Fremantle midfielder Darcy Tucker has been subbed out of the western derby after being stretched off the bottom with harm early within the third quarter.
Tucker hit his head laborious on the turf after being tackled by Connor West simply seconds into the second half, with play stopped for greater than three minutes as he was attended to by medical officers.
The 25-year-old was the Dockers’ main ball-winner when he was carried from the bottom, with 13 disposals and 5 clearances.
Tucker tried to win a sixth clearance, however was wrapped up laborious by West, with the midfielder disposing of the footy to Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui, who kicked his workforce’s second purpose for the time period.
In a superb signal, Tucker gave the group a thumbs up as he went down the race to beneath Optus Stadium.
Fremantle ahead Bailey Banfield was subbed into the sport after being the medical sub.
To make issues worse, Dockers defender Alex Pearce limped off the bottom after going over on his proper ankle in a marking contest with West Coast ahead Josh Kennedy.
Pearce is the Dockers’ stand-in skipper with captain Nat Fyfe out with a again harm.
Ought to Pearce not return to the sphere, it may go away the Dockers with simply three gamers on the bench.