TWO Kolora-Noorat up-and-comers are pushing for more midfield time as coaching staff juggle the scores of talent at their disposal.
Nick Hoare and Luke McConnell will join a midfield group brimming with ability after impressing in pre-season. The Power's depth in the engine room is already unrivaled.
Experienced campaigers Scott Judd, Brad Johnson and Jason Moloney are just three of the options available while coach Ben Walsh and several youngsters will also contribute.
"Those two in particular look like they're going to be able to play proper midfield, which is exciting for us," Walsh said.
"They used the (COVID-19 year-off) to hit the gym when the could and hit the roads to run. They're in really good nick.
"We're hoping those guys go to another level and we see more improvement."
Walsh said the midfield depth meant the Power had flexibility at the selection table and could makes necessary changes based on conditions or opposition.
Walsh said the Power - who recruited strongly across the summer - were pleased with their business.
Reigning best-and-fairest Nick Bourke has returned from Leopold while Joel Moloney, Mark Clissold, Tom McKenzie, Justin Wallace, Paddy Moloney, Jacob Mahony, Harry Darcy, Rhys Cottam-Starkey and Bailey Kemp have also committed.
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Ruckman Brodie Edge, who has moved to Geelong, is the only out from the club's 2019 premiership side.
"The best thing was that we had (recruiting) basically wrapped up by November," Walsh said.
"We had really good commitment and players jumped back on board quickly. We're really happy with the list we've put together.
"There's still plenty 20 or under and then there are some guys over 30. The older guys are excited about playing with the young guys and the younger guys are excited about playing with some of the experienced guys."
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