Lance Franklin has been sidelined with a finger injury.
The injury occurred in the game against Nth Melbourne on Saturday, he was subbed out of the game.
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Franklin is expected to undergo finger surgery, he is expected to miss 2-3 weeks.
“He’s going to see a specialist this afternoon, at this stage we expect him to have a minor operation on his finger and be out for a couple of weeks,”
“At this stage we expect him to be out for a couple of weeks, maybe three worst case scenario, but we’ll know more this afternoon.” Sydney senior coach John Longmire said on Monday.
Sydney are likely to provide an update during his rehabilitation period.
Sydney expects Lance Franklin to have a minor operation on his fractured finger, ruling him out for the next 2-3 weeks. Tom Papley won’t make the trip to face West Coast. Paddy McCartin in the clear. More to come @AFLcomau— Josh Gabelich (@JoshGabelich) April 11, 2022