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    PERTH SPIRIT LOOKS TO FINALISE LOCAL TALENT FOR NRC

    PERTH SPIRIT MEDIA RELEASE
    Thursday, 17 July 2014



    Selectors for the Perth Spirit will continue to monitor players in the local Pindan Premier Grade as they look to finalise the playing squad ahead of the inaugural Buildcorp National Rugby Championship next month.

    The Spirit, a team to be formed from Western Force players and leading players from Perth’s Pindan Premier Grade, will feature 17 places in its 33-man squad for those outside the Western Australian Super Rugby squad.

    Coaches involved with the Spirit have been overseeing the local competition as well as liaising with local club coaches regarding possible recruits ahead of finalising the squad by the beginning of August.

    The Perth-based side will kick off its NRC campaign against the Canberra Vikings in Canberra on Saturday, 23 August.

    Western Force coach Michael Foley said the National Rugby Championship will play a role in preparing players for Super Rugby.

    “The NRC is an important initiative in a broader strategy undertaken by Australian Rugby to increase the depth of playing talent available for Super Rugby,” he said. “Consistent with our determination to identify, recruit and develop local talent, we will be focusing heavily on players who have performed well in our Perth club comp to broaden the base of quality players locally.

    “We have kept a close eye on the local comp and been in regular discussion with our club coaches regarding the selection of local players.

    “We’ve had a number of local players – such as Kieran Longbottom, Ollie Hoskins, Kyle Godwin, Justin Turner, Zack Holmes, Dane Haylett-Petty, Ryan Hodson and Luke Burton – represent the Force this season, and the NRC is a great opportunity for more local players to stake their claim for higher honours.”

    The Perth Spirit will play home matches at McGillivray Oval (Sunday, 31 August), Joondalup Arena (Sunday, 28 September) and Rockingham Rugby Union Club (Saturday, 4 October).

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    Quote Originally Posted by James View Post
    Anyone want to put some names forward?
    Kala midfielder Daley Harper

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    FFS - two out of three are Sunday games and the only Saturday game is in Rockingham.

    Methinks an Innspiriters bus trip to Rockingham is in order

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    coz Stone Cold says so

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stone Cold View Post
    FFS - two out of three are Sunday games and the only Saturday game is in Rockingham.

    Methinks an Innspiriters bus trip to Rockingham is in order
    Sounds good, a few establishments along the coast prior and some inland on the back load, is there an early opener in Freo to start??

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    Will check it out, I think I know the Manager there, Patrick, he used to work at JB's and also Bobby Dazzlers before the revamp

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    Just found out The Railway Hotel is a 9am opener, so that gives at least 6 hours before kick off in Rockingham

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    Quote Originally Posted by The InnFORCEr View Post
    Sounds good, a few establishments along the coast prior and some inland on the back load, is there an early opener in Freo to start??
    Seeing as you don't seem to be taking the scenic route (and the attached risk of getting lost) this time, I'd suggest the following stops:
    1.Ship and Dock.
    2.Ten Mile Well. (If it can fit a bus load)
    3.Naval Base Hotel-for a pie 'n' chips lunch.
    4.Medina Tavern.

    Very suitable ininerary for a trip to Bogan territory. Good chance of a bit of 'argy bargy on the way as well.

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    Any idea when they are planning on naming the squad? There isn't much time between the end of our comp and the start of the NRC. One would think they would like to get in as much training as a squad as possible.

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    One week between club grand final and first game of NRC and that's in 5 weeks. You would think the players involved have been told so they can organise leave from work etc but I haven't heard of any kind of team announcement , why all the secrecy I wonder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shasta View Post
    3.Naval Base Hotel-for a pie 'n' chips lunch.
    Isn't this where Tarantino got the inspiration for "Dusk till Dawn"

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