The perils of pre-season AFL training and the players you can't afford to lose

An AFL premiership is never won at the end of January, but plenty are lost at this time of the calendar! An injury hiccup for any player at the end of January makes you real nervous. Sure, you can be confident if you’ve knocked off a couple of months of hard training but across the next month, teams will begin to hone in on the physical side of the game. The next month or so is when players nail down contested marking, full on tackling, endure more game specific and match simulation drills… they’ll...

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1 week ago, SEN

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