Despite being named in the 26 player squad for Melbourne Max Gawn (Ankle) remains doubtful for Round 16, Brayden Preuss has been named on an extended bench for the Demons & will likely replace Gawn if he is not available. Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin wasn’t overly optimistic that Gawn would
Port Adelaide Half Forward/Midfielder Brad Ebert has been ruled out for Round 9 due to Concussion, his short term prospects appear to be doubtful. “With something as serious as concussion we don’t take any risks so he will undergo some extra testing in Melbourne.” Head of Medical Services, Tim O’Leary.
We are still no closer in knowing whether Patrick Dangerfield (Knee) will play in Round 8, with Geelong playing on Sunday there is the very real possibility that he could be named and be a Late Withdrawal. “I think it will be a late call this week.. We’ll assess it
Collingwood Key Forward/Ruck Mason Cox will not play in Round 7 due to an Ankle injury sustained in Round 6 against Essendon, Cox has provided Ruck support for Brodie Grundy this season averaging 4.3 Hit Outs this season. Ben Reid will replace Cox this week in a “like for like
Melbourne have made 5 changes for Round 6, Braydon Preuss (Shoulder) was not considered for selection which could enhance the scoring for Max Gawn while popular fantasy target Jay Lockhart makes his way back into the team. Richmond made 1 change for Wednesday night, Shai Bolton makes way for Jack