Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Defence of Steel Crucial for Boars

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Defence of Steel Crucial for Boars

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

FORGET their attack, Goondiwindi coach Kyle White says the defensive form of the Boars is what they are hoping to rely on getting them to the TRL finals.

Goondiwindi faces a tough away trip to Dalby tonight to take on the building Diehards and White is hopeful another strong performance in defence could see his team home.

The Boars conceded 12 points in their win over Warwick last weekend which came one week after giving up 16 points to Souths during their 10-point victory a fortnight ago.

You generally think of Goondiwindi and its attacking flair with the likes of leading TRL try-scorer David McGrady leading the way, but White wants to build a reputation for strong defence as well.

He gives his team a strong chance of winning should they be able to limit the Diehards to less than 18 points.

C[pounds sterling]We've always had a good attacking side,C[yen] he said. C[pounds sterling]If you look at our defence, the last few weeks we've done pretty good. …

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