CHARLES Sturt University goal attack Claire Wilson is confident the club's ongoing pursuit of a premiership will motivate the side to reunite next year.
Wilson was crowned the Farrer League player of the year last Friday night after a thrilling vote count, winning by a vote from Barellan coach and former Bushsows teammate Ashleigh O'Leary.
CSU lost back-to-back grand finals to The Rock-Yerong Creek in 2018 and 2019, before the Farrer League took last year off.
They were in a strong position to finally conquer the mountain this year after the Bushsows, Temora and North Wagga all finished with 14-2 records.
Wilson claimed the Marilyn Brooks Medal with 26, ahead of O'Leary and North Wagga defender Sarah O'Leary (24)
"She (Ashleigh) is an incredible player and it's always tough coming up against her, and likewise Sarah," Wilson said.
"There's a lot of great netballers in that league so it was a big surprise, and very nerve wracking to say the least."
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Wilson revealed she had committed to coaching in 2020 before the season was cancelled, and hoped the majority of the side will be able to stick together.
"We're still chasing that elusive grand final win, but I'm just grateful to take the court each week and play alongside some great girls," she said.
"If we get a chance to play another grand final I'm sure we'll try and take it with both hands, that's for sure.
"I'm sure the girls will (come back). We all enjoyed playing with each other and building up to what we were able to produce on the court.
"Obviously it will depend on where everyone is with their uni. Some are finishing their degrees and if job opportunities take them elsewhere so be it, but we're looking to build on what we put out this year."
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