Get the latest injury report ahead of Saturday's pre-season match against Hawthorn in Devonport.

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Injury Report: Lambert, Graham, Vlastuin, Collier-Dawkins

Physical performance manager, Peter Burge, provides Richmond Media with the latest injury report.

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Kane Lambert, hip

"Kane's been managing a chronic long-term hip issue for a while now, the last couple of years. But, it's been manageable and he's been able to play quite a lot of footy. Last year, he missed a few games and was managing some other issues as well. But this pre-season, the hip has become a little bit more of a problem for him. At the moment, he's doing two running sessions a week in the rehab group and a little bit of football training. We just haven't been able to progress to the next level with intensity in our football drills. At the moment, Kane's getting some alternative therapies to help with his hip and is seeking various pieces of advice from professionals around his long-term management of that. At the moment, we're just finishing a course of some therapies with it. Today, he did two drills with the main group and looked quite good. So, we'll just go through that process over the next couple of weeks and we'll keep everyone informed as to how we're going and how it's progressing."

Jack Graham, hamstring

"Jack's going really well. Jack resumed footy skills this week. Jack's had a number of complaints over the pre-season, he's had a hip, a back issue, a glute issue, and then a little hamstring issue on the camp. So, he's missed quite a bit of football skills training, but he's done quite a lot of conditioning. It's that transition from the conditioning to the football training now that we're trying to get a bit more rock-solid, get back-to-back football sessions, and then ultimately some game time. He's not going to play this week against Hawthorn and then we'll be assessing closer to Round 1 what his match play return looks like. But at the moment, he's just working really hard doing the football sessions and we're doing some extra work this weekend, he won't be playing so he'll be doing a pretty big session with a few other guys this Saturday."

Nick Vlastuin, hamstring

"Nick had an incident in the practice match against Geelong last Saturday in the last 30 seconds of the game, where he got a shove in the back and in the same motion within a few steps, kicked the ball quite long and just came to the bench after the game and said he felt a little bit of an issue with his lower hamstring. He started running against last Tuesday, and today he was running and kicking the ball again. It's pretty minor but it's just enough to rule him out of this week (against Hawthorn). I expect he'll be back to full training next week and have a pretty smooth transition into Round 1."

Riley Collier-Dawkins, ribs

"Two days before the Geelong game during our main training session, Riley copped a knock to his ribs and was quite sore the next day. We just made the decision that he would miss the game on the weekend. We weren't too sure if he had a little fracture or broken ribs, but it's turned out that it wasn't too bad and he's recovered quite well. He's trained all week and is available for selection."

Sam Banks, quad

"He's had a couple of niggles since being drafted and we've just taken the time to give him a longer conditioning phase and return to football training phase. He had a little bit of a quad niggle about four weeks ago. So, it's really more of a long-term conditioning focus given he's a draftee and is young, and setting him up for the year. He's been back at training this week, he's done two sessions and we'll give him another couple of weeks of skills training and then we'll look at when he can return to playing in some games.'

Matt Parker, ankle

"'Parks' in our intraclub had a little bit of an ankle issue. He just missed last week and has returned to training this week. He's available for selection this weekend."