Extra damage woes for Eagles as Kennedy hurts ankle

West Coast have one other damage concern after key ahead Josh Kennedy harm his ankle towards North Melbourne on Thursday evening.

He went straight down into the rooms for evaluation, with the Eagles reporting the veteran’s ankle had swollen in the course of the break.

Kennedy has battled ankle issues all through his profession however coach Adam Simpson informed Fox Footy the damage to the 33-year-old was a brand new difficulty.

Eagles spearhead Josh Kennedy goes down against the Kangaroos.

Eagles spearhead Josh Kennedy goes down towards the Kangaroos.Credit score:Getty Photos

“It is one thing new … he cannot really feel it,” Simpson stated.

It’s a recent blow for the Eagles who’re already with out key defender Jeremy McGovern and premiership midfielder Jack Redden for the primary closing, whereas Luke Shuey and Elliot Yeo stay unsure.

Kennedy can have two weeks to recuperate with the pre-finals bye in place and he had the left ankle wrapped in ice shortly after the lengthy break.