Rookie Gordon coach Harry Fehily looking to simplify Stags’ game plan

Newly appointed Gordon first grade coach Harry Fehily said he’ll look to simplify the Highlanders game plan in 2024 in an attempt to push deeper into the Shute Shield playoffs.   Fehily has been an assistant coach at Gordon since 2021 under veteran mentor Billy Melrose and admitted he looks back on the 2023 season with mixed feelings.  Gordon fell just short against eventual premiers Randwick in the opening week of this year’s finals series, but had several players sign professional rugby contracts on the back of strong seasons with the Stags.  "Ultimately, it was a frustrating end to the season,” Fehily told Rugby News.  “We probably lacked a bit of depth throughout the year and we were found out a little when we had a few injuries back to back that impacted our ability to pick a consistent team. “While we didn’t achieve the team success we wanted, we were thrilled to see Thomas Maka and Ola Tauelangi sign with Moana Pasifika. That’s proof that some of what we�

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