Werribee midfielder Matt Hanson is set for an extended stint on the sidelines after undergoing foot surgery during the week.
Werribee players past and present were among the standout performers across the AFL Victoria Community Championships weekend.
With Werribee battling Footscray for the HealthWest Cup and Welcome to Wyndham Day in full swing, Sunday afternoon was a busy one at Avalon Airport Oval.
A remarkable late fightback wasn’t enough to get Werribee over the line against Footscray at Avalon Airport Oval on Sunday, the Bulldogs holding on for an eight-point victory to retain their grip on the HealthWest Cup.
Werribee will be looking to remove Footscray’s stranglehold on the HealthWest Cup when it takes on the Bulldogs at Avalon Airport Oval at 2pm on Sunday.
Can’t make it Avalon Airport Oval tomorrow to see Werribee host Footscray in the battle for the HealthWest Cup? Don’t worry - there is another way.
Werribee will field at least five changes when it runs out against Foostcray at Avalon Airport Oval on Sunday for what will be forward Andrew Hooper’s 100th VFL game.
Werribee ruckman Nick Nott will miss the remainder of the 2018 season after undergoing surgery to repair his anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus.
Defenders Nick Coughlan and Harry Boyd have used Werribee’s bye weekend to register some extra game time, turning out for their respective local clubs Albury and Shepparton for the first time this year on Saturday.
Werribee and Footscray will again do battle for the HealthWest Cup when they face off at Avalon Airport Oval on Sunday.