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Three changes for Carlton clash

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 19: Sam Weideman of the Demons in action during the Melbourne Demons training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia on August 19, 2016. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 19: Sam Weideman of the Demons in action during the Melbourne Demons training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia on August 19, 2016. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media)

MELBOURNE has finalised its 22 for Sunday’s clash against Carlton at the MCG.

Jeff Garlett (skin infection), withdrew from the team on Friday and Cameron Pederson and James Harmes have both been omitted. 

Coming back into the side are midfielder Viv Michie, utility Alex Neal-Bullen and tall forward Sam Weideman who made a strong debut against Hawthorn in Round 20.

On Friday, veteran Colin Garland was added to the squad of 25.

Garland joins Pedersen and Harmes on the emergencies list.

Melbourne team: Round 22

B: Sam Frost, Tom McDonald, Neville Jetta
HB: Jayden Hunt, Oscar McDonald, Tom Bugg
C: Billy Stretch, Bernie Vince, Dom Tyson
HF: Angus Brayshaw, Jack Watts, Aaron vandenBerg
F: Christian Petracca, Jesse Hogan, Dean Kent
Foll: Max Gawn, Nathan Jones, Jack Viney
I/C: Clayton Oliver, Viv Michie, Sam Weideman, Alex Neal-Bullen
Emg: Colin Garland, Cameron Pedersen, James Harmes

In: Viv Michie, Alex Neal-Bullen, Sam Weideman
Out: Jeff Garlett (illness), Cameron Pedersen (omitted), James Harmes (omitted)