Collingwood’s Scott Pendlebury shall be sidelined from coaching till subsequent yr with the skipper to undergo surgery after fracturing his leg.
Pendlebury suffered a knock to his decrease left leg at coaching on Friday morning with subsequent scans revealing a hairline fracture.
The blow occurred close to the sight of the leg injury that brought on the 33-year-old to miss the ultimate 4 rounds of the 2021 AFL season.
Pendlebury can have a plate put in his leg inside the subsequent 36 hours to guarantee he’s prepared to return to coaching in January.
“Although frustrating for Scott, this is a minor setback,” Collingwood GM of Soccer Graham Wright stated.
“Given his previous injury we are being cautious.
“He will need a minimal amount of time off his legs but will be fine to go when the program returns to training in the new year.”