Miners prepare for Buderim
THE Gympie women’s Miners tackled Woombye away last night hoping to keep afloat an outside shot at the minor premiership.
The standings as of yesterday had the Miners in joint second position with Buderim, trailing outright leaders Caboolture by a single point.
Miners team manager Angela Williams said a win would enable the Gympie outfit to stay in touch with Caboolture.
“We’re only behind by a single point, so if Caboolture slips up and we can win our last two games, we might steal the minor premiership,” she said.
Boosting Gympie last night was the long-awaited return of Bianca Connell after being sidelined for six weeks with injury.
“We have a full squad for the first time in weeks,” Williams said.
The Miners play Buderim at home next Friday hoping to be in a position to seal the minor premiership and cement a top two finish ahead of the finals.
After going very close to premiership glory last year, the team is eager to take one more step and stamp its authority in the Sunshine Coast competition.