BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND - AUGUST 13: Archie Smith of the Lions celebrates kicking a goal with team mates during the round 21 AFL match between the Brisbane Lions and the Carlton Blues at The Gabba on August 13, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Brisbane draftee Jarrod Berry will miss around six weeks of pre-season training following knee surgery.

The 18-year-old, who was selected with pick No.17 in the 2016 National Draft, had been experiencing discomfort in his knee for the majority of the pre-season campaign.

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However, the club expects him to be fit for the beginning of the home and away season.