Injury update: Chelsea Pitman

The Adelaide Thunderbirds confirm that Chelsea Pitman sustained a standard calf strain in Round 1 of the Suncorp #TeamGirls Cup on Friday 8 March.

The club is working through Pitman’s recovery and she will be back on court in due course.

“Thank you to the fans for their messages of support following the game. I’ll now work with our medical staff on my rehab plan to make sure I’m back on court as soon as possible,” Pitman said.

South Australian teen Georgie Horjus who was elevated to the Adelaide Thunderbirds travelling squad for the Cup will now be named in the playing 10.

Today (Saturday 9 March) the Adelaide Thunderbirds take on Melbourne Vixens and Queensland Firebirds in day 2 of the Cup.