We have no fears: Walters
Michael Walters says facing reigning premiers Geelong at the MCG in an Elimination Final holds no fears for the Fremantle Dockers.
There was much media speculation that Freo would have been better off playing West Coast in Perth, rather than travelling to play the Cats, but Walters said he and his teammates didn’t care who they faced.
“Geelong’s a good team but we’re going to take our best team over there and, no matter what, try and win,” he said.
“As long as we stay in the moment, we’ll be alright.”
Walters said the side was focussed on giving its best effort against Melbourne last Saturday night to hit the finals in good form.
“We didn’t want to drop off,” he said.
“Geelong, and all the good teams, they stay in the moment no matter who they play.
They just go out there to win and that’s what we aim to do.”
The 21-year-old was confident Freo could match it with the Cats, even without All-Australian full-back candidate Luke McPharlin.
“Even though Luke went down, we’ve got a lot of guys that have been playing good in the WAFL who can step up,” he said.
“We have no fears.