Majak Daw relearns how to walk for return to playing football

1/07/2019 9:57:00 AM

Majak Daw relearns how to walk for return to playing football

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Majak Daw relearns how to walk for return to playing football

North Melbourne defender Majak Daw returns to football seven months after suffering serious hip and pelvis injuries in a fall from the Bolte Bridge .

The playing return is just seven months after he was pulled from the Yarra River with hip and pelvis injuriesthe week before Christmas last year.The club today confirmed Daw has signed a contract extension to continue with the club next year."Not being able to do things that I took for granted in the past — I think walking was a big thing, I could only walk for a certain amount of time before I was sore, I could only run so far.

Daw's move from the VFL back to the AFL will depend on how he performs and recovers this weekend.Daw's rehabilitation involved him learning how to walk and run again without limping and pain."He's just progressed really fast, it's like having a Ferrari, you just have to make sure you build the chassis correctly.

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