It’s been a positive start the to the Singleton Bulls pre-season campaign. Despite the intense heat they are getting good numbers to their regular training sessions on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, have been inundated with coaching and support staff, and have joined forces with Army to bolster their ranks. To cap it off the sevens competitions they are playing in will be held at various coastal locations, like Kiama and Crescent Head, and the Singleton Rugby Club is looking forward to hosting some top-quality trial matches before the season starts on April 8. First-grade coach, Bob Harris, says they have been in training for about four weeks now and getting around 30 players to each session. But the big news is Army will join the club to play as our third grade side this season, Harris explains. Club Captain, Sam Walker, says they are competing as an entire team but some of their stronger players will inevitably push for a spot in the higher grades. “This will strengthen us up all the way through,” Harris interjects. The pair were also keen to talk about the new senior Under 19 side they are trying to form. Although they have been getting around 17 players from this age group to training, more are needed. “This will give us a breeding ground for those blokes to come up through to the senior grade,” Harris says. And, there is plenty of young talent coming through the ranks. He expecting big things from the likes of Luke Reece, Kaden Howard and Jackson Andrews. Harris is also excited about the Southern Districts Rugby Club heading up to Singleton for a trial match on February 25.