Star Lion bracing for "war of attrition" in do-or-die Giants final

SEN - Thu, 12th Sep 2019 - 0 Comments

Star Brisbane defender Harris Andrews believes his side is ready for the challenge when they face GWS in Saturday night's semi-final at the Gabba.

Andrews, who this year was chosen as an All-Australian for the first time, says the Lions knows what to expect coming into the contest against the Giants.

“I think we understand as a footy club that the Giants are at their best when they’re being really aggressive,” he said on SEN's Bob and Andy.

“They base their game so strongly on contested ball and they’ve been so good at that for the last couple of years.

“For us, we have a bit of an understanding of what’s coming, and I guess it’s going to be a bit of a war of attrition; who can play the best for the longest and we’re really looking forward to it.”

The major threat defensively for the Lions is set to be Coleman Medallist Jeremy Cameron. Andrews has called for a collective effort if they are to negate Cameron’s impact.

“Jeremy’s obviously the All-Australian full-forward,” Andrews added.

“He does such a good job getting up and down the ground with his agility and mobility.

“He’s really dangerous around goals and it’ll be a collective effort from the back six to try and slow him down.

“We’ve sat down and put a bit of a plan in place; he’s such a talented footballer so it’s going to take a lot more than just one person to slow him down.”

The winner will face Collingwood at the MCG in the preliminary final.