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Bupa recovery report: Pre-season

Bupa Recovery Report - Pre-season Hear from Amy and Luke as they discuss the injury list and how the boys are recovering during pre-season.

Star Hawthorn midfielder Tom Mitchell is in the early stages of his recovery from a broken leg following surgery last week. 

"Tom is tracking well, he is obviously at home resting up and he is in good spirits," Physical Performance Manager Luke Boyd said.

Read: Mitchell expected to recover well

Four time premiership Hawk Grant Birchall had a minor procedure on his knee pre-Christmas but is now making improvements in his effort to get back into the main group. 

"He is progressing well now.

"He is back running and the plan is to introduce him back into the ball program pretty soon."

Recruit Tom Scully is another big name on the Hawthorn injury list and he is also progressing through his recovery well.

"We're taking it nice and slowly with Tom, we're certainly not hurrying.

"He is now two weeks into a very graded running program but progressing well." 

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