COLLINGULLIE-Glenfield Park is confident they don't need to be overly aggressive in the player market to return as a Riverina League threat next year after confirming the signing of three key recruits.
Highly-rated teenage key forward Sam Stening has joined the Demons from Hume League powerhouse Osborne, while 2018 premiership players Matt Klemke and Brad McMillan also return to the fold.
Stening is part of the Giants Academy system and is rated one of the best young prospects in the Riverina. He will provide a welcome tall target which the Demons have lacked to complement their quality smaller forwards.
Klemke played a season in the Ovens and Murray League for Corowa-Rutherglen this year while midfielder McMillan, 21, is back after taking this year off.
Nick Perryman, who will co-coach the side for the first time alongside incumbent Brett Somerville this season, said the trio will complement the growth of the other local players in their system.
After a slow start, Collingullie-Glenfield Park rallied well to finish fifth in the Riverina League this year.
"Sam's good friends with my brother (and fellow Demons player) Joe, we're really happy to get him on board," Perryman said.
"We were probably missing a big target up forward in the mix with our smaller guys.
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"He'll do Giants (Academy) through the pre season and see how that goes. He's that age where I want to encourage him to do whatever's best for his footy.
"Having that tough competition week-in, week-out (in Riverina League) he'll probably like."
Perryman said he is loving the extra responsibility as coach and saw enough in the group last year to suggest there's plenty of natural improvement to come.
"We're pretty happy with where we are at the moment. We won't do too much more (recruiting), we've got some local young guys and our locals coming through we'll back in," he said.
"I'm still talking to a couple of guys, but nothing major I would have thought.
"The recruiting part is tough, it's a slog. But once it's done and we get the team together, the training and coaching part I love."
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