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Final games of week 1

Brisbane Lions v Richmond

Second elimination final

Thursday 1 September, 7.20pm AEST at Gabba

Lions are predicted 22

B: Gardiner, Payne, Rich

HB: Starcevich, Andrews, Coleman

C: Bailey, Zorko, McCloughage

HF: Lyons, Hipwood, McCarthy

F: McStay, Daniher, Cameron

Follow: McInerney, Neale, J. Berry

I/C: Before, Matheson, Ah Che, Wilmot

In: Ah Chi, Wilmot

Outside: Rayner, answer

Team Tips: The Lions have two mandatory changes after the ban Cam Rainer And Noah’s answer. Versatile Callum Ah CheeHaving missed the last two games with injury after being hit by Patrick Cripps, he should be back in the VFL side and ready for Thursday night’s clash. beginner Darcy Wilmot Another sidelined the club are considering naming the youngster for his debut to help fill the defensive gap created by the return and a nervous full-back. Marcus Adams. Kai Lohman If the Lions opt to replace Rayner at forward, he could be thrown into the mix after picking up 17 appearances and kicking one goal in the VFL. Mitch Robinson And James Madden is taken into consideration. Jarrod Berry He picked up an ankle injury against Melbourne but should be available.

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Tigers predicted 22

B: Broad, Balta, Tarrant.

HB: Baker, Vlastuin, D.Rioli

C: Pickett, Cotchin, Mackintosh

HF: M. Rioli, Riewoldt, Bolton

F: Martin, Cumberland, Lynch

Sequel: Nankervis, Prestia, abbreviated

I/C: Gibkes, Miller, Edwards, Graham

In: Martin, Graeme

Out: Sonsie, Ross

Team Tips: The tigers are encouraged by their return Dustin Martin (hamstring) and Jack Graham (leg) As the club approaches the full strength line. With Richmond on a four-game winning streak, anyone out of the side will be out of luck. Tyler Sonsie, Jack Ross And Josh Gibbs They look very vulnerable, and the latter can lean forward to protect their position. Dylan Grimes (hamstring) is currently sidelined. Although Sonsi and Ross both impressed in the Tigers’ Round 23 win over Essendon, it’s no surprise that Gibkus is one of the names, as you’ve come to understand. Ben MillerBecause of his versatility and role as a backup ruck, the position is safe. Noah Cumberland He suffered a foot injury during practice last week and is expected to play.

Melbourne v Sydney Swans

Secondary completion

Friday 2 September, 7:50pm AEST at the MCG

Prophecy of Demons 22

To: Petty, Lever, Salem

HB: Rivers, May, Hibberd

C: Melksham, Oliver, Langdon.

HF: Sparrow, Brown, Fritsch

F: Neil-Bullen, Jackson, Pickett

The sequel: gown, wine, Petracca

I/C: Harms, Spargo, Bryshaw, Hunt

In: Salem

Outside: Bowie

Team Tips: Simon Goodwin’s 22 is like an all-season tally, with Christian Saleminstead of returning from the throat issue Jake Bowie The only change from the side that smashed Brisbane by 58 points. Trent Rivers And Jayden HuntAlthough Bowie has been slow for the Lions for Salem and has been less effective, positions may also be in jeopardy. Tom McDonald After returning through the VFL following a serious leg injury from Round 10, he pressed on and kicked 11 goals. Although it was a bold move to put him in the starting line-up for the finals a week later, he admitted he was “a bit sore” at the end of the first of the two games. If the dice go the way of choosing him, Jake Melksham It makes a way. Luke Jackson He should be fit to take his place, even if he remains a calf on Brisbane.

Swans forecast 22

For: T. McCartin, P. M. Cartin, Fox

HB: Lloyd, Rampe, Florent

C: Warner, Rowbottom, Gulden

HF: Heaney, Reid, Hayward

F: Papley, Franklin, Clark

Next: Hickey, Mills, Parker

I/C: Blakey, McInerney, Stephens, McDonald

In: Neil

Outside: Nil

Team Tips: It is confirmed that Sydney will get the game on Friday night Tom Papley If the concussion continues against St Kilda in Round 23, the minimum 12 days required between the two games could be available. Although Papley was not officially cleared to play, coach John Longmire said after the Saints game, “I’m fine.” Josh Kennedy He is the only name on the fringes of the competition to make it to 22, although he is considered a “long shot” to feature in the final series. Ben Ronk Kicking four goals in the VFL to throw his name into the mix, but this is a well-rounded Swans line.

