South Colac coach Josh Black remains hopeful that a trio of star players will be fit for the Roos’ blockbuster clash against Lorne.
The Easter break has come at a good time for the Roos, who were left without a bench following a bruising Cat-or-Roo Cup win against cross-town rivals Colac Imperials.
Roos midfielder Jake O’Dwyer, calf, and ruckman Clay Brewer, ankle, both came off in the third quarter, while forward Ben Cox, who starred with a game-high five goals, came off in the final term with a foot issue.
Black said he was hopeful they would be fit for the Roos’ next clash, against an unbeaten Lorne side on April 27.
“Jake hurt his calf, but he’s had a bit of history with it and doesn’t think it’s too bad, so we’ll play that by ear,” Black said.
“Brewer came off with a rolled ankle, but he’s been battling a foot issue so he’s going to get some work on that over the break,” he said.
“And Coxy came off late in the piece with a foot issue.”
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