Baseball fans ready for epic clash

SPECTATORS of the Rex Airlines Far North Coast Baseball will have the opportunity to gorge their baseball appetite when the competition completes the remainder of this weekend’s round.

Last night Workers took on Brothers on the main diamond in what was always going to be a tough ask for the Brethren.

The young Brothers side struggled last week against the fired-up Redbirds batting and did well to maintain their positive attitude throughout.

Workers too felt the sting of a loss when they went down to Norths.

This afternoon, supporters can settle down to another game of quality ’ball when Norths and Redbirds go head to head on Baxter Field.

Both teams continue to set the standard this season and will be keen to assert their authority on the competition with a strong win this afternoon.

Redbirds have maintained the stability of their team of the past few seasons and Norths have maintained their premiership-winning side from last year, but have appointed former Australian junior Danny O’Sullivan to coaching duties.

O’Sullivan sets a high standard in the game and will have his team well-focused on the task at hand.

Redbirds too have opted for a change at the helm, with Easts stalwart Matt Riley taking their reigns.

Riley provides a calm and focused demeanour to the Redbirds game and the results are coming very quickly.

Last weekend Nick Shailes demonstrated his intentions for the season.

Shailes was exceptional at short-stop and worked well with the bat. Should he take to the mound this afternoon, Norths will have their work cut out for them.

This afternoon’s game will commence at 2:45pm on Baxter Field.

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