Nomads’ sights set on Premiership

From the Armidale Independent, 06/09/2006
This coming Saturday’s AFL grand final will be fought between local lads, the New England Nomads, and the Tamworth Swans in what is expected to be a tough, close competition.

The Swans earned their place in the final with a crushing 176-42 defeat of the Inverell Saints and it is this kind of score that serves as a reminder to the Nomads just how hard they will have to work.

“We’ve got a lot of confidence because we beat them recently,” said Jack Sartor, publicist for the Nomads.

However, that winning margin was so slim that Sartor knows that confidence is not enough to win the finals.

“They play our ground pretty well and they’ve got a good record against us so we have to play even better than we did last time. I think it’s going to be another close game.”

Sartor also hopes that the Nomads’ superior team play will be the key to a home ground victory.

“The opposition are incredibly good runners and have two or three genuine stars who don’t necessarily carry the team, but really make the difference. We are more team oriented and that will be the difference.”

The Nomads have been adding extra training sessions this week in the hope of a win for the home crowd.

“We’ve got a couple more sessions to go, plus some extra light sessions just to keep our minds on the job. We’ll be coming out firing and we want to see as many people supporting as possible.”

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One Response to “Nomads’ sights set on Premiership”

  1. madcap Says:

    I didn’t think Jack new about the extra training having missed Sunday.

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