TelstraAFL Live Pass
Main content

Latest DTV

Wednesday training session

3:37pm  Jul 18, 2018

Programmed commit to 2022

4:53pm  Jul 17, 2018

'Darcy a test' - Weber

2:49pm  Jul 17, 2018

Latest News

Who’s in the mix to face Essendon?

Freo will need to make at least one change to the team that defeated Port Adelaide by nine points

5:40pm  Jul 18, 2018

WAFL watch: Coach’s comments Rd 15

Marc Webb runs through how the 11 Fremantle-listed players fared for Peel

1:56pm  Jul 18, 2018

Match preview v Essendon

Fremantle take on Essendon at Etihad Stadium on Saturday

11:27am  Jul 18, 2018

'That’s what a leader does': Walters

Tom Fee  May 15, 2017 12:06 PM

Watch David Mundy kick the sealer on Sunday.

It was a case of history repeating as David Mundy sunk the hearts of Richmond fans in a thrilling two-point victory on Sunday at the MCG.

Two years prior, Fremantle earned a similar result off the boot of Mundy – converting in the final minute to seal a four-point win over the Tigers in round 17 of the 2015 season.

Mundy had missed his last attempt to win a game after the siren against Geelong in 2014, but fellow Freo leader Michael Walters said he was confident in Mundy’s ability to deliver.

“When Richmond kicked a goal late to take the lead we weren’t sure how long was left,” Walters said.

“But luckily enough Lachie got that clearance and Dave ended up marking and sealing the game for us.”

“All credit goes to the Tigers, they fought right to the end and they made it tough for us.

“We really had to work for that final goal and Dave was able to mark and seal the win.

“He really stood up when we needed him and that’s what a leader does.”

Usually a small forward, Walters starred in his second straight appearance in Fremantle’s midfield.

Walters racked up a career-high 38 possessions, with 15 of those contested.

The 26-year-old credited his fellow members of the leadership group as he adjusted to a new role.

“In the midfield it’s different,” Walters said.

“It’s been a good learning curve and there’s no better people to be learn off than Dave, (captain) Nat (Fyfe) and Lachie.”

“I’ve found that the running patterns are different to what I’m used to.

“I’m starting to pace myself a bit more, whereas in the forward line you do more sprint work and more zig-zagging.

“I can’t go all guns blazing from the start because I don’t want to tire myself out.”