2015 NRC Season Preview: Greater Sydney Rams

By Matt Findlay Injury riddled and hanging on by a thread, a 58-40 final round loss to Melbourne Rising forced the Greater Sydney Rams to swallow the bitter pill of finishing fifth last season, one spot and one point outside the National Rugby Championship (NRC) top four. As a result, Rams head coach Jim Williams said his side’s long-term goal for the 2015 season is simple – go one better, and make the finals. Anything after that, obviously including the coveted title, would be a bonus. But, for the moment, the Rams’ focus is firmly on round one against the NSW Country Eagles – 2014 semi-finalists - on Saturday. “[A title] is the end goal, definitely,” he said. “But [right now] it’s not so much about position … it’s about getting the guys together and playing well as a squad, and getting them confident in each other and what they’re doing. “[If that happens] I’m certain we can start pushing to get that kind of result towards the end of the season.” S
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