Majak Daw makes a miraculous return to the AFL six months after he nearly died

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AFL star Majak Daw is set to make his return to the sport after surviving a fall from a bridge just six months ago. 

Daw, 28, was lucky not to suffer more serious injuries after plummeting 25m from the Bolte Bridge in Melbourne in December last year.

The Sudanese-born player will turn out for the North Melbourne Kangaroos' reserve team in the Victorian Football League on Sunday, marking an incredible comeback after his struggles late in 2018.

AFL star Majak Daw (pictured with girlfriend Emily McKay) is set to make his return to the VFL on Sunday

AFL star Majak Daw (pictured with girlfriend Emily McKay) is set to make his return to the VFL on Sunday

He isn't expected to see much play time during his return following serious injuries to his hip and pelvis as a result of the bridge fall, according to The Age.

Daw made it through training on Saturday and will only be cleared for the VFL if he doesn't feel sore as a result of this weeks training, according to the West Australian.   

Shaw told media two weeks ago: 'We have set no timeline for him because it's about how comfortable he is physically and mentally.

'When that happens, and I know it will happen because he's a determined bugger, it's just going to be great.

'He is going well, he is going really well. He is ticking all the boxes at the moment.'

Daw, 28, was lucky to survive after plummeting from 25 metres from the Bolte Bridge in December last year

Daw, 28, was lucky to survive after plummeting from 25 metres from the Bolte Bridge in December last year 

On Monday it was reported Daw will play for the Kangaroos VFL team against Sandringham at Arden Street on Sunday

On Monday it was reported Daw will play for the Kangaroos VFL team against Sandringham at Arden Street on Sunday

He said there had been a few hiccups but that wasn't unexpected.  

This isn't the only uplifting news Daw has gotten in recent times - the North Melbourne player could not look happier as he enjoyed a babymoon in Byron Bay with girlfriend Emily McKay. 

The couple shared a candid photo, with Daw writing in the caption: 'Beach bump.'   

North Melbourne AFL star Majak Daw has shared a candid snap of his pregnant girlfriend six months after his dramatic bridge plunge

North Melbourne AFL star Majak Daw has shared a candid snap of his pregnant girlfriend six months after his dramatic bridge plunge

Miss McKay (pictured) also spread the heartwarming news via her own Instagram account

Miss McKay (pictured) also spread the heartwarming news via her own Instagram account

WHO IS MAJAK DAW?

Majak Daw fled war in Sudan with his family and arrived in Australia in 2003.

In 2010 he became the first Sudanese-born AFL player when he was drafted ninth overall by North Melbourne.

He didn't much much of an impact early in his career and was

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