Sam Docherty Has Torn His ACL At Training

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Rudi Edsall

10 December 2018

Rudi Edsall

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Carlton defender Sam Docherty has torn his ACL in a training mishap.

Tom Browne confirmed the news this afternoon.

The luckless rebounding defender ruptured his ACL during last year’s pre-season and missed all of 2018 as his team sank to a wooden spoon.

Docherty has unfortunately re-injured the same knee.

He was set to be co-captain with Patrick Cripps in 2019, but will now likely miss the entire season again.

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