Player Watch #13: Orazio Fantasia - Building up running, rejoin main training in a week - 4/8

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Beerfish

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Contract Status: Restricted Free Agent 2021
Last Game Played: Round 7, 2020 (
injured)
Injury Status: Building up running loads, rejoin main training in a week - 4/8
Calf strain, 7-8 days rest, will miss 3-4 weeks - 28/7
Suspected slight calf train at training today - 24/7
 
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I can only imagine he has medical advice that he can't really make it any worse and the coaches believe a xx% fit Fanta is better than no Fanta.
That’s exactly what he said in the presser yesterday. Still struggle to think that a bloke playing with no major tendon in his hip can be effective
 

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I can only imagine he has medical advice that he can't really make it any worse and the coaches believe a xx% fit Fanta is better than no Fanta.
I feel like sometimes these guys have just got to remind themselves of the long term. So many careers get cut short as a result poor injury management and the effects last a lifetime. How many times do you hear about a past player that's had new knees/hips/etc and they're not that old 40's to 50's.

Anyhoo, I guess you've just gotta trust they are getting correct advice don't you?
 

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I can only imagine he has medical advice that he can't really make it any worse and the coaches believe a xx% fit Fanta is better than no Fanta.
Like Raz said though, he can’t run with his usual dash and it effects his change of direction.

Really since it flared up he’s been equal/lesser version of Baguley.
 

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I feel like sometimes these guys have just got to remind themselves of the long term. So many careers get cut short as a result poor injury management and the effects last a lifetime. How many times do you hear about a past player that's had new knees/hips/etc and they're not that old 40's to 50's.

Anyhoo, I guess you've just gotta trust they are getting correct advice don't you?
Totally agree. It's why I wouldn't be unhappy to see Ham line up. He kicked the 2 that Raz otherwise would have. Easily as quick, just needs to develop his size and strength to stick tackles. If they ruin Raz we're hurt long term.
 

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