Suns send out SOS to in­jured play­ers

Townsville Bulletin - - SPORT -

GOLD Coast are plan­ning to roll the dice with a host of big names to se­cure a badly needed QClash win.

If Jar­ryd Lyon is passed fit he will be rushed straight back into the se­niors de­spite miss­ing three weeks with an an­kle in­jury.

Cal­lum Ah Chee will also by­pass the NEAFL if he passes a fit­ness test on the shoul­der he in­jured two weeks ago.

The Suns ex­pect David Swal­low to also be avail­able af­ter he was a late with­drawal from the side that lost to Fremantle in Perth on Sat­ur­day night be­cause of groin tight­ness.

Michael Ris­chitelli was rested from the trip to Western Aus­tralia and will also take his place.

The Suns will also give strong con­sid­er­a­tion to ruck­man Jar­rod Witts who did not make the trip across the coun­try be­cause of a shoul­der in­jury.

Foot­ball man­ager Mar­cus Ashcroft said Witts would re­quire surgery but if med­i­cal ad­vice said he could play with­out in­flict­ing any fur­ther dam­age he would be con­sid­ered.

“We have a few who are a chance to come in,’’ he said.

“Swal­low only just missed on the week­end so he will come back in and we are pretty con­fi­dent with Lyons, too.

“Witts is a chance but is prob­a­bly more un­likely than likely at this stage, we don’t want to pick him and have him un­able to play, but we haven’t ruled him out yet.’’

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