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News gets even worse for Jack Viney

  • News gets even worse for Jack Viney

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 09: Jack Viney of the Demons marks during a Melbourne Demons AFL pre-season training session at Gosch's Paddock on November 9, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Melbourne has confirmed that midfielder Jack Viney will miss the next month of football with a fractured knuckle-bone, effectively ruling out his recent suspension of one week for striking Brad Ebert.

Viney was cited by the Match Review Panel for connecting with a short jab to Ebert's chin in Saturday's big loss to the Power.

Viney was in red hot form prior to his suspension and considered a Brownlow Medal chance if his form continued.

The fiery young midfielder will miss games against Hawthorn, Collingwood & Sydney will the bye following these three games. 

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