Essendon’s David Hille has thrice escaped penalty at the match review panel for heavy bumps this year.
Luke McPharlin: 2 marks and 6 disposals… left knee problem in Q1 and did not return
Robert Murphy: 12 touches and 6 marks on a HBF on Jude Bolton… struggled with a knee problem and eventually iced up in Q3
David Hale: Back spasms in Q1 and eventually sent to hospital after they wouldn’t stop… possible back fracture
Simon White: Has Schulz… 17 possessions and 4 tackles… shoulder injury in Q3
Kane Lucas: Early hamstring injury after just the one touch
Jason Gram: 5 disposals including 4 by hand… carrying a hamstring problem and clearly hampered… eventually shut down at half time
Cale Hooker: Started on Koschitzke… 7 possessions and 2 marks… tore his right hamstring in Q2
Jarrad Waite: Booted 2.0 from 8 grabs and 16 touches on Chaplin… also 4 tackles… an elbow to Davenport’s head in Q3 will be scrutinised
David Hille: Reported for bumping Goddard in Q1… 11 hit outs and 15 possessions with 2 FA and 4.1
Greg Broughton: Had Davis… 9 marks and 27 possessions… right ankle knock in Q2 but returned
Josh J. Kennedy: First goal… booted 2.1 from 10 grabs and 13 touches on Rivers… knock to the sternum in Q2… on the bench to start Q3 but returned
David Mundy: Head to head with Pendlebury… 13 possessions and 3 tackles with 0.1… right knee problem in Q2 and returned but looked very hampered
Matthew Bate: Fell as if shot in Q1 with a rolled ankle but back for Q2…. 0.3 from 18 disposals and 4 marks with 5 tackles on MacKenzie
Ashley McGrath: Minded Varcoe… 14 possessions and 6 marks plus 3 tackles… right elbow problem in Q3
Jack Riewoldt: First goal… booted 4.1 from 5 grabs and 9 touches on Stratton… also 7 tackles… right AC joint knock in Q4
Nick Malceski: 15 possessions… copped a knock to the head in Q2
Aaron Davey: Tagged by McGinnity… 15 possessions and 4 marks… copped a knock to the nose in Q2 and is running the boundary disconsolately
Richard Tambling: Playing a HFF with Guerra on him… 1.0 from 13 possessions with 6 tackles… KOed himself on Guerra’s knee in Q4
Hooker’s injury will put him out for 3-4 weeks.
McGrath is having scans today.
McPharlin is definitely out to be replaced by Antoni Grover, while Mundy and Broughton are said to be “doubtful” this week.
Hille’s report was thrown out by the MRP. Waite has been offered two weeks.
Daniel Jackson has been offered two weeks for headbutting.
Bernie Vince, Matthew Jaensch and Graham Johncock have all been handed one-game club suspensions by the Crows leadership group for breaches of “training and preparation standards”.
Chris Knights and David Mackay are all chances to return this week.
Nathan Krakouer is also a chance to return for Port.
Daniel Merrett will be out for another 2-3 weeks after re-injuring his hamstring at training, while Mitch Clark is unlikely to get up this week.
Daniel Bradshaw is expected to return for Sydney while Ben McGlynn is 50/50.