BREAKING NEWS | Richmond superstar Dustin Martin will miss the rest of the 2021 season after suffering a kidney injury during Friday night's win over Brisbane.
Following scans, Martin was deemed unfit to fly back to Victoria this morning.
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Martin will remain in Queensland as he recovers from the season-ending injury.
The Tigers today released a statement stating that the three-time Norm Smith medalist had been released.
"Richmond advises Dustin Martin has been discharged from hospital and will remain in Queensland as he recovers from the significant kidney injury he sustained in the Round 18 match against the Brisbane Lions at The Gabba," the statement said.
Embed from Getty Images"Dustin arrived in Queensland on Thursday July 15, two days prior to Queensland imposing border restrictions on travel from Victoria."
The injury to Richmond's main man has put a serious dent in the Tigers hope to defend their crown with their injury list continuing to derail their campaign.