It might sound like a broken record but there's only one thing Barnstoneworth FC wants to shore up ahead of its round six clash with Orana Spurs on Saturday. You guessed it... defence.
The clash has a must win feel about it as Summerson's men sit on the outskirts of the top four after an unfortunate double header in which they conceded nine goals over a span of two days against Lithgow and Dubbo Bulls respectively.
After a night off on Tuesday due to rain, the boys were back at it on Thursday and did all they could to work on their structures ahead of the away trip.
"We just need to get our shape back... we had an awful first 25 minutes on Sunday and completely lost it," Summerson said.
"Saturday was a really hard game for us in terrible conditions and we were really sore and tired in the legs."
The goal for Summerson is still to take out the returning WPL competition but he knows time's running out in what's a shorter schedule than normal.
"We still back ourselves but the season's not very long and we need to work on our goal difference now because that's not looking good," he said.
"All pre-season we talked about not conceding and we had a shocker on the weekend but we're pretty confident about this big trip to Dubbo."
Most clubs have limited knowledge about their opposition in this competition but Summerson's kept his eyes on Spurs and even though their ladder position isn't all that pretty, he knows they've been there abouts in every game.
"They've kept up with the top teams so far this season," he said.
"They've got a lot of players we don't know and we didn't have a trial run against them so we'll see how we go."
Barnstoneworth FC is at full strength for Saturday's clash at Dubbo's Hans Claven Oval.
Kick-off is 4.30pm.
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