Nerimbera?s double take
OPPOSITION teams could have their problems marking up Nerimbera's midfield pairing of Tristan Fraser and Juilio Guimaraes this season.
"They look so much alike even some of our boys get them mixed up,'' Nerimbera coach Bevan Dingley said.
Nerimbera finished their Len Laver Rose Bowl pre-season competition on Saturday night with a 2-1 win over Berserker at Elizabeth Park.
The Nerimbera club has the last round bye before preparing for their first Capricornia League match against Clinton on April 8.
Fraser's pace and agility in the midfield is well-known in Central Queensland football circles, but Brazilian Guimar- aes will be a new force to reckon with this season with equal ability in that area of the pitch.
"Tristan's been going extremely well and stamped his authority on the midfield,'' Dingley said.
While Nerimbera are out of the pre-season title race, Dingley was still impressed with his team's workout over the six games. The competition allowed players such as Danny Cox to ease back into first division after returning from knee surgery.
Cox had no problems settling into the weekend's game, scoring in the opening 20 seconds.
"It helped us get a few runs under our belt,'' Dingley said. In other games, Southside continued its winning streak with an impressive 4-1 win over Cap Coast at Jardine Park on Saturday night.
Joe Burke was unstoppable, scoring three first half goals. Burke's first goal arrived after just two minutes of play.
Bluebirds scored a 5-2 win over Parkana.