And it's all led to this - the 2019 group 10 rugby league grand final. And the Mudgee Dragons are part of it,.
We know you've been there every step of the way, but why not take a moment to relive the season that was - how the Dragons got there, who did what and even how we matched up against Sunday's rivals ...
GO YOU DRAGONS!
SEPT 8, 2019: Jack Littlejohn and his Dragons are through to the grand final, the Mudgee club's first since 2016, thanks to a tremendous effort in defence. Sunday's shut-out victory was the first time Hawks have been held scoreless since round 16, 2016 - a game that ended in an 88-0 thumping against CYMS at Wade Park. READ ON
SEPT 1, 2019: Everyone knew the Group 10 elimination semi-final clash between the Mudgee Dragons and Lithgow Workies was going to be a tough one. While Mudgee captain-coach Jack Littlejohn ensures he 'didn't have one of my sprays' during the half-time breather, the red and white outfit came out firing in the second installment of 40, scoring three tries in 12 minutes belonging to Robinson, Lee Hicks and Jayden Brown. READ ON
AUG 24, 2019: Defending Group 10 premiers Bathurst Panthers are a chance of securing the club its first home grand final in 12 years after a 40-18 demolition of Mudgee in Saturday's qualifying semi-final at Carrington Park. The men in black raced out to a 24-4 lead at the break and were never headed, booking their place in next week's major semi-final at Wade Park. READ ON
AUG 17, 2019: What better way to celebrate your 200th game than scoring in the first 30 seconds of the match. That's Mudgee Dragon, Jared Robinson did in his side's clash against the Lithgow Workies at Glen Willow Stadium on Saturday. READ ON
AUG 4, 2019: Mudgee have all but cemented third place after the Lithgow Workies were belted by the Orange Hawks 64-4. "That's what we are looking for, just to get in that top three so we get an extra chance in the finals," Jack Littlejohn said. READ ON
JULY 28, 2019: "It was a good tough win." That's what Mudgee Dragon, Ben Thompson had to say about the side's 40-8 victory against St Pats on Sunday at Glen Willow Stadium. On the back of a messy home game against the Bathurst Panthers, Mudgee gave the impression they were stronger and more focused, but Thompson says 'we need to get better." READ ON
JULY 14, 2019: Up against the leading team in the competition, the Mudgee Dragons sure were feeling the heat, but if it weren't for a lack of discipline, the home side could have knocked the Bathurst Panthers off of their perch. Flying fists, dozens of errors and handfuls of injuries made for a slow game on Sunday at Glen Willow Stadium. READ ON
JUNE 30, 2019: They have spoken heavily on perfecting the basics after their loss to the Lithgow Workies, and for the Mudgee Dragons, it might just be the key to their recent stint of success. It didn't take long for the side to kick into action at Glen Willow Stadium on Sunday against the Blayney Bears with Jared Robinson scoring the first four points of the match two minutes after kick-off. READ ON
JUNE 23, 2019: On the back of a devastating 26-10 loss to the Lithgow Workies, heavyweights, Mudgee Dragons knew what had to be done to ensure there was no repeat against the Oberon Tigers. "We knew we needed to be a lot better after our worst game two weeks ago against Lithgow. We worked hard and set a game plan that we were able to execute, went back to basics and held on to the ball," club president Sebastian Flack said. READ ON
JUNE 9, 2019: The Lithgow Workies Wolves overshadowed the Mudgee Dragons at home on Saturday at Tony Luchetti Sports Ground. The Wolves put up a strong defensive effort against the Mudgee side and came out victorious, 26-10. READ ON
JUNE 2, 2019: On the back of a four-try performance from Jared Robinson and a hat-trick from Corin Smith the Mudgee Dragons ran rampant at Glen Willow Sporting Complex on Sunday, staying atop the Group 10 premier league table by downing Orange CYMS 44-19. READ ON
MAY 5, 2019: Jack Littlejohn's Mudgee Dragons continued their rampant start to the 2019 Group 10 premier league season on Sunday afternoon, making light work of one of the competition's other apparent heavyweights in Orange Hawks. Both sides went into the fourth round clash at Glen Willow Sporting Complex with unblemished records but the Dragons claimed a convincing, 32-8 victory over the two blues. READ ON
APRIL 21, 2019: The Jack Littlejohn-coached Mudgee Dragons remain unbeaten through the opening fortnight of the 2019 Group 10 premier league season, after hanging on to down the fast-finishing Oberon Tigers by a converted try on Good Friday afternoon. READ ON
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