Aussie Rules star Wil Powell suffers sickening leg injury that leaves 'horrified' commentator crying out for stretcher | The Sun
WIL POWELL suffered a sickening leg injury in the Australian Football League on Sunday.
The Gold Coast Suns vs Adelaide Crows game was stopped on Sunday afternoon to allow the 22-year-old to be stretchered off.
Halfway through the third quarter, Powell was tackled by opponent Ned McHenry on the touchline.
It was a fairly innocuous tackle but Powell's leg caught underneath the weight of the two men and the result was not pretty.
"Oh my goodness, that is horrific. They are going to have to stop play for that surely?
"He is in a world of pain. The pictures are pretty graphic.
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"That leg is turned at right angles from where it should be. That’s horrible."
There was an for eight minute delay as the Aussie Rules winger was looked after.
The Gold Coast Suns won the game 18.8 (116) to 10.13 (73).
But victory came at a cost with just one fit player left on the bench late in the clash.
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After being selected with the 17th pick in the 2017 AFL Draft, Powell has been akey player for Gold Coast.
Powell had an injury-hit start to his AFL career but played all 22 games last year and 12 of the Sun's 13 games so far this year.
His recovery will start now but he will likely remain sidelined for the rest of this season.
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