AFL Injury List 2022: Collingwood and Carlton hit by ruck disaster


Which players from your AFL club are currently out of action because of injury?

Who in your AFL Supercoach and Fantasy teams is on the sidelines?

When will the injured players return to match action?

Sporting News lists the injuries from every AFL club during the 2022 season.

For all of the injury news from each AFL club, read below.

Adelaide injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Andrew McPherson Hamstring Test
Paul Seedsman Concussion Ongoing
Rory Sloane Knee Season
Zac Taylor Thumb  1-2 weeks

Updated: 27/4

Brisbane injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Eric Hipwood Knee (ACL) 2-3 weeks
Kai Lohmann Ankle 6 weeks
Mitch Robinson Calf Test
  • Eric Hipwood is closing in on a return around round nine.

Updated: 27/4

Carlton injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
David Cunningham Knee 7-11 weeks
Ed Curnow Knee TBC
Josh Honey Knee Test
Matthew Kennedy Soreness Test
Caleb Marchbank knee 2-4 weeks
Oscar McDonald Back Test
Mitch McGovern Hamstring 1 week
Harry McKay Knee Test
Marc Pittonet Knee 8-12 weeks
Jack Silvagni Ankle Test
  • In-form ruckman Marc Pittonet will miss up to three months with a PCL injury.
  • Harry McKay will undergo a late fitness test after struggling with a knee issue.
  • Jack Silvagni and Matthew Kennedy could return to the senior lineup.

Updated: 27/4

Collingwood injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Charlie Dean Foot 3 weeks
Jamie Elliott Shoulder 8-10 weeks
Brodie Grundy Knee 10-12 weeks
Nathan Kreuger Shoulder TBC
Nathan Murphy Ankle 3 weeks
Jordan Roughead Finger Test
Trey Ruscoe Foot Test
  • Star ruckman Brodie Grundy won’t be back until the latter stages of the season.
  • Forward Nathan Krueger will likely miss the rest of the campaign after hurting a troublesome shoulder.

Updated: 27/4

Jamie Elliott

Essendon injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Michael Hurley Hip Indefinite
Harrison Jones Ankle Test
Kyle Langford Hamstring 3-5 weeks
Jayden Laverde Knee TBC
Darcy Parish Ankle TBC
Andrew Phillips Hamstring TBC
Will Snelling Calf 3-4 weeks
James Stewart Calf  1-2 weeks
Patrick Voss Foot TBC
  • Darcy Parish and Jayden Laverde will be monitored after picking up niggles on ANZAC Day.
  • Michael Hurley could return to the VFL in the next few weeks.

Updated: 27/4

Fremantle injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Connor Blakely H&S protocols Test
Heath Chapman H&S protocols Test
Sean Darcy Concussion TBC
Neil Erasmus Concussion TBC
Nat Fyfe Back 4-6 weeks
Joel Hamling Knee Test
Liam Henry H&S protocols Test
Matthew Johnson Ankle 3-4 weeks
Joel Western Hamstring TBC
Hayden Young H&S protocols Test
  • Sean Darcy will miss this week after suffering a concussion against Carlton.
  • Heath Chapman and Hayden Young should return from H&S protocols

Updated: 27/4

Geelong injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Jed Bews Shoulder  TBC
Jon Ceglar Foot 7-10 weeks
Toby Conway Hip TBC
Jack Henry Foot TBC
Quinton Narkle Ankle TBC
Gary Rohan Back and hip TBC
Sam Simpson Concussion TBC
  • Jack Henry is a chance to return against Fremantle.
  • Sam Menegola will come back through the VFL side this weekend.

Updated: 27/4

Gold Coast injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Joel Jeffrey Ankle Test weeks
Ben King ACL Season
Jack Lukosius Knee Test
Malcolm Rosas Calf Test
Bodhi Uwland Back Indefinite
  • Jack Bowes is set to play his first match of the season in the VFL.
  • Jack Lukosius and Malcolm Rosas will need fitness tests to confirm their availability.

Updated: 27/4

GWS injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Jack Buckley Knee (ACL) 12-16 weeks
Brent Daniels Lisfranc 1-3 weeks
Phil Davis Hamstring 8 weeks
Jesse Hogan Soreness Test
Jacob Hopper Knee 8 weeks
Daniel Lloyd Shoulder 4-6 weeks
Zach Sproule Shoulder 1 week
Conor Stone Hamstring Test
  • Jesse Hogan could return from soreness if he gets through training.

