Rabbitohs forward, Tim Grant, says that his side is focused on improvement ahead of this Monday night’s clash against the North Queensland Cowboys at home.
The Cowboys will trek down to the Sydney following two consecutive Monday night victories – most recently a 30-10 triumph over the Penrith Panthers.
“They’ve got a really good roster, so just like any team in the NRL we have to turn up and play our best to get the points,” said Grant of the Cowboys.
“Personally and as a team, we’ve got a lot to improve on moving forward in order to get to where we want to be. Coming up against the Cowboys will certainly be another good test for us.”
Since making his Rabbitohs debut this season, Grant has put in some solid defensive performances by picking up over 20 tackles in each of his games played. But Grant is far from content, the 110kg forward citing that he is inspired by his Rabbitohs teammates every day to do better.
“I don’t think any player is ever really content with their form and I’m no different. For me it’s all about keeping on moving forward, working hard and contributing to this team in the best way I can.
“The guys that were here before me – they lead the way in setting those standards, guys like Dave Tyrrell and the Burgess boys, Benny Lowe and Clarky (Jason Clark). My goal is to be among that sort of calibre.”
Grant was been blown away by the level of Rabbitohs support on show when he first arrived at Redfern late in 2014, and since making his debut that sentiment has only grown – his feeling for the Club growing deeper after being told his official first-grade number.
“The experience has been pretty special,” said Grant.
“Running out in front of those Members has been pretty amazing for me – there’s a lot of passion at this Club and it shows everywhere.
“For me, I’ve got my number now and that’s something I’ll hang onto for life.
“It’s something that I take seriously because it’s a bond with the Club, and whenever I speak to old players I always ask them what their number is. It’s such a special part of the culture.
“It doesn’t matter if you were the first player or you’re a current player – it’s something to be incredibly proud of and it’s certainly something I cherish.”
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