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Back on track: Old stagers join youngsters to kick off pre-season

Sam Walsh, Lance Franklin and Max Gawn were among the players to return to training on the first day of pre-season - AFL,Game,Update,News
Sam Walsh, Lance Franklin and Max Gawn were among the players to return to training on the first day of pre-season

RICHMOND'S thumping win over Greater Western Sydney in the Grand Final is still fresh in the memory - especially for Tiger fans - but it's ancient history for players from the 10 clubs who returned to pre-season training on Monday. 

Most of the first-to-fourth-year youngsters from teams that missed the finals reported for their first session of what promises to be another gruelling summer on the training track. 

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But they weren't alone. 

 

Several big-name stars including Lance Franklin, Max Gawn and Robbie Gray reported for duty alongside their younger teammates. 

Check out some of the pics from the first day of pre-season below. 

Carlton
     

 
Fremantle
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Back on the track #foreverfreo

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Melbourne
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And we’re back. 🏃‍♂️

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North Melbourne
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The 1-4 years are back at it 💪 #JoinInTheChorus

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Port Adelaide
   
Sydney
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Day 1 of season number 16 for @buddy_franklin23 👑🙌🏾 #ProudlySydney

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