Geelong star Jeremy Cameron suffers hamstring strain in massive blow on eve of AFL finals
Geelong has been hit with a massive blow on the eve of the finals with star ahead Jeremy Cameron struggling a recent hamstring damage.
Cameron was at his irresistible greatest towards Gold Coast on Saturday, booting 3.3 in a greatest on floor efficiency because the Cats wrapped up the AFL minor premiership with a 60-point win.
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However he slowly got here from the sphere over the past quarter, complaining of hamstring tightness in his proper leg, and spent the ultimate quarter-hour on the bench.
Scans on Monday revealed a strain, which can rule him out of Saturday’s remaining dwelling and away match towards West Coast and place him in large doubt for the Cats’ first remaining, which will probably be in the primary week of September.
The membership is assured the 29-year-old will probably be prepared, however given his historical past of hamstring points it stays to be seen whether or not he proves his health.
“We will track his progress through the week and he will be managed according to benchmark measures. We expect Jeremy to be ready for our first final,” the membership stated in an announcement.
The previous Big endured a tricky first yr on the Cats in 2021 with three separate hamstring points limiting him to only 15 video games.
However he hasn’t missed a sport this yr, kicking 59 objectives to be second behind Carlton sharpshooter Charlie Curnow (62) in the race for the Coleman Medal.
In the meantime, the Cats are additionally set to be with out ruckman Rhys Stanley for the conflict towards the Eagles.
Stanley was subbed out throughout the win over the Suns with an adductor problem after lacking the earlier week with a knee downside.
However the 31-year-old is anticipated to be match for the finals.