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Selection Update: Sier and Cox get #BigFreeze5 call up

The Swoop: Round 12 The round 12 episode of The Swoop, brought to you by Latrobe Financial.

Collingwood has called up Brayden Sier and Mason Cox to face Melbourne at the MCG on Monday afternoon.

Sier’s form has progressed in recent weeks in Collingwood’s VFL side, collecting 34 disposals and a goal against Port Melbourne on Sunday.

The 21-year-old was a revelation for the Magpies in the back half of last season.

With Dayne Beams injured, coach Nathan Buckley is backing everyone in the team to cover the loss of the star midfielder.

"We think we've got a strong philosophy of role play and blokes coming in and playing their role," Buckley said.

"At various times the synergy and the connection of the team is better or worse and that's probably what form is and if we're in good form then the rising tide carries all boats – we go a bit better."

Cox returns after overcoming an ankle issue that has seen the 211cm forward sidelined for five weeks.

Ben Crocker, Josh Daicos, Isaac Quaynor and Ben Reid have been named at emergencies.

Taylor Adams (groin), Dayne Beams (hip) and Jamie Elliott (hamstring) were unavailable for selection.

COLLINGWOOD v MELBOURNE
AFL Round 12
Monday, June 10
MCG, 3.20pm AEST

IN: Brayden Sier, Mason Cox
OUT: Dayne Beams (hip), Ben Reid (omitted)
Emergencies: Ben Crocker, Josh Daicos, Isaac Quaynor, Ben Reid