 0
- Men’s Premier Division: Bangalow defeated Byron Bay 2 – 1
Callan McMillan Memorial Shield
- ‘B’ Division: Italo Stars defeated Dunoon 6 – 0
- ‘A’ Division: Lismore Thistles defeated Alstonville 2 – 1