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Fyfe withdrawn from AFLX squad

Michael Walters has been named in Fremantle's AFLX squad. Michael Walters chats to the media after be named in the Fremantle AFLX squad.

Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe has been withdrawn from the club’s squad for the opening round of AFLX in Adelaide on Thursday.

Tom North, who was taken at pick no.65 in the 2017 National Draft, comes into the squad in place of Fyfe, whose workload is being managed.

“We reviewed Nat’s training data after yesterday’s training session and it was decided to manage his workload ahead of him playing in round one of the JLT Series,” general manger of football operations Chris Bond said.

Fremantle had to submit its initial 20-man squad to the AFL prior to the completion of yesterday’s training session.

AFLX 20-MAN SQUAD

2. Griffin LOGUE
3. Brandon MATERA
6. Danyle PEARCE
8. Andrew BRAYSHAW
9. Bradley HILL
10. Michael WALTERS
11. Tommy SHERIDAN
12. Mitchell CROWDEN
18. Darcy TUCKER
19. Connor BLAKELY 
23. Cameron McCARTHY
24. Tom NORTH
26. Ed LANGDON
28. Brady GREY
33. Cameron SUTCLIFFE
36. Brennan COX
38. Luke RYAN
41. Bailey BANFIELD
42. Stefan GIRO
44. Taylin DUMAN

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