Look on the bright side of Fyfe: Fremantle Dockers skipper unfazed by shiner during team photoshoot

Nat Fyfe was sporting a touch of a black eye, however it didn’t cease him sharing fun together with his Dockers accomplice in crime during the membership’s annual team picture.

Simply days after starring in the membership’s match simulation hit-out, which included flying for a ripping pack mark at full-forward, the Fremantle skipper fronted the shoot with noticeable bruising beneath his left eye.

Nat Fyfe and Michael Walters share a laugh ahead of the team photo.
Digicam IconNat Fyfe and Michael Walters share fun forward of the team picture. Credit score: Fremantle FC

Whereas the timing for the image wasn’t nice, Fyfe regarded proper at house in his now typical spot alongside the coach as he prepares to start his fifth season as captain.

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Fyfe with Andy Brayshaw.
Digicam IconFyfe with Andy Brayshaw. Credit score: Fremantle FC

Fyfe and Michael Walters shared some gags forward of the shoot, with the pair trying relaxed as they loom giant in Fremantle trying to return to the finals for the first time since 2015.

Walters cracks up.
Digicam IconWalters cracks up. Credit score: Fremantle FC

Fyfe of course isn’t the first WA skipper to be sporting a banged-up eye in entrance of the cameras.

Ben Cousins famously had a bruised proper eye courtesy of a preliminary remaining knock when he received the 2005 Brownlow Medal as West Coast captain.

Ben Cousins with his 2005 Brownlow.
Digicam IconBen Cousins together with his 2005 Brownlow. Credit score: GSP Pictures/AFL Images/GSP

And John Worsfold famously confirmed off a minimize beneath his proper eye in the Eagles’ breakthrough 1992 premiership triumph.

John Worsfold with Craig Turley and Dean Kemp after West Coast’s triumph in 1992.
Digicam IconJohn Worsfold with Craig Turley and Dean Kemp after West Coast’s triumph in 1992. Credit score: GSP Pictures/AFL Images/GSP

The Dockers are anticipated to fulfill West Coast in a follow recreation sooner or later subsequent week earlier than the two golf equipment play their sole official pre-season clashes.

Fremantle will deal with Adelaide at Fremantle Oval on March 6, earlier than West Coast host Port Adelaide at Leederville Oval the following day.