Injury List – Rd15

Written by Schwarzwalder on June 26 2018

ADELAIDE

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Eddie Betts  Hamstring  3 weeks
 Luke Brown  Ankle  Test
 Brad Crouch  Groin  Season
 Harry Dear  Knee  2-4 weeks
 Sam Gibson  Hamstring/back  Test
 Paul Hunter  Ankle  4 weeks
 Riley Knight  Hamstring tendinitis  Test
 Rory Laird  Hand  Test
 Tom Lynch  Side strain  Test
 Mitch McGovern  Ankle  3-4 weeks
 Reilly O’Brien  Shoulder  Season
 Rory Sloane  Foot  Test
 Brodie Smith  Knee  Indefinite
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

Sloane, Laird, Lynch and Brown are all chances to take on West Coast at Adelaide Oval on Saturday. It would be Sloane’s first game since round four if the star midfielder is cleared to play. Lee Gaskin

BRISBANE

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Harris Andrews  Concussion  TBC
 Tom Bell  Ankle  3 weeks
 Rohan Bewick  Hand  Test
 Charlie Cameron  Ankle  Season
 Matt Eagles  Abdominal  3 weeks
 Dan McStay  Shin  Test
 Jack Payne  Shin  Season
 Mitch Robinson  Toe  Test
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

With Andrews out for at least the next two weeks, there’s good news in the fact McStay looks like quickly overcoming his shin problem. Robinson also just needs to pass a fitness test to be available this weekend after missing two matches with a broken toe. Matt Eagles has had a setback with his abdominal problem, going from a ‘test’ one week to ‘three weeks’ the next. – Michael Whiting 

CARLTON

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Ciaran Byrne  Quad  Test
 Levi Casboult  Finger  Test
 David Cuningham  Toe  Test
 Jesse Glass-McCasker  Knee  5 weeks
 Sam Docherty*  Knee  Season
 Patrick Kerr  Hip  Test
 Sam Kerridge  Groin  1-2 weeks
 Matthew Kreuzer  Ankle  Test
 Harrison Macreadie  Hamstring  1 week
 Caleb Marchbank  Ankle  Test
 Marc Murphy  Foot  Test
 Lachie Plowman  Knee  Season
 Angus Schumacher  Groin  1 week
 Alex Silvagni  Achilles  Season
 Tom Williamson  Back  Season
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

Plowman‘s season is over after hurting his knee last week, while Kreuzer and Casboult are both unlikely to feature on Saturday. The Blues are hopeful Murphy will return, but Marchbank remains in doubt. – Riley Beveridge

COLLINGWOOD

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 James Aish  Knee  6-7 weeks
 Jarryd Blair  Hamstring  3-4 weeks
 Tim Broomhead  Broken leg  Season
 Jamie Elliott  Hamstring  Test
 Alex Fasolo  Ankle  3-4 weeks
 Tyson Goldsack  Knee  10-12 weeks
 Levi Greenwood  Concussion  Test
 Kayle Kirby  Heart issue  Indefinite
 Darcy Moore  Hamstring  Test
 Ben Reid  Calf  Test
 Josh Smith  Hamstring  Test
 Adam Treloar  Hamstring  TBC
 Travis Varcoe  Hamstring  Test
 Daniel Wells  Foot  Season
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

Treloar is expected to learn the extent of his hamstring problems on Tuesday, with reports suggesting he could miss the rest of the season. Greenwood is also in doubt for the clash with Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium on Saturday night after copping a heavy knock against Carlton. Reid and hamstrung quartet ElliottMooreVarcoe and Smith could return to the selection mix, while Aish and Fasolo are recovering well. Wells has undergone a possibly season-ending operation on a foot injury, but Goldsack is coming along faster than expected. The club continues to monitor Kirby‘s heart issue. – Ben Collins

ESSENDON

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Josh Begley  Knee  Season
 Joe Daniher  Groin  4-6 weeks
 Martin Gleeson  Ankle  6-8 weeks
 Darcy Parish  Thumb  2-3 weeks
 Mason Redman  Ankle  6-8 weeks
 David Zaharakis  Shoulder  4-5 weeks
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

