Warrack Eagles v Stawell

Jacob Cheney, Warrack Eagles

Jacob Cheney, Warrack Eagles

Ground: Anzac Park, Warracknabeal, Saturday, 2.20pm.

Last time they met: Round 18, 2013. Warrack Eagles 24.19 (163) d Stawell 12.9 (81).

STAWELL will be out to end a seven-match losing streak to Warrack Eagles when it travels to Anzac Park, Warracknabeal on Saturday.

The Warriors will go into the match in form after beating Nhill at the weekend, as will the Eagles, who are fresh from back-to-back wins over Dimboola and the Tigers.

Warriors coach Brad Cassidy said his improving and likely-to-be unchanged side would face a big challenge from the Eagles, who they had not defeated since round nine, 2010.

"We certainly spoke about our improvement and we'll get to find out more about where we are at when we take on really good opposition," he said.

"They're a very good side, they move the ball well and if we don't keep the pressure on them it will make it hard for us.

"We've got winning form - we've got to be confident and focus on the task at hand, which is to go there and do the simple things well."

Warriors Tom Eckel, Aidan Potter, Cam Kimber and Todd Cleary will be important, as will forward Andrew Cameron, who has kicked six goals in two matches.

Eagles coach Tim Inkster said his side - which was also likely to have minimal changes - would look to continue its promising start to the season on Saturday.

"I think the way we want to play was a bit more evident for longer periods of the game at the weekend, and the pressure was really good from our midfielders," he said.

"Stawell obviously had a good win, so we'll be approaching this game the same way as we approached the previous one.

"We had a really good spread of contributors on Saturday and we want that to continue."

Inkster said getting more game-time into recruits Jake Dalgliesh and Jack Keegan would be important.

He said it would be interesting to see how ruckman Scott Adams went after an impressive performance at the weekend, and tipped Jesse Murphy to make an impact on the scoreboard after a competitive start to the season.

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