25 year old Fremantle Docker Michael Walters (pictured) says he’s excited as he prepares for his ninth year in the AFL.

Walters has been burning up the training track for the Dockers as the club looks to put the behind it the 13th place finish to the 2016 season.

Walters says with a number of new players at the club in 2017, he’s happy to be taking his place as a senior member of the Fremantle squad.