The Bombers are still without one of their best midfielders in Zaharakis as he nurses a shoulder injury, while the timeline on Daniher‘s return is unclear. Parish is getting closer to being back after his thumb injury and has stepped up his training. – Callum Twomey

FREMANTLE

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Harley Bennell  Wrist  TBA
 Taylin Duman  Concussion  Test
 Brady Grey  Hamstring  Test
 Bradley Hill  Knee  Test
 Griffin Logue  Ankle  6 weeks
 Tom North  Managed  Test
 Alex Pearce  Thumb  Test
 Lee Spurr  Knee  TBA
 Sam Switkowski  Hamstring  2 weeks
 Matt Taberner  Foot  TBA
 Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

Pearce is only a slim chance to return against the Lions but appears as if he might be another week away. Bradley Hill could return via the WAFL this week, while Taylin Duman should be recovered from the concussion he suffered before the bye. ­– Ben Guthrie

GEELONG

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Aaron Black  Knee  Season
 Nakia Cockatoo  Knee  Test
 Stewart Crameri  Eye  Test
 Daniel Menzel  Groin  Test
 Lincoln McCarthy  Hamstring  1-3 weeks
 Esava Ratugolea  Ankle  Indefinite
 Zac Smith  Back  Test
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

Nakia Cockatoo and Daniel Menzel joined Harry Taylor and Cam Guthrie in a punishing session during the mid-season break and are nearing returns. The Cats have preached caution with injuries this season and Lincoln McCarthy’s hamstring strain will be managed closely. Zac Smith and Stewart Crameri both missed the VFL clash before the bye but are expected to return. – Mitch Cleary

GOLD COAST

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Michael Barlow  Jaw  TBC
 Jack Bowes  Quad  2-3 weeks
 Sam Day  Shoulder  TBC
 Brayden Fiorini  Leg  2-4 weeks
 Aaron Hall  Pectoral  Season
 Pearce Hanley  Dislocated shoulder  2-4 weeks
 Darcy MacPherson  Broken leg  4-6 weeks
 Steven May  Ankle  Test
 Tom Nicholls  Shoulder  6-8 weeks
 Matt Rosa  Hamstring  1-2 weeks
 Rory Thompson  Hamstring  Test
 Harrison Wigg  Fractured ankle  Season
 Mackenzie Willis  ACL  Season
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

Thompson seems likely to return after missing last week’s match with a hamstring niggle, although May has also put his hand up after missing three matches with his injury. He must pass a fitness test though and is a little less likely. The Suns are still waiting on advice about Day’s shoulder problem and should know more later in the week. – Michael Whiting

GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Brett Deledio  Calf  3-5 weeks
 Toby Greene  Foot  3-4 weeks
 Daniel Lloyd  Knee  3-4 weeks
 Rory Lobb  Back  1-2 weeks
 Tom Scully  Ankle  6-8 weeks
 Will Setterfield  Knee  Season
 Lachie Tiziani  Knee  Season
 Zac Williams  Achilles  TBC
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

The Giants received good news with no new injuries stemming from last week’s games, and Lobb progressing well. But on the negative front, Greene and Lloyd are at least a month away, and Scully‘s season could be just about done if he doesn’t get moving soon. – Adam Curley

HAWTHORN

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Grant Birchall  Knee (PCL)  3-4 weeks
 Shaun Burgoyne  Hamstring  4 weeks
 Jonathon Ceglar  Quad  Available
 Jack Gunston  Calf  Test
 Changkuoth Jiath  Ankle  Available
 Cyril Rioli  Personal reasons  Indefinite
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

A big blow to lose Burgoyne for a period when the Hawks will start favourite most weeks, but needing close to their best team available. Gunston will likely play sore in the must-win clash with the Giants, while Ceglar is listed as available. – Ashley Browne

