Cootamundra footballer Isaac Smith said the entire AFL playing group is prepared 'to do their bit' during the current worldwide crisis.
The AFL season was suspended last Sunday, as the global COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc across the world.
Smith, a three-time premiership player at Hawthorn, explained that even AFL players are hurting financially during this tough period.
The former Cootamundra, Temora and Wagga Tigers junior told AFL Nation that despite this, the players have agreed to help both the community and AFL industry in some way.
"Yeah I think it effects everyone differently," Smith told AFL Nation on Tuesday night.
"Some people will be highly geared with investments and different things, other players will have cash in the bank and some players will be living pay cheque to pay cheque like a lot of Australia.
"It's a scary time, the best thing was the whole AFL playing group got on a teleconference last week and I think the main thing that come out of that was that everyone is prepared to do their bit for community and the industry.
"We'll just wait and see what happens. We're not exactly sure how it's going to fall but I'm guessing probably everyone, not only in the AFL industry, but everyone within Australia will be hurting economically during this period and we just hope we can all band together and get through it."
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