Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

We Won't Target Locky: Prince

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

We Won't Target Locky: Prince

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RUGBY LEAGUE: Gold Coast plan to test out Darren Lockyer's engine in his third game in seven days when they visit Brisbane for tomorrow night's NRL derby at Suncorp Stadium.

But Titans skipper Scott Prince says his side won't fall into the trap of targeting Brisbane's champion playmaker.

Lockyer, 33, has played 160 minutes of rugby league in the past week, guiding the Kangaroos to a hard-fought victory over New Zealand in his 51st Test in Melbourne last Friday night before steering a young Broncos outfit to a 34-16 upset over Melbourne 48 hours later.

Prince warned it would be easy to lose focus and drift away from a game plan by targeting a player of Lockyer's class.

"It would be nice to get his work rate up because of all the footy he's played to take some polish off his attack," Prince told AAP.

"Teams do that to me and to all the ball players in opposition teams.

"But we won't be going out there just to run at Darren Lockyer."

Prince said Lockyer had stepped his game up in recent weeks after copping some criticism. …

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