Injury Update: Robbie Tarrant

Nth Melbourne defender Robbie Tarrant will undergo surgery on Thursday to repair an AC Joint, he was injured in an intra-club game on Wednesday.

Despite the surgery so late in the pre-season, Nth Melbourne are confident Tarrant will be available for Round 1.

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“He’ll be operated on tomorrow and he’ll waste no time with his recovery and rehabilitation,” Nth Melbourne GM Football, Cameron Joyce.

Tarrant is a key component in the Nth Melbourne defence, he averaged 16.2 Disposals & 6.2 Marks last season.

Tarrant has played in 95.6% of games since the beginning of the 2015 H&A season.

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Tarrant isn’t considered an option in season long fantasy, he would only be viable in deep draft leagues.

If Tarrant were to miss Round 1 it would provide an opportunity for another Nth Melbourne player, rookie Bailey Scott might be an option across half-back.

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