CAMPERDOWN coach Brooke Richardson is confident her side is on the right track after securing its second win of the year.
The Magpies, thanks to a seven-goal to two second term, got their eighth win in 10 games against Port Fairy with a 29-15 victory st Gardens Oval on Saturday.
Richardson knew how important the 14-goal victory was to her side heading into the interleague bye next weekend.
"It was a really good confidence booster, she said. "Our calmness with the ball, the majority of the day we were able to do, and just play smart was really good.
"We have just got to continue practicing it at our training and implement it again after the break."
The first-year mentor, who mentioned her sister Amanda Clark and fellow defender Jess Cameron as her best, said focus was the key to building from the win.
"Ensuring when we are on the court we are focused for 15 minutes at a time and trying to implement our game plan," she said.
"Hopefully we continue getting some wins on the board, boosting that confidence and backing ourselves every week."
Star utility Carly Watson sent a scare through the Port Fairy camp when she left the court with a dislocated finger on her left hand.
But the 2016 league best and fairest returned to the court in the final term with the finger heavily strapped and coach Rhiannon Cuomo said after the match that she had been cleared of a serious injury.
"Her finger popped out and they got it back in and she went back out," she said.
"She loves it (being tough) and if she can be on the court she will be on the court so once they got it right she came back and said 'I'm right to go'."
The first-year coach said her side would look at improving its ball movement.
"Our choices today weren't the best they have been so that's something we will continue to work on," she said.
"We will continue to work on that and our attacking across the board. It's more about reading off one another and making that decision to make the right choice instead of going to the player with all the defenders on her.
"It's a bit of a new side and we are still trying to find our feet and if our shots had have dropped in the first quarter it possibly could have made a difference but it was just one of those days."
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