SWFL 2023: Coach says Augusta-Margaret River will not rest on their laurels
Augusta-Margaret River dual premiership coach Matt Jamieson is leaving nothing to chance ahead of his side’s bid for a SWFL premiership three-peat.
The Hawks boss wants his side to hit the ground running.
“Given how long the season is, I think it is important to be organised,” Jamieson said.
“Although you can probably gather a bit of momentum as the season ticks on by, I believe you need to be in a position to get wins on the board early.
“The only way to do that is to have a reasonable preparation in the lead up to it all — before we know it, it will be round 1.”
The Hawks have been busy in the transfer portal over the past few days, with the signing of Asher Samelko well-received by the club’s hierarchy.
Samelko, who played 21 games with WAFL outfit East Perth between 2017-2019, is a 195cm dual threat who can play either in the ruck or up forward, much to Jamieson’s delight.
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