Matt Lucas: We’ve got a point to prove in NRC finals

The Sydney Rays will host the second NRC semi-Final at Pittwater Rugby Park on Sunday, having lost just one of their seven regular season fixtures, and ahead of their clash with the Perth Spirit we asked one of their players to blog about their season so far and the task ahead. Captain and star scrumhalf Matt Lucas has been an ever-present for the Rays in 2016, playing every game for the Club who he first represented in 2014’s inaugural NRC. He missed 2015 as he ventured across to Italy to experience European Rugby with Calvisano, but after returning to the Waratahs this year and playing every game he’s followed that with a huge NRC. Here, he writes exclusively for RUPA and Rugby News on what his side have used for inspiration in 2016, the opportunity that the NRC provides for young players, and the successful transition teammate Con Foley has made to back to fifteen-a-side Rugby. By Matt Lucas There is no hiding the fact that as a team, we struggled in the first two years of t
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