Sport Injured Blues AFL skipper out for a month

16:01  17 april  2018
16:01  17 april  2018 Source:   MSN

Captain Cripps stands up for Blues in AFL

  Captain Cripps stands up for Blues in AFL Carlton star Patrick Cripps has impressed as stand-in captain for the Blues in their 10-point loss to West Coast. If there were any doubts about Patrick Cripps' ability to lead Carlton, the midfield bull dispelled them with his valiant effort against West Coast.With captain Marc Murphy sidelined with a foot injury, stand-in skipper Cripps attacked the role with gusto in a brave 10-point AFL loss at the MCG on Saturday.Cripps carried the added leadership responsibility and the Blues' midfield with aplomb, starring with 34 possessions, eight clearances and 11 tackles."It was just an outstanding effort ...

Women's AFL . Western Bulldogs skipper Katie Brennan faces the prospect of missing the bulk of the AFLW season for the second consecutive year after scans revealed she had suffered ligament damage in her right ankle.

AFL Live Pass FAQs. Support. The skipper returned to the centre square for the final term and collected nine possessions as the Cats held on for a three-point victory. "It's all good, just a little bit of a shock at the time but (was) able to run it out and feel good after that," Selwood said on Monday.

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Carlton's woes deepened on Tuesday with skipper Marc Murphy ruled out for four weeks with a foot injury.

Murphy was injured in the warm-up of Saturday night's AFL clash with North Melbourne in Hobart and was a late withdrawal from the team thumped by 86 points.

He was seen wearing a protective moon boot on his left foot in the change rooms after the defeat with which the winless Blues slumped to the bottom of the ladder.

Shuey likely to miss Carlton clash as latest Eagle with ankle injury

  Shuey likely to miss Carlton clash as latest Eagle with ankle injury The Eagles vice-captain needed medical assistance and running repairs late into the first term of Gold Coast game.The Eagles vice-captain needed medical assistance and running repairs late into the first term of his in-form outfit’s 80-point demolition of Gold Coast in Perth on Saturday.

‘Go back to OPSM’: Blue umps spark Eddie rant. EDDIE McGuire has lashed out at the AFL , criticising the decision to IN HIS first season as captain and with powerhouse Hawthorn winless after the first month , new skipper Jarryd Roughead questioned his leadership qualities but is now thriving in the role.

Chelsea will be without skipper John Terry for nearly a month . It’s the second time the veteran defender has been out injured this season, Terry suffered ankle ligament damage in the Blues 2-2 draw at Swansea in Antonio Conte has revealed Terry is out for nearly a month with muscle injury .

Carlton AFL skipper Marc Murphy will be sidelined for a month with a foot injury. © Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Images Carlton AFL skipper Marc Murphy will be sidelined for a month with a foot injury. "Scans have revealed he's done some damage to his plantar fascia, which is the material that runs along the bottom of the foot," Blues football boss Andrew McKay said.

"The doctors are saying he'll be out for the next four weeks, which is really unfortunate for us and Marc.

"But it gives someone else an opportunity to fill that spot."

Brendon Bolton's men host West Coast at the MCG on Saturday.

Hammington at halfback for Highlanders .
The inclusion of halfback Kayne Hammington and hooker Ash Dixon are the two changes to the Highlanders' starting XV to face Super Rugby opponents the Blues. Halfback Kayne Hammington and hooker Ash Dixon have been brought into the Highlanders' starting side for their Super Rugby clash with the Blues.Hammington will run out in the No.9 jersey for the first time this season, with Aaron Smith moving to the bench.Coach Aaron Mauger says Hammington has "earned the opportunity and he is ready to give us what we need to start the game" while Smith will finish.

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