Squad selection: Round 11
May 30, 2019 6:20PM
BTV: Rd 11 | Squad Selection
Senior Coach John Worsfold takes us through the team to face Carlton at the MCG on Sunday.
Essendon has been forced to make at least two changes to its side ahead of its clash with traditional rival Carlton at the MCG on Sunday.
Hamstring injuries have forced star pair Jake Stringer and Dylan Shiel to the sidelines, with six Bombers joining the mix to take the field after being added to the extended squad.
Draftee Irving Mosquito has put his hand up for a senior debut after a string of strong performances in the VFL, while fellow forwards Mitch Brown and Mark Baguley are also a chance to return to the senior side.
Ruckman Zac Clarke, versatile defender Jordan Ridley and prolific ball-winner Dylan Clarke round out the possible inclusions.
B – Aaron Francis, Cale Hooker, Michael Hurley
HB – Conor McKenna, Patrick Ambrose, Adam Saad
C – Mason Redman, Zach Merrett, Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti
HF – David Zaharakis, Jayden Laverde, Josh Begley
F – Darcy Parish, Shaun McKernan, Andrew McGrath
R – Tom Bellchambers, Kyle Langford, Dyson Heppell
Extended interchange – Irving Mosquito, Matt Guelfi, Dylan Clarke, Mark Baguley, Jordan Ridley, Zac Clarke, Mitch Brown, Ben McNiece
IN – Mosquito, Brown, Baguley, Ridley, Z. Clarke, D. Clarke
OUT – Stringer (hamstring), Shiel (hamstring)