The Wimmera Whippets enter the season's midway point without a win, but it is not for lack of trying.
The all abilities football team has come up against the best two teams in the Victorian Football Integration Development Association (FIDA) Football League, in the Hamilton Boomers and the Ballarat Bulldogs.
Wimmera Regional Sports Association access all abilities manager, Nic Baird, said the Whippets had performed admirably so far this season.
"They've been playing some pretty good footy, but unfortunately have just come up the two teams on top of the ladder," he said.
Baird said that despite the results the players had loved being a part of the team's environment.
"It's been great to welcome a few new faces, and everyone really seems to be enjoying themselves," he said.
"That's all seemed to start with the coaches Ayden and Des Roberts. They've made it a really fun and enjoyable team-orientated approach for the season which is great."
Whippets' players Jack Werner and Mitch McNaughton recently attended the National Inclusion Carnival Trials in Melbourne, from which the state representative teams are chosen.
"It was unfortunate; we thought they had a pretty good chance to get through," Baird said.
"But with Vic Country, their state trials have really improved over the last few years which is great to see for all ability football in the state.
"A lot of the AFL Victoria trials is about education as much as it is about game sense stuff. Hopefully, they learned something that they'll be able to bring back and help the club."
The Wimmera Whippets' next game is against the South Warrnambool Hurricanes on Sunday May 26 at City Oval.
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