Fri. Jan 28th, 2022
Injury Update: Aiden Bonar

Aiden Bonar will be sidelined for a significant period of time, he injured his left wrist at training last week.

The Kangaroos defender is expected to miss 3 months of full training over pre-season, he will have surgery next week & join in a running program shortly thereafter. 


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North Melbourne GM of Football Performance Daniel McPherson provided an update on Tuesday. 

“He suffered a slight injury to the wrist in round five this year but it wasn’t enough to sideline him at the time. He was fine heading into pre-season and had been training without any issues until an innocuous incident in a drill last week caused the old injury to resurface.”

“He’ll have the surgery next Monday, and will be back into his running program shortly after that.” McPherson said.

Bonar averaged 10.7 Disposals, 3.6 Marks & 1.6 Tackles from 10 games in 2021.


Source: Nth Melbourne
Image credit: Nth Melbourne


Fantasy Impact: Aiden Bonar averaged 43.8pts from 10 games for the Kangaroos in 2021, his status for Round 1 is currently unknown but the resumption of a running program shortly after surgery will allow him to maintain fitness.

Bonar hasn’t hit any fantasy heights over his career, a defensive role at Nth Melbourne will continue to hinder his scoring output.


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He’s a pass in season long fantasy, there are other options that are likely to exceed value around the same price point. 

He’s a pass in single season draft leagues. 


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