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Another Saint concussed: Weller to miss Tigers

Maverick Weller copped a head knock at training.

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St Kildas injury woes, and problems with concussion incidents in particular, have been highlighted by Maverick Weller being forced out of Saturdays match against Richmond.

The 26-year-old suffered a concussion during match simulation training on Thursday and has already been ruled out of the daunting match against the Tigers.

Weller reportedly suffered concussion after an accidental head knock.

He has played every match for the Saints this season since returning to the side in round five.

Paddy McCartin, Koby Stevens and Jake Carlisle have all been affected by concussion this season. McCartin and Carlisle have been cleared to return after getting through training this week.

The Saints are languishing in 16th spot with one win and one draw.

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Scott Spits

Began his full-time career at The Age as an online sports reporter in 1999 before joining Sportal as the Deputy Editor of the AFL-Telstra online network in 2002. Rejoined the online desk at The Age in 2006 and was online sports editor between 2006 and 2016. Has covered two Olympics (Sydney 2000 and London 2012), numerous Australian Open tennis tournaments and several AFL grand finals. Reads the back page first. Hack golfer. Wannabe tennis star.

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