Injuries

AFL

LeCras out 'for weeks' as injuries mar Eagles win

Brad Elborough West Coast’s unbeaten start to the season has been marred by injuries to key players.Mark LeCras has re-injured the arm he broke at the start of last season and “will miss weeks”...

AFL

Fremantle Docker injuries open the door for Colin Sylvia

Colin Sylvia.

Former Demon in line to make his Fremantle debut as the club deals with its first injury crisis of 2014.

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AFL

Tom Derickx ready to spread wings at Sydney Swans after shaking injuries

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10: Tom Derickx takes a mark during a Sydney Swans AFL pre-season training session at Lakeside Oval on January 10, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

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David Sygall For most of the Swans playing in the pre-season challenge match in Canberra on Thursday, the aim will be to get reacquainted with team structures and build fitness.

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Injuries taking shine off Suns

Keys: Tom Lynch (left) is missed up forward, but Jaeger O'Meara has re-signed.

Ed Jackson, Gold Coast Gold Coast coach believes key injuries behind Suns' recent inability to turn pressure into wins.

Injuries weigh on Swans' hopes despite debut of young bloods

Andrew Wu Injuries have forced Sydney to trawl deeper into their squad and should lay the foundation for the years to come, but John Longmire has acknowledged his team was better placed for their premiership...

AFL

Dockers confident on injuries

Aaron Sandilands comes off the ground with a cut to his head.

Peter Hanlon Key men Aaron Sandilands and Hayden Ballantyne hurt in big win over Demons.

NEAFL

Tigers let injuries dominate poor game play

Sydney's Tim Barrett, Queanbeyan's Kade Klemke and Matt Cavedon and Sydney's Tom Elkington.

David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan coach Kade Klemke thinks his team is guilty of waiting for their injured stars to return and expecting them to turn the Tigers' season around rather than do it themselves.

Injuries build the pressure as Eagles' form lifts

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Brad Elborough, Perth Shannon Hurn and Scott Selwood set to spend extended stints on sidelines.

AFL

Dockers say key injuries no excuse

Fremantle's Luke McPharlin.

Perth Fremantle midfielder David Mundy says injuries won't be used as an excuse as the AFL club attempts to snap a two-game losing streak.

Dons pair fall to soft-tissue injuries

Stewart Crameri

Emma Quayle Essendon appears set to lose two more players to soft-tissue problems, with forward Stewart Crameri and onballer David Myers doubtful to play against Hawthorn tomorrow night.

Hurt locker: your team's injuries

Buddy Franklin

Jesse Hogan Cruelled by injury this season? Jesse Hogan presents the facts.

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KO Cat stays headstrong on injuries

Geelong footballer Allen Christensen

Jared Lynch The AFL is desperate to curb concussions on the football field, but Geelong small forward Allen Christensen, who has been concussed five times this season, believes there is little it can do to stamp...

AFL

Injuries, tribunal to have impact on first week of play-offs

GEELONG, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 01:  Paul Chapman of the Cats runs with the ball during the round 23 AFL match between the Geelong Cats and the Sydney Swans at Simonds Stadium on September 1, 2012 in Geelong, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Roger Vaughan Between the match review panel and club medical reports, the opening week of the AFL finals series will test some players' nerves.

After a season full of injuries, no major changes for Bombers

James Hird

Adam Cooper Essendon coach James Hird wants his players to increase aerobic capacity for 2013.

Dockers downplay injuries in practice match loss

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Fremantle aren't concerned by game-ending injuries to Stephen Hill and Michael Walters in their five-point loss to Adelaide in Saturday's AFL trial match.

AFL

Head injuries and CTE not linked, says expert

Dual Brownlow medallist Greg Williams (left) reopened the debate on chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Jon Pierik Call for all major sports to adopt a consistent approach to treating head injuries.

NEAFL

Injuries may eclipse representative stars

19th May 2012. Sport  Journalist David Polkinghorne Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.  Queanbeyan player Andrew Swan passes the ball as he gets tackled by Belconnen player Paul Raadts.

David Polkinghorne NAME them and they will get injured. NEAFL eastern conference coach Chris Rourke could see the irony as several big names from his representative side pulled up lame yesterday.

AFL

Pies weigh up options after latest injuries

Collingwood defender Chris Tarrant.

Emma Quayle Collingwood will not rush Chris Tarrant back for this week's match against Adelaide, with the defender set to spend two more weeks at VFL level despite Ben Reid's latest quad injury.

Dons v Sheedy, Buckley v injuries

Best of foes: Mark ''Bomber'' Thompson and Kevin Sheedy.

Emma Quayle Essendon coach convinced Greater Western Sydney is on an impressive path.

Injuries continue to unsettle Bombers

Rick Dyson

Rob Forsaith Win over Greater Western Sydney emphasises juggling act coach James Hird faces.

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