Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Rats, Cowboys Face off; League, Union Combine for Social Game

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Rats, Cowboys Face off; League, Union Combine for Social Game

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Byline: Molly Glassey

Union/League: There's sure to be confused players on the rugby field today as Warwick Cowboys rugby league players take on the Water Rats rugby side.

Half the game will be rugby league and the other half union and Cowboys coach Peter Locke expects it will be "great entertainment".

"We're going to have two different referees, just to make it interesting," Locke said.

"Some have never played union or league before, so it will be great entertainment.

"We'll have a talk to the referees and, hopefully, they'll be a little bit understanding."

Locke said the idea came around for a few reasons, mainly as thanks to the Water Rats for letting the Cowboys C-grade side use the field for training.

"We came up with the idea and thought, if we do that and get a few people there having beers, it will put a few dollars through the till for them."

Locke hoped it might even encourage some union players to take up league and vice versa. …

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