Why is Shaun Higgins not playing?

250 on hold: Veteran Cat withdrawn with knee issue Higgins is out with knee soreness with Brad Close coming back into the side after he was originally managed for the clash. If the 33-year-old is fit to return next week he will likely play his milestone match against one of his former clubs North Melbourne.

What happened Shaun Higgins?

“Higgins has a fracture of his thumb that requires surgery,” Geelong coach Chris Scott said. “That’s probably the issue more than his hamstring in terms of the recovery period. Medium term for him.” Youngster Francis Evans is set to miss a big chunk of the season with an ankle injury that may require surgery.

Did Shaun Higgins retire?

Shaun Higgins (born 4 March 1988) is a professional Australian rules footballer with the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL)….

Shaun Higgins
Years Club Games (Goals)
2006–2014 Western Bulldogs 129 (128)
2015–2020 North Melbourne 108(96)
2021– Geelong 18(3)

How old is Higgins?

33 years (March 4, 1988)
Shaun Higgins/Age

Higgins, 32, was under contract at the Roos for 2021 but was told he was free to look elsewhere to secure his future and will accept a two-year deal at the Cattery. A dual best and fairest winner at the Roos and a 2018 AFL All-Australian, he will turn 33 at the start of next season.

Is Tom Hawkins retiring 2021?

Geelong Cats star Tom Hawkins not ready to retire at end of 2021 AFL season. Hawkins has since added seven goals in two finals, including five as the chief destroyer in the semifinal victory over GWS in Perth.

Did Shaun Burgoyne retire?

Burgoyne, who also goes by the nickname Silk, is regarded as one of the AFL’s most respected and decorated players. The deck with its barbecue kitchen. He played 407 games, including 250 for Hawthorn, and won four premierships: in 2004 and from 2013-15. The all-rounder retired at the end of the 2021 season.

Where is Shaun Higgins from?

Geelong, Australia
Shaun Higgins/Place of birth

How many games did Shaun Higgins play for North Melbourne?

24 games
At the end of 2014 he moved to North Melbourne as a restricted free agent and made an immediate impact playing 24 games and kicking 39 goals in first season. Higgins quickly established himself as one of North Melbourne’s star players winning two Syd Barker Medals and receiving an All-Australian blazer in 2018.

How can I play football in Australia?

Rules of Aussie Rules Football By kicking the ball between the goal posts without it being touched by any other player, then 6 points are awarded. If the ball is kicked without being touched between the behind posts (point) then 1 point is scored. A game consist of four 20 minute quarters. The game starts with ruck.

Who from Geelong is retiring?

defender Lachie Henderson
Geelong defender Lachie Henderson has retired from the AFL following a 206-match career.