Victorian recruit Josh Govan says he savoured a full-on pre-season with the Roos and is hopeful the side could be a “real threat” when competition resumes.
Whether he gets the chance for a tilt this year or not, Reef Heazlewood isn’t losing sight of his dream goal to crack into the lofty world tour ranks.
Lightning coach Kylee Byrne says Annika Lee-Jones could have the chance to really “show us what she’s got” if travel bans delay the return of starting goalkeeper Phumza Maweni.
While it’s a stepping stone, Gary ‘Jack’ Duncan is still expecting Magnufighter to be more than competitive when he jumps at Corbould Park.
Maroochy River’s Shae Wools-Cobb says he’s been relishing opportunities to not only hone his fitness but to also regularly battle with fellow professionals while awaiting the return of official competition.
While several major events won’t grace the Sunshine Coast this year, Mooloolaba outriggers are hopeful they’ll still be able to race hard in familiar waters before the year’s end.
It was the hardest thing they ever did, but Richard Thompson and Damien Collins say they still garnered plenty of satisfaction by successfully completing a brutal 500km challenge.
School rugby officials are holding out hope senior students won’t miss out on their last chance to lace up for school pride as their secondary education comes to an end.
While a date is unknown, organisers are remaining committed to bringing the women’s State of Origin to the Sunshine Coast this year, with “all options” being explored.
Although there’s been a massive turnover of talent, Flinders player/coach Melissa Wareing believes her young outfit has the skill to remain among the competition frontrunners.