Former number one draft pick Montana Ham has picked up another injury, suffering a foot concern that has sidelined the teenager for an extended period.
The 19-year-old managed seven games in 2022 after missing two weeks of her debut season with a knee injury. In her seven games she averaged 14 possessions a game and booted one goal for the season.
"Montana suffered the injury in the first half of our match simulation against the Gold Coast Suns on Saturday, and scans revealed she has a stress reaction in her left foot," Swans AFLW GM Kate Mahony said.
"She has commenced her rehabilitation program and we are confident Montana will do everything possible to return to play as soon as possible."
Ham will miss the first two games of the 2023 NAB AFLW Season, after which she will be assessed to see if she can return to play.