Nate Fife was ruled out of Friday night’s game against Richmond with a hamstring injury.
Fife was playing in just his sixth AFL game of the season due to his off-season injuries, which included multiple shoulder surgeries, a knee injury and back surgery.
Fife left the field early in the third quarter on Friday night with a strained muscle.
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In the second period, he received treatment for a hamstring and lasted only three minutes before going straight to the rooms.
Fremantle coach Justin Longmuir said after the game: “He’s professional, he’s got a smile on his face and he’s going around his teammates.
“We will scan and give everyone an update.”
“It’s a road problem, that’s the way I look at it,” Longmuir said when asked if he was concerned about the trouble his run has taken on his body this season.
“We overcame the big loss and sometimes when you’re trying to come back and try to really commit, you can have little setbacks and that’s it, hopefully a little setback.
The 30-year-old’s performance in the first half of Fife’s Friday night game was below par as he adapted to a forward-heavy role.
He had one goal and seven shutouts.