CULTURE has been a word readily used since the “birth” of the Hamilton Kangaroos.
Central to this is a group of young men, who have the honour and privilege to lay the foundations and set the guidelines for future players to emulate.
Those young men took a quantum leap towards establishing a club culture with their 14.8 (92) to 12.11 (83) triumph against Koroit on Sunday at Melville Oval.
Last year’s grand finalist represented a major scalp for the fledgling Kangaroos.
New senior playing coach Jarrod Holt hopes it will be the cornerstones on which the club’s culture will continue to grow.
“I hope so,” Holt told the Hamilton Spectator in his post match interview.
“I hope that from today we can get a lot of confidence out of the win.
“Koroit may not have played their best today, but you can only play what’s put in front of you.
“It’s going to be the same every game, 18 games of the year.
“For any side, if you’re not on your game you’re going to get done I think because it’s going to be that close.
“It looks like it’s all really competitive.
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