Recent hamstring injuries have left Lions captain Dayne Zorko cautious about returning to action before he’s completely fit.
Brisbane skipper Dayne Zorko has ruled out a “reckless” comeback from a hamstring injury despite the plight of the wounded Lions.
With Zorko among nine injured or ill regulars unavailable, premiership-contending Brisbane suffered a shock 10-point loss to lowly Essendon at the Gabba at the weekend.
The Lions have since suffered a further setback, with ruckman Oscar McInerney the latest Brisbane player to have tested positive to Covid-19.
McInerney and defender Noah Answerth – who returned a positive test to the virus the day before Sunday’s loss to the Bombers – are certain to miss the Lions’ clash with the GWS Giants this Saturday at Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Those who tested positive last week – Harris Andrews, Callum Ah Chee, Keidean Coleman and Dan…