Tigers are ready for clash with Warriors
RUGBY LEAGUE: It’s been a long anticipated start to the season with the Biggenden Warriors taking on the Mundubbera Tigers this Saturday night.
The game is set to kick off at 6.30pm at the Warriors’ home ground.
It will be the first game of the rugby league season and committee members are optimistic it will be a game not to miss.
Mundubbera Tigers president Cameron MacDonald said he was pleased to see the boys putting the hard yards in during the pre season training.
“Our pre-season has been great with a lot of new faces around the club,” he said.
“It’s a very different side from the past couple of seasons but everyone has turned up ready to work and the numbers have been great.”
MacDonald said the whole team was excited to be back and were willing to go the extra mile determined to bring home the trophy.
“Everyone is excited about the season kicking off this weekend and the boys can’t wait to take the field,” he said.
“It’s always tough playing them at home but hopefully we can just stick to our game plan and come away with the win.
MacDonald said the team to defeat this season would be the Gayndah Gladiators.
“I’m sure their super coach Robert Linsket has his team ready for the challenge,” MacDonald said.
“Hopefully we get a crack at the South Burnett teams at some stage this year to see where we really are as a competition and it’s always great to test yourself against a different opposition.”
MacDonald said the community won’t recognise the team this weekend.
“I’d say we only have six players who’ve played the previous two seasons, we have a lot of new players this year and they’re looking to set a name for themselves,” he said.
The team this season has focussed on numerous skills throughout pre-season.
“We’ve been working on all aspects, from our fitness and game structure,” he said.
“At the end of the day you can be prepared as much as you can but it all depends on how you play on the day, we don’t know what to expect but if we stick to our game plan, we should be right.”
MacDonald said Biggenden was a good side and would be a hard team to beat.
“They’re very well backed and can be an unpredictable side,” he said.
“We’ll play the best we can on Saturday.”
LET’S GO: Mundubbera Tigers president Cameron MacDonald says his team is ready for the first match of the season.