HAWTHORN midfielder Jaeger OMeara might find simply one word to explain the AFLs most current eventful week dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
OMeara is one of numerous footballers from Victorian clubs who moved interstate on the follow round five to ensure this season of twists and turns still has a pulse.
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” Last week was most likely one of the most strange weeks of my footy journey,” OMeara told press reporters..
Even then, he felt more sorry for peers and colleagues who had and were parents to make difficult decisions on whether to bring their households north with them.
OMeara said he had shifted to looking for positives now the uncertainty was somewhat over about their temporary living plans..
OMearas Hawks will be based in New South Wales for a stint that the AFL has told them, like fellow Victorian sides, will be no longer than 32 days.
” We didnt really understand what was going on. One hour we were going to the Gold Coast, then the next hour we were going to Perth and then the next hour we were pertaining to Sydney.
Hawthorns two-match win streak ended at Greater Western Sydneys hands on Sunday night, ahead of a five-day turn-around versus Collingwood on Friday night.
” Once we understood we were coming to Sydney, we were incredibly ecstatic,” he stated.
” Im simply in the house by myself and I was getting worried out, so I was thinking about the men with families and kids and questioned how stressed out they need to have been.”.
” I love the ocean, so I examined the weather condition immediately and its looking quite warm, so Im rapt to be here.”.