SCANS have confirmed Kirsten McLeod has each damaged her fibula and suffered a syndesmosis harm in her comeback recreation from critical concussion points.
The Western Bulldogs ahead had 570 days between video games as she battled on-going concussion signs, made inactive for everything of season six earlier this yr.
Heartbreakingly, McLeod suffered her decrease leg harm simply 4 minutes into her comeback recreation towards West Coast, when she was caught up in a sort out.
She may have surgical procedure this week and has been dominated out for the season.
In different harm information, three top-line gamers are in a race towards time to show their health for Sunday’s crunch recreation between North Melbourne and Richmond.
Roos skipper Emma Kearney is affected by knee soreness after colliding with teammate Vikki Wall within the dying minutes of their facet’s win over Collingwood.
The Tigers have harm complications of their very own, with spearhead Courtney Wakefield (shoulder) and star recruit Eilish Sheerin (thumb) named as assessments for this week. The pair performed in Tigers’ massive win over Greater Western Sydney.
Young tall Jemima Woods (sickness), skipper Katie Brennan (a everlasting take a look at as she manages a foot harm) and ruck Poppy Kelly (ankle harm suffered in spherical three) are additionally assessments, however Sarah D’Arcy (calf) and Sophie Molan (concussion) have been faraway from the harm checklist.