OSBORNE remains committed to playing in the AFL Riverina Championship amid controversy of its Albury recruits taking part in the competition.
Coolamon withdrew from the competition yesterday, citing the uncertainty of where rival players were travelling from at its biggest concern.
The bombshell decision reduced the competition to six sides which AFL Riverina chairman Michael Irons said was the minimum amount required for the season to start on July 25.
There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Albury which is the most frustrating part of all this.Jason Gooden
Osborne president Jason Gooden said the Tigers were happy to play in the six-side competition on the proviso their Albury recruits including coach Joel Mackie could play.
"We just hope common sense prevails and that our Albury based players are allowed to play," Gooden said.
"We have already lost our assistant coach Sam Livingstone for the season because he is based in Victoria which you can understand.
"But there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Albury which is the most frustrating part of all this.
"Joel is obviously our coach and the main reason we recruited him was to help develop and nurture our young list.
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"At the end of the day there's no law that says Albury people can't travel more than 50km from the border, it is only a recommendation which we understand the league can't enforce.
"We have gone to great lengths to come this far, we don't want to pull out now.
"At the end of the day we just want a game of footy for our community."