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Lion Schache's AFL season over

  • Lion Schache's AFL season over

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 04: Josh Schache of the Lions is held by Jacob Weitering of the Blues well off the ball during the round 11 AFL match between the Carlton Blues and the Brisbane Lions at Etihad Stadium on June 4, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Brisbane coach Justin Leppitsch says first-year forward Josh Schache has "done enough" and will be rested for the remainder of the AFL season.

An exhausted Schache is nearing burn-out after holding up the attacking end for the Lions for much of the season, and has been omitted from the team for Saturday's clash with Carlton.

"He's done enough. We've put a lot of weight and load through him this year and it's a bit unfair on the youngest player in the comp," Leppitsch told reporters on Friday.

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