THREE of their new signings, ball-player Nicho Hynes, try-scoring back Jonathon Reuben and Daniel Dole are training with the Melbourne Storm.
"IT (Pipeline) is such a beautiful place to finish ... and with that added excitement of being that bit closer to achieving a dream it feels a bit different.”
SHAE Wools-Cobb and Charlie Dann will compete at The Lakes.
"IT is not massive but an area we need to improve and find different avenues to goal.”
"HE'S a really good craft competitor and a fantastic young bloke, who is great to have around the club.”
Long-serving Scorchers player Peter Dein, who made his debut for the team in 2007, is set to captain the side as of this weekend, against Sandgate-Redcliffe.
Stung by their sub-par season, North Queensland is determined to re-emerge as a threat in the NRL next year.
AMID searing heat, Ovett made a solo break after just 20km.
THE top-10 in the qualifying series, not including surfers who are also in the top-22 of the world tour, will claim spots on next year's main circuit.
THE two Queensland teams will shape up for the NRL season with an encounter at Kawana.