Queensland Cup match between Ipswich Jets Vs Mackay Cutters at North Ipswich Reserve. Mikaere Beattie.
Queensland Cup match between Ipswich Jets Vs Mackay Cutters at North Ipswich Reserve. Mikaere Beattie. David Nielsen

OPINION: True believers Jets on cusp of greatness

NO fear. No doubts. No 'what ifs'.

That is the way of the Ipswich Jets and lo and behold, here we are, six weeks out from the end of the Intrust Super Cup regular season and the lads in green and white are back in the top six.

On the back of five wins in a row the Jets can dream of an unlikely title defence.

The fact is that their coaches, Ben and Shane Walker, don't think it is a dream.

I can assure readers that they, and their players, believe it can be done.

The club's success over the past six seasons, and ultimate success in 2015, is a tribute to where belief and an unbreakable bond of mateship can get you.

These guys don't play for money. If they did they'd be at other clubs with bigger cheque books.

They do play for each other, for the jersey and for the famous rugby league city they represent.

This season has tested their mettle, their desire and their ability. The loss of key players to NRL clubs and more to injury has not been regarded as an obstacle.

The new players have viewed it as an opportunity too good to miss. The privilege of wearing the green and white is one they treasure.

I am certain if the Jets do reach the finals this year, they will be playing in Sydney again on NRL grand final day in October.



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