NRC 2015: Greater Sydney Rams Season Review

by Paul Cook - A slow start to the inaugural NRC competition for the Greater Sydney Rams last year, turned into a case of ‘so near, so far’, as three wins and an ultimately costly draw meant they missed out on finals footy by a point – despite having lost one game fewer than 4th placed Perth Spirit. A complete overhaul in both the coaching and playing ranks saw respected ex-Wallaby Jim Williams take the reins, placed in charge of a fresh-faced squad full of promising - but still ultimately raw - potential. But while a narrow loss to last year’s semi-finalists, NSW Country Eagles, in round one, imbued a positive outlook for the season ahead, it proved to be a false dawn as inconsistency, injuries and that lack of nous and know-how at the next level, left them ripe for the picking. One win and seven losses meant the Rams were looking up at everyone else by the competition’s end, and when Rugby News caught up with coach Williams a couple of weeks ago to dissect the season, h
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