Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

New Coach Looking to Develop Muddies

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

New Coach Looking to Develop Muddies

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Byline: Matt Harris matthew.harris@gladstoneobserver.com.au

AFL: The upcoming AFL Capricornia season will be new territory for Gladstone Mudcrabs with a new coach.

Under coach Mark Jensen, who formerly coached in Hobart, the Mudcrabs will no doubt be competitive but the coach isn't getting carried away.

"I don't have any expectations as far as positions go on the ladder," Jensen said.

"I think it will be more about developing younger players and existing players and I will be looking to make them become better players and getting them use to a more structured game style."

The Mudcrabs play the Panthers tomorrow in a home game to kick off the season at 5pm at Clinton.

"Panthers are a bit of an unknown at this stage," Jensen said.

"I'm not sure how their numbers are going. I have heard they might be struggling for numbers but whether you can read much into that I'm not sure. …

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