Rocherlea coach Andrew Cox-Goodyer takes The Examiner's Q and A challenge.
Did you side meet the season's expectations and what did you take out of the year?
There were no expectations, we just wanted to get out there and have a game of footy after the COVID issue.
At the start of the year she was about just giving the younger blokes a game and what sort of happened for us is we had a handful of blokes around the 10-20 game mark and I think they are starting to come into their own.
It's only going to benefit us going forward even past this year and there's even a couple of blokes that came up with us for pre-season and they've got a game.
We've sort of found one or two blokes that debuted this year that have played all year and are probably going to be beneficial to keep around the club in three or four years' time - they'll be good players.
Is there a particular game that showed the footy you want to be playing?
It's hard to say because we've played some very-different skilled teams.
We've played against UTAS who were struggling but it was good for them to get out there and play and then we've played against Deloraine but we played good footy against most teams.
I think it's just about being consistent across the full four quarters that will get the job done Saturday.
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Who has been your best recruit?
I suppose the one that has come to the club is young Joey Chapman.
He's 16 or 17, he's come up to have a kick and almost didn't play with us this year because he didn't think he was going to get a game but he's filled a spot down back and done a good job of it.
Young Wyatt Howard, he's the son of our runner last year, Dennis, he's stepped up and he's also played down back so we've found a couple of them.
From players that have come through the junior ranks, Tanner Cousens - Jordan's younger brother - he's found his own spot in the ruck for us as a back-up ruckman and he's doing a good job of it.
So there's a couple of surprises in there but getting these games into them, you don't really know unless you give them a go and this year was a good chance to do that.
How has having a young captain (Brayden Claridge) helped his footy?
He was usually one of those blokes that rolled around and did what he wanted because he just could but this year I've seen it's actually meant something to him running out there and playing footy.
Him getting in that role has been really beneficial to him, not just football-wise but life in general just being a leader and being able to mentor the younger fellas coming through.