AFL 2021: West Coast Eagles, Fremantle Dockers return to training after five days of lockdown

Fremantle and West Coast wasted little time taking benefit of the tip to WA’s lockdown, returning to training as they put together for the 2021 AFL season.

The Eagles hit the monitor beneath lights not lengthy after the 6pm deadline expired on Friday evening, partaking in a skill-focused session at Mineral Sources Park.

Fremantle took benefit of the cooler climate and acquired going this morning, with the group wanting very blissful to return to their Cockburn services.

Gamers have been required to put on a masks till training begun, earlier than ditching them as half of they partook in “vigorous train”.

Oscar Allen at West Coast training on Friday night.
Digital camera IconOscar Allen at West Coast training on Friday evening. Credit score:

It ended five days of no regular training for the 2 groups, with gamers compelled to work out solo or in pairs for only one hour a day exterior of their dwelling beneath the WA State Authorities’s lockdown guidelines.

Each groups are set to prepare as regular regardless of the restrictions not easing till 12.01am on February 14.

There’s simply a month till the AFL pre-season competitors will get underway, with Fremantle to host Adelaide on Saturday, March 6 at Fremantle Oval.

West Coast are set to play the subsequent day in opposition to Port Adelaide at Leederville Oval.

Spherical one is then a fortnight away, with Fremantle set to journey to Victoria to sort out Melbourne on the MCG on Saturday, March 20, whereas the Eagles host the Gold Coast Suns at Optus Stadium on Sunday, March 21.

The training classes is not going to be the one soccer to restart in WA this weekend, with the 2 golf equipment to meet within the AFLW derby at Fremantle Group Financial institution Oval from 4.15pm tomorrow.

The sport shall be closed to the general public due to the State authorities’s restrictions on gatherings, with only a 150 individuals allowed to be on the venue.

It will likely be telecast on 7Mate.