UPDATE: COVID test wait pushes back Daw's Demon day

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Former North Melbourne tall Majak Daw will train with Melbourne in the hope of an AFL lifeline
Majak Daw lined up for Melbourne in a practice match while clubs were in the Queensland hub in 2020. Picture: Ben Gibson, melbournefc.com.au

DELISTED North Melbourne big man Majak Daw will attempt to revive his AFL career at Melbourne after the Demons offered him the chance to train with the club for the rest of the pre-season.

Daw, 29, trained with local club North Heidelberg on Thursday night before receiving the call to meet with Demons coach Simon Goodwin.

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He will begin training with the Demons this week in the hope of winning one of three vacant list spots before the Pre-Season Supplemental Selection Period (SSP) closes on March 9.

Majak Daw was training with North Heidelberg on Thursday night... now he's preparing to train with Melbourne for one of three vacant list spots @AFLcomau — Mitch Cleary (@cleary_mitch) February 14, 2021

The 195cm swingman had been hoping to join the Demons on the track on Monday but has been delayed while still awaiting the result of his mandatory COVID-19 test.

Daw was among 11 Kangaroos delisted at the end of the 2020 season in which the club won just three games. He made his debut in 2013 and played 54 games across 11 years with the Roos.

Melbourne's offer to Daw comes after key forwards Ben Brown (knee) and Sam Weideman…
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