Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Spirit's Tall Footy Order

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Spirit's Tall Footy Order

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Byline: Doug Gillett

FOOTBALL: In the biggest challenge the cellar-dwelling Bundaberg Spirit have faced this season, the team will take on the might of competition leaders Sunshine Coast Fire.

The gargantuan task set before coach Richard Mitchell has brought the tale of David and Goliath to his mind, but he said the odds set against his boys are even narrower.

aDavid had it easy,a Mitchell said.

aThere's no way in the world they're going to let us on the field with sling shots.a

The undefeated Sunshine Coast heavyweights are standing tall at the top of the table and have dwarfed Bundaberg Spirit's total goal haul of three by a staggering difference of 19.

Mitchell has warned his boys they must roll with the punches in what is shaping up to be a bruising encounter to be played in Gympie.

aThis is a massive ask for us but we can't moan and groan about it we have got to get on with the job at hand and that's playing good football,a he said. …

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