Collingwood has made five changes to its side for Sunday’s preliminary final against the Southern Saints at Adcon Stadium.

The Pies have called up Sophie Alexander, Morgan Doherty, Emily Bliss and Stacey Lawry.

Also added to the mix is star midfielder, Bri Davey. The 24-year-old was named in the Pies’ semi-final side last weekend but was a late omission. 

Changes on field see Chloe Molloy set to make a move down back having recently fulfilled a role up forward, while both Jaimee Lambert and Grace Buchan will start off in the midfield.

The top two sides will battle it out in a rematch of the first qualifying final where the Magpies overcame the Saints by 15 points at Victoria Park.

The Pies find themselves in the preliminary final having gone down to the Western Bulldogs by 12 points last weekend, granting the Dogs' a ticket into the Grand Final.

The Saints will arrive in Port Melbourne having come off a 17-point victory over Melbourne Uni.

The winner of Sunday’s game will meet the Dogs in the Grand Final on Sunday, September 22, while the loser’s season will come to a close.

The first bounce is set for 11.45am at Adcon Stadium, Port Melbourne ahead of the VFL men’s game of Williamstown v Essendon commencing at 2.10pm.


Pre-sale tickets will be available for all finals matches, to help fans avoid any possible queues on game day.

Adults $15, concession/pensioners $10 and kids under 15 free and will be on sale here

Getting to Adcon Stadium

Port Melbourne Football Club:
North Port Oval
541 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne VIC 3207.

Parking is available in surrounding streets. Please be mindful parking may be limited due to the VFL match commencing at 11.40am.

Public transport:
Best option is by tram, route 109 (from Box Hill)

Can’t make it to the game?

Tune into the VFL website or via the app for the live stream. You can also listen in on WARF Radio via RSN Carnival 2.

For live updates throughout the game, follow @collingwoodfcw on Twitter.

Collingwood v Southern Saints
Preliminary Final 

Sunday 15 September, 11.45am
Adcon Stadium (Port Melbourne)


B: 73.A Porter, 12. S Livingstone, 52. N Hales
HB: 2. C Molloy, 15.E Fowler, 23. L Butler                                                
C: 35.M Shevlin, 13. J Lambert, 50. G Buchan
HF: 55. C Bunker, 71. G Lagioia, 67. M Doherty
F: 24. S Alexander, 25. M Cann, 72. K Lee
R:  1. S Layton, 3. B Davey, 8. B Bonnici
Int: 22. S Casey, 75. E Bliss, 51. A Curley, 57. S Lawry

Emg: 63. P Nash, 16. K Lynch, 11. E Hynes, 70. J Ferguson

23P: 66. N Xenos

In: Davey, Alexander, Doherty, Lawry, Bliss.

Out: Hynes, Lynch, Ferguson, Nash, R Grant.