Veteran Sydney ahead Sam Reid will miss the rest of the AFL season after present process hamstring surgical procedure.
Reid went underneath the knife on Tuesday to restore the damage suffered in pre-season, with the five-month restoration time ending his season, and doubtlessly his profession, given the 31-year-old is out of contract at season’s finish.
“We had hoped Sam might return from his damage and keep away from surgical procedure, however sadly it turned obvious final week that wasn’t the case,” Swans soccer boss Charlie Gardiner stated.
“The preliminary damage was not easy and we wished to make sure we explored all doable choices for Sam to return as rapidly as doable.
“Sam has carried out every part in his energy and labored exceptionally onerous to get again to play, so it is extremely disappointing for him and the membership that he’ll miss the season.
“The preliminary suggestions is that the surgical procedure went effectively. He’ll begin restoration instantly and can proceed to assist develop our rising tall forwards via the rest of the season”.
Reid has performed 181 video games throughout an injury-plagued profession since 2010.
The 2012 premiership participant was the topic of a Swans’ gamble gone fallacious in final yr’s grand last.
Reid injured his adductor in Sydney’s thrilling preliminary last win over Collingwood however was picked to face Geelong within the decider.
He was substituted out of Sydney’s horror 81-point loss within the third quarter after hobbling from the bottom simply earlier than half-time and coach John Longmire later admitted taking part in him was a mistake.
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