CHARLES Sturt University president Tristan Robinson is keen for the Bushpigs to build on the foundation laid this season.
The Bushpigs will finish their season on Saturday when they host undefeated ladder leaders East Wagga-Kooringal at Peter Hastie Oval.
While they have only enjoyed the one win this season, CSU will avoid the wooden spoon if they can limit the damage the Hawks do on Saturday.
Robinson is happy with the club’s improvement on the field this year with the Bushpigs already taking steps to ensure it continues on that path next season.
CSU have already re-signed Jack Egan, Tennyson Vance and Tom Jeffery for 2016.
They have also thrown both the coach and assistant coach position open to see if what they can attract.
“We’re talking to a few locally and bit further away for both coach and assistant,” Robinson said.
“We’re hoping to keep our quality players from this year and add a bit more experience and depth.”
Ash Weldon has been the man that has overseen the improvement this year in his first year as senior coach.
Robinson said the move to make both coaching positions vacant was not a reflection on the job this year’s coaching staff has done.
“The positions are open for Jack (Egan) and Ash (Weldon) to reapply,” he said.
“I’m big wraps for them. They’ve done a great job, we just want to see what’s out there.”
CSU are equal on points with Barellan, but are marginally ahead on percentage with 34.31 compared to the Two Blues’ 30.60.
Barellan travel to Ariah Park to take on Northern Jets in Saturday’s final round.
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