The SANFL’s ZAC MILBANK takes a look at who has been impressing on the track this summer.
Track Burners – Players who have posted the best time trials or shaved significant amount of time from their personal best.
Gym Junkies – Players who have gained significant weight while working hard in the gym.
Casualty Ward – Players who have undergone off-season surgery or are on modified programs during the pre-season.
The New Breed – Recruits or underage players who have caught the eye during pre-season training.
Track Burners – Jack Haarsma, Matt Snook, Ben Sawford
Gym Junkies – Ben Edwards, Damien Hill, Brad Merrett
Casualty Ward – Midfielder Hayden Jolly underwent ankle surgery before Christmas but has begun running while country star Jack Kenny is sporting a moon boot as a precaution after rolling his ankle at training last week. Luckless defender Pat McCarthy continues to battle an ongoing groin complaint, he has started running but is around 3-4 weeks from joining full training.
The New Breed – Rising midfield star Jonty Scharenberg has been ‘’flying’’ on the track according to coach Matt Lokan, who added he has added size to his frame to the point he expects the teenager to play regular senior football in 2016. Crafty young forward Corey May has improved his fitness significantly after impressing in the Under-18s last year while former Sturt goalsneak Ziggy Vitkunas has impressed with his ‘’first-class training standards.’’
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