Injury Updates

Nice. A fit trio, and if Orazio passes the test it’ll be a quad.

Hope that Dylan and Jake can string the rest of the season together.

A shame that we kneed to wait till next year for Devon.


Lovely to get a good injury report at this stage of the year.

Wonder why Justin Crow didn’t do the Skins injury update.

He missed the last one too and they said why. Nothing sinister from what I remember.


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Don’t bring Fantasia back unless he’s 100%. We need to get a good run of games into him.

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I don’t think they will play Raz.

Even Stringer is a stretch.

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I believe JC’s partner had a wee bairn.

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Jesus Christ had a Scottish child? Whatchoo talkin’ 'bout?

edit: Oh Justin Crow. My bad.


When is James Stewart coming back in?

Mutch back in business

Conor Walsh

Young Essendon midfielder Kobe Mutch will make his long-awaited return to the field this week after overcoming a high-grade hamstring injury suffered in round three.

Mutch went down early in the side’s victory over Melbourne and has worked tirelessly to get back to full fitness.

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Club physical performance manager Justin Crow said the onballer will line up for the VFL Bombers against Port Melbourne at Adcon Stadium on Sunday should he get through the week’s training as expected.

“Kobe will return, he’ll do training with the VFL squad through the rest of this week,” Crow said on the SKINS Injury Update on Tuesday.

“Assuming that all goes well, he’s penciled in to play on modified game time in the VFL match.”

Jake Stringer is also a chance to be named this week after scans cleared the star forward of any major damage.

Crow confirmed Stringer sustained a minor injury to his knee, but said he is improving every day and remains in the mix to take on West Coast on Thursday.

“Most of the Essendon fans out there would have seen the footage of Jake coming to ground with someone falling across him, as well as his ankle moving underneath him.

“His scans cleared his ankle of any injury. He does have an injury up near the knee at the proximal tibeofibular joint, which took some stress in that incident.

“That’s sore, but it’s improving day by day. He’ll be given a couple more days to show us how much he can improve in terms of whether or not he gets up for this weekend.”

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The club is continuing to take a patient approach to James Stewart’s rehabilitation, with the key forward failing to reach the expected mark after the mid-season bye.

“We were tracking James with his groin injury towards returning after the bye. He hasn’t quite got to 100 per cent and we’re not going to put him out there until he does,” Crow said.

“That leaves (his return date) a little indefinite, but we’re just going to keep plugging away, taking good advice on how to get that groin right up to full capacity before playing him in an AFL match.”

The team for Thursday’s blockbuster against the Eagles will be announced at 6:20pm on Wednesday.

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RIP Jimmy Stewart.

We hardly knew ye.

And your OP.

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Now that Darren burgess has been sacked by arsenal will we try and lure him to the club. He was the clubs first choice before the whole robinson dank shitshow

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We should have a crack. Anybody from a top tier premier league club would be worth chasing.

What’s his view on Black Ops?

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That would be a great get by Essendon. Fingers crossed.

"Black tarps " oh were good at them

Aren’t the saints chasing him?

Belly 6weeks
Ambrose 3-4weeks