Round 2 Early Mail: Bulldogs vs Swans

WESTERN BULLDOGS VS SYDNEY

ETIHAD STADIUM – FRIDAY 7:50 PM (AEDT)

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The Doggies will be required to make once change, with Luke Beveridge needing to find a replacement for Dale Morris who is expected to miss up to 2 months with a broken leg.

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Marcus Adams is likely to come into the side to replace Morris.

Tom Campbell was a clear standout in the ruck in Footscray’s big win against the Magpies.

Good news for the Bulldogs with Mitch Wallis back running as he recovers from a broken leg sustained last season and looks to re-join the main squad within the next 4-6 weeks.

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

Tim English Shin soreness Test
Josh Prudden Knee Indefinite
Jack Redpath Knee Indefinite
Jordan Roughead Hamstring Rounds 6-10
Roarke Smith Knee Season
Mitch Wallis Broken leg Rounds 6-8

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Terrible news for talented young defender Dane Rampe who broke his arm during the week and is expected to miss the next 4-6 weeks as he recovers.

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Aliir Aliir is the man expected to replace Rampe in John Longmire’s Squad. It is understood that the only thing that kept him out of round 1, was a pre-season toe injury.

Daniel Robinson broke his left collarbone against Port Adelaide in round 1 and could miss up to 8 weeks of football. Recent upgraded rookie Shaun Edwards is believed to be favoured to replace Robinson, along with draftee WIll Hayward.

Ruckman Callum Sinclair is putting his hand up for selection, but expected to miss out on selection and will need wait his time out in the NEAFL.

In Good news for the Swans, Jarrad McVeigh is back running and is expected to join the main group in full body contact and could be fit to play in a 2-4 weeks. 

Player

Injury

Estimated Return

Darcy Cameron Finger Test
Isaac Heeney Glandular fever Rounds 4-5
Alex Johnson Knee Indefinite
Jarrad McVeigh Calf Rounds 4-6
Tom Papley Knee/shin Rounds 4-5
Dane Rampe Arm Round 7-9
Dan Robinson Collarbone Round 8-10
Gary Rohan Back/hamstring Round 4-6