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Round 7 Injury Update

Round 7 Injury Update
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Written by AFL Online on 5th May 2009

Richmond veteran Matthew Richardson and Geelong superstar Gary Ablett Jnr head the list of injuries prior to round seven. 34 year old Richardson will go in for hamstring surgery and could miss 8-12 weeks, while the Brownlow betting has gone into disaray with favorite Ablett missing 2-3 weeks with an adductor strain.

ADELAIDE
Brett Burton (knee) – indefinite
Nick Gill (hamstring) – available
Trent Hentschel (knee) – 2 weeks

BRISBANE LIONS
Jamie Charman (ankle) – 3-4 weeks
Bradd Dalziell (knee) – 6 weeks
Pat Garner (knee) – season
Rhan Hooper (ankle) – available
Kieran King (ankle) – 9-11 weeks
Matthew Leuenberger (knee) – 11 weeks
Bart McCulloch (quad) – 4-6 weeks
Adam Spackman (ankle) – 1 week
Joel Tippett (back) – test
Matt Tyler (ankle) – test

CARLTON
Adam Bentick (knee) – 5 weeks
Shaun Grigg (ankle) – test
Sam Jacobs (foot) – 5 weeks
Chris Johnson (thigh) – 2-3 weeks
Darren Pfeiffer (shoulder) – 7 weeks
Andrew Walker (shoulder) – indefinite
Robert Warnock (foot) – 5-7 weeks
Chris Yarran (hamstring) – test

COLLINGWOOD
Alan Didak (hamstring) – 1-2 weeks
Ben Johnson (broken leg) – 4-5 weeks
John McCarthy (hamstring) – 1 week
Paul Medhurst (ankle) – test
Sean Rusling (shoulder) – 1-2 weeks
Heath Shaw (hamstring) – test

ESSENDON
Dustin Fletcher (fractured fibula) – 3-4 weeks
Scott Gumbleton (back) – indefinite
David Hille (knee) – season
Jason Laycock (foot) – indefinite
Mark McVeigh (ankle) – 1 week
Kyle Reimers (quad) – 3 weeks
Hayden Skipworth (hamstring) – 1 week
Andrew Welsh (ankle) – six weeks

FREMANTLE
Hayden Ballantyne (wrist) – 2 weeks
Kepler Bradley (knee) – available
Andrew Browne (personal) – indefinite
Ben Bucovaz (hip) – available
Brent Connelly (hip) – available
Des Headland (calf) – 1 week
Chris Mayne (ankle) – 2-3 weeks
Brock O’Brien (quad) – 2-3 weeks
Rhys Palmer (knee) – Season
Ryan Crowley (foot) – to be determined

GEELONG
Gary Ablett (groin) – 2-3 weeks
Mitch Brown (broken leg) – season
Ranga Ediriwickrama (hamstring) – 3-5 weeks
Matthew Egan (foot) – season
Tom Harley (knee) – test
Josh Hunt (knee) – season
Cameron Ling (achilles) – test
Brodie Moles (ankle) – test
Steven Motlop (shoulder) – indefinite
Brad Ottens (knee) – 3-4 weeks
Scott Simpson (fractured ankle) – 12 weeks
Adam Varcoe (knee) – test

HAWTHORN
Max Bailey (knee) – TBC
Grant Birchall (thumb) – test
Tim Boyle (knee) – season
Trent Croad (foot) – TBC
Xavier Ellis (foot) – TBC
Stephen Gilham (knee) – test
Rick Ladson (knee) – TBC
Clinton Young (hamstring) – 1 week

MELBOURNE
Sam Blease (leg) – indefinite
Brad Green (broken jaw) – 2-3 weeks
Colin Garland (foot) – indefinite
Mark Jamar (foot) – test
Paul Wheatley (quad) – 2 weeks

NORTH MELBOURNE
Liam Anthony (foot) – 1-2 weeks
Matt Campbell (hamstring) – test
Lachlan Hansen (hamstring) – 3-5 weeks
Brent Harvey (elbow) – 10-12 weeks
Daniel Pratt (knee) – 2-3 weeks
Jesse Smith (hamstring) – indefinite
Robbie Tarrant (knee) – 1-2 weeks
Daniel Wells (hip) – test

PORT ADELAIDE
Mitch Banner (frontal sinus fracture) – test
Shaun Burgoyne (knee) – 4 weeks
Hamish Hartlett (hamstring) – TBC
Jarrad Redden (ankle) – 2 weeks
Nick Salter (knee) – 5 weeks
Toby Thurstans (hamstring) – TBC
Justin Westhoff (foot) – 5 weeks

RICHMOND
Nathan Brown (groin) – test
Kane Johnson (knee) – 4 weeks
Matthew Richardson (hamstring) – 8-12 weeks

ST KILDA
Jarryd Allen (hip) – indefinite
Xavier Clarke (knee) – season
Sean Dempster (knee) – indefinite
Max Hudghton (calf) – 1 week
Steven King (hamstring) – test

SYDNEY SWANS
Leo Barry (knee) – test
Craig Bird (shoulder) – 1 week
Campbell Heath (knee) – season
Lewis Johnston (foot) – 9-10 weeks
Brendan Murphy (shoulder) – 7 weeks
Henry Playfair (hamstring) – indefinite
Tim Schmidt (knee) – 1 week
Patrick Veszpremi (finger) – 3 weeks


WEST COAST

Josh Kennedy (eye) – available
Luke Shuey (groin) – 4 weeks
Brent Staker (hand) – 6 weeks
Beau Waters (elbow) – season

WESTERN BULLDOGS
Jamason Daniels (quad) – test
Paul O’Shea (hip) – indefinite
Stephen Tiller (groin) – test
Tom Williams (foot) – test