New players lead Stags to massive 42-0 win
THE Mary Valley Stags have struck form after defeating Yandina at the weekend 42-0 in their second win of the season.
After struggling in their first three games, the Stags have added several new players to their line-up which has been a huge boost to the side.
New recruits Joshua Dunchue and Sheldon Goodin stepped up and had stellar performances, while returning player, Kaden Dickfos, made the most of his comeback, setting up several tries.
Creating chances off each set, the Stags looked to be dominating from the start.
Breaking through Yandina's back line numerous times, the attacking phase from the Stags seemed too much for Yandina to handle.
Club member Jenny Carlson said the Stags had the upper edge because they didn't give Yandina any room to move.
"Our regular players were in strength, moving quick to the runner and shutting down their attacks," she said.
"The new players gave the side a solid base to work with."
An outstanding performance from assistant coach James Hogan earned him players' player after scoring two tries and setting up many others.
Following last weekend's 50-14 win over Kawana, the local side is slowly moving up the point's ladder as a result of its recent success.
This weekend's game will be played against Coolum away.
With the Stags in high spirits, Carlson said she expects the local side to give the strong Coolum line-up a run for its money.
Cameron Waugh 1, Lance Fenton 2, Brett Warren 1, Joshua Ryan 1, Troy Carlson 1 (5 goals), James Hogan 2.