News 2020 Injuries & Suspensions

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Thought I'd make a resource that I will try to update to keep an eye on which players are having interrupted pre-seasons. Please post any i have missed or new ones so i can update original post.

ADELAIDE:
-Tom Doedee: recovering from acl reco. building up to contact training after new year.
-Ned McHenry (back) on modified program
-Andrew McPherson (hamstrings) on modified program
-Shane McAdam(calf/hamstrings) on modified program

BRISBANE:
-Grant Birchall: hamstring/knee/calf aiming for full training after new year.
-Marcus Adams: cleanout of knee.
-Allen Christensen: The only player currently not training, the small forward has undergone a minor surgery on his back and is expected to be back running after Christmas.
-Tom Joyce: The second-year midfielder had a shin problem at the end of last season and the Lions are being cautious with his workload. Joyce will continue to be monitored and re-assessed on return.


CARLTON:
-Charlie Curnow: dislocated kneecap surgery post-season followed by fractured patella surgery. most likely out till mid-2020
-Harry McKay: suffered groin soreness throughout last season, which flared up during return to training. Now placed on a modified program. expected to ramp up duties after Christmas. Not expected to start running until new year.
-Sam Docherty: progressing well from 2nd acl reco. aiming for full training by mid-january.
-Marc Murphy: ankle bruising injury in mid-January. Expected to return to full training in February.
-Caleb Marchbank: fractured vertebrae in neck in late 2019. recently out of collar. no contact work till after new year. Back running, but won't resume ball work until January. The club is confident he will play in the Marsh Community Series.
-Brodie Kemp: Rehabbing from ACL reco in July 2019. Expected to resume running soon.
-Jack Silvagni: back injury. doing most of training.
-Tom Williamson: Has played just two games in two years due to debilitating back injuries, but the Blues are confident he is finally progressing. He is completing two skills sessions per week, with the club keen to remain conservative with their talented young prospect.
-Ben Silvagni: quad injury. doing most of training.
-Darcy Lang: After managing eight games last season, Lang finished the year early after he was sent for surgery on a troublesome ankle injury. The club brought forward the operation to ensure he started pre-season on time and has no concerns over his recovery.


COLLINGWOOD:
-Dayne Beams: indefinite mental health break. Also recovering from hip and shoulder surgeries
-Taylor Adams: in moonboot in December. Unknown injury.
-Tom Langdon: chronic cartilage injury in his right knee in round nine and two months later, after rest hadn't repaired it, underwent surgery. Yet to take to the track, he will be managed conservatively. Seems unlikely to play early.
-Jaidyn Stephenson: mild glandular fever. shouldn't disrupt his pre-season too much.
-Travis Varcoe: shoulder reconstruction in mid-Janury. Likely to miss start of season.
-Levi Greenwood: ACL reco in prelim final week. likely to miss most of 2020.
-Tim Broomhead: rod in leg removed late in season
-Josh Daicos: post-season ankle surgery and has been building his running load. Aiming to train fully sometime in January.
-Isaac Quaynor: season ended with a foot stress reaction and hip surgery, has been gradually increasing his fitness and should return to the main group in January.
-Flynn Appleby: missed a large chunk of the first half of the 2019 season with an ankle injury, has spent much of the pre-Christmas period in rehab.

ESSENDON:
-Joe Daniher: recovery from osteitis pubis taking longer than expected. gone to see groin specialist in Ireland.
-Orazio Fantasia: post-season hip surgery. aiming for full training in january.
-Micharl Hurley: shoulder reconstruction post-season
-Dyson Heppell: unfused growth plate in foot. Underwent surgery on his foot injury at the end of the year and has been restricted to minimal training of late, but has been integrating back into the group work.
-Dylan Shiel: A meniscus issue with his knee was attended to in the off-season and has meant that pre-season has been limited at stages to start. Should be back into the swing of things fully in January.
-Cale Hooker: post season hip surgery. Did not recover as hoped so had an arthroscopy in mid-december. Expected to start running in new year.
-David Zaharakis: had ankle surgery for syndesmosis post season. Now has torn meniscus in right knee with surgery required for this also in mid-December.
-Devon Smith: knee. nearing full training already
-Sam Draper: recovering from ACL reco. unlikely to be fit for round 1.
-Marty Gleeson: ankle arthroscopy post-season following bigger surgery on same area earlier in season
-Matt Guelfi: lateral meniscus
-James Stewart: had surgery for groin injury in August
-Irving Mosquito: hamstring
-Kobe Mutch: surgery for fractured kneecap in July
-Noah Gown: surgery post-season for foot stress fracture followed by recurrence of foot fracture in december. Appointment with surgeon later this week. Likely to miss most of preseason.
-Lachlan Johnson: ACL reco earlier this year
-Patrick Ambrose: minor tweak of his calf during his break, but he has started running again since being back and it shouldn't interrupt his preparations too much.

