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Finals Week 1: Injury Update

Finals Week 1: Injury Update
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Written by AFL Online on 1st Sep 2010

For many, September first signals the beginning of spring. But when you mention it to footy fans they’ll be sure to tell you September means Finals. With Week 1 of the 2010 AFL Finals Series beginning this weekend take a look at the remaining 8 clubs injury lists to see which clubs are going into the finals fresh and which clubs are bruised and battered after 22 gruelling rounds.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10: Andrew Carrazzo of the Blues kicks during the round seven AFL match between the St Kilda Saints and the Carlton Blues at Etihad Stadium on May 10, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

CARLTON
Andrew Carrazzo (hamstring) – test
Ryan Houlihan (knee) – season
Matthew Kreuzer (knee) – season
Kane Lucas (hamstring) – season
Rhys O’Keeffe (back) – season
Simon White (hip) – season

COLLINGWOOD
Brad Dick (shoulder) – season
Alan Didak (bruised shoulder) – test
Tom Hunter (neck) – season
Simon Prestigiacomo (corked thigh) – test

FREMANTLE
Hayden Ballantyne (foot) – season
Michael Barlow (leg) – season
Tim Ruffles (knee) – season
Chris Tarrant (knee) – 1-2 weeks

GEELONG
Mitch Brown (shoulder) – season
Max Rooke (knee) – 1 week*
Jesse Stringer (hip) – season
Adam Varcoe (knee) – season

HAWTHORN
Max Bailey (knee) – indefinite
Grant Birchall (hamstring) – 2-3 weeks

ST KILDA
Steven Baker (toe) – test*
Raphael Clarke (hamstring) – season*
Robert Eddy (hand) – test*
Sam Fisher (corked thigh) – test*
Steven Milne (ankle) – test*
Adam Schneider (corked thigh) – test*
Jesse Smith (ankle) – season*

SYDNEY SWANS
Ed Barlow (hamstring) – 1 week
Craig Bird (foot) – 1-2 weeks
Craig Bolton (achilles) – 2-3 weeks
Dan Hannebery (hamstring) – test
Tadhg Kennelly (knee) – test
Ben McGlynn (cheekbone) – 1-2 weeks
Brett Meredith (hip) – test
Shane Mumford (knee) – test
Jake Orreal (back) – season
Lewis Roberts-Thomson (hamstring) – 1 week
Mark Seaby (ankle) – season
Kristin Thornton (hamstring) – test

WESTERN BULLDOGS
Adam Cooney (hamstring) – season
Ayce Cordy (shoulder) – season
Ryan Griffen (knee) – test
Brad Johnson (achilles) – test
Dale Morris (back) – season
Sam Reid (shoulder) – season
Jordan Roughead (shoulder) – 1-2 weeks
Shane Thorne (knee) – 3 weeks
Easton Wood (hamstring) – test

* Estimate only. Club has not provided official timeframe.