Deniliquin will be looking to reverse its Round 6 loss to Wagga City when it hosts the Boiled Lollies tomorrow.July 4, 2014 3:45am
Deniliquin hosts Wagga City in Round 12 of the Southern Inland Rugby Union tomorrow.
The competition has split in two for the remaining five home-and-away games of the season, with the top six teams forming the Walsh & Blair Cup and the bottom six teams playing for the Romano’s Cup.
The Drovers finished seventh and will play in the Romano’s Cup alongside Young, Wagga City, Temora, Cootamundra and Leeton.
Drovers coach Warwick Strong said he was happy with the new draw which sees three of the Drovers’ five games played at home as well as trips to Temora and Cootumundra.
‘‘We don’t really mind who we come up against because we know all of the sides are competitive,’’ Strong said.
‘‘It’s good to have three at home out of the last five. It’s worked out so that each team has eight home and eight away games.’’
Out of its five Romano’s Cup rivals, Leeton is the only team Deniliquin has beaten this year.
However, the Drovers have turned it on in the big games, knocking off four teams that are playing in the higher-ranked Walsh & Blair Cup.
Last time Deniliquin played Wagga City, the Boiled Lollies won 38-10.
‘‘We are expecting to come up against another tough, physical side tomorrow,’’ Strong said.
‘‘They got a lot of points on the board last time, but admittedly we were short on numbers.
‘‘We just have to let our backs get a run at them later in the game.’’
Strong said Dan Hallman is the only player unavailable from last week’s 7-5 loss to Young and expects a few others to return.
Tomorrow’s game at Hardinge St Oval is free of charge and starts at 2pm. The ladies game starts at 1.30pm.
Romano’s Cup ladder: Young 40, Wagga City 37, Deniliquin 26, Temora 16, Cootamundra 14, Leeton 6.
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