PATRICK Dangerfield has a behavior of “exaggerating injuries”, says Port Adelaide premiership participant Kane Cornes.
Dangerfield performed as a deep ahead towards Hawthorn on Saturday, after injuring his lower leg in a contest with Jarryd Roughead in the first term.
Despite enjoying underneath duress, the Geelong celebrity booted 5 objectives and will have had as many as 11 if he’d kicked straight.
“He does exaggerate injuries,” Cornes stated on the Sunday Footy Show.
“In his time at Adelaide, his teammates had to sit him down and say, ‘look, you do carry on a little bit with your injuries’.”
Dangerfield is because of have scans to disclose the extent of the injury to his leg on Sunday.
But Cornes advised the Brownlow Medal winner can be proper to tackle his former workforce in subsequent weekend’s prime of the desk conflict.
“He does (carry on), so I’d be surprised if he missed with that injury yesterday,” Cornes stated.
Dangerfield kicked 5 objectives from 20 disposals and took an unimaginable eight marks inside 50 — greater than half of Geelong’s complete tally and solely 4 fewer than Hawthorn.