THE Sunshine Coast Falcons loom as the Intrust Super Cup’s big improvers next season.
Following a challenging 2014 campaign, the Falcons are on the rise after forging a new partnership with NRL heavyweights Melbourne Storm.
Four former Storm NYC players are already on the Falcons’ books, while a number of players with Intrust Super Cup experience have signed with the Sunshine Coast for 2015.
In a further boost, utility Jye Ballinger is back with the Falcons after a stint with the Easts Tigers.
Big contributions are expected from Tom Murphy and Rueben Baillie, who are currently training with the Storm in Melbourne.
Gains: Una Mohi (Melbourne Storm NYC), Johnny Vuetibau (Souths Logan Magpies), Cory McGrady (Toowoomba), Jordan Ryan (Easts Tigers), James Ackerman (Redcliffe Dolphins), Dan Murphy (Mackay Cutters), Billy Kitt (Melbourne Storm NYC), Billy Brittain (Melbourne Storm NYC), Jye Ballinger (Easts Tigers), Jacob Harney (Wynnum Manly), Sam Satogi.
Losses: James Leavai (Norths Devils)
Coach: Glen Dreger
Home Ground: Sunshine Coast Stadium, Kawana.
2014 Finish: 13th (1 win, 23 Losses)