YANCO-WAMOON'S shot at a second victory for the 2021 season has never been greater than this weekend.
The Hawks will host the bottom-placed Tullibigeal-Lakes United on Sunday, but they don't expect it to be an easy task ahead.
The Sharks were able to record a 36-28 victory earlier this month against Waratah Tigers, while the Hawks haven't been able to get on the board since their last match up with TLU.
Working in Yanco-Wamoon's favour on Sunday will hopefully be a full-strength side, according to co-coach Kane Hammond.
"It is looking like we will be pretty close to full strength, which is really good for us," he said.
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"A lot of the boys have had a couple of weeks off now, so there shouldn't be any big injury concerns for us."
The Hawks had the bye last weekend and a draw change the week prior meant they took on Hay, who aren't fielding a first grade side in 2021.
However, several of Yanco-Wamoon's first grade players did strap on the boots for the reserve grade match, giving them a chance to work on several combinations and game plans on the day.
While finals looks unlikely for the Hawks, Hammond was hopeful the first grade side could start to build momentum with a victory on Sunday afternoon.
"We want to win a game at home and we have been working hard, so hopefully we can come through," the co-coach said.
"The better we can finish the year off and the more momentum we have, the better things are for the following year.
"We've focused really hard mainly on our attack, our attacking shape and structure.
"We're trying to do a lot of work around that and trying out some different combinations."
The Hawks will be wary of the Sharks, who will no doubt bring all the muscle they have to throw their way.
Hammond said it would be crucial for his team to approach the game with the right mentality.
"We need to go in switched on from the start and also go in thinking that this is a game we can win ... TLU have shown they can play well, so it's up to us to make sure we concentrate on our game and hopefully the win comes from there," he said.
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