The Chrissy Fit is officially in full effect and the Crows will be gearing up for a clash against Hawthorn in the opening game of the season.
The Crows’ first match of 2017 is against Hawthorns at the SCG.
Chrissy Fit is currently underway.
Championship player of the year:Chrissy fit will be played at the MCG on Sunday, September 17, with the winner of the match winning the grand final and the other playing against Essendon at the Gabba.
Crows’ coach Chris Scott has been heavily criticised for his handling of the Chrsysfit fit and the AFL will be hoping for a different outcome.
It has been a rollercoaster season for the C40s, who were knocked out of the 2016 grand final by Hawthorn, but it will be a different story this year.
“The Chrsy Fit has been extremely tough,” Scott said.
“It has taken a lot of determination and we will be going into the first game of our new season very confident about our team.”
We want to get the win against Essenden at the Westpac Stadium, but also make sure we put ourselves in a position where we can have the best chance of winning the AFL flag in 2017.
“The C40 squad has already been confirmed for the first round of the AFL season.
Croydon Tigers have announced they will play Fremantle in their opening match of the 2017 AFL season on Friday, September 19, at the Domain Stadium.
The Tigers will look to continue their winning ways against Fremantle.
Fremantle has won six of their past seven games, including a thrilling 50-point victory over the Bulldogs last season.
It’s a win-win situation for the Tigers, who are hoping to get back to winning ways in 2017.
Cairns’ season is coming to a close after they lost to Port Adelaide in round six.
The Dockers will be without their captain Jake Stringer due to a knee injury, but the Dockers are hoping they can get through the final week of the regular season without him.
Key players for the Dockies include midfielder Luke McPharlin, forward Jake Stringers, forward Ben Cunnington, defender Mitch Hibberd and midfielder Jacob Townsend.
Dockers’ coach Daniel Anderson will be looking to take a team to the next level, with forward Luke McGlinchey, midfielder Jarrad Waite, midfielder Michael Hurley and goalkeeper Jack Sinclair all expected to be available.
The Magpies have announced the club’s first-choice squad, which includes midfielder Mitch Hibbert, midfielder James Frawley, midfielder Ben Cunningfield, defender Sam Wright, midfielder Josh Caddy, forward Tom Rockliff and midfielder Jordan Lewis.
Door to door advertising is being rolled out across the C20s ahead of the first match.
“We are trying to focus on getting to the final round of our season, and it is going to be a really hard challenge, but we are going to get through it.””
We have to be really, really focused in the week ahead,” Crows coach Chris Fagan said.
“We are trying to focus on getting to the final round of our season, and it is going to be a really hard challenge, but we are going to get through it.”
Crows will also be in the market for a marquee player after star recruit Darcy Moore was released by the club last week.
Moore is out of contract at the end of the 2019 season.
“I would like to thank the Club for all of the support and all the hard work and hard work that the C18s have done this year,” Moore said.
He said he would like a return to the club in 2019.
“Obviously, it is hard to leave the Club, but I would like the opportunity to return to Crows, and if that is the case, I would be happy to make that happen,” Moore added.
“It is going on now and I would love to come back to C20 and make my mark.”