Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Digging in for Old Boys; Wallaroos out to Beat Arch Rivals

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Digging in for Old Boys; Wallaroos out to Beat Arch Rivals

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Byline: GRIFFITH THOMAS

RUGBY LEAGUE: Four-time Wallaroos premiership player Peter Waters knows a thing or two about beating the Hervey Bay Seagulls.

The crafty halfback tormented the Seagullsa defence during the late a80s and early a90s, completing a premiership three-peat from 1990-1992 against the old foe.

Twenty-one years on and the rivalry is still as intense.

The season might be young, but the Wallaroos will have plenty to play for when they face the Seagulls at Eskdale Park tonight.

The club hosts its inaugural Old Boys Day, which will see some of the clubas former greats come together to relive the glory days and celebrate the clubas rich history.

aI think itas a great idea and I canat wait to get back together with the blokes,a Waters, who played for the Wallaroos from 1988 to 1995, said.

aOnce you get together itas like it has only been two minutes when in fact itas more like 15 or 20 years a part.a

As part of the celebrations, the Wallaroos will recognise the contributions of all its former players and give some of them the chance to present the jumpers to the current players before they run onto the field. …

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