Nat Fyfe reveals timeline on his return to AFL ahead of western derby
Dockers captain Nat Fyfe has told Steve Mills he is looking at returning to football in the next six weeks.
The dual Brownlow Medallist has overcome several procedures in the last four months, including two shoulder reconstructions, spine surgery and a finger operation.
Despite injury troubles, the star midfielder and captain told Steve Mills on Millsy at Midday he is confident he will get back on the field soon.
“I’m optimistic because the hope gives you the motivation to get into your rehab, and if I don’t make that timeline, then I’ll adjust from there and get after whatever the next timeline is,” he explained.
“I am optimistic it is about six weeks. Some people are saying that this might be eight, nine, ten weeks, or it could be sooner. I’ll just put a line in the sand at six and aim for that and see where it leaves me.”
Press PLAY to hear the full chat with Nat Fyfe, including the captain’s hopes for the 2022 season, how the recovery is going, and why he’s a Therabody Athlete now.
Listen to the AFL derby, Eagles vs Fremantle at Optus Stadium live on 882am 6PR with Karl Langdon, Mark Readings, Luke McPharlin, Glen Jakovich and Tania Armstrong (boundary) from 3pm this Sunday.