Premier Rugby: Sunnybank eager to attack in higher quality 2020 season

By Liz Moore; Photo - QRU Media Unit Sunnybank coach Sione Fukofuka is excited by a season with more top-level players in his team and across the competition while his game plan is fixed on improving the set piece so his team can do what they do best – attack. Coaching his old club’s Premier team for the first time, Fukofuka welcomes the senior players his ‘young’ squad is set to gain. These include Tongan international Dave Feao who fractured his scapula in the first trial game of 2020 and is awaiting release from Queensland Reds/Rugby Australia to play for the club, and Liam McNamara whose knee surgery would have ruled him out for two thirds of the usual season. “It’s absolutely a positive,” said the former Brisbane State High School premiership coach.  “The guys that come back to the ‘Bank’ obviously improve our playing group and add a little bit more professionalism to a young group. “And then the opposition players that come back lift the l
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