Adelaide veteran Taylor Walker has opened up on just how close he came to retiring at the end of 2020 after “battling” through the Covid year.
Walker, who this weekend becomes just the ninth Crow to reach 250 games, says he considers himself lucky to still have a year to run on his deal when it came to end-of-year conversations in 2020.
“Certainly in the Covid year I was struggling for a kick. I think I kicked a total 15 goals that year. I was really battling for form,” he admitted on AFL 360.
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“Nicksy kept playing me.
“We finished last on the ladder and I think I was very lucky to have a year on my contract the following year because it would have been an interesting conversation at the end of that year as to whether I went on or not.