West Coast captain Luke Shuey solely has to get by means of coaching this week to return in Saturday’s recreation towards Port Adelaide however Elliot Yeo’s horror run is about to proceed with him out of motion till mid-Could.
Shuey has missed the previous two video games with a hamstring harm however will face the Energy if he will get by means of coaching unscathed.
“Luke has carried out all his progressions as per his rehab plan to this point and had an enormous session on Saturday so he simply has to coach this week to push for choice this weekend,” West Coast Head of Well being Mark Finucane mentioned.
The information wasn’t as optimistic for Yeo who got here from the sector in the course of the remaining quarter towards Geelong on Sunday.
Yeo has struggled to play constantly since breaking down with osteitis pubis in 2020. He performed 12 video games in 2021, adopted that with solely 5 video games final 12 months after which missed the primary three matches this season.
He injured his groin laying a deal with in the course of the remaining quarter at Adelaide Oval and is going through between three and 4 weeks on the sidelined.
“Sadly, Elliot has sustained an adductor muscle in a tackling contest on Patrick Dangerfield, so he’ll be unavailable for seemingly the following couple of weeks,” Finnucane mentioned.
Ruckman Bailey Williams can be monitored all through the week after reporting hamstring tightness however the membership is assured Callum Jamieson will return from an ankle harm.
The membership hasn’t positioned a timeline on draftee Elijah Hewett’s return from an ankle harm suffered within the WAFL.
West Coast have an enormous harm checklist with 12 gamers already dominated out of this weekend. Liam Ryan walked laps on crutches on Tuesday after being dominated out for months with a hamstring harm.
The Eagles have been hoping premiership hero Dom Sheed would quickly be out there from a throat harm, however that’s now not the case.
“Dom noticed a specialist late final week who has suggested to keep away from contact for one more couple of weeks along with his throat so he’ll have a evaluation with that specialist in a fortnight’s time, so we’ll have additional data from there,” Finucane mentioned.