The senior teams for this week’s NFNL senior football matches.
Greensborough regains star defender Nick Riddle for its Meadows Greyhounds Division 1 top-two clash against Macleod.
Lucas Hobbs and Brad Leggett will also return from Vic Metro duties for the Roos, however the ladder-leaders will be without injured duo Justin White and Nick Lynch.
Josh Grabowski and Andrew Sturgess are among four inclusion for Bundoora’s important home game against West Preston-Lakeside, where both sides will be looking to cement their place inside the top-three. However, it isn’t all good news for the Bulls, who will be without Gary Moorcroft, Ricky Dyson and Richard Bamblett.
Coburg tall Mark Kovacevic has been named to make his fifth appearance for West Preston-Lakeside, helping to offset the loss of Ahmed Saad.
Northcote Park regains Jordan Perry and Bryn Barnes-Webb when it hosts Whittlesea at Bill Lawry Oval. Young forward Clancy Bland is back in the Eagles’ line-up, although Jai Robinson is among the outs.
Hurstbridge will host Heidelberg without Mitchell Burton and Ryan Jackson. The Tigers will be bolstered by the return of Aaron Crispe.
North Heidelberg has named Jhye Baddeley-Kelly and Brody Tardio among four changes for its match against Montmorency. Matthew White returns for the Magpies, although Luke Collins will miss.
Eltham has strengthened its line-up for its A Plus Labour Solutions Division 2 top-of-the-table outing against Lower Plenty. Paul Currie, Brandon Freeman, Lewis Glasgow and Matthew Keys have been added to the Panthers’ side.
Hugh Kavanagh and Josh Marchbank return for Diamond Creek’s trip to Banyule, while Thomastown has included Dylan Chapman, Josh Beare, Matthew Ferraro and Daniel Francis for its match against the Fitzroy Stars at Sir Douglas Nicholls Oval.
In Heidelberg Golf Club Division 3, Matthew Fowler returns for Panton Hill ahead of it’s top-four battle against South Morang.
Heidelberg West has named Jarryd Coulson and Kyl Ewart for its must-win game against Kilmore, while James Duclos returns for Mernda.
Selected teams for the three ANZ NFNL Women’s competitions will be named in the lead-up to Sunday’s matches.
Continue below for all the team changes. Click on the links to see the selected teams.
MEADOWS GREYHOUNDS DIVISION 1
Selected teams: Hurstbridge vs Heidelberg
Hurstbridge: IN – Cooper Barbera, Mitchell Dale, Bryce East, Cooper Perrin; OUT – Mitchell Burton, Rad Dyson, Ryan Jackson; 23rd Man – Cooper Barbera
Heidelberg: IN – Alex Bakos, Aaron Crispe, Liam Daniels, Jordan Sutterby; OUT – Fletcher Carroll, Anthony Fable, Lachlan T Wilson; 23rd Man – Alex Bakos
Selected teams: Northcote Park vs Whittlesea
Northcote Park: IN – Bryn Barnes-Webb, Jordan Perry; OUT – TBA; 23rd Man – Matthew Perazzola
Whittlesea: IN – Clancy Bland, Luke Deards, Blake Watson; OUT – Jai Robinson, Mitch Taplin; 23rd Man – Blake Watson
Selected teams: Greensborough vs Macleod
Greensborough: IN – Jamie Craker, Rayden Garrard, Josh Money, Nick Riddle; OUT – Jake Lambert, Rhys Lambert, Jacob Pickett; 23rd Man – Rayden Garrard
Macleod: IN – Joseph Ciranna, Lucas Hobbs, Brad Leggett; OUT – Nick Lynch (injured), Justin White (injured); 23rd Man – Sebastian Latina
Selected teams: North Heidelberg vs Montmorency
North Heidelberg: IN – Nathan Addamo, Jhye Baddeley-Kelly, Trent Scannell, Brody Tardio; OUT – Mitchell Brown, Marcus Hill, Mitchell Hill; 23rd Man – Nathan Addamo
Montmorency: IN – Xavier Cahill, Nicholas Paton, Matthew White; OUT – Luke Collins, Callum Daley, Kyan Watson; 23rd Man – N/A
Selected teams: Bundoora vs West Preston-Lakeside
