The Western Bulldogs can confirm that midfielder Bailey Smith has suffered an ACL injury during today’s training session.

The 23-year-old left the track midway through the session, with scans confirming the extent of the injury to his knee.

“We’re all extremely disappointed for Bailey, and empathise with him greatly,” Bulldogs’ Executive Director of Football, Chris Grant said.

“The entire Club will rally around him during this difficult time, as he begins his rehab journey.”

The Club will provide a further update in due course.