Carlton forward Mitch McGovern is facing an extended period on the sidelines after injuring his hamstring in Sunday’s win over Essendon.
McGovern suffered the high-grade hamstring injury in the final minutes of the game, with the Blues confirming on Tuesday night that he’s set to miss between 8-10 weeks.
In better news for the club, both Jack Silvagni and Zac Williams are likely to be available for their Round 8 match against Western Bulldogs.
But Marc Murphy remains touch and go for the game after sustaining a neck injury at training last week.
“(Jack Silvagni will) train fully this week and put his hand up, he’s a test later in the week. He’s a good, strong chance to be out there,” Carlton Director of…