Western Bulldogs midfielder Josh Dunkley volition miss his side's clash against the Adelaide Crows connected Sunday aft being forced to location quarantine for 14 days.
Dunkley was yesterday notified by the Victorian Department of Health that the section cafe helium attended connected July 14 had been classified arsenic a Tier 1 coronavirus vulnerability site.
The 24-year-old has since returned 2 antagonistic COVID-19 tests, but volition inactive request to instrumentality connected a 14-day quarantine period.
The full Bulldogs playing radical person besides returned antagonistic tests.
"Dunkley visited his section cafe connected July 14, which was aboriginal declared an vulnerability site. He was contacted yesterday by the Department of Health, and his mandatory quarantine play begins from the time helium attended the site," a nine connection read.
"Since July 14, Dunkley has received 2 abstracted antagonistic coronavirus trial results.
"The full Bulldogs travelling enactment besides received a antagonistic effect during their travel to the Gold Coast, arsenic portion of the AFL's investigating regime."
The timing couldn't beryllium immoderate worse for Dunkley, who connected the play played his archetypal crippled since Round Six pursuing a enarthrosis injury. The Bulldogs defeated the Suns by 11 points.
Dunkley's COVID-19 play follows the chaotic pre-game scenes during yesterday's Sydney derby connected the Gold Coast.
While Sydney came retired victorious 15. 8. (98) to 11. 6. (72) astatine Metricon Stadium, a full of 15 players and unit betwixt the Giants and Swans were forced to isolate successful the lead-up to the opening bounce.
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