Fantasy News Today: 17 April, 2019

Dayne Beams has been named for Collingwood in Round 5 replacing Chris Mayne, he returns to the Magpie line-up 1 week after being a late withdrawal due to illness.

Collingwood are averaging 406.8 Disposals this season (Rank 2), the Lions are conceding 356.5 Disposals (Rank 5) including 330.0 Disposals at the Gabba this season.

Brisbane named an unchanged team.

Round 5 Teams

Dayne Beams

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley has put a time frame on the return of Hamish Hartlett, it is expected Hartlett will be available at AFL level in 2-3 weeks.

Hawthorn midfielder Jaeger O’Meara is expected to be available for Round 5, he was a late withdrawal last week due to a hip injury sustained in Round 3.

“I should be right to go, I just have to get through training.” Jaeger O’Meara via @1116sen.

2019 Injury Report: Round 5

There may be a few key changes at Adelaide this week, Josh Jenkins was not too confident on his own position in the team which also likely reflects on a few other Adelaide players.

“I sit here now not knowing if I’ll be playing in the AFL side this week” Josh Jenkins via @1629senSA.

Richmond key forward Jack Riewoldt likely won’t return in Round 5, he injured his knee & wrist in Round 2.

By The Numbers: Points Per Inside 50 Round 4

“Look I probably won’t play this week.. I would have to tick off a few things from a running point of view in the back end of the week” Jack Riewoldt on playing in Round 5 via AFL360 on Tuesday night.

Wil Powell remains a test for Gold Coast after being concussed in Round 4, the Suns are on a 7 day break.

“He’s travelling quite well at the moment, Wil’s welfare is our number one priority” Suns Head Physiotherapist, Lindsay Bull.

AFL Fantasy Team Points: Round 4

Lachie Weller injured his hamstring prior to Round 4, he will be sidelined for 3-4 weeks .

“He’s started running again today & started the week really positively” Suns Head Physiotherapist, Lindsay Bull.

Rising Star Award: Round 4

Jordan Lewis & Jay Lockhart are available to return this week, Melbourne are expected to be unchanged via @Stevo7AFL.

Confirmation Nat Fyfe will play in Round 5 today from Ross Lyon, Joel Hamling remains questionable after being concussed in Round 4.

Fantasy News Today: 16 April, 2019

Port Adelaide SANFL have named Steven Motlop for a Thursday night game, unless Zak Butters, Connor Rozee, Willem Drew & Xavier Duursma are rested they should all play in Round 5.

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