Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Dolphins Face Test; Best Players Missing for Local Derby

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Dolphins Face Test; Best Players Missing for Local Derby

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Byline: Steele Taylor steele.taylor@scnews.com.au

RUGBY UNION: Noosa's stunning 25-game winning run will go on the line at Sunshine Beach tomorrow, when the host will be without six of its best players.

The Dolphins will be missing Wilson Enoka, John Southern, Kyle Beakey, Brandon Mayhew, Charlie McKill and Will Rogers while they are on representative duty for South Queensland at the Queensland Country Championships at Bundaberg.

Their absence seemingly opens a window of opportunity for Maroochydore in Round 10 of Sunshine Coast Rugby Union's A-grade season.

But coach Mick Phelan has confidence in his club's depth.

"We're pretty lucky. The boys taking their places are all A-grade standard so we're not going to lose too much there," he said.

But he's keen to see strong showings from the likes of props John Tarrant and Dave Grant, Timothy Matters and Taylor Moffatt.

"They're going to have to stand up but I'm very confident they will," he said. …

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