Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Raiders off to Flying Start with Early Win

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Raiders off to Flying Start with Early Win

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Byline: Ben Drewe ben.drewe @thechronicle.com.au

TOOWOOMBA Raiders set themselves lofty goals at the start of the season, but they are on track early in their 2010 Premier League Division One campaign.

The Raiders are determined to win their opening three games of the season which is ambitious given their penchant for dropping points in early rounds.

A 5-3 win over The Gap on Saturday has them one third of the way to reaching their first goal and they now take on North Star at Clive Berghofer Stadium this Saturday.

"We set ourselves the goal of getting the nine points in the first three matches and we have got the chance to achieve it," Raiders captain Nat Young said.

North Star was relegated from Premier League last year and is likely to provide the Raiders with their biggest test of their opening three games.

North Star started its season with a 3-2 win over Rocklea United at home and is one of six sides to pick up three points in round one. …

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