Beef Week winners’ wrap

Did you enjoy Beef Week? Here are some of the results, we’re still waiting on others to come in. Here’s what we have.

Beef Week Queen

This year’s Beef Week Queen is Annaleise Barrett and runner-up is Ellie Brettner.

Congratulations to Annaleise and Ellie pictured here at the street parade. Photo: Susanna Freymark

Whip Crack Comp

Under 7s

1st: Bobby Botfield

7-12 years: 1st Marley Botfield, 2nd Cooper Gould, 3rd Jaxson Carroll

13-18 years: 1st Kieran Dwyer, 2nd Zac Simeoni, 3rd Charli Roberts

Opens 1st Michael Price, 2nd Reny Dooley, 3rd Lachlan Foster

Best Dressed Shop Windows

Window Display

1st: JZM Hair & Beauty

2nd: Elders Lifestyle Group Northern Rivers

3rd: Raine & Horne Casino

Five staff members and over

1st: St Marks Op Shop

2nd: First National Real Estate Casino

3rd: PRD Northern Rivers

Five staff members and under

1st: Kwong Sings Casino

2nd: Clay By Smegg

3rd: McAuliffe School of Dance

School and care providers

1st: Momentum Collective

2nd: Red Inc

3rd: Casino West Public School

Cattle Spectacular comp results

Bonalbo Central School at the cattle comp in Casino. Photo: Contributed

Wednesday Junior Cattle

1st: Holy Trinity School & Shakriba Show Steer, Limousin

Junior Lightweight steers under 350kg-400kg

1st: St Catherine’s Catholic College Singleton, Angus x Limousin/Spekcle Park

Junior Midweight 401kg-500kg

1st: Holy Trinity School, Limousin x Charolais

Caption Casino High School students competed in the Junior Parades and Junior Judging. Photo: Contributed

Junior Heavyweight over 501kg

1st: Robyn Tillman, Charolais

Open Cattle results

Hereford & Hereford x Class

1st: Mia Mackay Diamond Downs Charolais, Hereford x Santa x Simmental

2nd: Logan and Brodie Scott, Hereford

3rd: Bonalbo Central School, Hereford x Santa

Five St Mary’s College Gunnedah students attended the 2024 Casino Beef Week ICMJ competition.
Students once again excelled winning the Champion Retail and Primal Id section as well as the Champion Overall Team award. Photo: Contributed

Returning steer from potential steer sale

1st: Double K Pastoral (Double K Wombat), Speckle Park x Limo x Murray Grey

2nd: John Willcocks, Limousin

3rd: Dean family

RL Pastoral Company Pty Ltd had six head of Riverina Santa Gertrudis competing in the cattle ring. The team won nine ribbons. Photo: Contributed

Class 1 Heifer under 400kg

1st: Holy Trinity School & Shakriba Show Steers, Limousin, agent George & Furhman bought by Mossman Meats $8.80kg

2nd: Ironpot Pastoral, Limousin, agent APL Summer Co bought by Alstonville Plaza

3rd: Dean family, Murray Grey x (Buttercup), agent T&W McCormack bought by Smiths

Kelly Knight was thrilled Double K Wombat placed first in the potential steer sale class and first in class 401kg to 450kg. Wombat then went on to win reserve champion middleweight steer. Photo: Contributed

Metcalf Butchers in Evans Head had the best gourmet sausages this year. Photo: Contributed

Sausage Comp


1st: Metcalf Meats, Evans Head

2nd: Smiths Butchery, Casino

3rd: Metcalf Meats, Evans Head


1st: Metcalf Meat, Evans Head

2nd: Masden Meats, Casino

3rd: Southside Gourmet Meats, Casino

Southside Gourmet Meats in South Casino with their third place ribbon. Photo: Contributed

World’s largest meat tray

Won by Laura Noble and she won a chest freezer to put all the meat in too.

Busking Comp

Winners and details are still to come.

Hey Brenda! Photo: Susanna Freymark

Brenda Armfield Street Parade best float

We’re still waiting for the results from the People’s Choice.

Here are lots of photos from the parade.

Mr Beef winner

Robbie Kirwan won the Mr Beef comp this year.

The 2024 Mr Beef contestants. Photo: Contributed

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