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Coaches will tell you that pre-season trials are an opportunity to test new combinations and get a gauge on where their team sits ahead of the season.
Easts head coach Troy McCarthy now knows where the Tigers stand after their hit-out against National Rugby League affiliate Melbourne Storm.
Despite the fact that the contest finished 36-8 in the Storm's favour, McCarthy was able to take some positives from his side's opening hit-out of the year.