AFL News: Jacob Hopper


Team: Richmond

August 4

AFLRATINGS NEWS: Interim senior coach Andrew McQualter confirms Jacob Hopper (concussion) will be unavailable for Round 22. 

(Concussion policy: Players are required to not resume training or playing for 12 days after a head injury has been sustained and a concussion diagnosed).

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June 17

AFLRATINGS NEWS: Jacob Hopper is expected to return after the bye in Round 16. 

Source: Mitch Cleary

May 15

AFLRATINGS NEWS: Jacob Hopper (calf) will be sidelined for the medium-term per Richmond. 

May 13

AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Damien Hardwick says Jacob Hopper (calf) will undergo further assessment and be sidelined for the upcoming period. 

April 14

AFLRATINGS NEWS: Jacob Hopper recorded 32 disposals, 5 marks and 5 tackles in Round 5 against Sydney.

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Hopper scored 111 pts (AF) from 81 % game time.

March 29

AFLRATINGS NEWS: Jacob Hopper has been ruled out for Round 3.

Source: Mitch Cleary

March 25

AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Damien Hardwick confirms Jacob Hopper will undergo scans. Hopper was assessed for a knee concern in Q4 on Saturday. He was initially assessed in the change rooms and quickly returned to the bench with no visible strapping. Hopper returned to the game shortly after the assessment. Hardwick says he is “confident” Hopper will play next week.



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