Richmond superstar Dustin Martin is expected to instrumentality to grooming with the remainder of his teammates and has nary plans to instrumentality an indefinite interruption from shot after the decease of his father.
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The Tigers person thrown their enactment down the prima after his begetter died past week successful New Zealand, wherever helium has been surviving since 2016. The origin of decease is not suspicious.
Plans are underway for a funeral.
Richmond would undoubtedly enactment Martin if helium wanted to instrumentality an extended interruption from the game, but the prima has not suggested helium wants to measurement distant and the nine expects him to instrumentality with teammates for grooming connected January 10 aft the Christmas break.
Martin has made a afloat betterment from a lacerated kidney which helium suffered precocious successful the regular play successful a clash against Brisbane Lions, and volition look to summation interaction drills successful the caller year.
The triple Norm Smith medallist lost much than 10kg aft suffering the injury.
Richmond volition unfastened its play against Carlton successful Round 1 connected Thursday, March 17 astatine the MCG.
Martin has 3 much remaining connected his seven-year deal, which expires astatine the extremity of 2024.
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