Twenty-six days from now, Vikki Wall will be several thousand miles 

From Croke Park and in line to make her AFLW debut for North Melbourne

If yesterday was the last dance for this Meath group, they left the stage to a standing ovation.

The first of those arrived five minutes from the end, the majority Meath 

Support in the crowd of 46,440 rising to their feet to applaud off the field the sin-binned Vikki Wall.

Yesterday was by no means her final dance in the Meath shirt, 

But nobody can say with any great certainty when she’ll be back torpedoing

Through opposition defences or wearing a disgruntled expression for having received