Emus keen to kick on to Central West hat-trick

IT'S THE Central West rugby grand final everyone wanted and now, it's mere hours away. It's a rematch of last year's grand final that was decided by a Nigel Staniforth penalty goal on full-time, and the two clubs' rivalry has built to epic proportions through 2017. Staniforth's right boot has had plenty to do with that too. The former Sydney Uni Shute Shield gun landed the killer blow in Round 11 and then in the major semi-final a fortnight ago as well, both penalty goals in the dying stages. Based on his history in the clutch you'd back the greens' skipper and outside centre to land one from anywhere, but he's hoping it doesn't come down to that again. "Hopefully we can win a bit more comfortably than that," Staniforth said, desperate for a third straight premiership in his club's 70th anniversary season. "But in these games you'll take a win however you can get it. We're looking forward to it, we're excited, we've trained well this week and we're ready. "We know
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