Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League

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Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League
Northern Rivers Rugby League logo.jpg
Sport Rugby league
Formerly known as Group 1 Rugby League / Group 18 Rugby League
Instituted 2005
Number of teams 13
Country  Australia
Holders Ballina Seagulls (2013)
Website NRRRL

The Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League (NRRRL) is a rugby league competition run in the far north of New South Wales, Australia. It is run under the auspices of the Country Rugby League. The league formed in 2005 as an extended Group 1 Rugby League competition, featuring teams from Group 18 Rugby League. Prior to this, teams from Group 18 played in a competition with teams from the Gold Coast region of Queensland. Both Group 1 and Group 18 continue to run junior competitions.

The competitions run by NRRRL include: First grade, Reserve grade, and Under-18's.


The following clubs in NRRRL fielded teams in the 2011 and 2012 First Grade competition:

Ballina Seagulls
Casino Cougars
Cudgen Hornets
Evans Head Bombers
Kyogle Turkeys
Lismore Marist Brothers Rams
Lower Clarence Magpies
Mullumbimby Giants
Murwillumbah Mustangs
Northern United Dirrawongs
Tweed Coast Raiders

The following teams in Group 1 field teams in junior competitions only.

  • Lennox Head Dolphins

First Grade Premierships[edit]

Season Grand Final Information Minor Premiers
Premiers Score Runners-Up
2005 Western Suburbs colours.svg Tweed Heads Seagulls 44-18 [1] Parramatta colours.svg Murwillumbah Mustangs Tweed Heads Seagulls[2]
2006 Australian colours.svg Cudgen Hornets 19-16 Parramatta colours.svg Murwillumbah Mustangs Murwillumbah Mustangs [3]
2007 Parramatta colours.svg Mullumbimby Giants 34-30 [4] Cronulla colours.svg Ballina Seagulls Mullumbimby Giants [5]
2008 St. George colours.svg Byron Bay Red Devils 25-24 [6] Canterbury colours.svg Grafton Ghosts Grafton Ghosts [7]
2009 Western Suburbs colours.svg Lower Clarence Magpies 21-20 [8] South Sydney colours.svg Northern United Lower Clarence Magpies [9]
2010 Canterbury colours.svg Grafton Ghosts 14-6 [10] Cronulla colours.svg Ballina Seagulls Grafton Ghosts [11]
2011 Canterbury colours.svg Grafton Ghosts 10-6 [12] Parramatta colours.svg Murwillumbah Mustangs Murwillumbah Mustangs [13]
2012 Parramatta colours.svg Murwillumbah Mustangs 27-26 [14] Canterbury colours.svg Grafton Ghosts Murwillumbah Mustangs [13]
2013 Cronulla colours.svg Ballina Seagulls 30-24 [15] Parramatta colours.svg Murwillumbah Mustangs
2014 Cronulla colours.svg Ballina Seagulls 17-6 Redcliffe colours.svg Byron Bay Red Devils

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