Adelaide will learn of the extent of Ben Davis’ foot injury after scans on Tuesday.
The forward was unable to finish Saturday’s SANFL game against Woodville-West Torrens after rolling his ankle and reporting right foot soreness.
“Ben Davis rolled his ankle in the game against Woodville-West Torrens on the weekend, which resulted in him not being able to complete the game,” Crows head of football Adam Kelly said.
“Initial assessments indicate some bone bruising but no significant structural damage or fracture.
“Until we get the final scans through we won’t be able to confirm his injury.”
Davis recovered from two syndesmosis injuries in the pre-season and will be assessed in coming days.
The AFL team which lost to Fremantle on Sunday reported no new injury concerns after midfielder Rory Laird was cleared of any shoulder damage.
He copped a knock to his left shoulder in the second half and had it assessed and was able to play out the game.
“Rory (Laird) was assessed on the day, he got a knock to his shoulder and was able to return to play,” Kelly said.
“We’d expect he’ll be available for selection this weekend. We’ll monitor that throughout the week.”
The Club will continue to manage Tom Lynch’s toe as he reports ongoing soreness.
His training loads will again be managed but he is expected to be available to play Hawthorn in Tasmania this weekend.
“Tom has been sore in his foot for a few weeks now, we’ve been monitoring that,” Kelly said.
“He’s been able to get up for games and get through games. That (his foot) will be monitored throughout the week.”
Captain Rory Sloane was at the Club on the weekend and at the game on Sunday as he recovers from eye surgery.
Sloane will be assessed by eye specialists this week to determine a date when he can return to training, which will then provide a more accurate timeframe for his return to play.
“Sloaney is recovering well from his procedure, it was good to see him at the game on the weekend,” Kelly said.
“Pleasingly, Sloaney has been back out running today which is a really positive step forward.
“He’ll be assessed by specialists throughout this week. After the specialists, we’ll be able to confirm a return to play date.”
Key forward Taylor Walker is expected to play this weekend despite reporting tightness in his calf last week.
“Tex carried a low-grade calf strain into the game on the weekend,” Kelly said.
“Pleasingly he got through the game fine, that will continue to be monitored throughout the week with the expectation he will play against the Hawks this weekend.”
Injury list as of Tuesday, April 20
Ben Davis (foot) TBC
Rory Sloane (eye) 2-3 weeks
Matt Crouch (groin) 3-4 weeks
Daniel Talia (foot) 7-8 weeks
Lachlan Gollant (finger) 8-9 weeks
Mitch Hinge (shoulder) season
Wayne Milera (knee) season