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Pride on line as players battle for jerseys

With the 2020 Intrust Super Cup season less than a month away from kicking off, Cairns Post rugby league writer Rowan Sparkes has broken down the Northern Pride’s 26-player roster by position. VOTE IN OUR POLL

'One of the special jerseys'

Pride on line as players battle for jerseys

NRL: Australian centre James Roberts has labelled the Indigenous jersey as one of the most special he's ever put on ahead of the Indigenous vs Maori All Stars match.

The Northern Pride’s busy off-season has changed the shape of the club’s roster in 2020, with departures opening up vacancies and new arrivals heating up contention for positions.

While the club is hoping the addition of former NRL stars and international representatives can bring stability to Barlow Park this season, a new generation of rookies prepared to create their own legacy are keeping the club’s more experienced players on their toes.

Pride coach Ty Williams talks with his players at half time in the pre-season trial match between the Northern Pride and the Cairns Foley Shield representative side, held at Petersen Park, Edmonton. PICTURE: BRENDAN RADKESource:News Corp Australia

With the 2020 Intrust Super Cup season less than a month away from kicking off, Cairns Post rugby league writer Rowan Sparkes has broken down the Pride’s 26-player roster by position.

Solid performances from Kenfrost Homes Northern Pride's off-season recruits and young rookies have not made coach Ty Williams’ selection headaches any easier following the club’s first pre-season trial.

Posted by Rowan Sparkes on Saturday, 15 February 2020

Find out who are the top contenders for each position at the links below and vote for who you think should take the field for the Pride when they open their season against Tweed Seagulls at Piggabeen Oval on March 15.

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