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Hill in buoyant frame of mind
Stephen Hill at training in Jurien Bay this morning. Picture: Simon Santi/The West Australian

Fremantle star Stephen Hill has put his hand up to play in the team's practice match against Adelaide in Adelaide this weekend, after his outstanding performance in the opening round of the NAB Cup.

Coach Ross Lyon singled Hill out for praise after the Dockers' matches against Geelong and West Coast on Saturday night.

Hill was at his freewheeling best, going on several searing runs at Patersons Stadium.

"It is just good to get out there and start playing a bit of footy again," Hill said this morning at the club's annual Australia Post AFL Community Camp in Jurien Bay.

The 22-year-old said he was unsure how many games he would play before round one but was feeling good.

"I am feeling fine and pulled up well so hopefully I will be fine (to play on Saturday)," he said.

"I think it is all up to the coaches and strength and conditioning guys as to how many kilometres you get in."

Hill kicked the football with teammates Tom Sheridan, Lachie Neale and Cameron Sutcliffe at the Jurien Bay Jetty before they joined about 10 other players for a training session at the Jurien Bay Oval.

The players were put through their paces with several punishing runs in the heat for over an hour with Lyon watching.

Peter Faulks, Lee Spurr and rookie ruckman Craig Moller did running drills away from the main group, which included Garrick Ibbotson, Nick Suban and Hill.

Hill said it was great to get to a number of schools during the camp.

"It has been good to visit a few kids out in Jurien," he said.

"We did have some players come to my school and I know I always loved it so it is good to be able to give back to these young guys."