during the 2016 AFL NAB Challenge match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Richmond Tigers at Rushton Park on February 19, 2016 in Mandurah, Australia.

Luckless Tiger Ben Lennon will be sidelined for up to three weeks after suffering a minor ankle injury in the VFL on Sunday.

Lennon was on the cusp of a return to the senior team but will now be racing the clock to appear again at the top level this season after a horror run with injury.

But after two head knocks and a shoulder injury this season, he may not be risked in the final weeks of the season.

Lennon has managed just two senior games this season – against Adelaide and West Coast in rounds two and three – and four games with the Tigers’ VFL team.

He suffered a bout of glandular fever in the pre-season that interrupted his preparation and underwent hip surgery at the end of last season.

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