Wanstead want momentum for next season

PUBLISHED: 12:00 07 April 2016

Wanstead, seen here against Old Cooperians, enjoyed a good win over Harlow in London Three North East (pic: Penny King)

Wanstead, seen here against Old Cooperians, enjoyed a good win over Harlow in London Three North East (pic: Penny King)


Herons skipper Fedele hopes team can use final weeks of current campaign to lay foundations for success

Wanstead captain Anthony Fedele hopes that the club can use the final weeks of the current season to generate some momentum for the next campaign.

The Herons made it three wins in their last four matches in London Three North East last weekend by beating fourth-placed Harlow 28-0.

It also kept up their impressive run of having picked up at least a point in all of their games since the turn of the year, be it through a win or a losing bonus point.

Wanstead will be keen to keep that form going when they next visit Lowestoft on April 16, before ending the season at Upminster the following week.

And it is something that has given the club hope of achieving success next year, with Fedele seemingly already excited about the following season.

“It’s very stable at the club at the minute and everything is already being planned for next season,” said Fedele.

“Hopefully we’ll be able to start in a good place. There is a little bit of the unknown as the leagues will be restructured, but we’ll take whatever comes our way.

“There were times earlier in the season when we were looking over our shoulders, but now we want to finish as high as we can and there’s still 10 points to play for.”

As for the win over Harlow itself, there may have been a few murmurs of surprise in the league with the teams having been at opposite ends for much of the year.

But Fedele was not among those to be shocked, believing the win was a reward for a string of improved displays since Christmas.

“It’s a result that’s been coming. We haven’t lost too many in 2016 and the ones we have, have been by small margins,” he added.

“It was a perfect performance from us. We did have to weather the storm in the second half when we had a player in the sin-bin, but we coped well. In the past our heads may have dropped and we may have conceded, so it was good to see an improvement there.”

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