Official Club Stuff Libba knee injury - 2015 season over

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Libba Snr recovered in less than 4 months; he kept icing his knee during the night IIRC. If it is the worst, could Jnr pull off a similar comeback?
Not to be disrespectful - but maybe you should ask him how his knee is feeling now? I'd bet pretty average.

No need to rush it, he's got 10 years ahead of him.

I know how you guys feel losing a young guy to an ACL but the surgery is improving every year, Libba will be back better than ever I'm sure.
 

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Best of luck to the young fulla, hope its not the worst case scenario. Is it just me or do AFL players seriously injure their knees much more than athletes who play similar sports? Hope to see him back on the park before too long
 

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Best of luck to the young fulla, hope its not the worst case scenario. Is it just me or do AFL players seriously injure their knees much more than athletes who play similar sports? Hope to see him back on the park before too long
Seems like it is, only the first round of NAB and loos like three already.
 

Glenno23

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A poster on the Crows board reckons it could have something to do with harder grounds after summer....

Would be interesting to see the data on how many knees happen early in the year vs late

Good luck to Libba, hope its not an ACL
 

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Hope it's not the worst but it probably is.

Like what Mofra said earlier this reeks of 2003, will be hard to avoid spoon number 5 at this rate. Wish someone ITK can relieve us on how Hrovat is doing.
 

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Mattdougie

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Haven't seen a second of the game I was in Echuca but bloody devastated about Libba

Gonna be a long year I think
 

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Really sorry to hear about the injury - the cruelest in footy. Having seen Daniel Rich's injury early last year, long, slow rehab and finally a return to footy recently...I can feel your pain as fans when an important player for the club goes down with ACL.

In my less generous moments, I am happy to wish plenty of woes on opposition teams but not injuries to players and never this particular injury.

But the surgery is expertly done these days and he will be back and it will be worth the wait. Hope there is also a silver lining for you guys and another player gets to step up and thrive.
 

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Gutted for you lads. Libba's an absolute gun and ACLs just suck.

Like vonn said though, Malch did an ACL and came back stronger, so who knows?


Hopefully Caleb Daniel can stand up for you (I know he's a small forward :p) in the wake of this terrible news. The kid is going to win the Rising Star award imo, this just gives him more of a chance.
 

ErnieSigley

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Hope it's not the worst but it probably is.

Like what Mofra said earlier this reeks of 2003, will be hard to avoid spoon number 5 at this rate. Wish someone ITK can relieve us on how Hrovat is doing.
If it 2003 we'd still have the dud coach.
Whilst Beveridge isn't proven yet, there is a lot more hope than then
 

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Just makes me hate that gormless fu** Vickery even more, that he was in the vicinity when it happened.
 
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