Gympie Devils forward Brad English has been forced to the sidelines with a broken hand for today’s all-important clash against Caboolture. Playing earlier in the day is the Devils ladies against Cherbourg.
Gympie Devils forward Brad English has been forced to the sidelines with a broken hand for today’s all-important clash against Caboolture. Playing earlier in the day is the Devils ladies against Cherbourg. Sunshine Coast Daily

Devils call for home support

GYMPIE Devils supporters would do well to the clear their schedules for this afternoon’s home blockbuster clash against Caboolture.

The match is the Devils’ last home game of the season and coach John Greensill is determined to finish on a winning note at Jack Stokes Oval.

“We have not lost a single game at home all season and we don’t want to stuff up that statistic on our last outing,” he said.

Fuelling the team’s determination against Caboolture is revenge after the visitors toppled the Devils last time both sides clashed.

The bigger picture makes the match even more important for the Devils.

Gympie is currently sitting in second position on the Sunshine Coast ladder and will be one point behind leaders Caloundra with a win today.

To be certain of securing the minor premiership, the Devils must win their next three matches.

After years of hardship, 2010 has been a real breakthrough for the Devils and Greensill is keen for the momentum to continue heading into the finals.

Missing in action today is Barry Berrigan with work commitments and Brad English with a broken hand from last week’s game.

“We’ve got the depth to cover these positions but losing Brad up in the front is a big loss for us,” Greensill said.

Glancing ahead, the Devils play heavyweights Caloundra next week before lining up Kawana.

In action earlier today will be the Gympie Devils ladies’ side taking on Cherbourg after the game failed to go ahead last weekend.

The Gympie girls lace up their footy boots at 2pm followed by Under-18s at 3pm and the big match at 6.30pm.

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