ONE trial loss does not worry Isis as it heads into the new season.
After having the bye last week, the Devils begin their season today against the Waves Tigers at Eskdale Oval after losing their first match of the season to Avondale two weeks ago..
Coach Paul Barritt said the team was ready to go despite losing a few players, including the O'Donnell brothers, Nathan Sullivan, and Robbie Sutter.
"We have lost a lot of our older players through work or moving out of Bundaberg," he said.
"It's going to be a relatively young side this year. Hopefully some of our blokes get an opportunity though and have a chance to shine."
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Despite the losses the club has gained some handy signings.
"One of our key signings is Rhys Neal from Easts," he said.
"He's a very well-rounded player and will provide some oomph up the front."
Barritt added Brisbane recruit Raymond Stahn would also be someone to look out for in the halves.
He was in doubt for today's match with a finger injury.
Peter Grant will captain the team with Taylor Barritt and Tim Cole returning as well to the team.
Barritt was hoping for a mid-table finish this season.
Meanwhile, the Tigers are hoping to gain momentum after a first-round win over Easts.
Coach Ashley Simpson said the team had recovered well from the opening match.
"We've got no injuries or suspensions."
"We haven't seen Isis at all so we will be aiming to play our game," he said.
Simpson added the Tigers were not getting ahead of themselves. He wanted the team to eliminate its first-round errors.
The match will start today at 4.30pm. Wallaroos and Hervey Bay follow at 6.30pm.