Xavier Duursma and Zak Butters are both set to spend a significant time on the sidelines after they sustained serious injuries during Port Adelaide's thrilling win over Richmond on Friday night.
The club confirmed that Duursma suffered a knee ligament injury in the final quarter of the clash, with the 20-year-old set to undergo surgery in the coming days.
A timeframe on his return will be confirmed after surgery.
The news isn’t much better for exciting forward Zak Butters, who suffered a syndesmosis injury during the match.
Butters will consult a specialist, where a timeframe on his return will also become clearer.