FREMANTLE defender Joel Hamling has suffered a setback in his return from an ankle injury after a routine scan that revealed his recovery was “not quite where we wanted it”.
The key defender, who injured the deltoid ligament on his left ankle in round one, had been closing in on a return after six weeks on the sidelines but now faces an uncertain recovery period.
The Dockers listed the 2016 premiership defender as TBA on their official injury list on Tuesday, with high performance manager Phil Merriman confirming the setback.
“We had a pre-planned scan scheduled in for Joel last week. Unfortunately the scan came back not quite where we wanted it to. His return to play will be pushed back slightly,” Merriman said on…