Fantasy News Today: 28 May, 2019

Port Adelaide Midfielder Tom Rockliff will board a flight to Shanghai tonight, he will still need to complete full training in order to be made available for Round 11.

“Rocky is one that we got a bit of a surprise with yesterday with his scans.. at this stage he’ll be on the plane & we’ll get over there (Shanghai) & test him out.. we’ll take other players to cover off on Rocky” Ken Hinkley on Tom Rockliff via @1629senSA.

Update: Ryan Burton, Scott Lycett & Tom Rockliff all boarded the flight to Shanghai tonight.

Fantasy News Today: 27 May, 2019

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Tom Rockliff

Essendon Midfielder Dylan Shiel (Hamstring) is Questionable for Round 11, Jake Stringer will miss at least 2 games also with a Hamstring injury.

Gold Coast Half-Forward/Midfielder Ben Ainsworth will be sidelined for 6 weeks with a foot injury, Ainsworth is averaging 15.9 Disposals & 3.9 Marks this season.

Brisbane Midfielder Jarrod Berry (Knee surgery) has been sidelined for 6-8 weeks, Berry is averaging 84.0pts in AFL Fantasy & 91.0pts in SuperCoach in 2019.

Round 11 Weather Forecast

Melbourne Half-Back Jordan Lewis won’t be available for Round 11 as he was suspended for 1 game in the VFL, Jake Melksham (Ankle) won’t return for another 5-6 weeks.

Max Gawn is right to go this week after dislocating a finger in Round 10.

Western Bulldogs Midfielder Mitch Wallis will be sidelined for 2-3 weeks with an Ankle injury, Hayden Crozier will be sidelined for 2-3 weeks with a Toe injury.

Ryan Gardner was selected at Pick 6 in the mid-season draft, he will make his AFL debut this week against the Eagles in Perth.

Ben Cavarra (Ribs/Hamstring) is closing in on a return to football, he is yet to make his AFL debut for the Bulldogs.

Bet Lab: Round 11 Markets

Matt Crouch (Hip/Ab strain) remains Probable for Round 11, he will still need to complete full training in order to play this week in Darwin.

“He’s regained his running capabilities.. However, it’s the more ballistic, dynamic movements that are the concerns at the moment..” GM of High Performance Matt Hass on Matt Crouch.

Sam Jacobs is nearing a return to football, it is likely he will return via the SANFL as indicated by Don Pyke last week.

“He just needs to get through main training on Thursday to be available this weekend.” GM of High Performance Matt Hass on Sam Jacobs.

Midfielder Taylor Adams won’t return before the Bye, the Magpies have slowed his return date down as a result of lingering soreness.

“Taylor is still a little tender, particularly on the stretch.. we’d expect to see Taylor post the (Round 13) Bye” Magpies GM of Football, Geoff Walsh on Taylor Adams.

Jordan DeGoey looks set to return this week week from a calf issue, Darcy Moore & Mason Cox will be a test later in the week.

AFL Fantasy Game Notes: Round 10

Trent Cotchin (Hamstring) is on track for a return this Friday for the Tigers if he completes full training, key Forward Tom Lynch received a Calf cork in Round 10 & should be OK for this week.

George Hewett (Concussion) is tracking well for Round 11, Half-Back Jarrad McVeigh is closing in on a return for the Swans after a Quad injury sidelined him for 7 games.

GWS Half-Back Zac Williams has been ruled out early in the week with a Hamstring injury, Stephen Coniglio is Probable this week looking to overcome a leg cork.

Hawthorn Defender Jack Scrimshaw will miss 4-6 weeks with a Knee injury, he is averaging 56.0pts in AFL Fantasy & 65.8pts in SuperCoach in 2019.

2019 Late Changes: Round 10

Dale Thomas won’t be available for the Blues this week after a club imposed suspension, Mitch McGovern (Ankle) is Questionable for Round 11.

Harley Bennell got through his WAFL game clear of any issues, it is likely he will build his fitness through the WAFL with some chance that he will make a return for Fremantle this season.

Patrick Dangerfield is Probable for Round 11 after missing last week with an Ankle injury, the Groin injury for Charlie Constable will mean he is unavailable in the short term for the Cats.

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