Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Brothers Just Have to Win

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Brothers Just Have to Win

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Ben Turnbull

ben.turnbull@news-mail.com.au

THIS time of year there are always discussions of which teams can mathematically make the finals of a given competition.

And for Brothers Bulldogs, the equation is simple - beat Bay Power in the senior grade of the Wide Bay AFL and they play in the finals, lose and they are bundled out of the race for the premiership.

The young team has gone from being competitive one week, to easy beats the next and vice-captain Lachlan McGill said if the club's long run in the finals is broken he will be disappointed.

"We haven't missed the finals in 100 years - if we don't make the finals we have under-achieved," McGill said.

He added playing Bay Power made it hard to set the team up to combat the opposition's strengths, so all the focus at his club was on what it is doing.

"It's hard to predict who is going to play for them because they change week in and week out," he said.

"We need to get first use of the ball and use it well. …

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