MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 13: Dylan Roberton of the Saints looks dejected after losing the round 21 AFL match between the Melbourne Demons and the St Kilda Saints at Melbourne Cricket Ground on August 13, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Saints defender sent to hospital for stitches after copping tennis ball in the nuts at Saints training

St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton has copped one of the more bizarre pre-season injuries you will come across.

Roberton was playing cricket inside the Saints’ gym when he was hit in the testicles by the tennis ball.

The defender fell to the ground immediately in pain and even had to be taken to hospital, needing four to six stitches.

Watch the incident via Roberton’s Instagram account below:

 

When you misjudge a @shanesavage05 slower ball. 🏏 🥜 #bowlingshane

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