Western Bulldogs midfielder Jack Macrae is assured he can take his sport to a different degree in 2019.
The star midfielder had an unimaginable 2018, the place completed as runner-up within the Membership’s greatest and fairest by a solitary vote – regardless of lacking three video games with a hamstring harm.
Averaging virtually 33 disposals and greater than 5 tackles per sport, Macrae was a shining gentle for the Canines in a troublesome season.
However he believes he can discover one other gear by including extra strings to his bow.
“I delight myself on my efficiency year-in, year-out and there’s nonetheless so many areas for myself to enhance which is absolutely thrilling,” the 24-year-old advised FOX Sports activities.
“I’ve at all times been fortunate sufficient, going again to junior ranges, to have the ability to discover it (the footy)”
“Breaking strains, run-and-carry with the ball, kicking just a few extra targets and setting it up and that management aspect of my sport (are issues I can enhance)
“I’m one of many extra skilled boys out on the sector now and simply rising that aspect of my sport (is necessary) and serving to others alongside the way in which as a lot as doable.”
Annoyed by the harm which hampered him final season, Macrae is utilizing the pre-season to be as ready as doable for 2019.
It was the primary time the sturdy midfielder had did not play 20 matches in a season, since his debut season in 2013.
“I used to be upset final 12 months, I used to be enjoying actually nice, constant footy and sadly bought injured. That basically stuffed up the center a part of my 12 months,” he stated.
“That’s one among my keys, to remain as wholesome as doable, and I’m at all times trying to enhance.”