Fantasy News Today: 16 May, 2019

GWS Midfielder Stephen Coniglio will miss Round 9 with a Finger injury, the injury occurred in Round 6 against Sydney but he has played the last 2 games averaging 24.0 Disposals, 2.0 Marks & 1.5 Tackles.

At this stage Coniglio will likely be Questionable for Round 10, the Giants have shown a tendency to be conservative with injuries this season.

“.. it’s not getting any better.. We think it’s only going to be a week but that will be determined next week, to see whether he’s available.. right now it’s a little bit unknown.” Leon Cameron.

GWS Ruck Shane Mumford & Midfielder Lachie Whitfield have been named for Round 9.

Round 9 Teams

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Stephen Coniglio

Collingwood Midfielder Dayne Beams returns for Round 9, Jordan DeGoey (Leg soreness) failed to complete training today but has been named.

Magpie Midfielder Taylor Adams could make an earlier return than originally forecast, coach Nathan Buckley provided an update today.

“We didn’t anticipate that we’d see him before the Bye, we may” Nathan Buckley.

2019 Injury Report: Round 9

Robbie Gray did not return for the Power this week, he may available for Round 10 according to coach Ken Hinkley.

The final team for Port Adelaide will be named on Friday afternoon, changes are expected.

I think Ken (Hinkley) will keep throwing the side around.. I wouldn’t be surprised to see a few changes (in Round 9). – Robbie Gray via @1629senSA today.

Ken Hinkley has declared Zak Butters playing & several reports have Joel Garner making his debut.

Fantasy News Today: 15 May, 2019

Adelaide Midfielder Matt Crouch remains Questionable with an Abdominal strain, he needs to pass a fitness test on Friday before boarding a flight to Brisbane.

Geelong Half-Forward/Midfielder Sam Menegola will miss at least 4 weeks with Knee surgery, Defender Tom Stewart was named by the Cats and was described as “right to play” by coach Chris Scott today.

Geelong did name Joel Selwood for Round 9, Chris Scott described the decision as “We think he will play” earlier today.

AFL Fantasy Team Points: Round 8

Western Bulldogs key Forward Tom Boyd retired at the age of 23 today, the Bulldogs can use his list spot at the upcoming mid-season draft.

West Coast Ruck Tom Hickey won’t return via the AFL but rather through the WAFL, Willie Rioli will return in Round 9 but will be on “limited” minutes according to coach Adam Simpson.

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