Mitch Wallis to stay at AFL Bulldogs
Mitch Wallis has determined to keep on with the Western Bulldogs for at least one other AFL season regardless of falling out of favour in 2021 and being ignored for the grand remaining.
Bulldogs vice-captain Wallis made simply six appearances this 12 months, along with his final recreation coming in spherical 17.
The 28-year-old could not drive his manner again into the aspect for the finals, and wasn’t even an emergency for the grand remaining, which the Bulldogs misplaced to Melbourne by 74 factors.
Talk of Wallis doubtlessly shifting elsewhere to achieve better alternatives was put to mattress on Wednesday when he signed a one-year contract extension, tying him to the membership till the tip of 2022.
Wallis has performed 157 video games since being snared as a father-son choice within the 2010 nationwide draft, and he is optimistic he can drive his manner again into the aspect.
‘I’m going to embrace the problem of bettering parts of my recreation, as I really feel I’ve quite a bit to contribute in direction of the on-field success of the membership shifting ahead,’ Wallis stated.
‘I additionally need to proceed to assist encourage my teammates to develop into the perfect variations of themselves.
‘It’s been superb to watch my youthful teammates develop over current seasons. I really feel I will help information them to new heights sooner or later.’