Sydney’s injury woes deepened as their undefeated start to the AFL season ended at the SCG, where ruckman Tom Hickey suffered a knee injury that could result in a long stint on the sidelines.
The Swans believe that Hickey damaged his posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in a third-quarter ruck contest with Shane Mumford.
Sydney coach John Longmire is unsure how long Hickey will be out for, with scans to determine the severity of his suspected rupture.
Former West Coast, St Kilda and Gold Coast big man Hickey was shaping up to be one of the best recruits for 2021, having been a key part of the Swans’ slick 4-0 start to the season.
Hickey briefly returned to the field after three-quarter time, but was soon substituted off as the Swans fell…