Tom Rockliff was officially ruled out by Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley today, Rockliff injured his Hamstring last week but flew to Shanghai only to fail a fitness test today.
The Power have a Bye next week and play Fremantle at Optus Stadium in Round 13, that will mark 21 days since Rockliff injured his Hamstring with a couple of international flights thrown in.
Port Adelaide defender Ryan Burton was given the green light to return via Ken Hinkley, he missed the last 2 games with a Hamstring injury.
For the third consecutive week Matt Crouch will miss for Adelaide, the Crows originally listed his injury as a Hip issue but last week Matt Crouch clarified it as an Abdominal strain.
Unfortunately coaches relying on solid information coming out of the Crows have been let down, the playing status in Round 12 for Matt Crouch is not known at this stage.
Western Bulldogs new recruit Ryan Gardner will debut this week, Luke Beveridge wasn’t giving anything away on a role for Gardner in his presser today.
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“I’d rather not declare where he will start.. Over the.. last couple of weeks Ryan (Gardner) has played different roles (at VFL level).. some lock-down roles.. his early form Forward was terrific” Luke Beveridge.
Mitch Wallis faces an even longer break than originally forecast with a leg injury.
We’ll be conservative & make sure we can reintroduce him in the back end of the year. – Luke Beveridge on Mitch Wallis (Leg/Ankle).
Lukas Webb injured his leg at training today, he faces surgery & will be out for an extended period for the Bulldogs.
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Trent Cotchin was named for the Tigers having not played since Round 3, Dan Rioli was omitted which could mean the job security for Baker, Stack & Co is pretty solid at this stage.
Collingwood defender Matt Scharenberg will return to football via the VFL this week coming off an ACL, Jordan DeGoey, Darcy Moore & Travis Varcoe were named for Round 11.
Patrick Dangerfield was named for the Cats after missing last week with an Ankle injury, Dan Menzel will play his first game for the Swans against his former team.
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