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Mitch Wallis announcement leaves fans heartbroken

Mitch Wallis in action for the Western Bulldogs against Essendon. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

AFL fans have expressed their sadness after Mitch Wallis was axed by the Western Bulldogs on Monday after 12 seasons with the club.

The 29-year-old was a father-son recruit in 2010 and played 162 games for the Bulldogs, but cruelly missed out on the drought-breaking grand final triumph in 2016 through injury.

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Wallis played the first 17 games in 2016 before breaking his leg, watching on from the sidelines as the Bulldogs won the flag.

After beginning his career as a tagger, Wallis developed into a fully-fledged midfielder and then transformed into a forward, leading the Bulldogs’ goal-kicking in 2020.

But the valued leader managed just 11 games over the last two…

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