Injury Injuries 2022

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Libbaaaa

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Too much risk to bring him back underdone against Witts. Let him go to Perth a few days earlier to get cherry ripe.
 

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gordo2016

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Doesn't matter who the player is, Bell always says "we will be conservative with their recovery." Sounds like he is trying to impress the supporters. As if people will hear it and say to themselves "Oh, so glad we have Chris Bell, he takes so much care in the recovery of the players." Stop spinning yarns and just tell us whether they can play or not, without the "conservative" crap and putting the extra mayo on it. He makes it sound like English is recovery from a heart transplant, not the flu.
 

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How times have changed one week for covid 2 to 3 games for the flu. Having missed one already and possible another 2 games


Tim English (Illness): 1-2 weeks
 

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How times have changed one week for covid 2 to 3 games for the flu. Having missed one already and possible another 2 games


Tim English (Illness): 1-2 weeks
Yes covid gets all the headlines but flu (the real flu, not "oh, I've got a bit of the flu" ... meaning a cold) is a serious complaint that prostrates healthy people for a week and kills several thousand a year.

From all accounts this year's strain is pretty severe.

If it can do that to BTE then getting a flu shot seems like a good idea for all us mere mortals.
 

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It will be a wait and see for a number of Western Bulldog stars ahead of a trip to Ballarat to face Gold Coast on Saturday.

Aaron Naughton was hampered by a knee injury on Friday night and will need to get through a main training session before being deemed available.

“Aaron had an incident where he over flexed and jammed his knee joint,” Head of Sports Medicine, Chris Bell said.

“He was able to get through the game but has some expected soreness into this week.”

“We are working around the clock to improve his symptoms and will make a decision on his availability after main training on Wednesday.”

Tim English continues to recover from a bout of the flu and will integrate back into training in coming days.

“Tim didn’t play on the weekend because he has had a bad dose of the flu,” Bell said.

“He became significantly unwell and had to spend a few days in hospital last week.”

“As expected, he is still very low in energy, which will take time to return to full levels.”

“He is now back at the club and easing himself back into some training.”

“We will be conservative in his re-load and confirm his return to play once he’s healthy and back to training with intensity.”

In positive news for the side, Jason Johannisen is on track to return in some form this weekend.

“Jason’s recovery from his calf injury has been slower than we initially hoped for,” Bell said.

“He had some persistent tightness that we needed to wait until it normalised.”

“We’ve focused on improving his calf durability, and since he has missed a lot of footy, we’ve needed to expose him to a solid month of conditioning and football training.”

“He has now ticked every box that we have asked, and if he gets through training this week – he will be putting his hand up for selection. “

Injury List

Jason Johannisen (Calf): test
Aaron Naughton (Knee): test
Tim O’Brien (Calf): test
Stefan Martin (General soreness): test
Tim English (Illness): 1-2 weeks
Cody Weightman (Collarbone): 1-2
 weeks
Riley Garcia (Knee): 1-2 weeks
Mitch Wallis (Foot): 1-2 weeks

Josh Bruce (Knee): 4-5 weeks

Toby McLean (Knee): 4-5 weeks
Laitham Vandermeer (Hamstring); 6-7 weeks

Mitch Hannan (Concussion): indefinite

Lachie Hunter (Personal): indefinite
 

weltschmerz

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I wonder if there's a point where Hannan might need to move to the inactive list or even consider retirement. His concussion symptoms are still hanging around after a couple of months.
 

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I wonder if there's a point where Hannan might need to move to the inactive list or even consider retirement. His concussion symptoms are still hanging around after a couple of months.
Due to play VFL this week or next according to Jon Ralph
 

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I wonder if there's a point where Hannan might need to move to the inactive list or even consider retirement. His concussion symptoms are still hanging around after a couple of months.
Did I read somewhere that the concussion incident happened at training? I can't recall seeing anything in his last match (R3 v Swans).
 

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Tim English (Illness): test
Jason Johannisen (Calf): test
Cody Weightman (Collarbone): test
Taylor Duryea (Illness): test
Mitch Wallis (Foot): test
Riley Garcia (Knee): 1-2 weeks
Stefan Martin (Shoulder): 1-2 weeks
Josh Bruce (Knee): 4-5 weeks

Toby McLean (Knee): 4-5 weeks
Laitham Vandermeer (Hamstring); 5-6 weeks

Mitch Hannan (Concussion): indefinite

Lachie Hunter (Personal): indefinite

We look set to get English, Duryea & maybe Weightman back this weekend. Wallis & JJ also a chance to feature at VFL level.
 

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Tim English (Illness): test
Jason Johannisen (Calf): test
Cody Weightman (Collarbone): test
Taylor Duryea (Illness): test
Mitch Wallis (Foot): test
Riley Garcia (Knee): 1-2 weeks
Stefan Martin (Shoulder): 1-2 weeks
Josh Bruce (Knee): 4-5 weeks

Toby McLean (Knee): 4-5 weeks
Laitham Vandermeer (Hamstring); 5-6 weeks

Mitch Hannan (Concussion): indefinite

Lachie Hunter (Personal): indefinite

We look set to get English, Duryea & maybe Weightman back this weekend. Wallis & JJ also a chance to feature at VFL level.
Bruce still 4-5 weeks.

If true and after a few VFL games he might be ready for the Saints
 

Golden_6

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Bruce still 4-5 weeks.

If true and after a few VFL games he might be ready for the Saints
I’m not taking too much stock in Bruce’s timeframe. He was always targeting around the bye or just after so I expect we’ll hear a more definite timeframe closer to that date.
 

Hoges64

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There's a Herald Sun article on Naughton and the Suns tactics against him, but more importantly it also mentions we're possibly losing a defender for a month? Anyone know who that is?
 

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I was only half paying attention but I believe Ch 9 news just mentioned that Keath went in for a scan today
There was a lot of talk when we picked him up that being a late starter meant he may be able to play well into his mid 30s. Starting to seriously doubt that lately - makes recruiting a KPD a lot more urgent
 

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Injury List

Bailey Smith (illness) – test
Riley Garcia (knee) – 1 week
Stefan Martin (shoulder) – 1-2 weeks
Josh Bruce (knee) – 2-3 weeks
Toby McLean (knee) – 2-3 weeks
Mitch Hannan (concussion) – 2-3 weeks
Laith Vandermeer (hamstring) – 4-5 weeks
Lachie Hunter (personal) – indefinite

Injury list looking a little better. Some more certainty around the returns of Bruce, Toby & Hannan who are all expected back in the early stages after the bye.
 

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