Ned Reeves didn’t make the cut for Hawthorn who have named a debutant, while Alec Waterman is out injured for Essendon and Kieren Briggs gets a second game with Shane Mumford also out injured.
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Geelong coach Chris Scott says he thinks Cam Guthrie will play but offered no guarantees, Hawthorn flagged Connor Downie for a proper debut and potential debutant Elijah Hollands will play VFL first up.
Collingwood will be without Jordan De Goey for their next match after being handed a one-match ban. This year’s Pick 7 Elijah Hollands could debut soon for the Suns while Ned Reeves should be available for selection.
With limited news, we’ve switched our attention to the reserves across the weekend as Tanner Bruhn and Kieren Briggs dominated in a big win for GWS, Lloyd Meek and Luke Valente starred for Peel Thunder and Martin Frederick was gallant for Port.
Stay up to date during the round with our rolling injury report from the coaches post-game. With the seven-game round extending from Thursday through until Monday afternoon, these snippets of info will be key.
Riley Collier-Dawkins and Chad Warner headline the list of players out this round, while Matt Rowell returns, Ned Reeves holds and four debutants have sensationally been named.
Patrick Dangerfield returns for Geelong along with Mitch Duncan but there is no Cam Guthrie, while Matt Rowell is primed according to Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew and Port confirmed their medical sub.
Gold Coast are set for a big boost with Matt Rowell and Jack Bowes likely to return, while Geelong are set to get a sea of players back including Mitch Duncan, Cam Guthrie and potentially Patrick Dangerfield.
Andrew McGrath has injured his PCL which is set to leave him on the sidelines for quite some time whilst the Saints have lost two stars for personal reasons as they head back to Melbourne and Chad Warner could miss too.
Stay up to date throughout the round with our rolling injury report from the coaches post-game. With the six-game round extending from Friday through until Sunday afternoon, these snippets of info will be key.
Anthony Scott has returned to the Western Bulldogs’ 22 while Paddy Dow gets a recall, while his Carlton skipper Patrick Cripps offered an update on his fitness and there was a fixture spanner too.
Lachie Neale returns for the Brisbane Lions and Deven Robertson has held his spot, but James Madden, Tom Highmore, Lachie McNeil and Hugo Ralphsmith are among the casualties and there’s a debutant.
It was a quiet day with news on Trent Cotchin impacting Riley Collier-Dawkins along with Hunter Clark, while we’ve analysed if there’s any AFL ready gems from Wednesday’s mid-season draft.
Tim Kelly has been ruled out for a minimum of three weeks with a knee injury. Aaron Hall didn’t appear in the North Melbourne medical report despite hamstring concerns and Sam Berry will be forced to follow concussion protocols.
Brodie Grundy and Taylor Adams have both been ruled out until the bye whilst Orazio Fantasia will require minor knee surgery which will leave him out for up to a month. Isaac Heeney and Tom Hickey are week to week.
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