New CQFC coach Ray Wood. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin
New CQFC coach Ray Wood. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin Allan Reinikka

CQFC bolsters squad, aiming for big result at home

IT HAS been a fast-paced two weeks into the role as head coach but it has been a fun ride all the way since my first day.

We suffered a big loss against Sunshine Coast but this was a real opportunity to see the balance of the squad and for me to assess not only the current players in the first team but to also give a few younger players a chance to shine.

Over the past two weeks I have pretty much got my squad where I need it to be and with a huge signing arriving last week in Jacob Crowley, this certainly assisted in last week's great performance against the Northern Fury.

I am in the process of tying up two or three more deals for players to finalise my squad, which will allow me to push forward and progress with my plans for the remainder of the season.

Last week's result proved to me how far the squad have come since my arrival and how much they are learning and taking my ideas into their games.

We really signalled a message of intent last week, not only by dominating the game up at the Fury but also by the huge signing of Fury player Jacob.

We will be announcing another huge young talented Australian player in the coming days and this again will send a real message of intent from us as a club as we aspire to become National Premier League champions for 2014.

We play Redlands this weekend and I am looking for another performance like last week.

I am very confident if I can get a performance as good or better we will come away with a great result.

I understand it has been hard for the fans of CQFC this season and we have not had much to sing and dance about, but I can promise you that as the season goes on, the squad is getting stronger under my leadership and with the new additions we will be adding to our points tally.

I am calling for all CQFC fans to come down to Jardine Park to support us this Saturday because it will mean so much if we can make our home games a real fortress, and make opposition teams really nervous when they come to play us at Rockhampton.

Believe Central Queensland.



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