Jaidyn Stephenson has been sidelined with a fractured wrist, the incident occurred in Round 8 against Collingwood
He has undergone surgery & is expected to miss 3-4 weeks.
Nth Melbourne has a bye in Round 12, he could be available for Round 13.
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“Jaidyn reported some soreness in his wrist post game and was sent off for immediate scans,”
“A very fine fracture was detected and a specialist advised surgery was required.” Kangaroos GM of Football Brady Rawlings.
AFL FANTASY TAKE
Jaidyn Stephenson has averaged 85.6pts from 8 games this season, he recorded a season high 128pts in Round 1.
Apart from a season low of 51pts in Round 2 Stephenson has been able to maintain a healthy fantasy average this season, he has played as a half-ward & through the midfield at times.
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The Kangaroos do have an extensive injury list which limits available options for a direct Stephenson replacement, it may result in some positional moves from senior coach David Noble.
Trent Dumont is on the radar to return.
Stephenson is a trade-out in AFL Fantasy classic.
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