HERE'S where things stand from an injury standpoint leading into Round 11 of the AFL season.
Alex Mirkov (ankle)
- Suffered an ankle sprain in the VFL on the weekend
- Will miss this week but is expected to be available after the AFL / VFL bye next week
Caleb Marchbank (knee)
- Experienced a knee-on-knee knock in the second quarter of the VFL game
- Had some soreness in that area as a result of that contest which is why he did not return for the second half
- Scans have cleared him of any damage to the knee
- Will be assessed later this week to play VFL, otherwise will play after next week’s BYE
Jack Martin (calf)
- Will be a test to play this weekend
Jack Newnes (soreness)
- Trained fully today
- Remains a test to play this weekend
|David Cuningham||Knee||Being integrated back into the skills program.
He will build up his fitness base from here as he progresses towards a return to play in the middle of the season. (Update: 21 April)
|Ed Curnow||Calf||Experienced a calf strain at training which pushed back his return to play.
Expected to be available after the AFL mid-season bye. (Update: 3 May)
|Caleb Marchbank||Knee||Experienced knee-on-knee knock in the VFL, and had some soreness which is why he did not return in the second half.
Scans have cleared him of any damage: will be a test to play VFL. (Update: 26 May)
|Jack Martin||Calf||Will be a test to play this weekend. (Update: 26 May)|
|Oscar McDonald||Back||Will miss the rest of the season due to a back stress fracture.
The Club had exhausted a number of options to try and increase training loads but that was unable to occur over an extended period. (Update: 19 May)
|Harry McKay||Knee||Has recovered well from surgery.
Timeline for recovery remains the same (at least six weeks) as he begins rehab this week. (Update: 19 May)
|Mitch McGovern||Hamstring||It was determined that surgery was the best course of action, which he underwent on 3 May.
Expected to be sidelined for the next 10-12 weeks. (Update: 3 May)
|Alex Mirkov||Ankle||Suffered an ankle sprain in the VFL.
Will miss this week but is expected to be available after the AFL/VFL bye next week. (Update: 26 May)
|Jack Newnes||Soreness||Trained fully on Tuesday.
Remains a test to play this weekend. (Update: 26 May)
|Luke Parks||Foot||Was detected as having a mid-foot injury, which has now been diagnosed as a bone stress injury.
Expected to be sidelined for the next 12 weeks. (Update: 11 May)
|Marc Pittonet||Knee||Suffered a PCL injury in Round 6 and is currently working through the best approach to rehabilitation.
Currently expected to be sidelined for 2-3 months. (Update: 26 April)
|Zac Williams||Calf||Scans confirmed a high-grade calf strain.
He is expected to be sidelined for the next 10-12 weeks. (Update: 16 May)