NRC 2016: New coach confident Western Sydney Rams will be a threat

The newly named Western Sydney Rams have struggled in the opening two seasons of the National Rugby Championship but that could all be about to change according to new coach John Muggleton. The former Wallabies assistant coach says he is close to finalising his roster for the 2016 season, which kicks off in late August. “If everything comes together, I think we’ll be more than competitive. We’ve got some players still deciding if they want to play NRC or head overseas, but if we can get a few of those guys, I think we’ll be right up there,” Muggleton said. “We’ve got Kevin Locke and Frank Winterstein who have both signed. They will need to get used to playing 15-a-side rugby, but we’re keeping a close eye on both of them.” Muggleton has named former Brumbies Jeremy Paul and Joel Wilson on his coaching staff and is looking to pick his squad solely from the Rams feeder clubs – Penrith, Parramatta, West Harbour, Southern Districts and Eastwood. “In general terms
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