Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Grafton Ghosts Face Tough Assignment against Coffs Welcome Return; Ghosts Bolstered by Mitch Lollback

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Grafton Ghosts Face Tough Assignment against Coffs Welcome Return; Ghosts Bolstered by Mitch Lollback

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GHOSTS SIDE

1. Mitchell Lollback

2. Mitch Gorman

3. Dylan Collett

4. Cooper Woods

5. Jay Olsen

6. Clint Greenshields

7. Brad Billsborough

8. Riley Law

9. Todd Cameron

10. Daniel Lavender

11. Danny Wicks (c/c)

12. Matt Muller

13. Ben McLennan

14. Mitchell Wicks

15. Brett Wicks

16. TBA

17. TBA

JARRARD

POTTER

jarrard.potter@dailyexaminer.com.au

RUGBY LEAGUE: There are some rugby league players who have a natural feel for the game, are two steps ahead of the play and know just where to be at the right time to turn a game on its head.

Their teammates love to play with them, and they give confidence that no matter what happens, they'll be there and they'll be ready to do whatever it takes to win.

Mitch Lollback is one of those players. The enigmatic fullback returns to the Grafton Ghosts tomorrow, in their toughest game of the season when they face the 2018 premiers Coffs Harbour Comets at Frank McGuren Field.

Lollback hasn't played for the Ghosts since he helped the side win the 2017 Group 2 premiership. After that year he jumped codes, and played a season of rugby union with the Grafton Redmen. Tomorrow will be the first time Lollback will don the blue and white of the Grafton Ghosts in more than 12 months. Ghosts five-eighth Clint Greenshields said his time away from the game would hardly matter come kick-off.

"He hasn't played rugby league in 12 months but I don't think it'll be an issue for him or for us. At training his timing and temp has been fantastic and he is looking in good form," Greenshields said.

"Mitch is a phenomenal talent, he is light on his feet and tough and footy smart. He knows his way around the field and when to turn up and be in the right spot when he needs to be. …

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