Surgery setback for Alex Rance
Alex Rance undergoes another procedure on the the troublesome knee that ended his 2019 campaign. The Herlad Sun reports the 30-year-old was sent in for surgery earlier in the month for a minor arthroscopic clean-up. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.
Richmond youngster Jack Higgins will undergo brain surgery this month and is set to miss part of the 2020 AFL season. Higgins , who has been sidelined since he Tigers general manager of football Neil Balme said while it had been hoped Higgins would be able to undergo a less invasive procedure, the
Jack Higgins (born 19 March 1999) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Richmond Tigers forward Jack Higgins has reportedly been involved in a frightening crash as a passenger in an Uber.
, the young star was on his way to a Melbourne shopping centre on Thursday last week, when his Uber collided with another car, causing it to hit a pole.
Despite being shaken by the incident, Higgins was said to be cleared by doctors of any injuries.
Cowboys 'unlikely' to land Mitchell despite meet
While the North Queensland Cowboys met Latrell Mitchell, the club is unlikely to sign him, with the Wests Tigers in the box seat.Mitchell arrived in Townsville on Monday and met with the Cowboys' brass, and was even endorsed by club legend Johnathan Thurston.
Richmond Tigers young star Jack Higgins re-signs to extend contract at Punt Road two years till 2021. MORE: Fyfe says he'd love Tim Kelly at Fremantle | The Rover's rant: AFL's 'protected zone' rule has got to go. Higgins ’ involvement in games has risen accordingly and he gathered 25
Richmond small forward Jack Higgins is reportedly facing an indefinite period on the sidelines after Richmond football boss Neil Balme said Higgins had come away from the VFL game with a “bad He’s in good spirits and we will provide more accurate information when possible,” the Tigers wrote
It comes after the 20-year-old was forced to sit out the Tigers' run home to the premiership this season, after suffering a second bleed on the brain.
The 33-gamer went for his second round of brain surgery in September after being ruled out for the year, and following initial surgery in July, after a bleed on his brain was discovered following a VFL match.
The bleeding is said to be unrelated to football, and attributed to an abnormality where some blood vessels in Higgins' head are more prone to bleeding.
Richmond fan favourite Jack Higgins has had another close call as he recovers from brain surgery.— 7NEWS Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne)
NRL 2020: Wests Tigers lock down teen star Tommy Talau until 2022
Wests Tigers have secured the future of one of their brightest talents, re-signing outside back Tommy Talau until the end of the 2022 NRL season. Talau made history in 2019, becoming the first player to born in the 2000s to play for the Tigers when he debuted in round 23 against the Sea Eagles.Whilst this would end up being his only appearance in first grade for the club, Talau is expected to play a big part in the Tigers backline after the departure of Esen Marsters and Mahe Fonua.Talau was delighted to re-sign with the club, believing that they have built a strong foundation for the future.
Jessica Flores reports on Richmond police interviewing driver of suspect vehicle in hit-and-run crash that critically injured toddler (9-28-2017).
AFL news: Richmond Tigers ' Jack Higgins in hospital with bleeding on his brain. 17 Jul 2019. Wide World of Sports. Magistrate Rodney Higgins ’ fiancee Ashleigh Petrie dies in Metung car crash . yesterday.
The condition means the small forward is unable to drive for 12 months.
Higgins was on course for a round 1 return in 2020 for the Tigers' opener against Carlton, with the club's football manager Niel Balme saying the club were optimistic about his recovery progress.
“We are really pleased. We were always optimistic he would be back to normal but they are very confident now," Balme told The Herald Sun last week.
"He should be relatively free to (be in full training) post-Christmas. With brain surgery you are always cautious but we are very confident he can have a full season.
Luckily the latest car incident isn't expected to derail the young Tiger's bid for a stunning round 1 return next season.
Young man in critical condition after Gold Coast fight .
The 21-year-old victim was with friends when they got into an argument with another group and it escalated.Police said the 21-year-old man was walking along Surf Parade in Broadbeach about 2.40am on Saturday when he and a group of people began arguing.