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Club statement: Keeping

AFLW Highlights | Carlton v Collingwood The Blues and Magpies clash in Round 1 of the AFLW.

The Carlton Football Club wishes to advise that AFLW Senior Coach Damien Keeping will not coach the side this weekend against GWS in Sydney, due to illness.

Keeping was admitted to hospital on Sunday night, where he remains while further testing on his condition is conducted.

Experienced AFLW Assistant Coach Nick Rutley will commence in the role of Interim Senior Coach.

The Carlton Football Club will endeavour to provide an update on Damien Keeping's condition as information comes to hand. We ask that all media respect his privacy at this time.


AFLW Senior Coach Damien Keeping will not coach the team in Round 2. (Photo: AFL Photos)