Sport O'Meara a chance of Hawks return this year

17:10  13 august  2017
17:10  13 august  2017 Source:   MSN

Tigers head for top four after win over Hawks

  Tigers head for top four after win over Hawks <p>Richmond has all but ended Hawthorn's season with a 27-point win at the MCG.</p>The men in black and gold made short work of the in-form Hawks, winning 13.15 (93) to 9.10 (64) to end Hawthorn's hopes of finals football.

Hawthorn are pushing injured AFL midfielder Jaeger O ' Meara 's to return by season's end. Clarkson says Hawks medicos are relieved O ' Meara 's injury isn't tendon-related. "You need to try and be at least even with them at quarter-time if you give yourself a chance ."

For Read The full text news Click on Source Link. o ' meara on track to return this season. years because of a serious knee injury.the hawks traded away their first-round draft pick later this year to bring o ’ meara to the club, but will be delighted to have him play a few games at the end of the season

O'Meara, who has battled injury problems all year, played 70 minutes in a strong showing for the club's VFL side Box Hill at the weekend. © Chris Hyde/Getty Images O'Meara, who has battled injury problems all year, played 70 minutes in a strong showing for the club's VFL side Box Hill at the weekend. Hawthorn recruit Jaeger O'Meara could be back in the AFL this season, coach Alastair Clarkson says.

The Hawks remain only a mathematical chance of making the finals, with their 27-point win over North Melbourne in Launceston on Sunday leaving them six points shy of the top eight with two matches remaining.

O'Meara, who has battled injury problems all year, played 70 minutes in a strong showing for the club's VFL side Box Hill at the weekend.

"He didn't play the last quarter which was unfortunate," Clarkson said.

"From all reports, he has just got a bit of soreness around having not played for a long period of time."

Clarkson said the 23-year-old, who moved from the Gold Coast Suns after the 2016 season, would come into selection calculations for Saturday night's match again Carlton.

"We'll work (selection) out in the middle of the week," he said.

"We'll just wait and see how he recovers and how he progresses from the game."

Tedesco says he would consider a Tigers return .
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