Coaching Eagles Weekly Blog | Rd 2 v Mooroopna

Coaching Eagles Weekly Blog | Rd 2 v Mooroopna

Coaching Eagles Weekly Blog | Rd 2 v Mooroopna

  • Posted by mansfieldadmin
  • On April 15, 2019
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  • football, netball

After the positive response from last weeks article, we have more in store for you. Not only do you get to hear from Football Senior Coach Andrew Browne, you will now get insights from the Netball Senior Coach too, Emily Hutchins. Our new regular blog feature ‘COACHING EAGLES’ comes straight from the Football and Netball Coaches desk…. Go Eagles…

FOOTBALL | Mansfield 12.11 – 83 vs Mooroopna 16.8 – 104

A very tough day at the office for us. Similar to last week, we were able to get off to a reasonable start. However, were unable to stop the 3rd quarter surge from the opposition.

The theme across the last two weeks has been that we are right in games when we are on top around the clearances; however, when we are conceding clearances we are also conceding scores. Our midfield pressure needs to improve when we are not winning clearances in order to improve our overall consistency.

Our midfield pressure needs to improve…

Andrew Browne – Football Senior Coach

I was also disappointed with our ball movement. This was due to a combination of a lack of running to create open options and poor skill execution. We will continue to work on the fundamentals of the game as we are currently not executing these at a level that is expected of a team aiming to make finals. 

Andrew Browne – Football Senior Coach

Click HERE for the link for the full replay of any Mansfield Game this season courtesy of the GVFL and GVTV.


NETBALL | Mansfield 34 vs Mooroopna 40

A close game vs Mooroopna saw our girls play a solid and impressive 3 quarters against a strong side.

The excitement of leading by 7 at quarter time unfortunately got to us in the second quarter, losing that lead as fast as we got it!

There are huge positives to take out of the match…

Emily Hutchins – Netball Senior Coach

There are huge positives to take out of the match, but our main focus moving forward is……….

  • Not being afraid to win.
  • Thriving for success at every point.
  • Being able to play our game consistently for 4 full quarters.

Emily Hutchins – Netball Senior Coach


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Many thank for these great shots from the weekend courtesy of our resident photographer Paul Martin. See more of his great pics by joining the Mansfield Football Netball Club Facebook page…

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