Far North Coast Rugby Union has announced its 2009 opens training squad.

The team finally selected will take part in the NSW Country Championships, with one match to be played in the FNC Zone on March 21 at Crozier Field, Lismore, and two away matches on the following weekend at a venue to be decided.

There will be a squad meeting on the Monday, November 3, at the Rous Hotel, Lismore, starting at 6.30pm.

The first training run is on Saturday, November 15, at the Ballina Rugby Club from 2.30pm.

The squad is:

Brett McLENNAN, Liam PRESTON, Luke WATLING (BALLINA)

Greg HOLLAND, Neil MORAN (BANGALOW)

Simon CAMPBELL, Tamati COATES, Dallas EMERY, Nathan JACOBS, David JACOBS, Trent ODMARK, Luke OSBERG-BAUER, Shane PROCTOR (COOLANGATTA TWEED)

Craig CONNOLLY, David MAKEJEV, Luke SERONE (CASINO)

Matthew AHERNE, Tony BUCHANAN, Trent GASNIER, Adam GORDON, Ben RAMPLING, Sam STEWART, Jamie TREDINNICK, Corey WINDLE, Harry WITT (LENNOX HEAD)

Stephen Hughes, Scott LANCASTER, Nigel MARSHALL, James OLIVIERI, Glenn PAISLEY, Ray TAYLOR (LISMORE)

Matt ANDERSON, Brendan BROOKE, James WIVELL (SOUTHERN CROSS)

Steven MISON, Luke NUNN, Tim PERKINS, Matt SCOTT (WOLLONGBAR ALSTONVILLE)

Tristan ALLARD, Kris THOMSEN (YAMBA)
Karl LUPTON – COACH

Mick RUSSELL – ASSISTANT COACH

Greg WHITTLE – MANAGER