The Brisbane Lions continue to receive positive news on the injury front, with an emerging key forward expected to play and others approaching returns.

First-year Lion Brandon Ryan will be available for selection this week, likely to play VFL, after missing the start to the season with a toe injury.

Defender Conor McKenna continues to train well as he moves closer to making a return from a hamstring strain which occurred in Round 1 against Fremantle.

McKenna could also be available for selection as early as next week.


Injury List

Conor McKenna – hamstring – 1 week

Zane Zakostelsky – groin – 3-4 weeks

Carter Michael – knee – 5 weeks

Will Ashcroft – knee – TBC

Tom Doedee – knee - TBC

Keidean Coleman – knee - season