Wrist surgical procedure for Nakia Cockatoo, Joel Selwood out for fourth consecutive match and can miss Richmond conflict


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Scott mentioned Zach Tuohy and Rhys Stanley had been more likely to return for the most important home-and-away match this season after being late withdrawals in opposition to Essendon whereas speedster Gary Rohan shall be obtainable regardless of sitting out the ultimate quarter in opposition to the Bombers with a good glute.

In the meantime the unfortunate Cockatoo could have wrist surgical procedure in Melbourne forward of the approaching beginning of his first baby. Scott mentioned he nonetheless thought the 23-year-old had a powerful future on the membership regardless of accidents conserving him sidelined since spherical three, 2018.

“We’re going to prioritise what’s greatest for him long run, get him again to Melbourne, get his wrist operated on, let him take pleasure in a good time in his life with the arrival of his first baby and provides him sufficient time to organize rather well for a pre-season,” Scott mentioned.

He damage his wrist in a scratch match and though he may have doubtlessly performed this season in discomfort, he would have ultimately required surgical procedure.