Crows full of praise for local boy

Mitch misses out but not forgotten

Crows full of praise for local boy

Former North Albany footballer Mitch McGovern has fallen agonizingly short of a maiden grand final appearance with the Adelaide Crows in the AFL.

After a strong 2017 season, McGovern failed to overcome a hamstring injury and will sit out Saturday's decider at the MCG.

Crows assistant coach Nathan van Berlo said that he felt for the former Great Southern player but says he will play a big part of their campaign in future years.

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