MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 15: Lachie Henderson of the Cats is tackled by Gary Rohan of the Swans during the 2017 AFL Second Semi Final match between the Geelong Cats and the Sydney Swans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on September 15, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Four clubs have added players to their long-term injury lists (LTI), after AFL spokesman Patrick Keane confirmed the list changes on Thursday night.

Geelong have moved key defender Lachie Henderson to the LTI, and have re-instated Quinton Narkle to the senior list as he nears a return from an ACL injury suffered last season.

The Cats have upgraded Mark O’Connor in place of Henderson.

The Bombers have moved defender Martin Gleeson to the LTI, while Hawthorn have placed veteran defender Grant Birchall on their LTI.

Finally, the Eagles have moved forward Daniel Venables to the club’s LTI.

As per AFL rules, players cannot play AFL or VFL football for six weeks after being placed on the long-term injury list.