Written by Chaos Theory on April 26 2022


Mitch Hinge (hip) Returned in the SANFL on the weekend.

Andrew McPherson (hamstring) Test

Zac Taylor (thumb) 1-2 weeks

Riley Thilthorpe (knee) Suffered soreness SANFL game but scans have cleared him of any significant structural damage. Test.

Paul Seedsman (concussion) Indefinite.

Rory Sloane (knee) Season after rupturing the ACL in his right knee. Has successfully undergone ACL surgery


Brisbane :

Eric Hipwood (knee) 2-3 weeks.

Kai Lohmann (ankle) A surgical review on Wednesday after scans on Tuesday that confirmed a high ankle sprain. 6 weeks.

Mitch Robinson (calf) Test.



Oscar McDonald (back) Test.

Josh Honey (knee) Test.

Ed Curnow (knee) TBC

Caleb Marchbank (knee) 2-4 weeks.

Mitch McGovern (hamstring) 1 week

Harry McKay (knee) Test.

Marc Pittonet (knee) 8-12 weeks.

Jack Silvagni (ankle) Test.

David Cuningham (knee) 7-11 weeks.



Jordan Roughead (finger) Test.

Trey Ruscoe ( Plantaris) Test.

Nathan Murphy (ankle) 3 weeks.

Charlie Dean (foot) 3 weeks.

Ash Johnson (hamstring) 8 weeks.

Jamie Elliott (shoulder) 8-10 weeks

Brodie Grundy (knee) 8-12 weeks.

Nathan Kreuger (shoulder) Expected to undergo surgery and miss the rest of the season.



Will Snelling (Calf) 3-4 weeks

Kyle Langford (Hamstring) 3-5 weeks.

Michael Hurley (hip) Indefinite

James Stewart (Calf) 1-2 weeks

Patrick Voss (foot stress) TBC

Andrew Phillips (Hamstring)  TBC

Harrison Jones (ankle) Test.

Jayden Laverde (knee) TBC

Darcy Parish (ankle) Scans clear of any serious injury. Test.



Sam Sturt (knee) Test.

Matthew Johnson (Foot/ankle) 3-4 weeks

Nat Fyfe (back) 4 weeks

Joel Western (hamstring) TBC

Connor Blakely (health and safety protocols) TBC

Heath Chapman (health and safety protocols) TBC

Liam Henry (health and safety protocols) TBC

Hayden Young (health and safety protocols) TBC

Sean Darcy (concussion) TBC

Neil Erasmus (head knock) TBC


Geelong :

Jed Bews (shoulder) TBC

Jon Ceglar (Foot)  7-10 weeks.

Gary Rohan ( Back and hip)  8-12 weeks.

Sam Simpson (concussion) TBC

Toby Conway (hip) TBC.

 Jack Henry (foot) TBC

Quinton Narkle (ankle) TBC.


Gold Coast:

Jack Lukosius (knee) Test.

Jack Bowes (shoulder) Available.

Joel Jeffrey (groin)  Test.

Ben King (knee) Season.

Bodhi Uwland (back)  Indefinite



Conor Stone (hamstring) Test.

Jesse Hogan (soreness) Test.

Zach Sproule (shoulder) 1 week.

Brent Daniels (foot)  1-3 weeks

Daniel Lloyd (shoulder) 4-6 weeks

Jacob Hopper (knee) 8 weeks

Phil Davis (hamstring) 8 weeks

Jack Buckley (knee) 12-16 weeks



Changkuoth Jiath  (hamstring) Test.

Mitch Lewis (hamstring) Test.


Ben McEvoy (neck) 10 weeks.

Ned Reeves (shoulder) TBC. Expect another week.

Tom Phillips (ankle) TBC.



Blake Howes (foot) 7-9 weeks

Michael Hibberd (calf) Test.Likely via VFL.

Daniel Turner (foot) 2 weeks

Christian Salem (knee)  3-4 weeks


North Melbourne:

Ben McKay (Suspension) Round 8.

Ben Cunnington  (Testicular cancer)  Indefinite

Aaron Hall (hamstring) 2-3 weeks.

Jaidyn Stephenson (illness) Test.

Phoenix Spicer ( Hamstring) 1-2 weeks.

Jared Polec (foot) 4-5 weeks

Jed Anderson (Jed Anderson) Test.


Port Adelaide:

Scott Lycett (shoulder) 12 weeks

Josh Sinn (groin) 3-4 weeks

Orazio Fantasia (knee) 4- 6 weeks

Trent McKenzie (knee) 6-8 weeks.

