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2014 AFL injury list

2014 AFL injury list
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Written by Danielle on 11th Mar 2014

This Friday night the 2014 Premiership season officially begins when the Magpies face the Dockers at Etihad Stadium. However, not all players are in fine form going into Round 1. 

Here’s your up-to-date team lists of players whose injuries will keep them sidelined this weekend (and longer for some), along with the estimated time-frame before they will be fit to play this season.

For a full list of players currently suspended going into Round 1, visit http://www.aflonline.com.au/afl-news/players-serving-bans-in-round-1/ 

Adelaide (as of 10th March)

Richard Douglas, groin injury – 6 weeks
Ricky Henderson, fibula – 4 or 5 months
Tom Lynch, shoulder injury – unconfirmed
Andy Otten, knee injury – unconfirmed
Nathan van Berlo, Achilles – 5 or 6 months
Taylor Walker, knee injury – 7 or 12 weeks

Brisbane Lions (as of 8th March)

Claye Beams, foot injury – unconfirmed
Darcy Gardiner, foot injury – 4 weeks
Stefan Martin, back injury – 3 weeks
Ash McGrath, calf injury – 3 weeks
Brent Staker, calf injury – 3 weeks
Lewis Taylor, foot injury – test

Carlton (as of 4th March)

Andrews Carrazzo, calf injury – 3 weeks
Sam Docherty, quad – 2 weeks
Lachie Henderson, groin injury – 2 weeks
Chris Judd, Achilles – 4 weeks 

Collingwood (as of 4th March)

Tim Broomhead, hand – 2 or 3 weeks
Nathan Freeman, hamstring – 4 or 5 weeks
Patrick Karnezis, groin injury – 4 to 6 weeks
Adam Oxley, ankle injury – 4 or 6 weeks
Matthew Scharenberg, feet injuries – 8 to 10 weeks
Paul Seedsman, hip injury – 2 or 3 weeks
Josh Thomas, knee injury – 1 week
 
Essendon (as of 4th March)

Tom Bellchambers, ankle injury – 6 to 8 weeks
Alex Browne, knee injury – the season
Michael Hibberd, hamstring, 3 weeks
Nick Kommer, knee injury – unconfirmed
Jason Winderlich, hamstring – 3 to 4 weeks

Fremantle (as of 7th March)

Hayden Ballantyne, thigh injury – unconfirmed
Kepler Bradley, knee injury – 2 or 3weeks
Zac Clarke, knee injury – 2 or 3 weeks
Jonathon Griffin, knee injury – unconfirmed
Scott Gumleton, hamstring – 12 weeks
Garrick Ibbotson, Achilles – 2 or 3 weeks
Anthony Morabito, knee injury – unconfirmed
Alex Silvagni, ankle injury – test
 
Geelong (as of 4th March)

George Burbury, jaw – 5 weeks
Allen Christensen, back injury – 11 weeks
Shane Kersten, knee injury – test
Daniel Menzel, knee injury – indefinitely
Steven Motlop, knee – 4 to 6 weeks
Joel Selwood, hamstring – 2 weeks
Nathan Vardy, knee – the season
 
Gold Coast (as of 4th March)

Gary Ablett, calf injury – test
Nathan Bock, leg injury – unconfirmed
Jack Hutchins, back injury – unconfirmed
Leigh Osborne, ankle injury – unconfirmed
Zac Smith, knee injury – indefinitely
Seb Tape, hamstring – test
Rory Thompson, hip – test
 
Greater Western Sydney (as of 8th March)

Jeremy Cameron, ankle injury – unconfirmed
Tim Mohr, foot injury – 5 weeks
Sam Schulz, shoulder injury – 9 weeks 

Hawthorn (as of 8th March)

Jed Anderson, illness – 2 weeks
Ryan Schoenmakers, knee injury – 1 to 3 weeks
Ben Stratton, hamstring – unconfirmed
Brendan Whitecross, knee injury – indefinitely

Melbourne (as of 8th March)

Mitch Clark, hamstring – 2 or 3 weeks
Chris Dawes, calf injury – 1 or 2 weeks
James Frawley, rib injury – test
Colin Garland, ankle injury – 3 or 4 weeks
Jesse Hogan, back injury – unconfirmed
Nathan Jones, eye issues – unconfirmed
Aidan Riley, leg injury – 6 weeks
Luke Tapscott, knee injury – 1 week
 
North Melbourne (as of 7th March)

Tom Curran, foot injury – indefinitely
Taylor Garner, hamstring – 5 weeks
Kieran Harper, ankle injury – 3 weeks
Andrew Swallow, Achilles – 7 to 10 weeks
Robbir Tarrant, lower leg injury – 3 to 5 weeks

Port Adelaide (as of 4th March) 

Alipate Carlile, quad – 1 or 2 weeks
Campbell Heath, shin – 1 or 2 weeks
Jarrad Redden, knee injury – 5 or 6 weeks
Jay Schulz, foot injury – 1 or 2 weeks
Jackson Trengrove, knee injury – 1 or 2 weeks

Richmond (as of 4th March)

Jake Batchelor, calf injury – test
Matt Dea, ankle injury – 1 week
Daniel Jackson, hamstring – 1 or 2 weeks
Ben Lennon, knee injury – 2 or 3 weeks
Ivan Maric, ankle – 6 or 7 weeks

St Kilda (as of 4th March)

Sam Gilbert, foot injury – 5 or 6 weeks
Terry Milera, foot injury – 1 or 2 weeks
Lewis Pierce, back injury – 6 to 10 weeks
Jack Steven, foot injury – 8 to 10 weeks
Spencer White , hamstring – 1 or 2 weeks

Sydney (as of 4th March)

Adam Goodes, knee injury – 4 to 6 weeks
George Hewett, knee injury – 1 week
Luke Parker, eye issues – 1 week
Kurt Tippett, knee injury – 3 or 4 weeks
Tommy Walsh, hamstring – indefinitely 

West Coast (as of 4th March)

Tom Barrass, hip injury – indefinitely
Beau Waters, shoulder injury – unconfirmed

Western Bulldogs (as of 4th March)

Jarrad Grant, foot injury – 1 or 2 weeks
Ryan Griffen, back injury – test
Nathan Hrovat, cheekbone – 1 or 2 weeks
Robert Murphy, elbouw injury – 1 or 2 weeks
Clay Smith, knee injury – unconfirmed

Source:
AFL,’AFL injury update’, http://www.afl.com.au/news/injury-news/injury-list, accessed 10th March 2014