NAVARRE Grasshoppers will take their time getting started this season to avoid the players burning out. After playing off in the grand final for the past four years, the long seasons are taking their toll on players. So the newly formed coaching panel has decided against an early preseason.
CKS Swifts have had several light training sessions to finish the year, but the intensity is bound to lift in the new year. On the back of their premiership win this year and an extended season Swifts were late getting back into the swing of things.
Caroline Wilson Michael Voss’ decision to quit his various media roles and join Port Adelaide has signalled the triple premiership captain’s desire to return to senior coaching in future.
Matt Murnane New Brisbane Lions recruit Allen Christensen says he is a "happy place", and while he is not comfortable speaking publicly about the personal issues that have necessitated a fresh start interstate, he predicts one day he will do so.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle The Cats are interested in St Kilda ruck/forward Rhys Stanley
Emma Quayle Former skipper Jack Trengove has aggravated a navicular injury in his left foot and will stay with the Melbourne Football Club.