Jeparit-Rainbow recruit Jay Kirwood is loving his time with his new club, saying signing for the Storm is "the best decision" he's made in his football career.
Jeparit-Rainbow has started the season with a bang, winning four of their three games and have a lot to thank Kirwood for, who has kicked 17 goals and leads the competition goalkicking.
"It's been awesome, they (Jeparit-Rainbow) have been so welcoming," Kirwood said.
"We're pretty happy; we're looking pretty good.
"We just beat Harrow on the weekend, which was an awesome win, and we got done by Kalkee, but we had a few out.
"We should hopefully get them next time and we've got Noradjuha-Quantong coming up and they're undefeated so it'll be a good challenge."
Kirwood, who lives in Geelong and commutes to games every weekend, relishes his role under coach Daniel Batson.
"It's good to play forward again," Kirwood said.
"When I was playing in Geelong, I played more midfield time for the team I was playing for because we were struggling a bit.
"We were a bottom-three side, so it's good to be winning games and getting back on the winning list and getting more forward time which I like.
"I feel like I'm more of a forward than I am a midfielder."
Kirwood hopes he can keep contributing to wins and help his side go deep into finals come the end of the season.
"I think Jeparit have struggled the last few times they've made finals, they've been short on numbers," he said.
"So hopefully we can be injury-free running into finals because we've had a few injuries coming up, so hopefully we get all the boys back raring to go.
"(I hope to) keep kicking goals, doing all the right things by the team and helping out my teammates in scoring as well and getting them involved."
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