Gordon 2016 Season Preview – With Geoff Townsend

by Paul Cook - Last Year: 9th (42pts) Ins: Tom Carruthers (Subbies); Matt Hayter (returning from injury); Johnny Latta (Scotland); Xavier McCoy; Jack McGuire; Roni Scarano (returning from injury) Outs: Luke Rissman Coaching Team: Head coach - Geoff Townsend / Assistant – Mark Philp / Backs - Tim Wallace Captain: TBC Overview: Geoff Townsend: “I think, particularly with the NRC competition now, there’s going to be less money in club footy so, teams that keep going put there and buying players and buying players - it’s short-term gain for long-term pain. Gordon have been through that and it’s taken probably the best part of a decade to get back to anywhere close to where we want to be but we’ve turned the corner. We got a lot of engagement back in 2014 with the juniors at our schools in the area; in 2015 we solidified that and in 2016 we’ll expand on that. Young kids now want to come and play for Gordon again, which is great and all the good things that we’ve
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