Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Olympian to Hit off; Two Warwick Super Teams Poised to Meet Tomorrow

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Olympian to Hit off; Two Warwick Super Teams Poised to Meet Tomorrow

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Byline: Gerard Walsh

HOCKEY: Olympian Grant Smith will team up with good mate Adam Byrne in the Warwick 1 team in this weekend's Condamine Vets Super 9s at Queens Park.

Smith won a bronze medal for Australia in the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and played club hockey in the same team as Byrne last season in the Far North Coast competition.

Byrne and Smith played in last season's grand final but neither is playing for Ballina this year.

Phil Rolfe is organising the Warwick 1 side and Byrne expects Smith to play up front in the forwards.

"I will probably play in the midfield and hope to be able to provide some good passes to Grant," he said.

"He is a good finisher and it will be a good battle with Warwick 2 at 1.15pm Saturday."

Smith said Warwick had a top-quality surface and he was looking forward to the trip. …

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