MELBOURNE

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Jayden Hunt  Ankle  4-5 weeks
 Dean Kent  Hamstring  Test
 Jake Lever  Knee  Season
 Corey Maynard  Hip  Season
 Pat McKenna  Hamstring  2 weeks
 Aaron vandenBerg  Foot  2 weeks
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

Dean Kent should be ready to resume after a long layoff with a hamstring injury, which is likely to see him come back through the VFL. McKenna and vandenBerg are getting closer to a return to the field. – Ben Guthrie

NORTH MELBOURNE

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Sam Durdin  Eye/concussion  Test
 Taylor Garner  Hamstring  6-7 weeks
 Billy Hartung  Hamstring  TBC
 Ben Jacobs  Concussion  Test
 Ben McKay  Knee  Test
 Declan Mountford  Hamstring  3 weeks
 Ed Vickers-Willis  Knee  Season
 Jarrad Waite  Calf  TBC
 Declan Watson  Knee  4-5 weeks
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

Jacobs was a late withdrawal last week after presenting with delayed concussion symptoms at training. The Roos are unsure what caused them and being cautious with his recovery. Hartung is set for a multi-week stint out, while Waite‘s return date – he’s already missed three matches either side of the bye – is unknown since re-injuring his troublesome calf. Durdin and McKay sustained fresh injuries in the VFL at the weekend. Prized draftee Luke Davies-Uniacke played for North’s reserves on Saturday after sustaining a concussion at the same level against Geelong a fortnight ago. Marc McGowan

PORT ADELAIDE

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Joe Atley  Back  2-3 weeks
 Matthew Broadbent  Ankle  Test
 Willem Drew  Heel  Season
 Hamish Hartlett  Knee  Season
 Sam Hayes  Knee  Season
 Trent McKenzie  Quad  2-3 weeks
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

Broadbent is a chance to play his first game of the season in the SANFL this weekend after ankle surgery. Coach Ken Hinkley has said he’ll probably need a solid month of football before being considered for AFL selection. – Lee Gaskin

RICHMOND

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 David Astbury  Ankle  Test
 Mabior Chol  Foot  4-6 weeks
 Bachar Houli  Groin  1 week
 Oleg Markov  Knee  2-4 weeks
 Dion Prestia  Calf  Test
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

The Tigers are back from their bye and expect the week off will allow David Astbury to return from the ankle he injured against Port Adelaide in round 12. Dion Prestia is the other possible inclusion; he will be available this week, but given he last played in round seven and has only managed four AFL games this year, it remains to be seen if he’ll come straight back in although the Tigers are backing his strong recent training block as enough fitness work to see him make a direct senior side return. Bachar Houli was aiming for the week after the bye but will miss at least one more as he works his way back from the groin he injured in round 10. And, the Tigers farewelled their second big man this season on Tuesday with the immediate retirement of Shaun Hampson, who has been managing a long-term problem with a disc in his back. Jennifer Phelan

ST KILDA

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Blake Acres  Groin  1 week
 Jarryn Geary  Calf  Test
 Ben Long  Foot  4-6 weeks
 Darren Minchington  Hip  Test
 Lewis Pierce  Hamstring  Test
 Bailey Rice  Concussion  Test
 Dylan Roberton  Heart  Season
 Koby Stevens  Concussion  Season
 Jimmy Webster  Groin  Test
Updated: Monday, June 25

Early prognosis

Expect Geary to return from his left calf strain. Rice should be available too but Webster might not be fit after suffering a strain against Gold Coast. Meanwhile, Acres isn’t far away. – Dinny Navaratnam

SYDNEY

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Matthew Ling  Toe  Season
 Lewis Melican  Hamstring  Test
 Callum Mills  Foot  Season
 Sam Naismith  Knee  Season
 Sam Reid  Quad  Test
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

 Early prognosis

The good news for the Swans is that McVeigh trained over the club’s bye week and will face the Tigers on Thursday night. Reid and Melican could be ready to play NEAFL this week, but the club will likely play it safe with the pair, so they might decide another full week of training would do them more good. – Adam Curley

