Saad will be replaced in the team by debutant Jordan Boyd, a selection in the 2021 NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft.
The 23-year-old has impressed at the VFL level since joining the club, making his mark as a rebounding defender.
Prior to signing at the Blues, Boyd spent time on Footscray’s VFL list, previously playing at Spotswood in the Western Region Football League.
The Club can confirm that Adam Saad will miss the Round 3 match against Hawthorn after entering AFL Health and Safety protocols today.
Defender Jordan Boyd will replace Saad in the side and make his AFL debut, after being selected in the 2021 NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft.
— Carlton FC (@CarltonFC) April 2, 2022
The Blues are currently 2-0 heading into the clash, looking to extend their undefeated run for another round.