THE North Sydney Bears last night lifted the so-called
"WHAT a statement" declared Norths General Manager Greg Florimo. What a statement indeed; the first match of the season and against a club with one of the strongest junior leagues the Parramatta Eels. A close match and a fabulous performance from the Bears entertained the crowd with impeccable and highly effective defence and courageous try combinations to win 28 to 24 at Cabramatta Sports Ground on Saturday.
YES The Mighty Bears are top of the table and determined to stay there as they travel down to WIN Stadium to challenge the Dragons in both Premier League and Jersey Flegg. Watch the sparks fly in as the Bears come up against a former team mate from Norths' 2004 semi-final Jersey Flegg team centre Lee Te Maari, who has been named in the Dragons' Premier League team. Rumor also has it that the Dragons will ensure a beefed up forward pack including former Roosters player Willie Tupou.