Surgery sidelines East young gun

February 2, 2024 10:15 am in by
Geelong, Victoria - on Saturday-May- 21 2022. -(Photograph by Marcel Berens).

Talented East Geelong forward Hugh Menzies is facing an extended stint on the sidelines after shoulder surgery last month.

The 21-year-old went under the knife after suffering an injury to a shoulder he’s previously had issues with while playing cricket for Thomson.

First-year coach Ned Aulsebrook concedes it’s a blow for the Eagles, with no confirmation of a return date.

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“Yeah, it’s massive,” he told K rock’s Beyond the Boundary podcast.

“He had surgery (on) January 19, so it’s still sort of settling a little bit.

“But we’ll work through that (return date) as it comes.”

To listen to the full interview with Ned Aulsebrook, check out our Beyond the Boundary podcast below.