Melbourne’s Tom McDonald will miss AFLX, turning into the most recent in a string of gamers to drag out of Friday’s match.
McDonald was scheduled for minor surgical procedure (cortisone therapy to handle patellar tendonitis) on his knee after AFLX, however the Dees introduced the surgical procedure ahead so their ahead would be capable to play JLT video games.
McDonald is about to get replaced in Jack Riewoldt’s Rampage group by his membership teammate Bayley Fritsch.
The most recent change to the AFLX squads comes after Hawks stars Luke Breust and Isaac Smith withdrew from the occasion on Tuesday.
They joined Melbourne’s Steven Might (hamstring), North Melbourne’s Robbie Tarrant (AC joint), Fremantle’s Joel Hamling (hamstring), Hawthorn’s Chad Wingard (calf) and Port Adelaide’s Robbie Grey (knee) as departures from the unique squads.
Gold Coast’s Jack Martin, Fremantle’s Nathan Wilson, Port Adelaide’s Tom Rockliff and St Kilda’s Jade Gresham have been named as replacements.
The AFL was anticipated to finalise squads quickly after 6pm on Wednesday earlier than gamers collaborating within the match collect on Thursday.