SKIPPERS READY FOR BATTLE

Cameron NewboldAlbany Advertiser
Railways captain Bodhi Stubber and Royals counterpart Rhys Jones ahead of the 2019 GSFL grand final on Sunday.
Camera IconRailways captain Bodhi Stubber and Royals counterpart Rhys Jones ahead of the 2019 GSFL grand final on Sunday. Credit: Laurie Benson

Only Lockyer Avenue separates arch rivals Royals and Railways, but on Sunday, they will meet on the turf at Centennial Stadium with the ultimate prize on the line.

Led by their inspirational captains, the two sides will square off in the 2019 Great Southern Football League grand final.

Both battered and bruised, Lions skipper Rhys Jones and Tigers counterpart Bodhi Stubber are not afraid to put their bodies on the line for the sake of their team.

They will need the same fearless approach from their teammates if they are to hold the premiership cup aloft.

For Jones it will be the first time he will captain the Lions senior side in a grand final and he will be one of only a few players in his side to have already won a league flag.

Stubber said he was 100 percent right to go despite coming off with a rib injury in the preliminary final and will captain the Tigers in a third decider, the previous two both losing affairs.

It will be a big day for both clubs, with the Lions featuring in all four grand finals and the Tigers in three.

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