Brisbane Lions AFL star Lachie Neale to undergo ankle surgery following injury against Carlton
The Brisbane Lions have been dealt a significant blow in their AFL premiership aspirations with Brownlow medallist Lachie Neale to undergo ankle surgery.
- Neale sustained an ankle injury in Saturday’s win over Carlton
- The Lions are unsure when Neale will be available to play again
- Neale was offered a $1,500 fine for making contact with an umpire during the clash with the Blues
Neale hurt his right ankle during a contest in the Lions’ 18-point win against Carlton at Docklands on Saturday.
The 27-year-old played out the match under duress, but the club confirmed on Sunday night that he would need an operation.
In a brief statement, the Lions said details about how long the star midfielder would be sidelined would be confirmed at a…