WEST COAST

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Tom Barrass  Back  1-2 weeks
 Jack Darling  Ankle  3-4 weeks
 Mark LeCras  Wrist  Test
 Malcolm Karpany  Knee  4 weeks
 Josh Kennedy  Knee  2-3 weeks
 Eric Mackenzie  Toe  TBC
 Daniel Venables  Ankle  1 week
Updated: Tuesday, June 26

Early prognosis

The Eagles will once again be without Kennedy, who is dealing with a hairline fracture in his right fibula that is worse than the club initially thought. Toe problems have flared up again for luckless defender Mackenzie while LeCras is consulting a surgeon for his troublesome right wrist.Dinny Navaratnam

WESTERN BULLDOGS

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

 Bailey Dale  Foot  2-3 weeks
 Tory Dickson  Hamstring  3 weeks
 Tim English  Foot  2-3 weeks
 Tom Liberatore  Knee  Season
 Jack Macrae  Hamstring  2-3 weeks
 Liam Picken  Concussion  Indefinite
 Jack Redpath  Knee  4-5 weeks
 Clay Smith  Knee  2-3 weeks
 Matt Suckling  Achilles  Test
 Lukas Webb  Thumb  2-3 weeks
 Easton Wood  Hamstring  10 weeks
Updated: Monday, June 25

Early prognosis

Suckling is the only Bulldog with a chance of resuming against Geelong on Friday night at Etihad Stadium. – Ryan Davidson

*Placed on the club’s long-term injury list

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15 thoughts on “Injury List – Rd15”

  1. Thanks Schwarz

    Clubs should just post fit lists this time of year. It’d make life easier for everyone!!

    Six trades left and have decided to forego 45+pts/week in favour of having some trades left come Round18 onwards
    TU: shrewd
    TD: don’t be prude

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    1. I think it makes a difference if you would need to use 1 or 2 trades to get the extra 45 points per week.

      Regardless, consider how much time is left in the season – over nine weeks, 45 points per week adds up to 405 points. You would need to cop 4 donuts or have 6-7 ‘rookie scores’ for it to be a wash. That means you would have to run out of trades and be playing ‘short-handed’ from about round 20 in order for “not trading” to be the better decision.

      It makes sense in my head but not sure I’ve conveyed it properly.

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  2. You’re not wrong, AllSaints!
    In other news, forgotten Ruckman Shaun Hampson from Richmond has retired from the game. Mr Megan Gale has been battling chronic back problems for the better part of three years…….

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  3. Looking slightly longer-term and at some of those returning from LTIs, is Sam Reid SC-relevant? I see he scored 100+ in his only outing this year. Giving them another tall target, will it have a positive impact on Buddy’s scoring?
    Too many questions

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    1. had him last yr , either scores 60 or 100 , scores better when he is playing fwd but gets sucked up into the guts on leads too often ..

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  4. Thanks Schwarzmeister … where have I heard that term before??

    Last week was horrendous for me, with both my trades of Redman and Treloar (despite my better judgement and paid for it again as he burnt me last year as well *sigh* “learn Macca, LEARN”!!!) going down and effectively tanking my season … thought Redman looked a far greater option than Mihocek and for 99% of that match until the last couple of minutes, it looked great! … SC a cruel mistress …

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    1. Just bad luck that. Great choice of player. I came within a hair of getting him in; decided to go Holman to Rocky instead of Murphy to Redman. Dumb luck again.

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    2. I would like to apologise for talking up Treloar last week.

      I too got him in and feel your pain Macca.

      He had only missed 10 games in 6 years so how could we predict he would do BOTH hammy’s.

      I will be keeping my Treloar replacement to myself.

      The SC gods can be cruel. I got Cripps in last year. He lasted a QTR then broke his leg.

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      1. Haha no worries Freo! I actually argued against him and Kelly for that matter in 1 of the threads earlier in the week and went against my own judgement!! (Got greedy looking for a big bye round score and after missing Kelly I thought why not, it’s Carlton!! – sorry Mottsy!!) So no-one should listen to me either!!

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