Dylan Grimes is likely to miss Round 1.
He injured his thumb on Saturday in the AAMI Community Series game against Hawthorn.
Grimes has been diagnosed with a ligament injury in his left thumb.
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He has undergone surgery and is doubtful for Round 1.
Richmond are likely to provide further updates in the upcoming period.
Update: March 9
Grimes said he’ll “miss a couple of weeks” but remained “hopeful” of still playing in Round 1 via Josh Gabelich on Wednesday.
Richmond co-captain Dylan Grimes underwent surgery today to repair a ligament injury to his left thumb that occurred in the second quarter of Saturday’s AAMI Community Series match against Hawthorn.— Richmond FC 🐯 (@Richmond_FC) March 7, 2022
At this stage Grimes’ availability is doubtful for Round 1 against Carlton. pic.twitter.com/9bav4UHDCB