Bundoora: IN – Josh Grabowski, Benjamin Nesci, Andrew Sturgess, Bailey Thompson; OUT – Richard Bamblett, Ricky Dyson, Gary Moorcroft; 23rd Man – Bailey Thompson
West Preston-Lakeside: IN – Mark Kovacevic, Matthew Vincitorio; OUT – Brendan Dufficy, Ahmed Saad; 23rd Man – Sean Shorten
A PLUS LABOUR SOLUTIONS DIVISION 2
Selected teams: Epping vs Watsonia
Epping: IN – Lewis Harry, Kyle McGaw; OUT – Jason Stavely; 23rd Man – Kyle McGaw
Watsonia: IN – Connor Fitzgerald, Daniel Gervasoni, Rick Kimberley; OUT – Jeremy Bennett, Spencer Briggs; 23rd Man – Connor Fitzgerald
Selected teams: Lower Plenty vs Eltham
Lower Plenty: IN – Khayne Horman, Alden Meale, Clint Monger, Oliver Wilson; OUT – Lachlan Jepsen, Gregory Page, Joshua Shelton; 23rd Man – Khayne Horman
Eltham: IN – Paul Currie, Brandon Freeman, Lewis Glasgow, Matthew Keys; OUT – Jack Dean, Bronson Glasgow; 23rd Man – Jesse King
Selected teams: Banyule vs Diamond Creek
Banyule: IN – Mackenzie Graham, Jake Truefeldt; OUT – Nicholas Mayne; 23rd Man – Mackenzie Graham
Diamond Creek: IN – Nicholas Barro, Hugh Kavanagh, Joshua Marchbank, Daniel Shallard, Charlie Whalley; OUT – Ned Harper, Mitchell Elzink, Jack Empey, Matthew Smith; 23rd Man – Charlie Whalley
Selected teams: Fitzroy Stars vs Thomastown
Fitzroy Stars: IN – Hayden Heta, Roger Morris; OUT – Tristan Harrison-Drake, Keith Morgan; 23rd Man – N/A
Thomastown: IN – Joshua Beare, Rodney Carruthers, Dylan Chapman, Matthew Ferraro, Daniel Francis, Ricky Lee, Jonathon McCumber-Kelly, OUT – Daniel Chadwick, Lachlan Evans, Nicholas Fiore, Costa Missailidis, Jacob Osei-Duro, Christian Toppi; 23rd Man – Ricky Lee
HEIDELBERG GOLF CLUB DIVISION 3
Selected teams: Reservoir vs Mernda
Reservoir: IN – Jackson Bellingham, Kane Cooper, Thomas Crellin, Arthur Ellis, David Lewis, Zack Lovell; OUT – Joshua Alexander, Aaron Altham, Jye Collins, Samuel McDowell, Mitchell Miles, Mathew Rodaughan
Mernda: IN – Timothy Blacker, James Duclos; OUT – Nathan Fitzpatrick, Ian Fulton, Anthony Talbot
Selected teams: Heidelberg West vs Kilmore
Heidelberg West: IN – Jarryd Coulson, Kyl Ewart, Lachlan Reinke, Michael Shanahan; OUT – Jake Chiminello, Dylan Hayes, Ryan Lee, Jordan Vellios
Kilmore: IN – Shane Skidmore, Ben Tsakmakis; OUT – Brent Bailey, David Saunders
Selected teams: Panton Hill vs South Morang
Panton Hill: IN – Alex Dines, Matthew Fowler, Jeremy Gercovich, Todd Johnson; OUT – Ryan Adams, Michael Higgins, Jonty Rushton; 23rd Man – Todd Johnson
South Morang: IN – Will Cookson, Ben Power; OUT – Brody Bell, Mitchell Dickson; 23rd Man – Will Cookson
Selected teams: St Mary’s vs Laurimar
St Mary’s: IN – Jordan Galea, Connor Kissane, Mitchell Lee, Joseph Maggio; OUT – Daniel Castagnini, Jake Johnston, James Todd; 23rd Man – Connor Kissane
Laurimar: IN – Leigh Murphy, Jesse Politini, Elliot Pyke; OUT – Jacson Cecil, Joel McDonald, Luke Wilson; 23rd Man – Hayden Smith
ANZ NFNL WOMEN’S DIVISION 1
Selected teams: Bendigo vs Whitehorse
Sunday 12:00pm at Queen Elizabeth Oval
Selected teams: Diamond Creek Women’s vs Darebin
Sunday 3:00pm at Plenty Park
Selected teams: VU Western Spurs vs Keilor
Sunday 3:15pm at Henry Turner Reserve
ANZ NFNL WOMEN’S DIVISION 2
Selected teams: VU Western Spurs vs Montmorency
Sunday 11:00am at Henry Turner Reserve
Selected teams: West Preston-Lakeside vs South Morang
Sunday 3:00pm at J.E. Moore Park
Selected teams: Laurimar vs La Trobe University
Sunday 3:00pm at Laurimar Reserve
ANZ NFNL WOMEN’S DIVISION 3
Selected teams: VU Western Spurs vs Mernda
Sunday 9:30am at Henry Turner Reserve
Selected teams: Eltham vs St Mary’s
Sunday 1:00pm at Eltham Central Park
Selected teams: Bundoora vs La Trobe University
Sunday 3:00pm at Yulong Reserve