Carlton was dealt a double injury blow in the first quarter in their game against Melbourne.
David Cuningham landed heavily on his knee a minute into the first quarter and was substituted out of the game.
He was replaced by medical sub-Michael Gibbons and will be assessed to determine if he has suffered an ACL injury.
A devastating blow for the Blues early as David Cuningham has gone down with an apparent knee injury.
— AFL (@AFL) May 16, 2021
Key forward Harry Mckay spent most of the first quarter on the bench after injuring his shoulder in a marking contest.
Right shoulder concern for Carlton’s Harry McKay. Down to the rooms with medical staff #AFLDeesBlues
— Mitch Cleary (@cleary_mitch) May 16, 2021
There were fears he would also be ruled out of the game but returned to the field in the second term, albeit without his usual impact.
McKay leads the Coleman Medal with 30 goals, ahead of Taylor Walker and Josh Bruce.