Brunswick 19th annual Masters Carnival

The Brunswick SLSC hosted their 19th annual masters carnival on the weekend, with competitors from around the region enjoying this year’s event in overcast conditions. Teams from southern Queensland and northern New South Wales gathered at Bruns for a great day in breezy overcast conditions. Events included single ski, board race, surf teams, beach sprints, … Read more

Banging on again about saving lives

It wouldn’t be The Echonetdaily sport Christmas edition if yours truly didn’t bang on about the importance of Surf Life Saving to the Australian lifestyle. Here in the Byron Shire we are very fortunate to have two spectacular clubs in the Brunswick SLSC and the Byron Bay SLSC. These two fantastic organisations provide a two-pronged … Read more

New Patrol Tower – Now Open For Business!

It’s been four long years since the Brunswick SLSC first began the process of building a new patrol tower.The old patrol tower that was originally built near the clubhouse with the help of the local Rotary Club had become unsafe to use and due to the changing coastline was so far from the beach patrol … Read more

Local surf crews claim Yamba titles

THERE were 293 competitors in the 18 board, ski and boat events, many outstanding performances and close finishes and pleasing results for local surf clubs at the Yamba SLSC Centenary Surf Carnival last weekend. Brunswick Heads finished first in the open men’s boat, while Byron Bay finished second in the women’s event. Racing was held … Read more

‘Good fella’ John continues support for Nippers

Club president Ian Heiniger says Mullumbimby’s Mallams supermarket manager John Waterhouse has been supporting Brunswick Nippers for a number of years “because he’s a good fella”. And this year has been no exception to John’s tradition of having customers put their dockets in a bucket and giving a percentage to the club.   “We get … Read more

Boat crew set for branch titles

The Brunswick Surf Club boat crew members will be looking to carry the form they showed in finishing second at the recent Country titles at Port Macquarie into Sunday’s Far North Coast Branch titles at their home beach. At the Country titles, the Brunswick rowers won every heat and were just pipped at the post … Read more

Braeden named nipper of the year

Congratulations to Braeden McHugh-Easy who was named the Far North Coast Nipper of the Year at the recent Branch Titles held at Byron Bay Main Beach. The Brunswick SLSC is very proud of all our younger members and it was particularly pleasing to see this year’s title go to such a deserving young man.  Well … Read more

Help build a new tower for surf rescue

Many people would be surprised to know how far the beach has moved in the last 20 years. Where once the tide lapped at the shore on Brunswick Heads beach there is now an expanse of dunes as Ms Nature has dumped tonnes of sand in her redecorating ways. In 1987 the Brunswick Surf Life … Read more