Hawthorn vital ahead Mitch Lewis will miss out on at minimum round a single immediately after spraining his anterior cruciate ligament in an harm blow for the rebuilding club.
Hawthorn’s head health practitioner Liam West mentioned that despite the fact that Lewis had sprained the same knee he hurt in 2022, the two injuries have been unrelated.
He mentioned that they remained hopeful Lewis would not involve medical procedures but would go on to evaluate the personal injury.
“He will definitely expend some time on the sidelines even though and, at this stage, we assume him to overlook round one,” West mentioned.
The Hawks hope the promising critical forward can cement himself in their youthful line-up this season and though the personal injury might be only a minor setback it is a reminder how significant the 24-year-old is to their rebuild.
The Hawks have embarked on a massive rebuild underneath Sam Mitchell with many professional players including Jack Gunston, Jaeger O’Meara and Tom Mitchell traded in the off-period. Though their defence appears to be like sound they have an inexperienced midfield and ahead line.
Lewis, one particular of the club’s rising leaders, has not had superior luck with accidents in new seasons whilst he managed 37 ambitions in just 15 games past season.
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