The Giants also lost Brent Daniels with a hamstring injury but recalled Josh Kelly after he was a late withdrawal against the Cats and Jacob Hopper is back from concussion with Shane Mumford, Jesse Hogan, Adam Kennedy and Daniel Lloyd included. Phil Davis was not picked.
Josh Bruce’s ACL injury has forced the Western Bulldogs to recast their forward line with Luke Beveridge also without Josh Schache against the Hawks after he hurt his knee against Essendon. Jamarra Ugle-Hagan and Anthony Scott are managed as Ed Richards was dropped.
Mitch Hannan, Cody Weightman, Lewis Young, Latham Vandermeer and key defender Alex Keath are back for the Bulldogs who have a deep list.
The Hawks’ Dylan Moore is out injured as the teams head to Tasmania.
Carlton talls Liam Jones and Harry McKay are out for the rest of the season, making way for Brodie Kemp to make his debut in Marc Murphy’s 300th game with Mitch McGovern also included.
The Blues travel to Port Adelaide with their coach David Teague under enormous pressure as the Power dropped Sam Powell-Pepper in a surprising move. Tom Clurey replaces injured defender Trent McKenzie.
Collingwood’s Jeremy Howe will miss the match against Brisbane Lions to be at the birth of his baby, but the Magpies get back Josh Daicos who has been missing since round 16. Isaac Quaynor is ill and John Noble has been dropped.
The Lions recall Brownlow medallist Lachie Neale and key defender Darcy Gardiner after their impressive win over the Dockers. Hard nut Mitch Robinson is injured and the barometer Rhys Mathieson was dropped.
Essendon recalled Dyson Heppell and Andy McGrath has been named in the squad for Sunday’s match over Gold Coast. Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti is being managed as the Bombers look to get him back in form if they make finals in a fortnight. He has kicked just two goals in his past four matches.
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