Dion Prestia
MidfielderM
Out
Injury Hamstring
Likely out multiple weeks
MRichmond Tigers
Hamstring
April 6, 2021
Prestia suffered a hamstring injury in Round 3 against Sydney and is expected to be out for multiple matches.
ANALYSIS
Prestia was an early withdrawal from the Sydney match after recording an impressive 54 disposals and making nine tackles per the first two rounds. He's worth monitoring as he returns to full fitness.
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Subbed out due to hamstring
MRichmond Tigers
Hamstring
April 3, 2021
Prestia was substituted out of the opening minutes of Friday's 117-72 defeat to Sydney due to concerns over an injured hamstring, Nine.com.au reports.
ANALYSIS
Prestia was subbed out for Daniel Rioli in the opening term of Friday's contest after injuring his hamstring for the second time this season. No word yet as to the seriousness of the injury or if Richmond's star midfielder will be available for an important Round Four match-up with Port Adelaide.
Solid day on pitch
MRichmond Tigers
March 31, 2021
Prestia grossed 29 disposals and four marks, tackles and clearances each Saturday as Hawthorn fell to Richmond 78-49 at MCG.
ANALYSIS
A hamstring injury suffered during the preseason failed to dramatically impact Prestia's performance on Saturday, this as the midfielder tallied a team-high for disposals, tied teammate Dustin Martin for most handballs by a Richmond player and finished one of four Tigers with four total tackles. Balanced numbers such as these are a major reason why Prestia closed out Round Two with the 28th-best fantasy performance (101 points) by an AFL midfielders and currently finds himself on the verge of breaking into the league's top-50 most valued fantasy options.
Slated to play in Round 1
MRichmond Tigers
March 16, 2021
Prestia (hamstring) should have little problem being available for Round 1 against Carlton, per the league's official website.
ANALYSIS
Prestia wouldn't have been ready at the start of March but he's had enough time to recover from a hamstring issue. He only played nine times last season but logged a solid 19.6 disposals per match.
Should be ready for Round 1
MRichmond Tigers
Hamstring
March 14, 2021
Prestia (hamstring) is slated to be ready for Round 1 against Carlton, according to Callum Twomey of AFL.com.
ANALYSIS
Prestia didn't play in the Community Series match and still has more time to prove his fitness before Round 1.
Not fully fit
MRichmond Tigers
Hamstring
March 3, 2021
Prestia is in the midst of recovering from a hamstring injury and his status isn't guaranteed for the season opener against Carlton on Mar. 18, according to Callum Twomey of the AFL's official website.
ANALYSIS
Prestia has little to no chance of appearing in Friday's preseason match against Collingwood and still needs more time to get into shape before the season begins. He was out between July and October with an ankle injury last season and injuries are worth monitoring for Prestia even after he helped the Tigers to a Premiership title in 2020.