Gladstone coach Stian Wentzel at Meteors Field.
Gladstone coach Stian Wentzel at Meteors Field. Christopher Chan GLAGRUF

Victory vital for GRUFC

THEY'VE done it once, they can do it again.

That is Gladstone Rugby Union Football Club coach Stian Wentzel's theory when it comes to the must-win clash against Brothers this weekend.

With five games remaining before the preliminary finals, he said his team needed four wins to keep its finals hopes alive.

"We need to win," Wentzel said. "It is crucial."

But playing at Meteors Oval in front of what he hoped would be a strong home crowd, Wentzel said his players could get just their sixth win of the season.

"The guys are comfortable and we are confident that we will win this Brothers game.

"We have won against Brothers before and we can do it again."

Wentzel said he would not accept a 99% effort from Gladstone this weekend, expecting the team to step up in defence.

"We have worked very hard on defence in the last two weeks," he said.

Adding to the anticipation for tomorrow's clash is the fact it is the club's sponsors' day.

"We want to show the sponsors why they invested in us," Wentzel said.

 

Central Queensland Rugby Union - the season so far:

 

--> A Grade Round 1 - 14/04/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
  Frenchville   v Bye   TBC  
  Gladstone   v Bye   TBC  
  Blackwater   v Bye   TBC  
  Brothers   v Bye   TBC  
  University   v Bye   TBC  
  Dawson Valley   v Bye   TBC  
Round 2 - 20/04/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Brothers 15 v University 10 Rugby Park / 1 20/04/2012 8:00 PM
View Match Detail Colts 34 v Frenchville 13 Rugby Park / 1 21/04/2012 6:00 PM
View Match Detail Gladstone 21 v Blackwater 18 Gladstone 21/04/2012 3:00 PM
  Dawson Valley   v Bye   TBC  
Round 3 - 28/04/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Frenchville 14 v University 32 Rugby Park / 1 28/04/2012 4:30 PM
View Match Detail Gladstone 14 v Dawson Valley 17 Gladstone 28/04/2012 3:00 PM
View Match Detail Blackwater 39 v Brothers 14 Blackwater 28/04/2012 3:00 PM
  Colts   v Bye   TBC  
Round 4 - 5/05/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Dawson Valley 26 v University 18 Rugby Park / 1 05/05/2012 6:00 PM
View Match Detail Gladstone 30 v Frenchville 0 Gladstone 05/05/2012 3:00 PM
View Match Detail Blackwater 12 v Colts 0 Blackwater 05/05/2012 3:00 PM
  Brothers   v Bye   TBC  
Round 5 - 11/05/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Colts 17 v University 12 Rugby Park / 1 11/05/2012 6:30 PM
View Match Detail Frenchville 7 v Dawson Valley 34 Rugby Park / 1 11/05/2012 6:30 PM
View Match Detail Brothers 25 v Gladstone 26 Browne Park 12/05/2012 1:40 PM
  Blackwater 34 v Bye 0 TBC  
Round 6 - 18/05/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Brothers 26 v Frenchville 22 Rugby Park / 1 18/05/2012 8:00PM
View Match Detail Gladstone 15 v University 29 Gladstone 19/05/2012 3:30 PM
View Match Detail Dawson Valley 39 v Colts 12 Moura 19/05/2012 3:30 PM
  Blackwater   v Bye   TBC  
Round 7 - 26/05/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Brothers 33 v Colts 24 Brothers 26/05/2012 2:30 PM
View Match Detail University 57 v Blackwater 12 University 26/05/2012 3:30 PM
View Match Detail Dawson Valley 36 v Frenchville 0 Moura 26/05/2012 3:30 PM
  Gladstone   v Bye   TBC  
Round 8 - 1/06/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Dawson Valley 6 v University 6 Rugby Park / 1 01/06/2012 7:30 PM
View Match Detail Frenchville 17 v Colts 23 Ryan Park 02/06/2012 5:00 PM
View Match Detail Gladstone 0 v Brothers 13 Rugby Park / 1 02/06/2012 4:30 PM
  Blackwater   v Bye   TBC  
Round 9 - 8/06/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Frenchville 7 v Colts 55 Rugby Park / 1 08/06/2012 6:30 PM
View Match Detail Gladstone 13 v University 36 Rugby Park / 1 08/06/2012 8:00 PM
View Match Detail Dawson Valley 38 v Blackwater 26 Rugby Park / 1 09/06/2012 2:00 PM
  Brothers   v Bye   TBC  
Round 10 - 16/06/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Brothers 7 v University 11 Victoria Park 16/06/2012 2:30 PM
View Match Detail Colts 7 v Dawson Valley 29 Colts 16/06/2012 3:30 PM
View Match Detail Blackwater 37 v Gladstone 15 Blackwater 16/06/2012 3:00 PM
  Frenchville   v Bye   TBC  
Round 11 - 23/06/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Frenchville 5 v Gladstone 27 Rugby Park / 1 23/06/2012 4:30 PM
View Match Detail Blackwater 29 v University 17 Blackwater 23/06/2012 3:00 PM
View Match Detail Dawson Valley 57 v Brothers 3 Moura 23/06/2012 3:30 PM
  Colts   v Bye   TBC  
Round 12 - 30/06/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Colts 27 v Gladstone 21 Rugby Park / 1 30/06/2012 3:00 PM
View Match Detail Dawson Valley 14 v Brothers 16 Rugby Park / 1 30/06/2012 6:00 PM
View Match Detail Blackwater 36 v Frenchville 0 Blackwater 30/06/2012 3:00 PM
  University   v Bye   TBC  
Round 13 - 7/07/2012
Home Team v Away Team Location Time
View Match Detail Frenchville 19 v University 26 Ryan Park 07/07/2012 4:30 PM
View Match Detail Colts 40 v Brothers 38 Colts 07/07/2012 3:30 PM
  Dawson Valley   v Bye   TBC  
  Blackwater   v Bye   TBC  
  Gladstone   v Bye   TBC  

For the rounds to come visit: http://cqru.rugbynet.com.au/default.asp?id=165335



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