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TRAINING: Monday 4th November 2019

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The first training session of the preseason is on tomorrow for the younger players (first to fourth years) only. 

Date: Monday 4 November
Start time: 10.30am
Location: Gosch's Paddock *

* Please note: Training times and locations are subject to change at late notice. Please check this page on the morning of each session to confirm the time and date.

Players may be available to sign any items at the conclusion of their training session.

Signing will be dependent on individual training schedules and not all players may be available.

Getting to Gosch's Paddock

Public transport

Gosch's Paddock is located a short walk from Richmond train station. Jolimont station is also located a 10 minute walk away.

Tram route 70 also stops near the ground at AAMI Park (stop 7D). Tram route 48 and 75 are also located in the vicinity near Jolimont Station.

Bus 246 (Latrobe Uni - Elsternwick Station) travels down Punt Road, stops at the corner of Olympic Blvd. From here patrons can walk to Gosch's Paddock.

Parking info

Non-event car parking is available opposite AAMI Park at the National Tennis Centre. 

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I assume the scooter is all oiled up and ready to go, everyone is burning it up and houses down!

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From instagram it seems Petracca, Salem, Brayshaw, ANB and Lever are still overseas in the US.

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11 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

From instagram it seems Petracca, Salem, Brayshaw, ANB and Lever are still overseas in the US.

Awesome!

Great to see the boys still travelling the world 70 days after rd 23....

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36 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Awesome!

Great to see the boys still travelling the world 70 days after rd 23....

To be fair all their social media accounts show them training the house down. 

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12 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

From instagram it seems Petracca, Salem, Brayshaw, ANB and Lever are still overseas in the US.

 

1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Awesome!

Great to see the boys still travelling the world 70 days after rd 23....

“They’re running wherever they are in the world on their holidays – there’s no excuse for them."

Burgess raring to get started

 

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12 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

From instagram it seems Petracca, Salem, Brayshaw, ANB and Lever are still overseas in the US.

And none of them are due back at training for another 2 weeks, so what's your point? 1st to 4th year players are due today, which will be a pretty small group really, so it will be interesting to see if many of the senior guys join in, but as long as those that aren't there have been doing the training program it doesn't matter where they are.

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Without wanting to reignite a debate about the impact of surgery and rehab (though I think 99.9% of posters would agree it had a significant impact last season) does anyone know how many players had post (or end of) season surgery? Or the number of players we could conceivablyhave in rehab to start the pre season?

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29 minutes ago, binman said:

Without wanting to reignite a debate about the impact of surgery and rehab (though I think 99.9% of posters would agree it had a significant impact last season) does anyone know how many players had post (or end of) season surgery? Or the number of players we could conceivablyhave in rehab to start the pre season?

Harley Bennell would be one. 

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25 minutes ago, binman said:

Without wanting to reignite a debate about the impact of surgery and rehab (though I think 99.9% of posters would agree it had a significant impact last season) does anyone know how many players had post (or end of) season surgery? Or the number of players we could conceivablyhave in rehab to start the pre season?

Not 100% certain, but from what I can tell the approximate scenario is:

Weid had hip surgery right near the end of the season. Back early December.

TMac knee surgery in July (?), so hopefully ok for full training when it starts (although he and Viney might have adjusted workloads for their continuing foot problems).

Jetta had minor knee surgery near the end too, more of a clean up I think so hopefully ok for start of preseason.

Fairly sure all other surgeries were done well before the end of the season.

Joel Smith in rehab still, but on light training already. I think vandenBerg is similar, as is KK.

Don't quote me on those, but that seems to be what I can remember seeing.

 

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We'd love to hear reports from any Demonlanders who are attending training. Any information such as who was there and what they were doing. In particular which 5 years plus players were in attendance. Thanks in advance.

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I am very keen to hear if Aaron vandenBerg and KK fronts up. My expectation is that long term injured who have recovered come back today even if they are in the older group. Any news?

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3 hours ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Awesome!

Great to see the boys still travelling the world 70 days after rd 23....

Petracca, Salem,  Lever and ANB seem to have spent their time in the US visiting and training at different high performance venues across the country.  Definitely don't seem to be taking it easy.

(also shows ridiculous money in the US 'College' system.)

 

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2 minutes ago, TeamPlayedFine39 said:

Petracca, Salem,  Lever and ANB seem to have spent their time in the US visiting and training at different high performance venues across the country.  Definitely don't seem to be taking it easy.

(also shows ridiculous money in the US 'College' system.)

 

Don't let facts get in the way of a good bagging, Fine.  

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The video was quite quick but many recent recruits were there.  Tom Mac was there and I'm pretty sure I saw KK.

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