MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21: Marc Murphy of the Blues and Shaun Atley of the Kangaroos compete for the ball during the 2016 AFL Round 09 match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Carlton Blues at Etihad Stadium on May 21, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Blues skipper to miss up to five weeks

Carlton captain Marc Murphy will miss the next 4-5 weeks due to an ankle injury.

Murphy sustained the injury during the first quarter of the Blues’ win over Geelong on the weekend and did not return to the field.

The injury does not require surgery.