The Melbourne Demons have been soaking up the sun on the Sunshine Coast and are “energised and ready to go” ahead of the 2020 AFL season.
They caught the eye of selectors at the national championships at Wollongong in January.
The 30-year midfielder will captain a senior side for the first time this year, when she leads a new-look Roos in the state league.
The Demons arrived on the Sunshine Coast on Tuesday, intent on getting the most out of a week-long training camp in the humidity.
North Brisbane Raptors claimed successive titles in the A-grade men’s division, with a 61-59 win over Sunshine Coast Behoys while local outfit Clippers staved off Falcor 47-41 in the women’s main competition.
A 30-strong performance program squad was on the Sunshine Coast for a camp during the weekend, with an eye on the Maroons’ clash against New South Wales at the same location
The 27-year-old suffered an ankle injury in early 2019, which forced him to miss the first three rounds.
The five-year-old won the $150,000 handicap race by a nose, ahead of Niccanova, with Persuader in hot pursuit.
The 22-year-old believes he’s in good shape for key events in Qatar and Japan, after winning the national 10km crown at Brighton, South Australia, in 1hr55min49.63sec.
The 25-year-old continued her impressive summer by beating a strong field in the ironwoman event.