Neale stomach complaint, Briggs returns, two debutants confirmed

Lachie Neale is a shock omission due to illness, Richmond and Adelaide have confirmed debutants while GWS have named Kieren Briggs as their number one ruck with Shane Mumford out.

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Relevant confirmed ins (22): M.Holmes, Briggs, Cook (deb), Thilthorpe, Gray, Coleman-Jones, Ralphsmith, Rioli (deb), T.Thomas, Treloar

Relevant extended squad ins (26): O’Driscoll, Robertson, Koschitzke, McCreery, A.Waterman, L.Edwards

Relevant outs:  I.Smith (mng), Walker, Berry, Rowe, Bowes, W.Phillips, Madden, Neale (ill), G-Barras, Weightman (mng)

Relevant holds: Peatling, Honey, Connolly, Sharman, M.Parker, Western (26), Walker (26), Fullarton (26), Bramble, Reeves, Bianco, Ginnivan, Garcia (26), Durham, West (26), Bowey, Jordon (26)

Possible subs: I.Smith, Wehr, Angwin, Berry, McEntee, Bowes, Comben, Spicer, Allison

Lachie Neale (AF $696k SC $513k MID) is out a shock out due to illness. The Lions said in an update: “Neale spent the majority of the week quarantined in his hotel room after contracting a stomach complaint.”

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