Corowa-Rutherglen has gone back to the future in signing three juniors.
In yet another sign the excitement is building around the club and players want 'in', the Roos have snared Jy Lane, Will Robinson and Bill Hansen.
Hansen is the younger brother of club captain Joe.
"It's fantastic news to get all three boys back and they're all one-pointers as well," head of football Craig Spencer said.
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All three moved to Geelong fur university, while Hansen moved to Melbourne after his studies.
The trio will travel home each weekend.
Lane is a former Murray Bushranger who was touted as an AFL draft prospect before being overlooked in the 2017 draft.
He has spent the past few seasons with Newton & Chillwell in the Geelong Football League.
"We're hoping Jy will be a line-crosser, if he can collect the ball off a back-flank, he can kick 50m on the run every time," Spencer suggested.
"We're looking for a penetrating half-back with a bit of size about him and he's got a turn of pace as well."
Robinson also returns from Newton & Chillwell and is an excitement machine who boasts a huge leap.
"Will's high marking is his strength, he was exciting when he played here before, taking 'speccies' left, right and centre," Spencer said.
"That's what we're looking for, a hit-up forward who can take a mark and we're banking on him to be able to convert some of those shots."
Hansen is a solidly built midfielder who is a former vice captain of the Ovens and Murray under-19 representative side.
"Bill will be in the engine room, he's the grunt man who gets the ball out to our runners," Spencer said.
The Roos have kick-started the off-season in style, landing near two-metre tall Jesse Johnston and former player Callum Spencer last week.
The club has also advertised in the media for a playing assistant coach under Peter German.
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