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AFLW Saint Smith sidelined with ACL tear

AFLW younger gun Tyanna Smith will miss the approaching season due to an ACL harm.

The Saints mentioned the 19-year-old midfielder damage her left knee at Saturday coaching and scans confirmed Smith is out for an prolonged spell.

“This can be a very disappointing scenario and we’re all actually feeling for Tyanna,” Saints AFLW boss Tessie McManus mentioned.

“Tyanna had been having a extremely promising pre-season, seeking to construct upon her nice debut earlier this 12 months.”

Smith performed 9 video games in her debut season, incomes a Rising Star nomination, and she or he completed runner-up within the membership finest and fairest voting.

Anterior cruciate ligament accidents proceed to be a significant challenge for the AFLW, with North Melbourne’s Elisha King additionally struggling a season-ending harm final week.

Final month, the Saints introduced their twin best-and-fairest winner Georgia Patrikios was having indefinite time away from the membership.

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