Bangalow SC qualify for FFA Cup State Qualifiers for the first-time ever

May 6th, 2019

 MARALYN HANIGAN

 

The second and last match of the Northern NSW Football’s (NNSWF) FFA Cup Regional Qualifiers, Round 5 of the Northern Conference, saw Football Far North Coast’s (FFNC) Bangalow SC win with a gutsy 1-0 performance over Football Mid North Coast’s (FMNC) Kempsey Saints at JSF on Saturday afternoon.

It was the first time either side had made it to the Regional Qualifiers of the Northern Conference and after a hard-fought match, only one goal was scored ­­late in the second half.

The goal came courtesy of Byron Milne in the 75th minute, who has already scored throughout the competition for the Bluedogs, and it was enough to hold off the Saints.

Dayne Smith was chosen as the TAFE NSW ‘Game Changer’ – Player of the Match, receiving a $50 rebel Sport voucher, TAFE NSW Summer Football drink bottle and ball, proudly supported by NNSWF’s Major Partner in Education Training, TAFE NSW.

Bangalow will now join fellow Northern Conference side Boambee Bombers from North Coast Football in Round 6, for the State Qualifiers, at Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, along with the six remaining Southern Conference teams on the June long weekend, 8th-10th.

Their progression marks the first time the club has ever played in Round 6, and the first time since 2017 that a FFNC team will feature.

Dayne Smith (Bangalow SC) – TAFE NSW Game Changer (photo credit: Maralyn Hanigan)

Related Topics:
FFA Cup

NewsMore >

  More News  

School gala days offer taste of football to more than 750 Hunter students
Northern NSW Football hosted two school gala days this week to offer a taste of… [more]
Northern NSW Football launch 2021 Newcastle Permanent Coaching Masterclass Series with Kevin Grima session
Northern NSW Football is proud to announce the launch of the 2021 Newcastle… [more]
Young northern NSW stars earn call ups to national girls’ squads
Several northern NSW players have earned selection in upcoming elite games with… [more]

  Around the Clubs  

Broadmeadow Magic Youth FC achieve five stars in National Club Development Program
Broadmeadow Magic Youth Football Club have launched their 2021 season having… [more]
Southern Lakes United FC achieve five stars in National Club Development Program
Northern NSW Football have announced that Southern Lakes United FC have… [more]
Weston JFC achieve five stars in National Club Development Program
Weston Junior Football Club have become the latest Northern NSW Football club… [more]

  Classifieds    

Community Football

Newcastle Permanent Community Shield

Sponsors