NRC: Matt Lucas says Sydney Rays can win title

Less then two weeks out from the start of the 2016 National Rugby Championship, Sydney Rays captain Matt Lucas has told Rugby News he thinks his side is good enough to win the premiership. “Absolutely, I think we can win it,” Lucas told Rugby News. “The squad we’ve got together is really talented and everyone is really keen for success. We’ve got the right structures and the right coaching staff so ultimately it’s up to the players to turn up and perform. “We’ve started to create a really enjoyable environment and hopefully that breeds success. We are definitely going out there to win it.” The Rays missed the playoffs in 2014 and 2015 but have named an impressive squad for the third instalment of the national competition. After leading Northern Suburbs to their first Shute Shield title in 41 years, Rays coach Simon Cron has included 13 Shoreman in his squad, with Lucas confident the Rays will benefit from that success. “There is a bit of buzz around on the bac
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