Ipswich players brace for state titles test
WESTS A-grade player Mark Sharrad and former representative player Stu Darby are sharing the goalkeeping duties for Ipswich's number one team at the state masters titles.
Sharrad will miss tomorrow's game returning from an overseas trip.
Phil Daly will guard the net for Ipswich's second side.
The matches are 25 minute halves with a four-minute break.
While he's happy with his number one squad, coach Norm Brown knows there'll be some sore bodies at the end of the championships.
"We have to make sure we make the appropriate changes and try and keep fresh legs,'' Brown said.
The former Norths A-grade manager shared in several premierships with the club. Brown was also involved in the Ipswich over 45 masters team that came third at the 2010 championships on the Sunshine Coast.
Ipswich masters men's 40+ number one team contesting the state titles at Raceview starting tomorrow: Craig Rew, Brent Nicholls, Pat Jordan, Tony Ross, Liam McGuire, Jay Petersen, Mark Sharrad (goalkeeper), Damien Goodwin, Stuart Darby (goalkeeper), Darren Manson, William Allen, Terry Wode, Gary Adsett, Brent Kinnane, "Chewie''. Coach: Norm Brown. Manager: Liz Leeder.
Ipswich masters men's 40+ number two team: Phil Daly (goalkeeper), Jason Hughes, John Woodward, Peter Smith, Phil Jackwitz, Gary Bray, Peter Weston, Gavin Burchmann, Peter Robinson, Peter Conway (player/coach), Shayne Petersen, more to be added.
Ipswich 50s team: Unavailable.