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VFL Selection: Pies prepare to take on ladder leaders

Collingwood will again be forced into a number of changes ahead of its clash with Richmond on Friday afternoon. 

The Magpies will lose two of their strongest performers in last week’s win over Frankston in Josh Daicos and Matthew Scharenberg, who have been called up to the senior side.

But the Pies will be bolstered by like-for-like replacements in Flynn Appleby and Ben Crocker as they look to topple the ladder-leading Tigers.

Co-captains Alex Woodward and Jack Hellier have each been named on the extended bench after injury-forced absences.

Tim Broomhead has been named on the ball for the Pies in what will be his 50th VFL match for the club.

VFL Round 17
Collingwood v Richmond
Friday, July 26, 2019
Swinburne Centre, 4.30pm 

B: Campbell Lane, Jack Madgen Flynn Appleby
HB: Callan Wellings, Mark Keane, Tyson Goldsack
C: Tyler Brown, Rupert Wills, Tom Cameron
HF: Tom Wilson, Sam Glover, Adam Oxley
F: Atu Bosenavulagi, Andrew Gallucci, Lachlan Tardew
R: Max Lynch, Tim Broomhead, Matthew Smith
Int: Alex Woodward, Anton Tohill, Campbell Hustwaite, Ben Crocker, Sam Ralph, Jack Hellier, Lachaln Howe, Michael Chippendale
23rd player: Michael Marotta 

IN: Appleby, Woodward, Tohill, Crocker, Hellier, Howe, Chippendale
OUT: Daicos, Marks, Scharenberg, R. Smith