After finishing last season with back-to-back wins, Piper is looking forward to leading the team into the 2018/19 season.

“It has been really pleasing this pre-season to have the new indoor centre and the guys based in Sydney training well and ready and raring to go this week,” said Piper

“It was probably a bit of a handover year last year (as head coach) but I took the reins fully after Christmas and that is why it was pleasing to get a couple of wins nice and early on.

“But this year I had the full pre-season with the group and I guess what will be will be over the next couple of weeks.”

>>PIPER READY TO LEAD ACT/NSW COUNTRY COMETS 

Comets Squad

Nick Larkin

Daniel Hughes

Jason Sangha

Jay Lenton (C) (WK)

Blake Macdonald

Matt Gilkes

Tom Engelbrecht

Nathan McAndrew

Trent Copeland

Ben Taylor

Tom Pinson

Greg West

Match Details:

ACT/NSW Country Comets v Queensland, 8-11 October, Manuka Oval

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