Seagulls fans wont have to wait long for the Grand Final rematch as the BMD Wynnum Manly Seagulls take on the Burleigh Bears in Round 1 of the 2020 Intrust Super Cup.
After the heartbreaking defeat in last years grand final (28-10), the Seagulls will get an early chance to erase those memories and test themselves against a team that is sure to be a one to beat this coming season.
Burleigh Bears v Wynnum Manly Seagulls
12:10pm, Sunday, 15 March
Pizzey Park, Gold Coast
Key players Mitch Cronin and Sam Scarlett will be back to lead the Seagulls against a strong Burleigh side. While it will also be the first time for new players like Lachlan Maranta and Lloyd Perrett to don the famous red and green Seagulls strip.
The match will also be the first game in charge for the Bears’ new head coach, Rick Stone. Stone previously coached the Bears from 1999-2004 and returns to coach the premiers once more.
Both teams will be looking to get their seasons off to a strong start and the highly anticipated match is sure to be heavily attended at the ground and viewed by many on Channel 9.