Excited by challenge

Roos ready for battle-hardened Hoppers

PLAN OF ATTACK: Shutting down the likes of Moyhu on-baller Jaimon McGeehan will be among King Valley’s priorities tomorrow. PHOTO: Marc Bongers

KING Valley is sitting on top of the Ovens and King Football League ladder with a 5-0 record and an incredible percentage of 635.22, but as far as coach Brendan Sessions is concerned, the real season starts tomorrow.

To put it bluntly, the Roos have had the softest of fixtures, drawing the current bottom five teams in the first five rounds.

They certainly haven’t slacked off, putting those sides to the sword by an average margin of 170 points, their biggest win a 309-point demolition of Swanpool, and their closest match a 73-point thumping of Greta.

But tomorrow’s bout – a clash with local rival Moyhu – is set to give the Roos their first real taste of finals-like football, and Sessions can’t wait.

“The whole club has been looking forward to this for a couple of weeks now,” Sessions said.

“We’ve been focused on the teams we have come up against, but at the same time we’ve definitely been thinking ahead.”

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