FREMANTLE:
-Nat Fyfe: Shoulder surgery. No contact drills until new year.
-Michael Walters: sprained right foot. in moonboot. will be assessed further in next 48 hours.
-Jesse Hogan: further surgery on foot with screws put in. currently running on alterg treadmill. modified programme till new year.
-David Mundy: minor fracture to left fibula in early december
-Matt Taberner: foot injury. in rehab group.
-Alex Pearce: ankle surgery mid-season & another minor procedure in december but is on track to return during the opening few rounds of the 2020 campaign.
-Rory Lobb: had season-ending left shoulder surgery in August but is back in full training with the main group.
-Nathan Wilson: making gradual progress on return from a toe complaint. due back in full training in early feb.
-Liam Henry: injured his kneecap playing school footy in August. He is on a modified program until the new year.

GEELONG:
-Joel Selwood: hamstring tendonitis surgery post-season. Expected to start running on the track in January and join full training during February.
-Tom Stewart: groin injury around Christmas break.
-Mitch Duncan: minor hip surgery & shoulder surgery post-season which will delay running until January.
-Jake Kolodjashnij: battling ongoing groin issue that has plagued much of his pre-season. restricted to mostly straight line running. expected to join main group in February.
-Jordan Clark: had elbow surgery in September. doing mostly non-contact training.
-Mark O'Connor: turf toe early jan. expected to be delayed 2-3 weeks in training.

GOLD COAST:
-Sam Day, Pearce Hanley, Jarrod Harbrow, Nick Holman, Anthony Miles, Brayden Fiorini and Wil Powell all not joining preseason camp due to injuries.
-Rory Thompson: recovering from acl reco.

GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY:
-Callan Ward: recovering well from acl reco. was running late in season.

HAWTHORN:
-Tom Mitchell: recovering from broken leg. Non-contact drills in december. Aiming to go back into contact training in january.
-Jack Gunston: ankle surgery in late december. Aiming to return to training in february. Likely to miss first marsh cup game.
-Mitchell Lewis: shoulder surgery. Non contact training in december. Aiming for contact training in january.
-Jarman Impey: recovering from acl reco during season. Running on alterg treadmill in december. Expected to miss start of 2020 season.

MELBOURNE:
-Steven May: minor surgery in January to repair cyst compressing nerve below his knee. expected to return to training in rehab group late January. Remains on track for round 1 selection.
-Adam Tomlinson: calf injury. Back running soon.
-Joel Smith: missed a few sessions in January due to cut on foot getting infected.
-Charlie Spargo: rolled ankle. wearing moonboot and crutches. should be back running before xmas.
-Sam Weideman: hip cleanout. delayed start to pre-season.
-Aaron Nietschke: will require surgery after suffering a second ACL injury in preseason

NORTH MELBOURNE:
-Ben Jacobs: concussion issues. modified programme.
-Ed Vickers-Willis: knee injury. wont start running till after new year and then followed by modified programme.
-Will Walker: knee. will start on modified programme.
-Kyron Hayden: Achilles. will miss start of 2020 season.

PORT ADELAIDE:
-Willem Drew: surgery on stress fracture in foot. aiming to return to training in new year.
-Travis Boak: post-season shoulder surgery.
-Tom Rockliff: third left shoulder reco.
-Hamish Hartlett: knee arthroscope. wont resume full training till new year.
-Zak Butters: post-season shoulder surgery.

RICHMOND:
-Dylan Grimes: minor wrist operation. very close to return to full training, only missing out on certain contact work.
-Toby Nankervis: post-season groin surgery. waiting to see how body recovers in january. some doubt for round 1.
-Jack Graham: shoulder reconstruction. will join contest work after new year.
-Shai Bolton: shoulder arthroscope. doing all non-contact drills now. will join contest work after new year.
-Bachar Houli: minor calf strain in off season. now back running. expected to join in main group in new year.
-Jack Higgins: secong round of brain surgery went better than expected and is now a chance to be available for early part of 2020 season.

