MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26: Brent Harvey (L) Jed Anderson and Luke McDonald of the Kangaroos celebrate the win with fans during the round one AFL match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Adelaide Crows at Etihad Stadium on March 26, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

North Melbourne has confirmed that midfielder Jed Anderson is expected to miss up to 10 weeks of football with a serious hamstring injury.

The former Hawthorn player injured his right hamstring during the second quarter of the Roos’ 10-point win over Adelaide at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.

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“Jed sustained a tear to his proximal hamstring tendon on Saturday night and had scans on Sunday to assess the damage,” North Melbourne Director of Football Geoff Walsh said.

“We anticipate a recovery period of between eight to ten weeks at this stage.

“Given the nature of Jed’s injury, we’ll be in a better position to give a more accurate time frame on his recovery period in the coming weeks.”

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