MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 17: Ben Kennedy (left) and Angus Brayshaw of the Demons celebrate during the 2016 AFL Round 04 match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Melbourne Demons at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on April 17, 2016. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Melbourne youngster Angus Brayshaw is facing an extended period on the sidelines following two concussions in three weeks.

Brayshaw was knocked out in Casey’s VFL clash with Sandringham on the weekend, his second heavy head knock in recent weeks.

Demons’ football manager Josh Mahoney said the club will take a cautious approach with the 20-year-old.

“This was Angus’ second incident of concussion in a short period of time,” Mahoney said.

“As a club, we’re very proud of the way that we have managed concussion in the past, with similar cases of repeated concussions involving Rohan Bail and Neville Jetta.

“We will take a conservative approach with Angus which will involve an extended period of time before he returns to play.

“Angus has now only played 10 minutes of football in the past month.

“So we will utilise this period to not only allow Angus to recover from his concussion symptoms, but also to build his overall fitness and set him up for a strong second half of the season.”

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