Central West Rugby Union: Orange City Lions take on Dubbo ‘Roos in the season opener | West Central Daily

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Orange City legend Josh Tremain celebrated another birthday on Monday and no gift would be better than a win for his side in their season opener. The Lions travel to Dubbo on Saturday, looking to kick off their 2022 season the right way as the Central West Blowes Clothing Cup begins. “Of course (a win would be a belated birthday present) that would be perfect,” Tremain said. “We want to try and turn things around from the last two seasons and start strong. In my opinion, starting strong with a win there would be the best birthday present I could ask for.” With Tremain previously plying his trade with the ‘Roos and rubbing shoulders with their players for many years through the Central West Blue Bulls, he is aware of the strength they possess. “I expect them to be strong this year, they’ve had a pretty big off-season, and a bit of the guys that were playing in the midwest look really good, so if that’s a sign for the rest of the club, I expect it will be an extremely tough game there on their home turf – everyone will be chomping at the bit, “We expect nothing but 100% and I hope we prepared well enough to put on a good show.” In preseason, City had plenty to smile about, especially their 65-0 thrashing against CSU. with their 21s winning the tournament plate in the Orange City Invitational Tens. ians, who were the big winners, also featured various players from the city. Although the pandemic has posed challenges, Tremain believes a solid few months have left his side fully prepared for this weekend’s game. “Yeah it’s been a big pre-season – we’re still working on a few things of course and it’s been disrupted with people getting COVID and things like that but we’ve prepared well and will do our best in Dubbo “, he mentioned. Saturday’s match kicks off at 3:15 p.m.


Charles P. Patton