North Sydney Bears Coach Wayne Lambkin says his troops are preparing for an early onslaught from the Auckland Vulcans in Sunday's fifth round NSW Cup fixture at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.


The Bears will aiming to capitalise on a comprehensive victory over the Illawarra Cutters last weekend with an equally powerful display this Sunday in New Zealand.


"It was great to go down there and get a win in the fashion that we did," Lamkbin told www.rabbitohs.com.au.


"We managed to skip away in the second half and play a bit of free flowing football without the pressure of the scoreboard.


"Just Hunt was good for us, Luke Keary was good for us and Tommy Burgess was strong for us on the weekend.


"Tom has certainly got better over his first four games at this level. He had a few errors in him early on but he had no errors last week and he had some good, strong runs.


"He's a bit like George (Burgess) in that once he gets wound up he's hard to stop. He'll keep improving."


Lambkin says it's always difficult playing the Vulcans in Auckland.


"It's a tough assignment over there and they have a few NRL players that could come back into their team from their extended bench in first grade," Lambkin said.


"They've got a bloke called Russell Packer on the bench in the Vulcans team so they must be going alright to have him in that position.


"We've got a couple of injuries we need to check on our line up, so we'll see how they go throughout the week and put our best team out on the field on Sunday."


Lambkin says he will be looking for his team to move the big Vulcans side around out there on Sunday.


"They're all the same size, from fullback to front row!" Lambkin joked.


"They are a big team and we'll try and move them around a bit early on, take some energy out of them and try and hold them during that early onslaught.


"We'll test their fitness with their size and see how we go."


The Bears will play the Vulcans as the first of three games at Mt Smart Stadium on Sunday.


"It's absolutely fantastic! I can't wait for it and it will be great for our team," Lambkin said of the the fact they will share the big stage with the Holden Cup and NRL fixtures.


"It's awesome to have all three grades there on Sunday, and we get a chance to finally play on the number on field at Mt Smart which is wonderful, as we're normally out the back on the number two field.


"It's just great to be part of the whole day and we're all looking forward to it."


The Bears take on the Vulcans at midday local time (10am AEST) on Sunday. The game will broadcast live on Fox Sports One in Australia.