Injury Update

Injury Update – Duo a chance to return

NORWOOD are set to see the return of two important players ahead of its Round 14 clash against Port Adelaide this Saturday afternoon.

Xavier Tranfa looks to have recovered from knee soreness which saw him miss last week, while ruckman Michael Knoll may also be available after recovering from a knee injury sustained in Round 8.

Small forward Henry Nelligan is listed as a test after he sustained hip injury in third term against Sturt.

The pressure forward remains a chance to face the Magpies however will need to prove hit fitness throughout training this week.

Midfield duo Sam Morris and Mitch Cotter both came off at different stages during the Reserves loss to Sturt Friday, however played out the game and will be listed as tests for this coming weekend.

Th Redlegs are a chance to get three players back after their clash with Port this weekend.

Defender, Daniel Fairbrother who injured his shoulder against the Eagles is expected to return, along with Brad Ficken (Knee) and young ruckman Ned Carey (Knee).

Trio Matthew Panos (Knee), Nick Pedro (Concussion) and Henry Crauford (Back) are all recovering well from their respective injuries, however there is still no definitive timeline for the return.

The Redlegs travel to Alberton Oval this Saturday afternoon to face Port Adelaide in Round 14 of the SANFL Statewide Super League. First bounce begins at 2:35pm and the game will be streamed live and free on Channel 7.

Injury List as of 6th of July 2021:

Xavier Tranfa (Knee) – Test
Michael Knoll (Knee) – Test
Sam Morris (Shoulder) – Test
Mitch Cotter (Shoulder) – Test
Henry Nelligan (Hip) – Test
Brad Ficken (Knee) – 1 Week
Daniel Fairbrother (Shoulder) – 1 Week
Ned Carey (Knee) – 1 Week
Matthew Panos (Knee) – TBC
Nick Pedro (Concussion) – TBC
Henry Crauford (Back) – TBC
Sam Duke (Shoulder) – Season
Jed Spence (Knee) – Season

Ruckman Michael Knoll is a chance to return this weekend against Port Adelaide.