THEY may be down on troops but Maroochydore coach Stu Beakey is still relishing the chance to clash with the might of Noosa.
Noosa Lions are set to benefit from bolstered ranks as they seek to continue a "phenomenal” feat in the premier men's competition.
Maroochydore co-captain Ashleigh Hales says a bevy of returning youth will provide a handy boost to the Roos as they look to bounce back to form.
Feisty ball thief Karla Pretorius says it's the Sunshine Coast Lightning's midcourt which has helped her notch a Super Netball milestone.
USC Rip City coach Nathan Arousi believes his new-look outfit are starting to gel and fire on court ahead of a major challenge.
Mooloolaba Outrigger Club president Ron Grabbe says the national marathon titles will garner extra significance as paddlers fix their sights on world waters
USC Spartan Kaylee McKeown has relished the opportunity to fine-tune her skills in elite company as a major qualification meet nears.
Sunshine Coast Lightning goal keeper Phumza Maweni says she is proud of how quickly she's adapted to the style and ferocity of Super Netball.
Caloundra product Eric Hipwood believes the Brisbane Lions' solid start to the season has the competition growing wary of their potential come game days.
A bevy of in-form runners has Sunshine Coast trainer Stuart Kendrick poised well to attack a metropolitan meet at Corbould Park.