- Aug 1, 2012
- AFL Club
- North Melbourne
Training return: The first-to-fourth-year players will start pre-season training on Monday, November 5, while the rest are back on November 19.
Injury list: Ben Brown (hip) and Majak Daw (broken foot) will be restricted until after Christmas as they recover from respective surgeries, while Trent Dumont (thumb) and Taylor Garner (hamstring) are also on light duties until then. Others to watch include Will Walker (knee), Sam Durdin (broken leg), Ed Vickers-Willis (knee), Declan Watson (knee) and Cam Zurhaar (ankle). Ben Jacobs (concussion/sinusitis) will be right from day one.
Draft picks: 42, 47, 48, 49, 55, 58, 86
Major off-field moves: Rhyce Shaw, the AFL Coaches' Association assistant of the year the past two seasons, and new head of development Aaron Greaves are the additions to Brad Scott's coaching staff. Defence coach Josh Drummond(Gold Coast) and development coach Ben Dyer, who returned to Western Australia, are the departures.
Round one: Fremantle, Optus Stadium, Sunday, March 24, 3.20pm AWST
2019 Premiership odds: $29
And another thing ... The annual Utah high-altitude training camp, which Jed Anderson voluntarily went on last year ahead of his breakout season, won't officially be happening. Some Roos, including Paul Ahern, Declan Watson, Cam Zurhaar and Sam Durdin, made the trip off their own bat.
First- to fourth-year players should be commencing their pre-season campaigns today. Who's heading to Arden Street?