Injury-hit West Coast have suffered a massive body blow ahead of tomorrow night’s clash against Collingwood with Liam Ryan forced out of the team due to injury and doubts hanging over his return date.
And Jack Petruccelle has also been ruled out for up to three weeks with a hamstring injury, just days after kicking four goals against St Kilda.
Ryan has played 53 consecutive games and kicked at least one goal from each of his past 10 matches.
But a shin injury poses major concerns.
“Liam complained of shin soreness at training and scans have revealed a bone stress injury in the shin area,” West Coast general manager of football Craig Vozzo said.
“We will further explore this injury in the coming days with our medical and…