Culture the Key As Eagles Prepare To Soar

by Paul Cook - Tonight’s clash against Queensland Country looms as a must win game for the NSW Country Eagles. Having gone down heavily to Brisbane City only four days ago, despite a hugely impressive opening half hour, the Eagles must regroup for the game in Newcastle, mindful of the fact that with only four rounds remaining, they need to start chalking up some ticks in the win column if they are to entertain any thoughts of a second successive tilt at the finals. With two wins from four and trips to Perth and Melbourne yet to come, they are fast running out of second chances. But with a raft of injuries hitting the squad in recent weeks, and the impact of a four-day turnaround this week, head coach Darren Coleman admits he’s had to be a bit cute with his selection policy. “We feel that five wins will get you in the play-offs and today was going to be one of the more difficult of our last five,” he told Rugby News after the loss to City on Sunday. “We had a few guys that
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