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Injury update: JLT 2

Big Power blow as stars collide - PTV Paddy Ryder and Robbie Gray have come off worse for wear after clashing heads
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09 : Paddy Ryder of the Power has a a fractured cheekbone after the 2019 JLT Community Series match between the Port Adelaide Power and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Alberton Oval on March 09, 2019 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by AFL Media)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09 : Paddy Ryder of the Power has a a fractured cheekbone after the 2019 JLT Community Series match between the Port Adelaide Power and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Alberton Oval on March 09, 2019 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by AFL Media)

PORT ADELAIDE ruckman Paddy Ryder has had successful surgery to fix a depressed cheekbone suffered in Saturday's 21-point win over North Melbourne.

The 30-year-old suffered the injury in an accidental head collision with teammate Robbie Gray early in the last quarter of the JLT Community Series game at Alberton Oval.

Ryder is recovering well and will enjoy a four-day break from training along with the rest of his teammates.

Defender Jarrod Lienert went off with knee soreness in the second quarter of the game against the Kangaroos.

Scans on Sunday revealed the 24-year-old had suffered a medial ligament strain.

He will now undertake a period of enforced rest.

Midfielder Jake Patmore had successful surgery on his left knee on Monday after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in the club’s SANFL trial game win over South Adelaide on Friday night.

The knee reconstruction will see the 20-year-old sit out the rest of the 2019 season.