MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 05: Max Gawn of the Demons looks dejected after defeat after defeat with teammates during the round three AFL match between the Melbourne Demons and the Essendon Bombers at Melbourne Cricket Ground on April 05, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Demons star Max Gawn has suffered an ankle injury during his side’s clash with Brisbane.

Gawn exited the game early in the second quarter after landing awkwardly on his ankle and went down to the rooms.

He returned to the game just before half time.