ST KILDA:
-Dylan Roberton: aiming to be fit for round 1. recovering well from heart condition.
-Dan Hannebery: broken foot post-season. out of the moonboot. returning to training this month.
-Nick Coffield: shoulder. no contact work till after new year.
-Max King: recovering well from acl reco.

SYDNEY:
-Lance Franklin: minor knee clean up in january. Some doubt for round 1.
-Callum Sinclair: shoulder reconstruction.
-Sam Reid: knee surgery.
-Luke Parker: knee surgery.

WEST COAST:
-Jeremy McGovern: heel surgery.
-Tom Barrass: foot surgery. out for 8 weeks. Aiming for round 1.
-Oscar Allen: knee surgery.
-Jarrod Brander: hamstring surgery
-Brayden Ainsworth: hamstring surgery
-Jarrod Cameron: groin injury. should join full training in new year.

WESTERN BULLDOGS:
-Tom Liberatore: knee arthroscope. not expected to return to full training until the start of February.
-Mitch Wallis: stress fracture in ankle. on modified program.
-Lachie Hunter: shoulder reconstruction. set to return to full contact training in the second half of January.
-Aaron Naughton: post season surgery to repair lateral ligament injury left knee. Expected to start training with the main group midway through January
-Alex Keath: had surgery to repair stress fracture in shin before being traded to bulldogs. Has started running again and will commence training early in the New Year
 
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Thought I'd make a resource that I will try to update to keep an eye on which players are having interrupted pre-seasons. Please post any i have missed or new ones so i can update original post.

ADELAIDE:
-Tom Doedee: recovering from acl reco. building up to contact training after new year.
-Ned McHenry (back) on modified program
-Andrew McPherson (hamstrings) on modified program
-Shane McAdam(calf/hamstrings) on modified program

BRISBANE:
-Grant Birchall: hamstring/knee/calf aiming for full training after new year.
-Marcus Adams: cleanout of knee.


CARLTON:
-Charlie Curnow: dislocated kneecap surgery post-season followed by fractured patella surgery. most likely out till mid-2020
-Harry McKay: chronic groin problem which has been managed since 2019 bye. currently not running till after new year.
-Caleb Marchbank: fractured vertebrae in neck in late 2019. recently out of collar. no contact work till after new year.
-Brodie Kemp: Rehabbing from ACL reco in July 2019.
-Sam Docherty: progressing well from 2nd acl reco. aiming for full training by mid-january.

COLLINGWOOD:
-Dayne Beams: hip and shoulder surgeries.
-Levi Greenwood: ACL reco in prelim final week. likely to miss most of 2020.
-Tim Broomhead: rod in leg removed late in season

ESSENDON:
-Orazio Fantasia: post-season hip surgery. aiming for full training in january.
-Sam Draper: recovering from ACL reco. unlikely to be fit for round 1.

FREMANTLE:
-Nat Fyfe: Shoulder surgery. No contact drills until new year.
-Jesse Hogan: further surgery on foot with screws put in. currently running on alterg treadmill. modified programme till new year.
-Matt Taberner: foot injury. in rehab group.

GEELONG:
-Joel Selwood: hamstring surgery post-season. back training in new year.

GOLD COAST:

GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY:
-Callan Ward: recovering well from acl reco. was running late in season.

HAWTHORN:

MELBOURNE:
-Adam Tomlinson: calf injury. Back running soon.
-Charlie Spargo: rolled ankle. wearing moonboot and crutches. should be back running before xmas.
-Sam Weideman: hip cleanout. delayed start to pre-season.

NORTH MELBOURNE:
-Ben Jacobs: concussion issues. modified programme.
-Ed Vickers-Willis: knee injury. wont start running till after new year and then followed by modified programme.
-Will Walker: knee. will start on modified programme.
-Kyron Hayden: Achilles. will miss start of 2020 season.

PORT ADELAIDE:
-Willem Drew: surgery on stress fracture in foot. aiming to return to training in new year.
-Travis Boak: post-season shoulder surgery.
-Tom Rockliff: third left shoulder reco.
-Hamish Hartlett: knee arthroscope. wont resume full training till new year.
-Zak Butters: post-season shoulder surgery.

RICHMOND:
-Alex Rance: minor arthroscope of knee in recovery from acl reco. not likely to affect pre-season too much.
-Toby Nankervis: post-season groin surgery. waiting to see how body recovers in january. some doubt for round 1.
-Jack Graham: shoulder reconstruction. will join contest work after new year.
-Shai Bolton: shoulder reconstruction. will join contest work after new year.

