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Walters ready to weigh in for Freo
Michael Walters' spell in football purgatory could be just days away from ending with the exiled Fremantle forward on the verge of being welcomed back to the club. The Dockers lost patience with Walters in January and banished him to his WAFL club Swan Districts for failing to meet Fremantle's training and fitness requirements. He has spent more than 11 weeks refining his body shape and improving his fitness. Walters is now 9kg lighter and his form with Swan Districts has been good both in the pre-season and home-and-away campaign. The 21-year-old kicked 2.3 from 16 possessions against South Fremantle on Monday and spent time in the midfield. He recently met with club officials to discuss his progress and a decision on whether he is allowed to return this week is expected soon. Fremantle's leadership group is expected to be consulted about his return. His absence from the club has cost him the chance to add to his 11 AFL games. Josh Mellington seized upon the [...]