Tag: AFL Injury Report

Injury Update: Nic Newman

Carlton defender Nic Newman sustained an elbow injury in Round 1, the injury has been diagnosed as a dislocated elbow. Newman has undergone surgery, recovery is anticipated to be around 8-10 weeks however he should resume running in a week to maintain fitness. “Amazingly, he came back on and had

Injury Update: Zac Fisher

Carlton midfielder Zac Fisher sustained an ankle injury in Round 1, the injury has been diagnosed as a syndesmosis injury. Fisher won’t undergo surgery, however he will be inactive in a boot to assist in recovery in the short term. “He’ll be in a boot for 2-4 weeks and then

Injury Update: Stefan Martin

Brisbane ruck Stefan Martin injured his right knee in Round 1, the injury has been diagnosed as a grade 2 posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tear. Martin will be in rehabilitation for the next 8-10 weeks, he will wear a brace for the next 6 weeks according to Lions Media. Brisbane

Injury Update: Jade Gresham

St Kilda midfielder Jade Gresham injured his right knee in Round 1 on Sunday, the injury has been diagnosed as a posterior cruciate ligament (PCL). Saints coach Brett Ratten stated in his post-game press conference on Sunday that Gresham “wouldn’t be playing for a few weeks”. Further updates on the

Injury Update: Jack Ziebell

Nth Melbourne midfielder Jack Ziebell injured his knee in Round 1, the injury has been diagnosed as a high grade medial ligament strain. Update 25 March: Ziebell will begin his 6-8 week rehabilitation period, there is some chance he will be available for a Round 2 return if the AFL