BURRUMBUTTOCK will be looking to avenge last season’s grand final loss when it takes on Rand at Rand on Saturday.
The competition heavyweights are again set to be prominent in the race for the flag with both fielding similar line-ups.
Burrumbuttock will hope to find an edge with New City giant Ryan McGrath coming on board.
Swan opener David Williams expects another tight contest.
“I don’t think a lot has changed with either side,” Williams said.
Brocklesby take on Walla in the other match at Brocklesby.
Meanwhile, Brocklesby and District and Holbrook and District will lock horns in the opening round of the NSW Country Plate on Sunday.
Darcy and Trent I’Anson and Mark Kreutzberger shape as key players for the BDCA.
The venue is yet to be confirmed.