LISTEN: The unusual way Crows ball-magnet did rehab in isolation

AFTER playing in Perth, the last thing Adelaide expected was to have to go into self-isolation upon returning home.

But unfortunate timing with the city's first positive COVID-19 case outside of hotel quarantine in 10 months meant just that, with players and coaches unable to exercise and star midfielder Anne Hatchard forced to rehab a corked calf from her home.

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She was unable to receive treatment from physios until the Crows left Adelaide to fly to Sydney on Thursday, having suffered the injury on Sunday.

"I did manage to get a calf corkie, copped a kick right in there, which was a bit sore," Hatchard told Credit to the Girls.

"I just kept in contact with the doctor and physio, just had to ice, elevate and compress. Having to isolate probably wasn't so bad, because it meant I had to rest.

"I did everything right during the week and it pulled up well for the weekend."

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In a quest to beat lockdown boredom, the active Hatchard turned to an unusual exercise routine.

"I put my paddleboard in my little 10-metre pool, so had a bit of fun in there," she said.

"I unlocked the gates (separating the front and back yards) and walked around the house, did quite a few laps, so that kept me busy for a while but it got boring quite quickly.

"I just did a lot of eating, really."

Anne Hatchard is caught in an Eagle sandwich in round one. Picture: Getty Images/AFL Photos

Episode Guide

1.50 - The Moment - Sarah breaks down last Friday's thriller and Lucy reflects on Pride Round

3.30 - The Agenda - Which teams are separating themselves from the pack?

5.55 – Round three fixture chat

10.45 - Star Adelaide midfielder Anne Hatchard joins the show

14.56 – Rehabbing a corkie in quarantine

16.34 – Hatchard on kicking to new forward Chelsea Randall

20.50 - Your round two cheat sheet and looking ahead to round three

25.28 – A deliberate-accidental first goal from a Cat

29.05 – The next generation of Dees

34.20 – Is Bianca Jakobsson the key to St Kilda knocking off Carlton?

40.30 – The match-up we want to see: Chelsea Randall v Gemma Houghton

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