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May Hamstring Injury Confirmed (8/2/19)

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OMG then he will miss out on the joys of AFLXCREMENT!

(Tommy's toe is also probably a bit sore)

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He's still getting over Jack Riewoldt's sick burn, so I doubt he would want to show his face anyway.

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I’d rather he be fit to play AFLX and not have gotten injured at training, personally.

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Is this a new fresh hamstring injury or the tweak that was reported on Demonland through the training reports prior to Maroochydore?

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Apparently hamstring injuries are now minor ... gotta love the spin the comms team put on our injuries ... "Minor hamstring injury for May"

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1 hour ago, Nasher said:

I’d rather he be fit to play AFLX and not have gotten injured at training, personally.

Thank God! May has an injury, so we don't have to worry about him playing AFLX and getting injured!

 

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Both GC recruits getting soft tissues at around the same time. Just hope he comes good quickly and plays JLT2.

the Indigenous team is the one AFLX team with some form of purpose so it’s disappointing he didn’t get to play. He’s more of a match fitness guy than a training guy so I didn’t mind him playing in that, less risk than the Pies scratch match anyway 

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1 hour ago, Demons1858 said:

Apparently hamstring injuries are now minor ... gotta love the spin the comms team put on our injuries ... "Minor hamstring injury for May"

WE  think the quote should read " Minor hamstring injury, back in May" 

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1 hour ago, pineapple dee said:

WE  think the quote should read " Minor hamstring injury, back in May" 

That would then be a back related hamstring 

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4 hours ago, Nasher said:

I’d rather he be fit to play AFLX

He probably is, just too smart to be involved in that garbage.  T Mac should follow suit.

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42 minutes ago, david_neitz_is_my_dad said:

Smokescreen to avoid the dribble that is AFL X, we are smart.

I don’t think this is the case but I hope you’re right.

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Best news I’ve heard since his AFLX selection!

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3 hours ago, DeeSpencer said:

Both GC recruits getting soft tissues at around the same time. Just hope he comes good quickly and plays JLT2.

the Indigenous team is the one AFLX team with some form of purpose so it’s disappointing he didn’t get to play. He’s more of a match fitness guy than a training guy so I didn’t mind him playing in that, less risk than the Pies scratch match anyway 

 Agree DS

Despite the seeming joy on this thread it's not the best news.

It's early but it would be nice to see that injury list dwindle to almost nothing a la the Tigers in 2017.

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9 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

 Agree DS

Despite the seeming joy on this thread it's not the best news.

It's early but it would be nice to see that injury list dwindle to almost nothing a la the Tigers in 2017.

Didn’t we suffer injuries attributed to AFLX last year? How did we go with scratch matches? Not sure the verdict is out on which one is riskier yet..

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16 minutes ago, DeezNuts said:

Didn’t we suffer injuries attributed to AFLX last year? How did we go with scratch matches? Not sure the verdict is out on which one is riskier yet..

The only thing to come out of last years game was many fans (myself included) staggered that Tom McDonald played when he was managing a toe injury. Everyone else got through fine. The small field, minimal contact and quick game time is pretty safe. If fully healthy then May could play that instead of a heavy contact practice game.

My view on Tommy Mc depends on how his toe is. If there's any underlying concern that a firm Marvel stadium wouldn't be good for it then he should pull out.

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