After making the top six last season, the Hunters were knocked out in the first week of the finals after losing 18-12 to the Sunshine Coast Falcons at the National Football Stadium.
“I didn’t expect to be named the captain for this season. But as one of the senior players in the team, it will be an honor.
“Thank you to the coach and management for your trust in me. I may be the captain but everyone in the team is a leader by their own rights.
Boas assured the fans, sponsors and stakeholders that the Hunters will give it their all in the 2017 campaign in the Intrust Super Cup.
“To the team, if we all work together, we will have a good year. I believe we can go one step further this time.
“Nothing comes easy so we’re going to work very hard. We will hunt again this year and make it a successful one,” said Boas.
Vice-captain of the Hunters, Wellington Albert shared the same sentiments.
“I was very surprised to be named the vice-captain. I didn’t expect it but I’m looking forward to help lead the boys this year
“All the boys are physically and mentally fit. I believe in all of the boys and know we will make it this year,” said Albert.