Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Fire Plans to Establish a Fortress

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Fire Plans to Establish a Fortress

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GAME DAY

SUNSHINE COAST v QAS

Tomorrow, Sunshine Coast Stadium, 2pm.

FOOTBALL: Just as their club's name suggests, Sunshine Coast Fire captain Tyson Holmes says he and his teammates still have plenty of fire in the belly.

The team is unbeaten this season and looks to be sailing towards its third QSL premiership in four years.

Holmes said although the players had that goal very much in sight, they were also aware a giant target had been painted on their backs.

C[pounds sterling]We know that every week the next team is going to want to knock us off our perch,C[yen] he said.

C[pounds sterling]The longer we go undefeated, the more we know it's going to be a bit of a trophy for the first team that beats us.

C[pounds sterling]We're expecting each side to play their grand final against us every week.

C[pounds sterling]We know that if we don't turn up, if we don't prepare, we're going to get beaten.C[yen]

The Fire eked out a hard-fought yet convincing 3-1 win last weekend over North Queensland in Gympie. …

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