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Geelong Cats v Collingwood

First qualification final

Saturday September 3, 4:35pm AEST at the MCG

Forecast of cats 22

B: Z. Guthrie, De Kong, Beuss

HB: Kolodjashnij, Henry, Stewart

C: Smith, Dangerfield, Duncan

HF: Close, Cameron, Holmes

F: Stegle, Hawkins, Rohan

Followers: Stanley, C. Guthrie, Selwood

I/C: O’Connor, Tuohy, Blicavs, Atkins

In: Cameron, Stanley, Duncan, Atkins

Out: Ratugolea, Ceglar, Miers, Parfitt

Team Tips: With the most reinforcements on the road – and the most difficult group to break – the cats must find again Jeremy Cameron, Rhys Stanley And Mitch Duncanwhile Sam Mengola And Tom Atkins Both took place in the Round 23 win over West Coast, although the latter was a medical sub and came on the second substitute. Jake Kolodjashnij (Shaking). Esava Ratugolia And John Seglar For Cameron and Stanley are the two obvious victims, but beyond that it will be difficult. Mr. Gray And Brandon Parfitt The Cats may have missed out unless they chose to rest Kolodjashnij after suffering his second concussion in three months. The Cats are keen to keep Parfitt in the squad to take advantage of Collingwood’s style of competition in an environment that is not a strong outfit. Menigola may only be out of the team for seven games this year due to injury, but he will be considered Mark O’Connor And Zach Guthrie. Cam Guthrie should go right ahead despite a friendly fire clash with Patrick Daggerfield during the win over West Coast that ruled the midfielder out of the game.

Magpies predicted 22

B: Noble, Moore, Howe

HB: Maynard, Quaynor, Lipinski

C: Sidebottom, Pendlebury, Hoskin-Elliott

HF: Elliott, Cameron, Ginnivan

F: De Goy, Mihocek, J. Daikos

Follow: Cox, N. Daicos, Crisp

I/C: Adams, Murphy, McCreary, Johnson

In: Adams

Outside: Makra

Team Tips: A relatively straightforward choice for Collingwood and arguably the best side in the field all year. Brody Grundy The only key name is missing. Taylor Adams In his first game since round 20, he announced he could play against the Cats in pain unless he suffered a defeat this week. Finlay Macra It’s an obvious name to call after struggling to make an impact against the Blues. Although Macra has the opportunity to name a medical sub with the likes of. Josh Carmichael, Callum Brown And Trent White.

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Fremant v Western Bulldogs

First elimination final

Saturday 3 September, 8.10pm AEST at Optus Stadium

Dockers 22

For: Walker, Cox, Clarke

HB: Young, Pearce, Ryan

C: Frederick, Bryshaw, Acre

HF: Schultz, Lobb, O’Driscoll

F: Logue, Fife, Walters

Followers: Darcy, Brody, Serong

I/C: Switkowski, Mundy, Aish, Chapman

In: Lobb, Logue

Out: Meek, Banfield

Team Tips: Fremantle has a full-strength line to choose from Matt Taberner It was reported by the WFL that he is set to return from a calf injury. Rory Loeb (chest/shoulder) and Griffin Logue (groin) Both should be able to return, possibly with compression Lloyd Mick And then one Bailey Banfield, Heather Chapman And Brandon Walker outside the side. Given Banfield was so quiet in his side’s Round 23 win over GWS – making just five tackles – he was perhaps unlucky.

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Bulldogs predicted 22

B: Richards, Gardner, Keith

HB: Daniel, Darcy, Del

C: McRae, Liberatore, B. Smith

HF: Johannisen, Naughton, Dunkley

F: Wetman, Ugle-Hagan, Schache

Follow: English, Bontempely, Trelor

I/C: Duryea, Hunter, Williams, R. Smith

In: Johannisen, Schache, Keith

Out: Vandermer, Bruce, Cordy

Team Tips: The Dogs are at full strength and have had a steady rally in recent weeks. But Luke Beveridge likes to throw magnets around, so we’re predicting a few changes. Jason Johansson (ankle) replaces it Lytham Vandermer Last week he had a slight knee problem despite the frontal pain Josh Bruce He struggled to make an impact when he returned from his ACL injury – he opened the door. Josh SchacheHe kicked 17 goals in his last three VFL games. Hayden Crozier He is also pushing to return from his own ankle problem, but so on Roarke Smith And To you the hunterHe played well against Hawthorn, who was out of victory. Stephen Martin And Tim O’Brien They are also waiting in the wings and may come in instead of Kate or Shache.

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