WORK rate. Defensive pressure. Confidence.
Warrnambool coach Raewyn Poumako knows the hallmark traits in a finals success story.
Her side executed them to perfection in a 16-goal rout of South Warrnambool to remain in the hunt for a top-three berth.
"I thought our game as a team was really solid," Poumako said.
"Everyone did a good job - our defensive pressure was very good.
"Our work rate was high in attack. Our work rate and back-up as a team is really good and it's important coming into finals that we are one unit."
Poumako said Warrnambool would turn its attention to finals after maintaining its fifth-place positioning.
You want to have different combinations depending on the type of team you're playing against.Raewyn Poumako
"As you lead up, you start looking at what combination options you have, making sure you've played them, that you have back-ups," she said.
"You want to have different combinations depending on the type of team you're playing against."
She revealed the players were jelling well as a unit.
"I think they are feeling confident and they have trust in each other but they also know it's about putting in the effort," Poumako said.
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