Charlie Dixon (Ankle) 4-5 weeks.

Robbie Gray (knee)  Assess

Dylan Williams (Hamstring) Assess.



Josh Caddy (Hamstring) 4-6 weeks. Hamstring injury in the VFL.

Dylan Grimes (Hamstring) 1-2 weeks

Dustin Martin (personal) TBC

Tom Brown (H&S protocols) 1-2 weeks.

Noah Cumberland (knee) Test.

Hugo Ralpsmith (ribs) 1-2 weeks.

Thomson Dow (thigh) 1 week.

Kane Lambert (Hip/managed) Test

Ivan Soldo (toe) TBC. Minor operation on his toe.


St Kilda:

Jack Billings (Hamstring) 1-2 weeks.

Hunter Clark (shoulder) 1-2 weeks.

Dan Hannebery (calf) 5-7 weeks.

Nick Coffield (ACL) Season.

Zak Jones (H&S protocols) Test.

Tom Campbell (H&S protocols) Test.

Jack Hayes (knee) Season.

Rowan Marshall (quad) Test.



Tom Papley ( Hamstring) One week.

Lachlan McAndrew (hamstring) 1-2 weeks.

Tom Hickey (knee) 3 weeks.

Sam Naismith (knee) Season.

Angus Sheldrick (knee) TBC.

Robbie Fox (hamstring) 2 weeks.

Logan McDonald (concussion) TBC.

Paddy McCartin (concussion) TBC.


West Coast:

Zane Trew (shin) one week. Likely via WAFL.

Andrew Gaff (ankle) Test.

Oscar Allen (foot) TBC. Wearing a moonboot after setback.

Tom Joyce (ankle) TBC.

Dom Sheed (ankle) 3- 4 weeks.

Nic Naitanui (knee) 8-12 weeks medial ligament knee injury.

Campbell Chesser (ankle) Inactive

Tom Cole (ankle) Inactive

Jeremy McGovern  (H&S protocols) TBC.

Hugh Dixon (calf) 1-2 weeks.

Tom Joyce (ankle) TBC.

Elliot Yeo (concussion) TBC.


Western Bulldogs:

Riley Garcia (knee) TBC.

Laith Vandermeer (  1-2 weeks

Dominic Bedendo (hand) Test.

Jason Johannisen (calf) 1-2 weeks.

Alex Keath (hamstring) 2-4 weeks

Sam Darcy (foot) 4-6 weeks.

Josh Bruce (knee)  6-10 weeks

Toby McLean (knee)  8-10 weeks

Lachie Hunter (personal) TBC.

Mitch Hannan (concussion) TBC. Likely to be a test after his delayed concussion symptoms.

Tim English (Hamstring) 1-2 weeks( updated)



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12 thoughts on “Injuries”

  1. Western Bulldogs: Tim English – “Tim is back up and running and progressing well. He won’t play this week but we hope to see him return to availability in the next couple of weeks.” Chris Bell, Head of Sports Medicine .


      1. It was an update from Western Bulldogs, late yesterday afternoon/evening. After I posted the Injuries post.

        Tim English could return in 1-2 weeks


  2. WCE: Hugh Dixon – “Hugh’s a test this week. He’s functioned well at training and we’ll monitor his response to training over the next day, and then another training session later in the week to put his hand up to be available for Friday.”


  3. Richmond: Hugo Ralphsmith “He got three cracked ribs out of it and some bruising on his lung. He wasn’t up for selection last week and won’t be up for selection this week given the short turnaround.”Peter Burge, Physical Performance Manager


  4. Melbourne will have three players unavailable for selection for the Demons’ round seven clash against Hawthorn after they were diagnosed with COVID-19, with the trio joining coach Simon Goodwin, who tested positive on Wednesday morning.
    The Age.

    Update: Luke Jackson.
    Mitch Cleary has tweeted that Luke Jackson is one of the three.


    1. Kysaiah Pickett, Luke Jackson and Tom Sparrow have entered the AFL’s Health and Safety Protocols and will be unavailable for selection in Round 7.


  5. Malcolm Rosas – calf

    Head Physio Lindsay Bull: “He’s improved really well over the last few days… we will be aiming for him to train this week and assess his availability from there.”


  6. Tristan Xerri

    GM Football Performance Dan McPherson:

    “The foot issue has been detected early and there is no sign of a fracture. We’re hopeful he will be available for selection in a month’s time.”



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