Updated: 27/4

Hawthorn injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Changkuoth Jiath Hamstring TBC
Mitch Lewis Hamstring Test
Ben McEvoy Neck 10 weeks
Ned Reeves Shoulder TBC
Tom Phillips Ankle TBC
  • Lachie Bramble could be named after getting through the VFL last week.
  • Changkuoth Jiath, Mitch Lewis and Tom Phillips will face fitness tests.

Updated: 27/4

Melbourne injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Michael Hibberd Calf Test
Blake Howes Foot TBC
Christian Salem Knee 3-4 weeks
Daniel Turner Foot 2 weeks

Updated: 27/4

Christian Salem

North Melbourne injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Jed Anderson Hamstring Test
Ben Cunnington Testicular cancer Indefinite
Aaron Hall Hamstring 2-3 weeks
Ben McKay Suspension Round 8
Jared Polec Foot 4-5 weeks
Phoenix Spicer Hamstring 1-2 weeks
Jaidyn Stephenson Illness Test
  • Jed Anderson will play in either the VFL or the AFL.
  • Jaidyn Stephenson should return from an illness.

Updated: 27/4

Port Adelaide injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Charlie Dixon Ankle 4-5 weeks
Orazio Fantasia Knee 4-6 weeks
Robbie Gray Knee Assess
Scott Lycett Shoulder 12 weeks
Trent McKenzie Knee  6-8 weeks
Josh Sinn Groin 3-4 weeks
Dylan Williams Hamstring TBC
  • Despite being subbed out against St Kilda, Robbie Gray is set to be available against St Kilda.

Updated: 27/4

Richmond injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Tom Brown Calf 1-2 weeks
Josh Caddy Hamstring 4-6 weeks
Noah Cumberland Knee Test
Thomson Dow Thigh Test
Dylan Grimes Hamstring Test
Kane Lambert Hip Test
Dustin Martin Personal TBC
Marlion Pickett Hamsrting 1-2 weeks
Hugo Ralphsmith Ribs 2-3 weeks
Ivan Soldo Toe Test
  • Dustin Martin is back ar training with a return possible against Collingwood in round 9.
  • Kane Lambert and Dylan Grimes face fitness tests ahead of Friday night’s match.

Updated: 27/4

St Kilda injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Jack Billings Hamstring  1-2 weeks
Tom Campbell H&S protocols Test
Nick Coffield ACL Season
Hunter Clark Shoulder 1-2 weeks
Dan Hannebery Calf 5-7 weeks
Jack Hayes ACL Season
Zak Jones H&S protocols 1 week
Rowan Marshall Quad Test
  • Jack Hayes will miss the entire AFL season after tearing his ACL.
  • Zak Jones might need another week in the VFL after missing last week through H&S protocols.
  • Jack Billings and Hunter Clark are only a week away from returning to full training.

Updated: 27/4

Sydney injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Robbie Fox Hamstring 2 weeks
Tom Hickey Medial strain 3 weeks
Lachlan McAndrew Hamstring 1-2 weeks
Paddy McCartin Concussion TBC
Logan McDonald Concussion TBC
Sam Naismith ACL Season
Angus Sheldrick Knee TBC
Tom Papley Hamstring 1 week
  • Tom Papley is a chance to come in for his first game of the season.
  • Paddy McCartin will enter concussion protocol and miss at least one match.

Updated: 27/4

West Coast injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Oscar Allen Foot TBC
Campbell Chesser Ankle Inactive
Tom Cole Ankle Inactive
Hugh Dixon Calf Test
Andrew Gaff Ankle Test
Tom Joyce Ankle TBC
Jeremy McGovern H&S protocols TBC
Nic Naitanui Knee 8-12 weeks
Dom Sheed Ankle 4 weeks
Zane Trew Shin Available
Elliot Yeo Concussion TBC
  • Jeremy McGovern and Andrew Gaff could both return against the Tigers on Friday night.

Updated: 27/4

Western Bulldogs injury list

Name Injury Estimated Return
Dominic Bedendo Hand Test
Josh Bruce Knee (ACL) 6-10 weeks
Sam Darcy Foot 4-6 weeks
Tim English Hamstring 3-4 weeks
Riley Garcia Knee TBC
Mitch Hannan Concussion Test
Lachie Hunter Personal TBC
Jason Johannisen Calf 1-2 weeks
Alex Keath Hamstring 2-4 weeks
Toby McLean Knee (ACL) 8-10 weeks
Laitham Vandermeer Hamstring 1-2 weeks
  • Tim English could be out for up to a month after hurting his hamstring.

Updated: 27/4

Josh Bruce

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