By ZAC MILBANK
Glenelg’s players wanted nothing more than to extend their season when they finished the 2018 minor round on a six-game winning streak.
Now, after a six-month wait, the Bays finally get their chance to end their finals drought, which has lasted since 2011.
Speaking on SANFL TV, Tigers coach Mark Stone said he was pleased with how his side tightened up defensively in the second half of last season, a trend he will be looking to continue in 2019.
Delisted AFL players Luke Partington (West Coast) and Cory Gregson (Geelong) will add some genuine class to the midfield unit and inside attacking 50m.
And the return of key forward Liam McBean as well as loyal defender Brad Agnew – after both spent 2018 travelling overseas – will also be welcomed by all concerned at Brighton Road.
Impressive teenager Will Gould – an U18 All-Australian last year as a bottom-ager – is on track to make an impact at senior level while Stone also earmarked Finn Betterman and Seb Kerrish as two other youngsters to catch his eye on the training track.
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