ST KILDA:
-Dylan Roberton: aiming to be fit for round 1. recovering well from heart condition.
-Dan Hannebery: broken foot post-season. out of the moonboot. returning to training this month.
-Nick Coffield: shoulder. no contact work till after new year.
-Max King: recovering well from acl reco.

SYDNEY:
-Lance Franklin: should be back to full training by next month.
-Callum Sinclair: shoulder reconstruction.
-Sam Reid: knee surgery.
-Luke Parker: knee surgery.

WEST COAST:
-Jeremy McGovern: heel surgery.
-Tom Barrass: foot surgery. out for 8 weeks. Aiming for round 1.
-Oscar Allen: knee surgery.
-Jarrod Brander: hamstring surgery
-Brayden Ainsworth: hamstring surgery
-Jarrod Cameron: groin injury. should join full training in new year.

WESTERN BULLDOGS:
-Tom Liberatore: knee injury. should be in full training after christmas.
-Mitch Wallis: stress fracture in ankle. on modified program.
-Lachie Hunter: shoulder reconstruction.
-Aaron Naughton: lateral ligament injury left knee. will return to full training after new year.
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Lifted the below from the Essendon board following the Herald Sun article about apparently only having 23 fit players at the moment. Not sure how many of these will really impact their season but Lore is very accurate with her information so it's the best we'll get for now.

Devon Smith is the only one on that list I'd think has any relevance, and he's appeared to be training with the group OK from the photos, so maybe it's just managing loads pre-Christmas for him.

Based on the bit I can get from the HS article preview, and the last injury update we got for the pre-season, the ones who aren't fit seem to be:
  1. Heppell (unfused growth plate)
  2. Daniher (groin)
  3. Fantasia (hip)
  4. Shiel ? - Listed in the Herald Sun article, but we were never told he was having surgery for anything...
  5. Hurley (shoulder reconstruction)
  6. Gleeson (ankle arthroscopy)
  7. Guelfi (lateral meniscus)
  8. Zaharakis (syndesmosis)
  9. Mosquito (hamstring)
  10. Gown (foot stress fracture)
  11. Stewart (groin)
  12. Mutch (fractured knee cap)
  13. Smith (knee) - I thought he was going to be ready for full training last we heard, but who knows?
  14. Draper (ACL)
  15. Johnson (ACL)
I dunno who the other 8 would be. There are some that seem to be constantly managing injuries that may have had something done, but you'd think they'd be listed in the headline alongside Heppell, Daniher, Fantasia, Shiel, Hurley if they were noteworthy. So probably not Hooker for example.

Not sure how they're defining fully fit, but there may be some older players or some draftees on lighter training loads just coz that they're counting as well..? :shrug:
 

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RICHMOND:
-Dylan Grimes: minor wrist operation. very close to return to full training, only missing out on certain contact work.
-Toby Nankervis: post-season groin surgery. waiting to see how body recovers in january. some doubt for round 1.
-Jack Graham: shoulder reconstruction. will join contest work after new year.
-Shai Bolton: shoulder reconstruction. will join contest work after new year.
-Jack Higgins: expected to miss most of 2020 season following brain surgery
Shai Bolton only had a shoulder clean up, not a reco so should be expected to have a pretty quick recovery compared to Jack Graham
Jack Higgins was expected to miss most of the year prior to his second round of surgery, however the result was that good he'll be back in full training after the Xmas break and could be a chance for Round 1. I expect they'll be cautious with him given how much training he missed, but not sure it will be most of the 2020 season.
 

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HAWTHORN star Tom Mitchell still has no set date on his return to the playing field but is hopeful he can be ready to get back early in the season.

Mitchell broke his leg in a training incident 12 months ago last Saturday and missed the entire 2019 season as he recovered from surgery to repair the horror injury.

 

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HAWTHORN star Tom Mitchell still has no set date on his return to the playing field but is hopeful he can be ready to get back early in the season.

Mitchell broke his leg in a training incident 12 months ago last Saturday and missed the entire 2019 season as he recovered from surgery to repair the horror injury.

Yeah nah.
 

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HAWTHORN star Tom Mitchell still has no set date on his return to the playing field but is hopeful he can be ready to get back early in the season.

Mitchell broke his leg in a training incident 12 months ago last Saturday and missed the entire 2019 season as he recovered from surgery to repair the horror injury.

Worpel :thumbsu: :thumbsu:
 

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