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Week 8

Monday was all about recovery.  We are learning a lot about recovery and nutrition and these things are controllable that can make us better as a team so it is important we do them as best we can. Tuesday we trained at Blacktown.  Afterwards we took a bus to Sydney and sang on the way […]

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Week 7

Monday morning Rob took me down to Trinity College to meet the team for our week-long camp.  We trained in the afternoon and it went pretty well considering I could only remember about 5 or 6 names.  Just looking through the list of names and countries of origin for the team I was pretty impressed.  […]

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Week 6

Monday night I had training with Prahran.  I really feel like I’m getting into a groove with training and my kicking is improving. Tuesday night I had training with the Uni Blacks.  I did some training with the seniors and the fog was incredible.  We did some kicking drills with anywhere from 20 to 40 […]

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Week 5

Monday I had my first training session with Prahran AFC, where Rob Oliver is the reserves side coach. The wind blew relentlessly, but the skills were impressive. We did a large chunk of half ground ball movement after doing some handball and ground ball skills. We finished off with a goal kicking competition. I narrowly […]

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