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Players missing in Round 1: Club by club

Players missing in Round 1: Club by club
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Written by Danielle on 21st Mar 2013

All AFL clubs are gearing up for Round 1 of the 2013 home-and-away season this weekend. For many, it will signal their return after pre-season surgery and/or recovery, however some players will be markedly absent from their team’s lineup.

Here’s your club-by-club guide to the players you won’t see on the ground this round, along with their injury/ailment and how long before you can expect to see them play again.

Adelaide Crows
Ian Callihan, knee injury – test
Brodie Smith, collarbone – 3 to 4 weeks

Brisbane Lions
Simon Black, knee injury – unconfirmed
Michael Close, foot injury – 6 weeks
Jesse O’Brien, adductor – indefinitely
Brent Staker, knee injury – 4 weeks

Carlton Blues
Andrew Collins, ankle injury – 2 to 3 weeks
David Ellard, hamstring – 2 to 3 weeks
Nick Graham, knee injury – 8 weeks
Pat McCarthy, heel injury – 1 to 2 weeks
Andrew McInnes, knee injury – 12 weeks
Rhys O’Keeffe, foot injury – 4 weeks
Jarrad Waite, calf – 1 to 2 weeks

Collingwood Magpies
Luke Ball, knee injury – 2 to 3 weeks
Tim Broomhead, glandular fever – 8 weeks
Alan Didak, hamstring – 2 to 4 weeks
Alex Fasolo, hamstring – test
Corey Gault, groin injury – 4 to 6 weeks
Brodie Grundy, back injury – 6 to 8 weeks
Michael Hartley, shoulder injury – test
Lachlan Keefe, knee injury – 6 to 8 weeks
Andrew Krakouer, match fitness – 1 to 3 weeks
Jackson Ramsay, groin injury – test
Ben Reid, knee injury – 1 to 2 weeks
Ben Richmond, leg soreness – test
Dale Thomas, ankle injury – 1 to 2 weeks

Essendon Bombers
Jason Winderlich, groin injury – test

Fremantle Dockers
Anthony Morabito, knee injury – unconfirmed
Aaron Sandilands, hamstring – unconfirmed
Matt Taberner, glandular fever – test

Geelong Cats
Jed Bews, foot injury – indefinitely
George Burbury, foot injury – indefinitely
Lincoln McCarthy, foot injury – indefinitely
Hamish McIntosh, knee injury – indefinitely
Daniel Menzel, knee injury – 2 to 3 weeks
Dawson Simpson, back injury – indefinitely
Nathan Vardy, groin injury – indefinitely
Trent West, knee injury – 1 to 2 weeks

Gold Coast Suns
Nathan Bock, leg injury – unconfirmed
Jesse Lonergan, hand injury – 4 to 6 weeks
Tom Lynch, foot injury – 4 weeks
Liam Patrick, hamstring – unconfirmed

Greater Western Sydney Giants
Matt Buntine, lung – 5 weeks
Chad Cornes, knee injury – indefinitely
Nick Haynes, ankle injury – test
Jono O’Rourke, hamstring – 1 week
James Stewart, back injury – indefinitely
Dom Tyson, knee injury – 8 weeks

Hawthorn Hawks
Josh Gibson, ribs – test
Luke Hodge, knee injury – test
Brian Lake, calf injury – test
Michael Osborne, knee injury – test
Cyril Rioli, ankle injury – test
Matt Suckling, knee injury – test
Brendan Whitecross, knee injury – indefinitely
Alex Woodward, knee injury – season

Melbourne Demons
Rohan Bail, concussion – 2 weeks
Sam Blease, ankle injury – test
Mitch Clark, foot injury – available
Chris Dawes, hamstring – test
Max Gawn, hamstring – 2 to 3 weeks
Tom McDonald, ankle injury – test
Jack Trengove, foot injury – available
Jack Viney, neck injury – available

North Melbourne Kangaroos
No injuries

Port Adelaide Power
John Butcher, hand injury – 1 to 2 weeks
Nick Salter, foot injury – 6 to 8 weeks

Richmond Tigers
David Astbury, foot injury – 1 to 2 weeks
Nathan Foley, Achilles – 4 to 6 weeks
Dylan Grimes, hamstring – available

St Kilda Saints
Sean Dempster, hamstring – 1 to 3 weeks
Jackson Ferguson, knee injury – 6 weeks
Daniel Markworth, knee injury – unconfirmed
Rhys Stanley, knee injury – 1 to 3 weeks

Sydney Swans
Alex Johnson, knee injury – season
Gary Rohan, leg injury – indefinitely

West Coast Eagles
Adam Carter, ankle injury – 1 to 2 weeks
Daniel Kerr, knee injury – 3 to 4 weeks
Nic Naitanui, groin injury – 3 to 4 weeks
Mark Nicoski, hamstring – 8 weeks
Matt Rosa, quad – 6 to 8 weeks
Sharrod Wellingham, ankle injury – 4 to 6 weeks

Western Bulldogs
Tom Williams, foot injury – 2 to 3 weeks
Jake Stringer, ankle – test
Easton Wood, hamstring – test