North Sydney Bears Coach Wayne Lambkin says he is keen to avoid a similar performance to the one which his side turned in at WIN Stadium in 2012, when the Bears take on the Illawarra Cutter in the fourth round of the NSW Cup this Saturday.


Last year, the Cutters "handed us (the Bears) a hiding" in Wollongong, and off the back of last week's victory over the Jets, the Bears will be aiming to register their third win of the season.


"We played a really strong second half last week which got us the win," Coach Lambkin told www.rabbitohs.com.au.


"We completed our first ten sets in the second half last week which allowed us to mount a strong comeback.


"We got the job done in the end, but we have a lot of room for improvement.


"Justin was really good for us last week, as was Josh Starling, Thomas Burgess and Luke Keary.


"The Cutters have a bit of first grade experience in their team and last year they handed us a hiding at WIN Stadium, so we'll know what to expect this time around and hopefully that won't happen again.


"We'll have to be on our best behaviour this weekend to get the win."


Young Rabbitohs under 20s player Dylan Walker has come into the Bears line up this week, giving some experience playing against older players with more top level experience.


"He's very young and exciting, Dylan, and we saw with that good try he scored in the Charity Shield that he has a touch of class about him," Lambkin said.


"He's been playing well in the Holden Cup and we're bringing him up to the NSW Cup to give him some game time against men, which is another step in his development, hopefully towards a first grade spot in the future."


The Bears take on the Cutters at 3pm on Saturday 30 March at WIN Stadium.