Cootamundra has continued their impressive recruitment drive with another big body arriving.
The Bulldogs have secured former Riverina player Jeremy Wood for 2018.
The imposing front rower has signed on as part of the club’s revitalisation under new captain-coach Glen Buttriss.
Assistant coach Aaron Byrne is excited by having the “man mountain” locked in.
“He’s a big lad and aggressive too,” Byrne said.
“Every club is after a quality front rower so it is very pleasing that he decided to come over.”
Wood is no stranger to the club.
He signed on in 2015 before injury curtailed their plans and he didn’t play a game.
Wood returned to West Wyalong last season but his links with a new of Bulldogs from his Sawtell days has seen him join the club.
Byrne is one of his former teammates from 2009 and believes he will be a great addition to the Cootamundra pack.
“He has a big personality and is a good person to have around the club and his size and aggression are both things he has bucket loads of,” he said.
“That is where it all starts in the middle.
“It is nice to have Jeremy and Jake Goodwin to give us a big head start there already.”
Wood join Buttriss, Goodwin, Jordyn Ballard, Chris Maher, Dave Buttriss and Haydn Cowled as new faces at Cootamundra for 2018.
The club is still hopeful of adding a few more faces before Christmas including former coach Grant Boyd who at the helm of Temora in 2017.