What has gone right so far?
A lot. The Hawks are sitting pretty in second position on the Murray Football League ladder behind Nathalia on percentage only.
After a shock round one loss to Cobram, the Hawks have responded in emphatic fashion, winning nine games in succession, with their biggest highlight being a victory over reigning premier Nathalia, the team they are jostling with for top spot.
And they are set to be buoyed by the huge addition of key forward and former AFL player Cameron Cloke.
Cloke will line up for the first time this season when Barooga faces Echuca United this weekend and most observers will be expecting his vast experience and goal-kicking prowess to have a huge influence on the Hawks’ premiership hopes.
Co-coach James Hazelman said his troops’ start to the year had been incredibly pleasing considering their tough draw to this point.
‘‘I suppose the most pleasing thing for us is that we’ve probably had a few injuries in the last month and to be able to cover those injuries and still be able to get the four points has been the