Across the Western Women's Rugby League, Group 11 League Tag and a number of other sides and competitions, Kaitlyn Mason has seen plenty of the developing roster of talent coming up in the Central West.
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An idea proposed by Panorama Platypi under 16s coach Mick Roels would see the competition align with the wider League Tag competitions in the Central West, but that could cause headaches for Mason as a cross-code coach.
He feels having just five rounds then a final series is not an ideal time-span if the WWRL wants to further develop, attract new players and retain those already involved.
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Rather than having the WWRL later in the year after the completion of league tag premierships across Western Division, Roels also suggests it could be staged first.
"I'm hoping we can try and convince them to do a home and away season next year, that way they can get into a bit of a groove, now it's like they just get into the groove and then it's over," he said.
"We need to get to that point because we need something for the girls to want to do.
"As for when are we going to do it? I reckon we do it at the start of March, get in before all the other sports start. If we run it March to May, that gives us a home and away season and then finals.
"Then they could play league tag after that and we could work it around soccer and AFL if there was a clash and play Saturdays and Sunday," said Roels.
Despite the potential headache for Mason, she thinks the core idea, of playing a longer season, is something that will have to happen.
"It's a shame that there is that tricky schedule heading into the winter sports," Mason said.
"But I most definitely think it would work, the tricky thing is just how many of the other major sports operate around that time, I know it'd be pretty hard."
"A longer season, for the development of the game and the girls skills and the future of women's rugby league, it's something we do need to start looking at, it'd only be a benefit to the girls and help them go further if that's what they want to do."
Mason said a longer season would be something she'd like to see looked at, especially now club's are beginning to show off their depth.
"It's a much closer competition this year already, and it's really starting to show."
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